We present a week-long series of shorts commemorating the Easter Rising, from Screen Ireland's After '16 funding scheme which marked the 2016 centenary. 

Watch Patrick Hodgins' animation Granite and Chalk below...

As Irish rebels prepared for the 1916 Easter Rising, they were watched. Two spies codenamed Granite and Chalk had infiltrated the ranks of those planning to declare an independent Irish republic. This documentary digs into declassified British intelligence files to bring the world of 1916 espionage to life. Granite & Chalk tells the little-known story of how Ireland came within a hair's breadth of a completely different history...

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Watch more short films from Screen Ireland here.