Francesca Dalbosco

Francesca Dalbosco

Francesca Dalbosco
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Constance Markievicz - The Women of 1916

Constance Markievicz - The Women of 1916

Countess Markievicz played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in post-1916 Irish history. Born in 1868 as Constance Gore-Booth, Countess Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the Easter Uprising but had the sentence commuted to life imprisonment on account of her gender. She died in 1927. It is estimated that over 250,000 people lined the streets for her funeral.

Countess Markievicz played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and in post-1916 Irish history. Born in 1868 as Constance Gore-Booth, Countess Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the Easter Uprising but had the sentence commuted to life imprisonment on account of her gender. She died in 1927. It is estimated that over 250,000 people lined the streets for her funeral.

#11 doesn't have to be a contradiction!

#11 doesn't have to be a contradiction!

I love that I can teach the concept using the origin of the word that embodies the definition.

I love that I can teach the concept using the origin of the word that embodies the definition.

John McBridge was a Republican present at O’Donovan Rossa oration in 1915 but his involvement in the Rising, it seems, was serendipitous.

John McBridge was a Republican present at O’Donovan Rossa oration in 1915 but his involvement in the Rising, it seems, was serendipitous.

James connolly  a true son of ireland

James connolly a true son of ireland

James Connolly ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Leader of the Easter Rising. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Click on my picture for more information!

James Connolly ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Leader of the Easter Rising. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Click on my picture for more information!

April 28th 1916, Patrick Pearse surrenders to British Troops outside the GPO in Dublin. Public opinion was against them and they were booed and heckled as they were led away. This was to change some 2 weeks later when the first if the leaders of the Easter Rising were executed.

April 28th 1916, Patrick Pearse surrenders to British Troops outside the GPO in Dublin. Public opinion was against them and they were booed and heckled as they were led away. This was to change some 2 weeks later when the first if the leaders of the Easter Rising were executed.

Not totally clear on all the details of the 1916 Easter Rising? In honor of the upcoming centenary, here’s an infographic to help.

Not totally clear on all the details of the 1916 Easter Rising? In honor of the upcoming centenary, here’s an infographic to help.

The leaders of the rebellion that were executed. Pictured are (from left to right): P.H Pearse, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, William Pearse, Michael O' Hanrahan, John MacBride, Eamonnn Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert, Sean Heuston, Sean MacDermott, James Connolly, Thomas Kent and Roger Casement. Source: Tim Pat Coogan, 1916: The Easter Rising (London, 2001), p. 72.

The leaders of the rebellion that were executed. Pictured are (from left to right): P.H Pearse, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, William Pearse, Michael O' Hanrahan, John MacBride, Eamonnn Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert, Sean Heuston, Sean MacDermott, James Connolly, Thomas Kent and Roger Casement. Source: Tim Pat Coogan, 1916: The Easter Rising (London, 2001), p. 72.