Friday August 7, 2020

A timely selection of fresh perspectives on 1916

In The Wake of the Rising; Edited by Sean O’Reilly

24th April, 2016
Sackville Street in ruins after the Rising Picture: National Library of Ireland

Non-fiction; In The Wake of the Rising; Edited by Sean O’Reilly; The Stinging Fly, €15

In the story #Rising, one of 42 contributions to this special edition of the Stinging Fly magazine, Val Nolan imagines a “twittilogical narrative” about the 1916 commemorations unfolding in parallel with the events of Easter Week.

Each contribution to the fictional online conversation is parsed into 140 characters, giving rise to a succinct condensation of the...

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