Book review: Defending Trinity College Dublin, Easter 1916: Anzacs and the Rising by Rory Sweetman
The letters that reveal Trinity College’s close call during the Rising
History: Defending Trinity College Dublin, Easter 1916: Anzacs and the Rising, By Rory Sweetman, Four Courts Press, €25.85
Imagine the scene. It is Easter 1916 and the Rising leaders have decided to make Trinity College Dublin one of their key targets. Even when other strongholds such as the General Post Office fall, republican rebels flee to the 35-acre university campus for one last stand.
Without any more civilian casualties to worry about, Pádraig Pearse and...
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