Rebellions





1916 Easter Rising

The 1916 Rising occurred on Easter Monday in Ireland lasting 6 days with over 12,000 British troops surrounding Dublin and the Irish republican leaders surrendering to stop…







The Fenian Brotherhood

In the aftermath of the Great Famine, Ireland was exhausted. The population had fallen dramatically through death from hunger and disease, and from mass emigration….












The 9 years War

After the destruction of the FitzGerald’s of Kildare and their cousins the Desmond’s, the tension in Ireland grew between the New English Reformists and the…