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John Edward Redmond (1856-1918), Irish politician, Parnell's successor as leader Featured Easter Rising 1916 Print

John Edward Redmond (1856-1918), Irish politician, Parnell's successor as leader

John Edward Redmond (1856-1918), Irish politician, Parnell's successor as leader of the Nationalist Party 1890-1916. The 1910 elections saw him holding the balance of power in the House of Commons, and he secured the introduction of a Home Rule Bill, which was opposed by protestant Ulster. Redmond supported the British cause on the outbreak of World War I, and the bill was passed although its operation was suspended until the war's end. The growth of the nationalist party Sinn Fein (the political wing of the Irish Republican Army) and the 1916 Easter Rising ended his hopes and his power.
Picture entitled THE OTHER PROTAGONIST IN THE HOME RULE STRUGGLE: MR JOHN REDMOND MP (A character study by Arthur Garratt) - Mr Bonar Law had his say on the Home Rule crisis at Belfast on Tuesday. On Thursday the scene was changed to the House of Commons, where the Irish Home Rule Bill was introduced, bringing Mr John Redmond into prominence. The Bill will be considered by an Irish National Convention in a fortnight's time. Topfoto stills library picture library stock archive vintage Ireland Irish Rebellion 1916

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Irish Easter Rising 1916 - one of the banners up on the GPO by rebels - The Easter Rebellion Featured Easter Rising 1916 Print

Irish Easter Rising 1916 - one of the banners up on the GPO by rebels - The Easter Rebellion

Irish Easter Rising 1916 - one of the banners up on the GPO by rebels - The Easter Rebellion, was an armed uprising of Irish nationalists against the rule of Great Britain in Ireland. The uprising occurred on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, and centred mainly in Dublin. The chief objectives were the attainment of political freedom and the establishment of an Irish republic. Centuries of discontent, marked by numerous rebellions, preceded the uprising. The new crisis began to develop in September 1914, following the outbreak of World War I, when the British government suspended the recently enacted Home Rule Bill, which guaranteed a measure of political autonomy to Ireland. Suspension of the bill stimulated the growth of the Citizen Army, an illegal force of Dublin citizens organised by the labour leader Jim Larkin (died 1948) and the socialist James Connolly (1870-1916); of the Irish Volunteers, a national defence body; and of the extremist Sinn F?in. The uprising was planned by leaders of these organisations, among whom were the British consular agent Sir Roger David Casement, the educator Padhraic Pearse (1879-1916), and the poet Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916).Hostilities began about noon on April 24, when about 2000 men led by Pearse seized control of the Dublin post office and other strategic points within the city. Shortly after these initial successes, the leaders of the rebellion proclaimed the Independence of Ireland and announced the establishment of a provisional government of the Irish Republic. Additional positions were occupied by the rebels during the night, and by the morning of April 25 they controlled a considerable part of Dublin. The counteroffensive by British forces began on Tuesday with the arrival of reinforcements. Martial law was proclaimed throughout Ireland. Bitter street fighting developed in Dublin, during which the strengthened British forces steadily dislodged the Irish from their positions...... Topfoto stills library picture library sto

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On 26 July 1914 - in the midst of the European pre-war July Crisis - Childers sailed Featured Easter Rising 1916 Print

On 26 July 1914 - in the midst of the European pre-war July Crisis - Childers sailed

On 26 July 1914 - in the midst of the European pre-war July Crisis - Childers sailed into Howth in his own yacht, the Asgard, bearing 900 rifles and 14, 000 rounds of ammunition, supplied from Germany by a representative of the Irish Volunteers. The ammunition box is clearly marked Hamburg
Erskine Childers at the wheel, with Gordon Shepherd (?)
Asgard was Childers's last, and most famous, yacht: in June 1914 he used it to smuggle a cargo of 900 elderly but serviceable Mauser Model 1871 rifles and 29, 000 black powder cartridges to the Irish Volunteers movement at the fishing village of Howth, County Dublin (later known as the "Howth gun-running"). It was acquired by the Irish government as a sail training vessel in 1961, stored on dry land in the yard of Kilmainham Gaol in 1979, and finally became a static exhibit at The National Museum of Ireland in 2012.
Topfoto stills library picture library stock archive vintage Ireland Irish Rebellion 1916

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