The Easter Rising and University College Dublin (1966)
Book ID: 64531
The Easter Rising, 1916 and University College Dublin. Dublin: Browne & Nolan, 1966. First Edition. Pp, 130. A fine bright copy in dust jacket.
Contributors include: Michael Hayes, Liam O Briain, James Ryan, Louise Gavan Duffy, Joseph A Sweeny and F.X. Martin
The Easter Rising will always be associated with University College Dublin. Patrick H. Pearse, The Commander-in-Chief of the Irish Forces, served for a period as deputy lecturer on the college staff, Thomas MacDonagh, another one of the seven signatories of the Proclamation of the Republic executed for their part in the revolt, was in a lecturer in England in the college at the time of the Rising. Eamon de Valera another prominent Commandant in the fighting, had been a student in the college.