Tag Archives: Easter Rising

Niall O’Dowd Exclusive for Irish Central: Gerry Adams on 1916 and the counter-revolution that followed

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central It is amazing to note that Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, to the best of my research, has done very few interviews on 1916. Arguably, the Sinn Féin leader’s opinion on that revolutionary … Continue reading

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Envisioning a New Republic – Address by Gerry Adams to 1916 Commemorative event in the Mansion House

The speech below is Gerry Adams address to Sinn Féin’s 1916 commemorative event in the Mansion House this evening in which he speaks of the need to reclaim the spirit and vision of 1916, to build a real republic, to … Continue reading

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2016 ‘a year for National Renewal, Hope and Political Progress’ – Adams

2016, the 1916 centenary year, is “time to stand up… a unique opportunity to begin the work of positively transforming Irish politics and society to reflect the revolutionary vision of Easter Week”, Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has said … Continue reading

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Burton has nothing in common with men and women of 1916 – Adams

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has responded this evening to an attack on his party by Tánaiste and Labour Party Leader Joan Burton. Speaking from Cork where he will attend tomorrow’s re-interment of Thomas Kent, Gerry Adams said: “Joan … Continue reading

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“Celebrating O’Donovan Rossa – A continuum of struggle”: Gerry Adams

by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams In February Sinn Féin launched our national campaign to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising. It was and is a first class programme which included a re-enactment of the funeral of veteran Fenian … Continue reading

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Adams pays tribute to life and legacy of O’ Donovan Rossa

Sinn Féin Leader, Gerry Adams TD paid tribute to the life and legacy of Jeremiah O’ Donovan Rossa in a speech delivered by his graveside today, one hundred years to the day and to the very hour that he was … Continue reading

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Trailer: Our Exiled Children – The story of Irish America’s role in the 1916 Rising

Courtesy of Friends of Sinn Féin Short trailer for a new film by Friends of Sinn Féin chronicling the central role of Irish America in the planning and execution of the Easter Rising 1916. Due for release in Autumn 2015.

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