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This is The Way They Were...
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Discover how your ancestors were affected by the Easter Rising and Irish War of Independence in thebiggest collectionof British War Office records relating to the events of 1916-1921 ever released. These75,000 fascinating recordsare arefree to viewon Findmypast until 27 April, and vividly expose the brutality of life on the streets under martial law in Ireland.
5 fascinating things you can learn in the Easter Rising records
From in-depth riot reports to eye-witness accounts, interviews with civilians, reports of the trials of the Rising's leaders, and their sentences of execution, there is an astonishing breadth of historical detail to discover.
The Easter Rising, as reported in the British newspapers
News of the Rising started to filter through to the British newspapers on Tuesday April 25th 1916. By the weekend, vivid stories were unfolding. See history as it happened in these amazing contemporary accounts.
Findmypast has so many Irish collections, and this incredible set is the perfect place to start. Spanning over 200 years of Ireland's history from 1671-1900, The Irish Catholic Parish Registers contain over 40 million names from over 1,000 parishes. Discover your Irish heritage »