Irish Citizen Army


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Constance, Countess Markievicz
Later commentators, however, have argued that CCM was intensely devoted to her work. They have also suggested that O'Casey wrote bitterly about Markievicz because he resented her class background, citing the fact that in mid-1914...
politics Constance, Countess Markievicz
Constance, Countess Markievicz, was elected one of two treasurers of the Irish Citizen Army (ICA ), a militant nationalist and labour group which emerged after the Lock-Out Strike which began in Dublin on 21 August 1913.
Haverty, Anne. Constance Markievicz: An Independent Life. Pandora, 1988.
politics Dora Sigerson
Greatly moved by the Easter Rising of 1916 and the executions which followed it, DS created a sculpture in memory of the events of the Rising; the sculpture now stands in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin...
politics Katharine Tynan
KT witnessed the rioting and looting of the Dublin Easter rebellion (when the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Citizen Army took over the city); she had gone to Dublin with a priest to visit another...


14 August 1912
Three English suffragettes jailed for the Asquith incident in Dublin started a hunger strike, demanding recognition as political prisoners; four Irish suffragettes joined the hunger strike next day.
19 November 1913
James Connolly founded the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) in Dublin during the 1913 Lock-out.
24-29 April 1916
In what became known as the Easter Rising, the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Citizen Army took control of Dublin.