Padraic Henry Pearse

Standard Name: Pearse, Padraic Henry
Used Form: Patrick Pearse


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Cultural formation Dora Sigerson
DS grew up in a highly-educated, intellectual, Irish-Catholic family. Both her parents were writers, as was her sister. Her childhood home was a centre of intellectual activity in Dublin, and prominent Irish literary...
Literary responses Augusta Gregory
Joyce (who with Padraic Pearseneeded to throw stones at the Irish Literary Revival and Irish Literary Theatre as anti-national,
Tóibín, Colm. “After I am hanged my portrait will be interesting”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 7, pp. 11-23.
wrote a hostile review. The origins of Gregory's stories, he alleged, were feeble...
politics Constance, Countess Markievicz
She soon began to associate with activists Arthur Griffith , Bulmer Hobson , Eoin MacNeill , and Patrick Pearse , who were then members of such groups as the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB ).
Haverty, Anne. Constance Markievicz: An Independent Life. Pandora.
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...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Dora Sigerson
The Tricolour addresses the events of the Rising and the Irish nationalists who fought valiantly but in vain. It begins with a prose piece, Tricolour, in which DS takes the three colours of the...


June 1913: There was widespread protest in Ireland against...

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June 1913

There was widespread protest in Ireland against the Cat and Mouse Act of 25 April after an attempt was made to implement it.

December 1915: The Irish Republican Brotherhood established...

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December 1915

The Irish Republican Brotherhood established a Military Council to plan a rebellion in Ireland.

24-29 April 1916: In what became known as the Easter Rising,...

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24-29 April 1916

In what became known as the Easter Rising, the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Citizen Army took control of Dublin.

August 1925: Sean O'Casey submitted to the Abbey Theatre,...

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August 1925

Sean O'Casey submitted to the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, the first and only play to deal with the topic of the Easter Rising of 1916: The Plough and the Stars.

1939: Kathleen Clarke became the first woman to...

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Kathleen Clarke became the first woman to be elected Lord Mayor of Dublin.


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