CloverEaster Rising 1916

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Easter Rising
Easter Rising. (2011). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved February 14, 2011, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online Library Edition.
Gale Biography In Context
Find biographical information on some of the key players in the Easter Rising (for example, Michael Collins, Patrick Pearse and Eamon De Valera).
World Book Online InfoFinder
Search using the phrase "Easter Rebellion" to locate articles on the Easter Rising, including articles on some of the key players.
Credo Reference
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* Behind the Mask: The IRA & Sinn Fein
Companion to PBS Frontline program on the Northern Ireland conflicts, the Irish Republican Army (IRA), and the IRA's political wing, Sinn Fein. Provides a timeline of Northern Ireland politics, commentary, interviews, and related information.
* Easter Rising
Explore the events leading up to 1916, the Insurrection itself and its aftermath, through essays, photographs, sound archive, music and newspapers from the period. From BBC History.
* Irish Potato Famine
From The History Place. Includes background and a bibliography for further reading.
* James Connolly Internet Archive
Provides a collection of James Connolly's works from the establishment of the Irish Socialist Republican Party through to his final statement upon his execution following the Easter Uprising. Part of the Marxist Internet Archive.
* The Troubles - Northern Ireland
A comprehensive look at the history of the Northern Ireland conflict with articles, video footage, audio clips and photographs.
* Views of the Famine
Collection of views of the Irish tragedy from the Illustrated London News, the Cork Examiner, the Pictorial Times, Punch and the narrative Oxford to Skibbereen.