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‘How did the Germans receive our plans? With polite incredulity’…..wrote Liam Ó Briain, the Galway professor who took part in the 1916 Rising, ‘ignorant of Ireland they viewed us as forlorn visionaries, and even doubted whether we would be rash enough to challenge the armed might of England’.
OVER THE last 10 years, women’s poetry in the west of Ireland has re-energised itself. Taking its cue from the pioneering work of Rita Anne Higgins, Mary O’Malley, Eva Bourke, and Anne Kennedy, it seems to have matured on to another level, adding a new dimension, energy, and maturity to the female poetic voice.
More than 60,000 images and other records outlining the story of the Easter Rising are now available online at Ancestry.ie.
A week-long festival commemorating the life of Eamon Ceannt, the only Galway-born leader of the Easter Rising, will be among a series of events taking place in Galway next year to mark the centenary of 1916.