An Irish Rebel Easter (#715)
In this episode we talk about the Irish Easter Rising of 1916 as well as another Irish leader who was killed 100 years ago this year. We also feature Irish rebel songs commemorating many of the rebellions and individuals who gave their lives down through the centuries.
As we approach Easter here in Ireland, the thoughts of many Irish people turn to the historic events around the Easter Rising of 1916. In this episode we talk about that time as well as another Irish leader who was killed 100 years ago this year. We also feature Irish rebel songs commemorating many of the rebellions and individuals who gave their lives down through the centuries.
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The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).
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The following links were mentioned in this show:
- Will You be Rising This Easter?
- Have You Heard of the Irish Patriot Called Michael Collins?
This episode features the following Music:
- “Boolavogue” – performed by The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.
- “The Foggy Dew” – performed by Sinéad O’Connor and The Chieftains.
- “Kevin Barry” – performed by Damien Dempsey and Séamus Begley.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.