Findmypast releases stories of Ireland under martial law

Anticipating the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Findmypast released an extraordinary set of records today (April 17) and is allowing free access for ten days, until April 27.

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St Paul Irish Arts Week

Get ready for this, Minnesota!

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The families of the seven 1916 Proclamation signatories

The Irish Family History Foundation has published a special, free edition of their quarterly newsletter, Clann, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.

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Irish Lives Remembered – Easter 2016

Eneclann has taken over publishing the e-magazine Irish Lives Remembered, and its first quarterly issue commemorates the 100th anniversary of Easter Rising.

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1916 Easter Rising Court Martial Files

The Easter Rising was an armed insurrection in Dublin during Easter week, 1916, that changed the course of Irish history. Ancestry has released court martial records which make the incident and the Irish republican leaders come alive.

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Marking the centenary

The year 2016 is the centenary of the Easter Rising and the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. Many commemorations will mark those momentous events. Here are two that were recently announced:

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