Easter Rising Books

As the anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising approaches, why not take a look at the books available in our local studies library. We hold a variety of books covering many aspects of the Rising, from the aftermath and legacy of the rebellion to the stories of the women and children affected by the events of Easter week. Our collection includes:

Kerry 1916 : histories and legacies of the Easter Rising : a centenary record / edited by Bridget McAuliffe, Mary McAuliffe, Owen O’Shea

Easter widows / Sinead McCoole

To speak of Easter Week : family memories of the Irish Revolution / Hélène O’Keeffe

The 1916 diaries : of an Irish rebel and a British soldier / Mick O’Farrell

When the clock struck in 1916 : close-quarter combat in the Rising / Derek Molyneux and Darren Kelly

Transforming 1916 : meaning, memory and the fiftieth anniversary of the Easter Rising

Easter Rising, 1916 : the trials / Seán Enright

After the Rising : soldiers, lawyers and trials of the Irish Revolution / Seán Enright

Children of the Rising : the untold story of the young lives lost during Easter 1916 / Joe Duffy

The 1916 Irish Rebellion / Bríona Nic Dhiarmada; foreword by Mary McAleese

These books, and many others, can be viewed in our local studies library on Floor 2 of Cork County Library, Carrigrohane Road.