Sunday, April 24, 2011

Easter Sunday 1916

The Irish Easter Uprising was 95 years ago today.


  1. Ever notice that most Irish folk anthems are about how they put up a good fight, but in the end got their asses kicked by the Brits? This one, however at least sang of a silver lining in that "he sowed the seeds of nationhood," which was realized 2 years later.


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