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Title 1916 in 1966 : commemorating the Easter Rising / edited by Mary E. Daly and Margaret O'Callaghan
Published Dublin : Royal Irish Academy, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (356 pages) : illustrations on lining papers
Contents Less a commemoration of the actual achievements and more a commemoration of the hopes of the men of 1916' / Mary E. Daly -- From Casement Part to Toomebridge / Margaret O'Callaghan -- I am the narrator over-and-above ... the caller up of the dead / Roisín Higgins -- More than a revival of memories / Carole Holohan -- Commemorating the rising, 1922-65 / Diarmaid Ferriter -- Forget politics! / Rebecca Lynn Graff-McRae -- Pragmatism versus unity / Catherine O'Donnell -- Sites of memory and memorial / Roisín Higgins -- Staging 1916 in 1966 / Anthony Roche -- Easter week and the historians / Michael Laffan
Summary Looks at how the Irish government reinvented the message of 1916 through the official golden jubilee celebrations of the Rising. This book explores the organization of various unofficial commemorations in Northern Ireland in 1966 and the significance of these for nationalist and unionist politics in the mid-1960s. Not only does the book analyze the golden jubilee of the Rising from a political perspective, however, it also examines the 1966 anniversary from the perspectives of drama, performance, youth culture and history. Contributors to the book, in addition to Mary E. Daly and Margaret O'Callaghan, are: Diarmaid Ferriter, Rebecca Graff-McRae, Roisin Higgins, Carole Holohan, Michael Laffan, Catherine O'Donnell, and Anthony Roche
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Ireland -- History -- Easter Rising, 1916 -- Anniversaries
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Daly, Mary E.
O'Callaghan, Margaret.
Royal Irish Academy.
ISBN 190489027X
1908996471 (electronic bk)
9781908996473 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Commemorating the Easter Rising
Nineteen sixteen in nineteen sixty-six