Tuesday 21 February 2017

Listen to A History of the Easter Rising in 10 Objects Ep 3: Coliseum Theatre poster

Published 26/03/2016 | 13:00

The third of a ten part podcast series on a 'History of the Easter Rising in 10 Objects' discusses a poster for the Coliseum Theatre from Easter Monday April 24th 1916.

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Historian John Gibney discusses how Dubliners were taken completely by surprise when the Rising began and how there was little inkling of what was to come.

'A History of the Easter Rising in 50 Objects' by John Gibney is available now.

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