Sunday 11 December 2016

Listen to A History of the Easter Rising in 10 Objects Ep 4: The Irish Republic flag

Published 09/04/2016 | 13:00

The fourth of a ten part podcast series on a 'History of the Easter Rising in 10 Objects' discusses the Irish Republic flag that flew alongside the tricolour above the GPO during Easter Week 1916.

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Why were there two flags and what became of the flag after the rebels surrendered?

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

Image: National Museum of Ireland

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