Whispers of revolution on the streets of Galway
The Rising also hit the streets of Galway this week , as one troupe of actors has been staging a series of rather clandestine performances to mark the centenary.
'Galway Whispers Revolution' featured live re-enactments aimed at capturing the feel of the secret meetings held by Irish rebels in Galway at the time.
Dressed in era-appropriate costume, actors assumed the roles of Galway Irish Republican Brotherhood and Cumann na mBan members.
It was the brainchild of actor and writer Seamus Hughes, who said he wanted to "do something special to mark 1916" and "capture the sense of danger".
Pictured left are actors Sean Misteal and Cliodhna O'Donoghue (8) as they share details of the revolt.
Photo: Andrew Downes