Monday 17 June 2019

Listen to A History of the Easter Rising in 10 Objects, Part 1

The first of a ten part podcast series on a History of the Easter Rising in 10 Objects, on an Abbey Theatre programme from 1908.

Historian John Gibney discusses with Daire Whelan the programme from Thomas McDonagh's play 'When the Dawn Has Come', a prescient look to the future in Ireland when rebellion is rife.

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

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