Genealogy Projects tagged with easter rising on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Cumann na mBan

    Cumann na mBan is an Irish republican women's paramilitary organisation supporting the republican cause. Formed in Dublin on 2 April 1914, it merged with and dissolved Inghinidhe na hÉireann. In 1916, it became an auxiliary of the Irish Volunteers and played a critical role in the Easter Rising. Although it was otherwise an independent organisation, its executive was subordinate to that of the ...

  • 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland

    1916 Easter Rising The events of Easter 1916 are of seminal importance in Irish history. What began as a small uprising in the centre of Dublin on Easter Monday set in motion a series of developments which ultimately led to Irish independence. 2016 will see the centenary of this very important event in Irish history. The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca ), also known as the Easter ...

  • Easter Rising Civilian deaths

    Civilans killed during the Easter Rising Ireland Almost 500 people were killed in the Easter Rising. About 54% were civilians, 30% were British military and police, and 16% were Irish rebels. More than 2,600 were wounded. Many of the civilians were killed as a result of the British using artillery and heavy machine guns, or mistaking civilians for rebels. Aim The aim of this project is to...