Essays Tagged: "Easter Rising"

A Brief History of the Irish Republican Army.

r what is rightfully theirs.The Irish Republican Army began to revolt against Britain in 1916. The "Easter Rising" was the defining moment in Irish republicanism. The IRA leaders created the "Proclama ... l rights and equal opportunities" (1). This document sparked small demonstrations of violence. The "Easter Rising" was crushed after a week. Sixteen of its leaders were executed by the British Governm ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Probing Yeats's Mysticism - Colored Nationalism In Easter 1916

Probing Yeats's Mysticism-Colored NationalismIn Easter 1916William Butler Yeats is considered to be one of the greatest Irish poets in English langu ... his poetic creation, starting in the romantic tradition and finishing as a matured modernist poet. Easter 1916 was one of his great works dealing with Irish national problem. The poem was written in ... reat works dealing with Irish national problem. The poem was written in October 1916 just after the Easter Rising, the armed insurrection at the Dublin Post Office that signaled the beginning of the m ...

(7 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Easter 1916" by William Butler Yeats.

s in Irish history, and his writings inspired a nation revolution. One of his poems in particular, "Easter 1916," was used to embrace the Irish cause. There was, however, a delicate intricacy to "East ... wever, a delicate intricacy to "Easter 1916" that evaded most of its readers at the time. Although "Easter 1916" was seen as a decidedly nationalistic poem, it hid undertones that questioned the very ...

(9 pages) 144 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Michael Collins

The film takes place in Ireland, not very long after the Easter Rising in 1916. It's about the Irishstruggle for freedom. They no longer want to be part of E ... r want to be part of England.The film starts with Collins fighting in a post office during the 1916 Easter uprising against theBritish. They are defeated and put in jail. We watch as Collins, upon his ...

(1 pages) 30 1 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Patrick Pearse and his role in the Easter Rising and Ireland's quest for independence.

trated the less extreme Irish Volunteers, he led the way in organising a rebellion to take place on Easter Sunday 23rd April, and issued General Orders to the Volunteers to mobilise for "manoeuvres". ... itarily it would have been wise to call it off but Pearse and his associates decided to go ahead on Easter Monday in the hope that the country would rise in support. They must have known, however, tha ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Poetry explication on Easter 1916 by Yates

ncidents and use them to explore and illuminate the human condition. In William Butler Yeats Poem, "Easter, 1916" he does just that. This poem commemorates the Easter Rising of 1916, in which a group ... ield until the nation is united. As a result because of its powerful choice of words describing the Easter Rising, Yeate's poem "Easter, 1916" plays a major historical part in Ireland's coming of age. ...

(4 pages) 28 1 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Irish Easter Rising of 1916

The Easter Rising was daringly planned by the Military Council of the Irish Republican Brotherhood to wi ... e Irish Republican Brotherhood to win support across Ireland for the republican cause. Although the Easter Rising was a military and political failure, the rebels did eventually gain more support from ... political failure, the rebels did eventually gain more support from the Irish Population. After the Easter Rising the new Sinn Fein party became influential and formed the Dail Eireann, which triggere ...

(4 pages) 40 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Irish Easter Rebellion 1916

esty of what it might have been but, perhaps because it was a travesty, triumph flowed from it.'The Easter Rebellion, which began on Monday, April 14, 1916, was a crucial event in the history of the I ... e Irish Republic. The rising was the most significant since the rebellion of 1798.On the morning of Easter Monday, about 1,250 people started a rebellion. They set out to capture the most prominent bu ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Potential for Change: The relationship between male/female with culture/nature

ning individuals, independent and free from other individuals.Taking into a historical context, the Easter Rising was as revolutionary in its inclusion of women as it was in other respects. It made it ...

(6 pages) 43 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Irish Easter Rebellion

Report: Even though, the uprising of the Irish Republican Brotherhood during the Irish Easter Rebellion of 1916 was unsuccessful; it still made a last effect on the Irish Government and t ... unsuccessful; it still made a last effect on the Irish Government and the Irish Society. The Irish Easter Rebellion was a very noble movement by the citizens and the Irish Republic Brotherhood, but i ... nd a lot of money was lost in the damages of Dublin (Encarta, 0). But even though, at the time, the Easter Rebellion seemed like a complete disaster, it actually help lead up to the establishment of t ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

History Of Easter Rebellion

nts sparked the dissatisfaction in Ireland in the early Twentieth century. One of the events is the Easter Rebellion, which some felt was the turning point for the war. Some of the Irish felt that Wor ... t for the war. Some of the Irish felt that World War I going on at the time had an influence on the Easter Rebellion. The treatment of the Irish by the British was the main reason for the rebellions a ...

(4 pages) 336 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Michael Collins

irth B. Immediate Family C. Education, experiences, and influences D. Involvement in the I.R.B.III. Easter Rising A. Location and Time B. Important Figures C. Accomplishments and Significance IV. The ... purposes and by which he executed many of his designs during the remainder of his life" (Neeson 15).EASTER RISING Easter Monday, April 16th 1916, the rising had begun with the seizure of a number of b ...

(14 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The man who made ireland

lence as a commonplace aspect of both Irish political and social life in the 20th century. From the Easter Rebellion in 1916, to the IRA and their paramilitary efforts; violence, on a state sponsored ... gend that Collins' life has become. The book opens with an account of the Rebels captured after the Easter rising in 1916. The purpose of this chronicle is to provide a mini preview for the reader of ...

(10 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The I.R.A

n this essay I plan to answer this question from both viewpoints without discrimination. The Easter Rising of 1916 brought about the Proclamation of the Republic, it was issued as the founding ... blicans would have equal rights and equal opportunities for all the Irish people. Unfortunately the Easter Rising was destroyed within a week with the British government executing sixteen of it's lead ...

(6 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The I.R.A

n this essay I plan to answer this question from both viewpoints without discrimination. The Easter Rising of 1916 brought about the Proclamation of the Republic, it was issued as the founding ... blicans would have equal rights and equal opportunities for all the Irish people. Unfortunately the Easter Rising was destroyed within a week with the British government executing sixteen of it's lead ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Review and Analysis of "The Rising: Ireland – Easter 1916" by Fearghal McGarry

Review and Analysis of The Rising: Ireland - Easter 1916Fearghal McGarry begins his new book The Rising - Easter 1916 by recapping the story of w ... and tries to paint a complete picture of the events leading up to, encompassing, and following the Easter Rebellion which in the years since has been glamorized in the minds of many Irish. But McGarr ... it does accomplish the goal of being an enjoyable read which gives a fully encompassing view of the Easter Rebellion. I do believe McGarry was pushing towards the idea that the leaders never intended ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History