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Easter Rising
Connexipedia Article
An insurrection staged in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916.
Endemic rape and abuse of Irish children in Catholic care, inquiry finds
McDonald, Henry
The Guardian
Beatings and humiliation by nuns and priests were common at institutions that held up to 30,000 children, Ryan report states.
Galway historian reveals truth behind 800 orphans in mass grave
O'Doherty, Cahir
There is a growing international scandal around the history of The Home, a grim 1840's workhouse in Tuam in Galway built on seven acres that was taken over in 1925 by the Bon Secours sisters, who turn...
Great Famine (Ireland)
Wikipedia article
The Great Famine or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1849. It is sometimes referred to, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato...
Ireland Continues to Remember 1916 and Continues to Betray It (With Some Canadian Help)
O'Brien, Aidan
Counter Punch
Do you remember Ireland’s 1916 commemorations in late March? Do you remember the spectacle? Do you remember all those fighting words and strong images of national independence and national justice? Th...
The Irish Slaves: What They Will Never, Ever Tell You in History Class or Anywhere Else
The first slaves imported into the American colonies were 100 White children. They arrived during Easter, 1619, four months before the arrival of a the first shipment of Black slaves. Mainstream histo...
Irish War of Independence
Connexipedia Article
A guerrilla war mounted against the British government in Ireland by the Irish Republican Army.
Killing Children: From Ireland to Palestine
Murphy, Pauline
The most tragic casualty in a conflict is that of a child, the most disturbing casualty in a conflict is that of a child killed purposely. In Palestine there is a disturbingly tragic high rate of chil...
Maps of Britain and Ireland's ancient tribes, kingdoms and dna
Rimmer, Sandra
Abroad in the Yard
Looks into the various territories and DNA evidence in Britan and Ireland and analyzes maps of these territories.
The Mother Behind the Galway Children's Mass Grave Story
'I Want to Know Who's Down There'
Gentleman, Amelia
The Guardian
It was amateur historian Catherine Corless's painstaking research that brought news of the children's mass grave in Tuam to the world's attention. She tells how her search for the truth turned her lif...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...
Slavery in Britain and Ireland
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Slavery in Britain and Ireland dated from before Roman occupation. Chattel slavery virtually disappeared after the Norman Conquest. It was finally abolished by the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 (which ma...
The unrecognised truth behind that 'spontaneous' Belfast riot
Violence was planned by manipulative, self-interested individuals
McDonald, Henry
The Guardian
An analysis of sectarian violence in Belfast between the loyalists and republicans and the international media coverage of this violence, which often frames it as political.

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