What famous event took place in Dublin 1916?

What famous event took place in Dublin 1916?

The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week in April 1916.

Who was the first prisoner in Kilmainham Gaol?

These included the seven signatories of the 1916 Proclamation, with Pearse, Thomas J. Clarke and Thomas MacDonagh going first. During the ensuing revolutionary period and the Irish Civil War, the prison saw more executions and housed prisoners who opposed the Free State government founded in 1922.

What was the biggest event in 1916?


  • Jan. Gallipoli evacuation complete.
  • Jan. Fall of Cettinje.
  • Feb. General Smuts appointed to East Africa.
  • Feb. Russians entered Erzerum.
  • Feb. German Kamerun conquered.
  • Feb. Battle of Verdun begun.
  • Feb. Germans took Fort Douaumont.
  • March 16. Admiral von Tirpitz dismissed.

What is the biggest prison in Ireland?

Mountjoy Prison

Location in Central Dublin
Capacity 570
Population 550 (as of 2015)
Opened 1850
Managed by Irish Prison Service

How do you pronounce Eamon de Valera?

  1. Phonetic spelling of Eamon de Valera. EY-MowN de b-aa-l-EH-r-aa. eamon de valera. Ea-mon de Valera.
  2. Meanings for Eamon de Valera.
  3. Synonyms for Eamon de Valera. statesman. solon. national leader. de Valera.
  4. Translations of Eamon de Valera. Chinese : 埃蒙德瓦莱拉 Russian : Имон де Валера Arabic : إيمون دي فاليرا

How much does Kilmainham Gaol cost?

Tickets for the tour cost €8 for adults, €6 for visitors aged 60 or over, and €4 for students and children between the ages of 12 and 17. Children under the age of 12 can enter free of charge but still need to reserve a ticket for a timeslot.