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‘The Easter Rising and The Great War’, with Michael Robinson.

Monday, 14th March, 2016    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Five Leaves Bookshop*
14a Long Row, Nottingham, NG1 2DH

nobodys_children_nli_300715Thousands of Irish men lost their lives fighting in the British army in the First World War. Michael Robinson of the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University will look at how the war eroded support for Irish Home Rule and the part this played in the 1916 insurrection. He will also explore the effects of the Easter Rising on how the First World War is remembered and commemorated.

Admission for this event is £3 and refreshments will be available.

Booking is recommended. To attend this event, please RSVP to


1916 and beyond is a series of four events to commemorate the anniversary of the 1916 Rising and is held in association with Nottingham Irish Studies Group and Nottingham St Patrick’s Day Committee.