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OTD: The Easter Rising. British Oppression and Irish Freedom.

As down the glen one Easter mornTo a city fair rode IThere armed lines of marching menIn squadrons passed me byNo fife did hum, no battle drumDid sound its dred tattooBut the Angelus bells o’er the Liffey’s swellRang out through the foggy dew On Easter Monday, 1916 members of the Irish Republican Army, commanded by […]