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On the Easter Proclamation and Other Declarations Liam De Paor

On the Easter Proclamation and Other Declarations

Liam De Paor

Published March 20th 1997
ISBN : 9781851823222
Hardcover
128 pages
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This is an essay on words. Outside the General Post Office in Dublin on Easter Monday, 1916, at the beginning of the armed insurrection which then took place against the British government of Ireland, P.H. Pearse read aloud the Proclamation of anMoreThis is an essay on words. Outside the General Post Office in Dublin on Easter Monday, 1916, at the beginning of the armed insurrection which then took place against the British government of Ireland, P.H. Pearse read aloud the Proclamation of an Irish Republic. The text he read contains 486 words, not counting the subscriptions of names. It is the apologia of the uprising, a statement of purpose and intent.