The rising and after


in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199583744
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191702365 | DOI:

Series: New History of Ireland

The rising and after

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This chapter examines the history of Ireland during and after the Easter Uprising in 1916. It highlights the failure of the authorities to move against the conspirators and attempts to understand why the Irish allowed Ireland to deteriorate for years before making a move. The chapter discusses the economic benefits of the war for Ireland and Eoin MacNeill's recognition of the possibility of an uprising as early as February 1916.

Keywords: Ireland; Easter Uprising; economic benefits; war; Eoin MacNeill; conspirators

Chapter.  9105 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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