Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Easter 1916

"Easter 1916" W B Yeats' poem about the 1916 Rising, plus a tribute to James Connolly and other fallen soldiers of the defeated Irish rebellion. 
Heard are Scott Chaskey, Kevin Coffey, Richard Lawless, Rob and Dylan Cleary - reading the Proclamation, and Terrance Sullivan with a song about the rising.

Recorded in April 2016 at Canios Books, Sag Harbor.

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Upcoming events on Irish History:

Monday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. a film screening of Michael Collins, first in a Canio’s Cinema Series on Irish History at the Hampton Library, 2478 Main St. Bridgehampton :

Friday, December 9 at 6 p.m. A discussion of the film Michael Collins, led by Irish history buff, Richard Lawless, at Canios Books, 290 Main St. Sag Harbor.