The Easter Rising of 1916 was the beginning of the Irish revolutionary period, 1916 to 1923 – seven turbulent years in Irish history.
Week by week, The Revolution Papers will bring you the most important Irish newspapers from that time, reprinted exactly as they appeared almost one hundred years ago.
Inside The Revolution Papers you will find national and local newspapers; newspapers from south and north; republican, nationalist and unionist newspapers; banned newspapers; even Irish newspapers from America, allowing you to read for yourself, from all points of view, about the historic events as they were making the news.
The Revolution Papers will give you a comprehensive selection of full-size, facsimile newspapers to keep. You will be able to hold these real newspapers and turn the pages, reading about the news as it was happening, just as our grandparents and great-grandparents did.
The Revolution Papers will give you a glimpse of what life was really like during that tumultuous time.
Each issue of The Revolution Papers comes with background and commentary from today's experts on Irish history, helping us increase our understanding of this most important chapter in Ireland's past.