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Children of the Rising

The first ever account of the young lives violently lost during the week of the 1916 Rising: long-forgotten and never commemorated, until now. Drawing on extensive original research, along with interviews with relatives, Joe Duffy creates a compelling picture of these forty lives, and of the cut and thrust of city life between the two canals a century ago.

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