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#Children of the revolution

# children-of-the-revolution - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'

A nurse tending the wounded and dying of Easter 1916 at the Mater hospital recalls the shocking sights that would stay with her for the rest of her life.

# children-of-the-revolution - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'

Fr Aloysius Travers was at lunch when he heard the first shots of the Rising. By the end, he was accompanying Volunteer leaders to their execution.

# children-of-the-revolution - Sunday 29 November, 2015

40 children were killed in the 1916 Rising but they are barely mentioned in our history

Joe Duffy says there was “little if any mention” of the children who died in the history books.

# children-of-the-revolution - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Are you a child of the 1916 Rising? This musical project wants you

It has some gigs lined up for next year.

# children-of-the-revolution - Friday 5 July, 2013

'Intern bank execs and politicians' - revolution in the small ads?

An online recruitment call for revolutionaries promises all the interned a fair trial. At a later date.