The Irish Rising

Join this Vicfix campaign to examine Australia's response to the violent events of Easter Week 1916

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

About the Irish Rising

The armed insurrection to end British rule in Ireland began on Easter Monday 1916 in Dublin and ran for six days. More than 2000 people died or were injured during this pivotal moment in the Irish struggle for independence.

Historic Victorian newspapers reporting on the news of the uprising, and the leaders' subsequent surrender and execution, capture the reaction of alarm and condemnation in newly federated Australia.

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The Irish Rising

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