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‘The Abbey Rebels of 1916 – A Lost Revolution’ by Fearghal McGarry (Gill and Macmillan, 2016).

The Abbey Theatre has long claimed to be the cradle of the Irish revolution and an excellent book by Belfast-based historian Fearghal McGarry explores this connection. ‘The Abbey Rebels of 1916 – A Lost Revolution’ follows the lives of seven Abbey actors and staff who were involved in the Easter Rising. SEAN CONNOLLY Born in […]
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