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The Flag of the Easter Rising
On Easter Monday in April 1916, Padraig Pearse and his cohorts hoisted two tricolour flags outside the GPO in Dublin. ‘In the name of God and of the dead generations’, declared Pearse’s Proclamation of the Republic’, ‘Ireland, through us, summons her children to her flag and strikes for freedom … supported by her exiled children […]