Easter Rising

The story of the Easter Rising of 1916 is told in the final 'Rising' chapter of Rutherfurd's Irish saga, with particular reference to the role played by the women of the Rising, the Cumann na mBan.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
October, derived from the Latin Octo, which means eight, was actually the eighth month of the year in the original Roman calendar of ten months. It wasn’t until the Julian calendar was introduced by Julius Caesar in the first century BC that January and February were added. The Julian calendar remained the predominant calendar in Europe through the sixteenth century, until it was amended to the Gregorian calendar we still use today.




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