The Stories From 1916 Podcast tells the less well-known stories from Ireland's revolutionary period. We use first hand accounts and archive material to tell the stories of ordinary men and women who did extra-ordinary things during this interesting period in Irish history.
A significant portion of this is possible due to the Military Witness Statement collection in the Bureau of Military History, Military Archives in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines. These witness statement are available on line and without charge in a true public service. They frankly record the chaos and confusion of the rising, the optimism, fear and killings.