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Page from Joseph Plunkett's field notebook recording events from inside the G.P.O.

Joseph Plunkett24 April 1916

National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

… a small number (described
as “about twenty”) succeeded
in advancing as far as
the G.P.O. but on our
opening fire they retired
in confusion leaving
a few casualties.
Simultaneously with our operation
positions were successfully
taken up in the front and
rear of Dublin Castle
and troops in that stronghold
prevented from coming out

Details

  • Title: Page from Joseph Plunkett's field notebook recording events from inside the G.P.O.
  • Creator: Joseph Plunkett
  • Date: 24 April 1916
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Subject Keywords: Easter Rising
  • Type: Notebook

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