The funeral of the republican leader Thomas Ashe in Dublin's Glasnevin Cemetery on 30 September 1917 was a milestone in the campaign for Irish independence. This exhibition explores the funeral, its significance and legacy, and the social history of Dublin as revealed through the lives and deaths of those buried in Glasnevin Cemetery on that day.
Curated by John Gibney.
Photography and video recording by Paul Sharp.
Technical support by Luke Portess.
Archival footage courtesy of the Irish Film Institute.
Thanks to: Lynn Brady, Conor Dodd, Ian Kenneally, Georgina Laragy and Rebecca McCullough.
The exhibition was developed by Trinity College Dublin in partnership with Glasnevin Trust and was funded under the Irish Research Council's 'New Foundations' scheme.