Story: Irish

Mural of Sinn Fein women (1st of 2)

Mural of Sinn Fein women

Sinn Fein were a group of Irish nationalists, both men and women. They sparked the movement for Irish independence from Britain when they seized Dublin’s General Post Office at Easter in 1916. This became known as the Easter Rising.

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Understanding the Irish conflict', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015