Kōrero: Irish

Patriotic school group, Willowbridge

Patriotic school group, Willowbridge

Only a few New Zealand Irish supported the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin, which sparked a movement for independence from the British. In the same year this group expressed its patriotism in the strongly Irish community of Willowbridge, near Waimate in South Canterbury.

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Waimate Historical Museum

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Culture and politics 1911–1922', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/365/patriotic-school-group-willowbridge (accessed 15 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015