This page collects original reporting and interviews, plus some curated content, about the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
U.S.-Irish relations at St. Patrick’s Day
This five-part blog series focused on U.S.- Irish relations at St. Patrick’s Day by exploring the year of the Rising, 1916, and 25-year anniversaries in 1941, 1966 and 1991; plus 1976, the year of the American bicentennial.
Part 1: Before the Rising & afterward
Part 2: The Rising’s 25th anniversary & Ireland’s neutrality
Part 3: The Rising’s 50th anniversary & the bowl of shamrocks
Part 4: The Spirit of 1776 & Troubles in the North
Part 5: The Troubles & the Rising’s 75th anniversary