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The Walton Collection

Dublin Evening Mail - 4th May 1916 -Page 3 (Headline Page)

Dublin Evening Mail - 4th May 1916 -Page 3 (Headline Page)

Dublin Evening Mail - 4th May 1916 -Page 3 (Headline Page). Headlines and copy includes:

"MR BIRRELL RESIGNS:UNDER-ESTIMATED THE REVOLT".

 "FOUR MORE LEADERS SHOT -LEADERS SENTANCED BY COURT-MARTIAL-EIGHTEEN OTHER GET IMPRISONMENT-Ten Years Penal servitude Inflicted - FURTHER TRIALS PROCEEDING ...Convicted and sentenced to death:- Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, Michael O'Hanrahan, William Pearse. The above were shot this morning after confirmation by the General Officer Commanding in Chief".

Further extensive coverage of incidents of the rising including events at the Shelbourne Hotel "Revue Artistes Prisoners for a Week -SLEEPING ON FLOORS"

 "BRAVE NURSES -THE MOUNT STREET BATTLE"

 "RESIGNATION OF MR BIRRELL" (Including his confession in parliament that he "had made an incorrect estimate of the Sinn Fein Movement").

"COMPLUSION BILL INTRODUCED" (Conscription Bill for men aged between 18 and 45 introduced by Asquith in the House of Commons on the evening of the 3rd May).

A notable report on "REBELS MARCH ON GALWAY CHECKED " (Referring to 400 Rebels marching on Galway being checked by the shells from a destroyer that had just arrived in the bay. The arrival of 100 fusiliers uncovered a large force of Sinn Feiners who had cleared away and were encamped at Moyode Castle. Also reports of the barracks at Athenry being relieved having held out. Further troop arrivals from a ship led to arrests of prominent persons and dispersal of the rebels.

Also includes a report of the Sinking of Sir T. Liptons Famous 1225 ton yacht after hitting a mine in the Mediterranean while working for the Admiralty.


This beautiful reproduction captures all the detail of the original on 210 gsm Satin Art paper and is set on a mottled green suede background behind glass in an fine antique style Gold Leaf frame. 

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