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Barton, Brian, From Behind a Closed Door, Secret Court Martial Records of the 1916 Easter Rising; Belfast, Blackstaff, 2002.
Bew, Paul, John Redmond; Dundalk, Dundalgan Press, 1996.

Boylan, Henry, Dictionary of Irish Biography; Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1978, new edition 1998.

Buckland, Patrick, Irish Unionism, 1885-1913: A Documentary History; Belfast, H.M.S.O., 1973.

Caulfield, Max, The Easter Rising; London, 1964; Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, paperback edition 1995.

Clarke, Thomas J., Glimpses of an Irish Felon's Prison Life; Dublin,1922; Cork, National Publications Committee, 1970.

Coogan, Tim Pat, De Valera Long Fellow: Long Shadow; London, Hutchinson, 1993.

Coogan, Tim Pat, 1916: The Easter Rising; London, 2001; London, Phoenix, paperback edition 2005.

Cooke, Pat, Scéal Scoil Éanna: The Story of an Educational Adventure; Dublin, Office of Public Works, c.1986.

Cooke, Pat, A History of Kilmainham Jail; Dublin, Dúchas, 1995.

Cowell, John, Noontide Blazing: Brigid Lyons Thornton, Rebel, Soldier, Doctor; Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Currach Press, 2005.

Cronin, Seán, The McGarrity Papers: Revelations of the Irish Revolutionary Movement in Ireland and America 1900-1940; Tralee, Anvil Books, 1972; New York, 1992. 

Davis, A., Arthur Griffith; Dundalk, Dundalgan Press, 1976.

Devoy, John, Recollections of an Irish Rebel; New York, 1929; Shannon, Irish University Press, 1969.

Doherty, J.E. and D.J. Hickey, A New Dictionary of Irish History From 1800; Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 2003.

Dudgeon, Jeffrey, Roger Casement: The Black Diaries, With a Study of His Background, Sexuality and Irish Political Life; Belfast, Belfast Press, 2002.

Edwards, Ruth Dudley, Patrick Pearse: The Triumph of Failure; London, 1977; Dublin, Irish Academic Press, paperback edition 2006.

Finan, Joseph P., John Redmond and Irish Unity; Syracuse, N.Y., Syracuse University Press, 2004.

Fitzpatrick, David, Harry Boland's Irish Revolution; Cork, Cork University Press (2003), paperback edition 2004.

Foy, Michael and Brian Barton, The Easter Rising; Stroud, Sutton Publishing, 1999, paperback edition 2005.

Garvin, Tom, Nationalist Revolutionaries in Ireland, 1858-1928; Oxford, Clarenden Press, 1987.

Githens, Jonathan, Myths and Memories of the Easter Rising: Cultural and Political Nationalism in Ireland; Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2006.

Golway, Terry, Irish Rebel: John Devoy and America's Fight for Ireland's Freedom; New York, St Martin's,   1998.

Good, Maurice, Enchanted by Dreams: The Journal of a Revolutionary; Dingle, Brandon, 1996.

Greaves, D.C., Liam Mellows and the Irish Revolution; London, Lawrence and Wishart, 1971. 

Hennessey, Thomas, Dividing Ireland: World War I and Partition; London, Routledge, 1998.

Henry, William, Supreme Sacrifice: The Story of Éamonn Ceannt 1881-1916; Cork, Mercier Press, 2005.

Jackson, Alvin, Sir Edward Carson; Dundalk, Dundalgan Press, 1993.     

Jeffery, Keith, The GPO and the Easter Rising; Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2006.

Jordan, Anthony (ed.), Boer War to Easter Rising: The Writings of John MacBride; Westport, Westport Books, 2006.

Laffan, Michael, The Partition of Ireland, 1911-1925; Dublin, Dublin Historical Association, 1983.  

Laffan, Michael, The Resurrection of Ireland: The Sinn Féin Party 1916-1923; Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1999, paperback edition 2005.

Litton, Helen (ed.), Revolutionary Woman: My Fight for Ireland's Freedom: Kathleen Clarke; Dublin, O'Brien Press, 1991, reprinted, 1997. 

Macardle, Dorothy, The Irish Republic; London, Victor Gollancz, 1937; New York, Farrar, Stroud and Giroux, 1965.

MacAtasney, Gerard, Seán MacDiarmada: The Mind of the Revolution; Drumlin Publications, Nure, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim, 2004.

McCoole, Sinéad, Guns and Chiffon; Women Revolutionaries and Kilmainham Gaol 1916-1923; Dublin, Stationery Office, 1997.

McCoole, Sinéad, No Ordinary Women: Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923; Dublin, O'Brien Press, paperback edition 2004.

McGee, Owen, The IRB: The Irish Republican Brotherhood from the Land League to Sinn Féin; Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2005.

MacLochlainn, Piaras, Last Words: Letters and Statements of the Leaders Executed after the Rising at Easter 1916; Office of Public Works, 1990, reprinted 2005.  

McMahon, Seán, Rebel Ireland: From Easter Rising to Civil War; Cork, Mercier Press, 2001.

Mandle, W.F., The Gaelic Athletic Association and Irish Nationalist Politics, 1884-1924; London, Christopher Helm, 1987.

Marreco, Anne, The Rebel Countess: The Life and Times of Constance Markievicz; London, 1967; New York, Phoenix Press, paperback edition 2000.

Martin, F.X., The Irish Volunteers 1913-1915: Recollections and Documents; Dublin, James Duffy, 1963.

Martin, F.X., Leaders and Men of the Easter Rising: Dublin 1916; London, Methuen, 1967.

Mitchell, Angus, Casement; London, Haus, 2003.

Murphy, Brian, Patrick Pearse and the Lost Republican Ideal; Dublin, James Duffy & Co., 1991.

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Nevin, Donal, James Connolly: 'A Full Life'; Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 2005.       

Nevin, Donal (ed.), James Larkin: Lion of the Fold; Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 1998.

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O'Brien, William and Desmond Ryan (eds.), Devoy's Post Bag, Volume ii, 1880-1928; Dublin, C.J. Fallon, 1953.

O'Broin, Leon, Dublin Castle and the Rising; London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970.

O'Connor, Ulick,  A Terrible Beauty is Born; London, Hamish Hamilton, 1975.

O'Farrell, Patrick, Who's Who in the Irish War of Independence and Civil War 1916-1923; Dublin, Lilliput Press, 1997.

O'Neill, Marie, From Parnell to de Valera: A Biography of Jennie Wyse-Power 1858-1941; Dublin, Blackwater Press, 1991.

O'Neill, Marie, Grace Gifford Plunkett and Irish Freedom: Tragic Bride of 1916; Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2000.

O'Rahilly, Aodagán, Winding the Clock: O'Rahilly and the 1916 Rising; Dublin, Lilliput, 1991.

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Reilly, Tom, Joe Stanley: Printer to the Rising; Dingle, Brandon, 2005.

Ryan, Annie, Witnesses Inside the Easter Rising; Dublin, Liberties Press, 2005.

Sinn Féin Rebellion Handbook, published by the Weekly Irish Times, 1916; reprinted by Mourne River Press, Dublin, 1998.

Sisson, Elaine, Pearse's Patriots: St Enda's and the Cult of Boyhood; Cork, Cork University Press, paperback edition 2006.

Stephens, James, The Insurrection in Dublin; Dublin, 1916; Gerrards Cross, Colin Smythe, 1992.               

Taillon, Ruth, When History was Made: The Women of 1916;  Belfast, Beyond the Pale Publications, 1996.

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Tierney, Michael (edited by F.X. Martin), Eoin MacNeill, Scholar and Man of Action, 1867-1945; Oxford, Clarenden Press, 1980.

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Ward, Margaret, Unmanageable Revolutionaries; Dingle, Brandon Press, 1983.

Ward, Margaret, Maud Gonne: Ireland's Joan of Arc; London, Pandora, 1990.

Ward, Margaret, In Their Own Voice: Women and Irish Nationalism; Cork, Attic Press, 1995, reprinted 2001.

Ward, Margaret, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington; Cork, Attic Press, 1997.

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