Welcome to
The 1916 Rising:
Personalities and Perspectives

Through the National Library of Ireland’s rich collections, the exhibition explores the events of Easter Week 1916, and focuses on those who set the stage for the Rising, on the seven signatories of the Proclamation and the other executed men,on the casualties of the Rising and its aftermath.

Introduction Outline of Irish History Those that set the stage The Seven Signatories of the Proclamation Roger Casement The Rising Main sites of activity The Surrender The Executed Casualties Aftermath