"All changed, changed utterly": The historical significance of the Irish Revolution

Doherty, Shaun
http://isj.org.uk/all-changed-changed-utterly/

Publisher:  International Socialism
Date Written:  04/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19296

The problem with political anniversaries is that they often focus on specific dates in the past without any recognition that they are part of a longer process. Easter Monday 1916 is an iconic date in Irish history that all and sundry seek to appropriate, but it can only be understood by what preceded and followed it.