The Limerick City & County Library 2016 Commemoration Programme will remember and honour those who took part in the 1916 Rising, will reflect on the legacy of that period and will look towards our future.
THE LIMERICK LEADER newspaper - the 1916 editions. A full year of the Limerick Leader, issue by issue
Here are some publications from the year prior to the 1916 Rising which give a sample of how nationalist feeling was expressing itself.
Secret History of the Irish Volunteers by The O'Rahilly
Souvenir of the funeral of O'Donovan Rossa
A significant event for nationalist feeling in Ireland was the funeral of the Fenian, O'Donovan Rossa, which took place in August 1915. Here we present the full souvenir booklet which was produced at the time of the funeral.
(published for the 50th anniversary commemoration in 1966)
Here we present 'The Spark' a nationalist journal published during the year running up to the 1916 Rebellion