Proclaiming A Republic: The 1916 Rising

Proclaiming a Republic:The 1916 Rising examines the events of Easter Week in detail through key documents and artefacts relating to the Rising, such as the Proclamation of the Republic, Pearse’s bulletins issued from the GPO and his surrender order. The exhibition provides the historic context for the Rising and examines the events through the eyes of civilians as well as those of the leaders, and explores the aftermath of the Rising, its impact and legacy.

Primary School Curriculum Links

SESE History

  • Politics, conflict and society
  • Language and culture in late 19th and early 20th-Century Ireland
  • Eras of change and conflict
  • Changing roles of women in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • 1916 and the foundation of the state
  • Working as an Historian

Proclaiming A Republic: The 1916 Rising teachers information sheet for Primary Schools

Proclaiming A Republic: The 1916 Rising images for Primary Schools

Please Note: Guided and self-guided group visits to the new exhibition Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising are now booked up to June 2016. If you wish to explore 1916 at the Museum, you could visit Soldiers and Chiefs, Asgard and Recovered Voices: The Stories of Irish at War, 1914-1915.