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1916 The Irish Rebellion

Narrated by actor Liam Neeson, the series 1916 THE IRISH REBELLION tells the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter of 1916, when a small group of poorly-armed Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire. Although defeated militarily, this small group of men and women would wring a moral victory from the jaws of defeat and would inspire countless freedom struggles throughout the world. The documentary-featuring a combination of rarely seen archival footage, new segments filmed on location worldwide, and interviews with leading international experts-also uncovers the untold story of the central . . .

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Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 - 9:00 PM    "Insurrection" The story of the Rising itself; the way in which the clandestine and separatist Irish Republican Brotherhood infiltrated the Irish Volunteer Movement; the attempt to secure assistance from Britain's enemy Germany; the arrest of Roger Casement and the botched gun-running off the coast of Ireland immediately before the Rising; the confusion surrounding the order and countermand for a call up of the Irish Volunteers on Easter Sunday; British Intelligence awareness of what was planned and an apparent lack of readiness to tackle what happened on Easter Monday. Part 2 of 3 G
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More 1916 The Irish Rebellion on PLUS (MT)
Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 - 9:00 PM "Insurrection" (PLUS)
Show is TVPG DVS Enabled
Monday, Feb 26, 2018 - 1:00 AM "Insurrection" (PLUS)
Show is TVPG DVS Enabled
Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 - 9:00 PM "When Myth and History Rhyme" (PLUS)
Show is TVPG DVS Enabled
Monday, Mar 5, 2018 - 1:00 AM "When Myth and History Rhyme" (PLUS)
Show is TVPG DVS Enabled
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