Footage of the 1916 Rising from the British Pathé Archive now available on YouTube

 

Last week, the British Pathé news archive, comprising of over 85,000 videos, was uploaded to its YouTube channel.  

Among the many gems in the archive, there are some scenes of Dublin in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising:

 

Read more about the “unprecedented release of vintage news reports” on the British Pathé blog.

Thanks also to Pat Carroll for pointing us to this Irish Examiner article (21 April 2014) by Blake Creedon which contains two more links to videos showing Liberty Hall in the aftermath of the Rising.  

Have you come across any other interesting 1916 related clips in this amazing archive? Let us know over on our forum, if you have!

 

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