Joe Duffy’s Children Of The Rising

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Conor speaks with JOE DUFFY, RTE broadcaster and author of the book “Children of the Rising”.

He talks about the theme of the book, what he discovered when researching the theme, some of the bits and pieces that the children collected before the rising, how the idea of the book started and how his research developed with helps from the relatives of the children and how some of the children lived around the time of the rising.

He also talks about how important Dublin is to Ireland’s formation and how he launched his book in the GPO.

Duration: 13'24" DATE: October 29, 2015
Interviewer:Conor Doyle
Producer:Conor Doyle
Interviewee:Joe Duffy
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:Children Of The Rising, Irish History, GPO, 1916 Rising, Dublin, Joe Duffy,
LocationDublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20151029_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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