Here are some resources to gain an understanding of and background information for The Guns of Easter by Gerard Whelan.
This Presentation is a short history of the I916 Rising, the time the novel is set.
The following slideshow from Twinkl gives an outline of the 1916 Rising.
- There are many more 1916 Rising resources on Twinkl. Use the codeIRLTWINKLHELPS for free access.
- Watch the following videos to discover more about the background and history of the 1916 Easter Rebellion
- There are many more historical videos available from the Irish Times website.
- Take a 1916 Rising tour at https://dublinrising.withgoogle.com/welcome/ This is an excellent resources, full of photos and information. Don’t forget to click on the icons to explore all the streets.