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Launch of new UCD online exhibition: ‘”The finest men alive”: Documents of imprisonment & protest, 1916-17’

 

On Thursday 29 June 2017 UCD launched a new online exhibition on the experience of republican prisoners after the Easter Rising. The exhibition, entitled, ‘”The finest men alive”: Documents of imprisonment & protest, 1916-17’, was launched in Richmond Barracks and is hosted by Google Arts & Culture. Developed by UCD Archives and funded by the Irish Research Council, this online exhibition contains a wide range of documents written by prisoners detained in Ireland and Britain in 1916-17.

Project historian Brian Hanley discusses the project in detail below, and explore ‘”The finest men alive'”here.


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