Photo exhibition to show impact of 1916 Rising on Dublin

A new exhibition from the National Photographic Archive will give people a taste of what Dublin suffered during the Rising.

As part of the 1916 commemorations, the group launching an exhibition of photographs made in the wake of the Easter revolution later today.

The exhibition includes audio recordings detailing the events and aftermath of the six days of conflict.

Curator of the exhibition Sara Smyth said it is a good starting point for people to learn more about the 1916 Rising.

"It will give you a sense of the different groups who were involved in the build-up to the Rising, and also then to the absolute devastation that parts of the city centre saw," she said.

"You can get a sense of what people were actually experiencing while looking at the photographs of the aftermath of the Rising."

 

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