Drawing on a huge range of previously unpublished material, The Abbey Rebels of 1916 explores the experiences, hopes and dreams of seven Abbey rebels to provide a compelling and fresh account of a seminal moment of Ireland's twentieth century.
Fearghal McGarry is Reader in Irish History at Queen's University Belfast. He has written widely on Irish history. His books include The Rising. Ireland: Easter 1916, Eoin O'Duffy: A Self-Made Hero and Rebels: Voices from the Easter Rising, which has been adapted for the stage by Jimmy Murphy for the Abbey Theatre. He has worked extensively on the revolutionary period and is a contributor to a number of 1916 centenary projects, including An Post's GPO Witness History Interpretive Exhibition Centre.