NEWS — 21 April 2014

Archive footage of the 1916 Rising has been released online by the British Pathé organization.

The material includes footage from the Rising and the immediate aftermath.

British Pathé has made its entire archive, which consists of 3,500 hours of coverage on 85,000 films, available on YouTube.

At the time of the Rising, Pathé’s silent newsreels were the only source of news and cameras captured the Easter Rising and the events surrounding it.

 

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