1916 Rising footage released

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.

 

COMMENTS (0)

Sign in or create your account to join the discussion

Register now to keep updated with the latest Irish news

  • Email updates
  • Competitions and give aways
  • Full access to 28 years of archives

Sign up to our Newsletter to be in with a chance to win a snazzy iPad and for all the latest...

  • Email updates
  • Regular features
  • Competitions and give aways