Colm Tóibín: Telling the story of Easter 1916

Colm Tóibín talks about his history of the Easter 1916 rebellion, delivered as one of the LRB’s Winter Lectures in 2016. He discusses the way writing and history collided through the figures of Patrick Pearse, Thomas Clarke, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, Sean O'Casey and more.

You can watch Tóibín’s lecture here, and read it here.

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