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Anzac Digger & Irish Rebel – clash of national symbols

Irish rebels in Dublin 1916 Rising

Dublin 1916

 Anzac Digger & Irish Rebel: Base of Identity Series

 

Like the “Anzac legend”, the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin is symbolic of that country’s birth pangs into nationhood. The death of a Rebel represents the clash of potent national symbols, executed through the heroic figures of Anzac Digger and Irish Rebel, writes Raymond M Keogh. – click here for original article.