1916 Commemoration

The Limerick City & County Library 2016 Commemoration Programme will remember and honour those who took part in the 1916 Rising, will reflect on the legacy of that period and will look towards our future.

  1916 Centenary Programme


THE LIMERICK LEADER newspaper - the 1916 editions. A full year of the Limerick Leader, issue by issue


Here are some publications from the year prior to the 1916 Rising which give a sample of how nationalist feeling was expressing itself.

Secret History of the Irish Volunteers by The O'Rahilly


Souvenir of the funeral of O'Donovan Rossa

A significant event for nationalist feeling in Ireland was the funeral of the Fenian, O'Donovan Rossa, which took place in August 1915. Here we present the full souvenir booklet which was produced at the time of the funeral.

cover of book


Cuimhníonn Luimneach 

(published for the 50th anniversary commemoration in 1966)



The Spark

Here we present 'The Spark' a nationalist journal published during the year running up to the 1916 Rebellion

Last update:22/02/2017