Eyewitness to 1916: Young Irish female fighter in the GPO tells her story

January 25, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

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American journalist and poet Joyce Kilmer wrote two major articles for The New York Times Magazine about the 1916 Easter Rising. The one here, published on August 20, 1916, was surreptitiously sent to Ireland and reprinted in newspapers there against the directive of the censor’s office established by the British government after the rebellion.