This Wonderful Video Explains The Easter Rising In 8 Minutes

Essential viewing.

The upcoming 1916 centenary celebrations seem to be getting mentioned everywhere at the moment. Between brands hopping on board, brilliant historic TV shows, through to politicians constantly referencing it, this is clearly going to be a major event. 

Despite all that, however, many people only know the bare minimum about our history. This wonderfully concise video explains everything you need to know within 8 minutes... 

Forget trawling through books for days, and instead watch this - it'll give you all the info you need.

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