3 minutes | Apr 6th 2016

Voices of the Rising - Ep 14 They are dead, and heroes

This is the 14th episode in a series of audio stories from the Easter 1916 archives of the National Library of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. The stories are narrated by Katherine McSharry, Head of Outreach with the National Library of Ireland and Irish voice artist Niall O Sioradáin. In this episode, Katherine McSharry reads an extract from a letter written by Mary Shackleton, who was living in Ballsbridge in Dublin, at the time of the Easter Rising. She wrote this letter to a friend describing her reactions to the events of the week.
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