Between May 3 and 14 1916, 15 Easter Rising leaders were court-martialed by the British Army and convicted. On this day, May 3, Thomas Clarke, once a resident of Brooklyn, New York, faced his execution.
Welcome to October’s pick for the IrishCentral Monthly Book Club! Each month we will pick a new Irish book or a great book from an Irish author and celebrate the amazing ability of the Irish to tell a good story.
Following the lead of successful Irish movies Lenny Abrahamson’s “Room,” John Crowley’s “Brooklyn” and Nora Twomey’s “The Breadwinner,” the Irish Great Hunger epic will receive its first showing in North America on Tuesday, September 11.