[WATCH] 8 Minutes Is All You Need To Know The 1916 Rising Facts

2016 marks the 100 year commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising – the major event in Irish History that led to Ireland becoming a free state. But the actual sequence of events of the rising can sometimes be confusing for kids (and adults even, if truth be told). Fear not – 8 Minutes is All You Need to Know the 1916 Rising Facts.

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With 2016 being the centenary celebrations of the historical 1916 Easter Rising, there is much talk of this major historical time, in schools and media across the nation. But how familiar are you with the sequence of events?

One man is trying to simplify the Rising for all, and has compressed the Easter Rising and events that led up to that into one clever 8 minute video, that kids and adults will enjoy.

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