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Platform One(a group who meet in Rua Red Arts Centre) have just produced ‘Reading The Lines,’ an anthology of poetry, in conjunction with ‘Live Encounters,’ an online poetry journal.
The journal is co-edited by Mark Ulyseas and myself and received funding support from South Dublin County Council’s Commemorations Fund.
It’s interesting to see the various resulting perspectives in this collection.
Some of the poems invoke the names of the signatories of the Proclamation; Mac Donagh, Pearse, Connolly.
Events are still taking place all over the country.
These range from theatrical performances, photography exhibitions, poetry readings, re-enactments, un-veilings, recitals.
Novelist Eileen Casey on Commemorative events, 1916 and the rural electrification scheme So far, commemorative events for 1916 have been many and varied.
Communities all over Ireland participated and continue to do so.
This naming also occurs in Yeats’ poem and is ritualistic, containing within it the seeds of a sacred act.
How the Rising affected children surfaces in some of the poems, poignantly conveyed by Susan Condon in ‘Sacrificial Lamb.’ One of the first casualties of the Rising was a child of tender age.