A look back at what was happening 100 years in Ireland when the events of 1916 changed the country for ever.

"1916 was a tumultuous year in Ireland's history, with the country in a process of change that permanently altered its political and social landscape. Many believed that World War One would be over by Christmas 1914, but by 1916 it was still raging.

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Resentment towards British rule was growing in Ireland, with rebels plotting an independent Irish Republic. The events of this year not only affected those involved in the fighting, but touched the lives of ordinary people on the island."

From the BBC