Read an exclusive extract from The 1916 Irish Rebellion, published by Cork University Press as the companion book to the documentary series which airs February 10 on RTÉ.
1916: The Irish Rebellion is the best film yet in this media-intensive year of commemorative events.
Google is bringing 1916 to life by offering a virtual tour of the key sites, streets and events of the Rising.
More than 250,000 relatives and researchers have read military pensions and other files of participants in the Irish revolution since they were placed online.
Children will collect stories about local customs and history in a digital-age repeat of a 1930s folklore project as part of the 1916 centenary schools programme.