School Resource Packs: Cork 1912-1918

Resource Pack 6: 1916 Rising In Cork

9 Cork City & County Archives: Through War and Rebellion: Cork 1912-1918


National Archives of Ireland Bureau of Military History Denis Lordan Witness Statement 018

Detailed account of the events of Easter Sunday in Cork

National Archives of Ireland Bureau of Military History Riobárd Langford

Detailed account of the events of Easter Week in Cork and gives a different perspective on how many arms were actually handed in.

RTE Townland Series: Why the guns remained silent in rebel cork?

Part 1

Part 2

This deals with the build up to the events described in the letter and touches on the agreement to hand in the arms.

Diocese of Cork & Ross Most Rev. Daniel Cohalan Obituary

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cork official history of Bishop Cohalan The History of Cork: The burning of Cork

Deals with the events surrounding the burning of Cork

Trove Digitised Newspapers Australia

Excommunication for all ambushers

Cohalan’s response to the KIlmichael Ambush where sixteen British Auxiliary Police were wiped out by the 3 rd West Cork Brigade on 28 th November 1920.

Kildare Online Electronic History Journal :


Maynooth Eprints: Irish Theological Quarterly: Bishop Daniel Cohalan of Cork on Republican Resistance and Hunger Strikes

Very detailed analysis of Bishop Cohalan’s view on these issues suitable for Senior Cycle

Cork Past and Present: The murder of Lord Mayor Tomás MacCurtain

The Death of Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney

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