An excellent new book written by Mary McAuliffe and Liz Gillis (We Were There – 77 Women of the Easter RIsing) tells the story of the 77 women who were gathered up from the various garrisons in the city in the aftermath of the Easter Rising and incarcerated in the Richmond Barracks.

This books analyses their lives and backgrounds and makes a significant  contribution to the historiography of the period.

We Were There - 77 Women of the Easter RIsing