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Images of Ireland's 1916 Easter Uprising

The 1916 Easter Uprising - in which hundreds of people were killed or injured - was an armed rebellion by Republicans to end British rule.

Lasting six days, it went largely undocumented, due to the costly and cumbersome nature of photography at the time.

But a new exhibition in London aims to show how the then new medium played an important role in informing Ireland's national consciousness. It features rarely-seen photos and other images from long ago as the 1840s.

Curator Luke Dodd spoke to World Update's Dan Damon about some of the pictures in the exhibition.

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  • 16 Jan 2016
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