1916 THE IRISH REBELLION

Insurrection

Season 1, Episode 2 of 3

The story of the Rising itself; the way in which the clandestine and separatist Irish Republican Brotherhood infiltrated the Irish Volunteer Movement; the attempt to secure assistance from Britain's enemy Germany; the arrest of Roger Casement and the botched gun-running off the coast of Ireland immediately before the Rising; the confusion surrounding the order and countermand for a call up of the Irish Volunteers on Easter Sunday; British Intelligence awareness of what was planned and an apparent lack of readiness to tackle what happened on Easter Monday.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
3/31/2016
8 p.m.
4/1/2016
2 a.m.
4/3/2016
4 p.m.
4/4/2016
3 a.m.
4/7/2016
2 p.m.
3/21/2017
3 p.m.
3/13/2018
1 p.m.
3/17/2018
3 p.m.
3/17/2019
2 p.m.
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