The focus of this book is the views of the Rising in the environs of Cabra and Phibsboro by some of those who took part. We are proud to recall their words and deeds. We owe them our liberty.
' The Republic guarantees religious and civil liberty, equal rights and equal opportunities to all its citizens, and declares its resolve to pursue the happiness and prosperity of the whole nation and of all its parts, cherishing all of the children of the nation equally.'
-Proclamation of the Irish Republic, 1916