1916: Portraits and Lives

Published by the Royal Irish Academy with support from the OPW.


To mark the upcoming centenary, 42 portraits were commissioned by the Royal Irish Academy to illustrate a volume of biographies of leading and lesser known figures from the 1916 Rising.

The original artworks have been acquired by the state and will be exhibited in the new Kilmainham Museum.

editors - Lawrence William White and James Quinn

managing editor Ruth Hegarty

designer Fidelma Slattery