Forward to Mike Donnell&;s poem/play, Roger Casement 1916
None of the leaders of 1916 have touched the Irish as much as has Casement. He dreamed of the destiny of Ireland. And he was hung for his dreams. When his body, or the remains and traces of his …
How Woodrow Wilson deceived Irish America over 1916, ignored Casement’s execution | IrishCentral.com
Recent protests shone a spotlight on President Woodrow Wilson’s prejudice towards African Americans. An examination of his papers also reveals a president who cared little about the Irish Question and a person who developed a distaste for the Irish in general at a critical time. Wilson served from 1913 to 1921.
Speech from the dock that inspired the world - the trial of Roger Casement
It will be one hundred years ago tomorrow since that Knight of the Realm and Irish Rebel Roger Casement walked into a London courtroom to face trial for treason. It would end predictably with a death sentence, but will be remembered too for a speech from the dock that would reverberate across the world.