- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, History (Adult Nonfiction)
This book is a selection of 40 articles from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography. The biographies selected compose an inclusively broad picture of the rising, representing the spectrum of personalities and perspectives that were involved in the event. This selection aims to give a balanced view of the rising. Each biography is illustrated with an original drawing by artist David Rooney.