.more than 400 people were killed in the Easter rising
.50,000 rifles and
il. three million rounds of ammunition in Co Antrim and Co Down.
.In response to this, on July 26, the Irish Volunteers landed 900 German Mauser rifles and 29,000 rounds of ammunition from the Asgard into Howth, Co Dublin
. Thomas MacDonagh, joined in early April.
.After the outbreak of first World War in August 1914, facts and witness testimony record there was passionate nationalist momentum behind plans for insurrection
6 Fiachra - Mr. Neary