Pearse and Sons, 27 Great Brunswick St (now Pearse St). OPW.
The Pearse family c.1887. William stands beside his father, Mary Brigid sits on her mother’s knee, while Margaret sits to their left. Patrick is standing on the ground. OPW.
A Gaelic League aeraiocht (an outdoor festival of music, dance, and recitation) in Rosmuc, Co. Galway, c.1905. Pearse is standing to the front wearing a grey hat and a long black overcoat. OPW.
Pearse in his barrister’s robes c.1901. OPW
Miss Margaret Pearse standing on the steps of St. Enda’s. OPW.
Mary Brigid Pearse, c.1940s. OPW.
Group of Intermediate Certificate students, Westland Row CBS, 1893. Pearse is seated on the extreme right. OPW.
Annual prize-giving day, with Pearse seated towards the right and Douglas Hyde seated, in profile, wearing a cloth cap. OPW.
The House. OPW.
Con Colbert, later to be executed for his part in the 1916 Rising, supervising a class at drill in the school gymnasium, c.1910. OPW.
Desmond Carney as Giolla na Naomh in An Ri by Patrick Pearse, June 1912. OPW.
Frank Dowling in his costume for a production of The Boy Deeds of Cuchulainn by Patrick Pearse, June 1909. OPW.
Hurling Team 1909-10. OPW.
Junior Football Team 1909-10. OPW.
Micheál Mac Ruaidhrí, native Irish-speaking gardener at St. Enda’s, supervising a gardening class at Cullenswood House, c.1910. OPW.
Pearse in his headmaster’s robes. OPW.
School photo, Cullenswood House, May 1909. OPW.
St Enda’s pupils 1912. Back row: Joseph Sweeney, Peter Butler, A. Geary. Front row: Eunan McGinley, Callaghan. OPW.
The Boys’ Bathing Pool. OPW.
William Pearse, centre, and some St Enda’s pupils performing Fionn, A Dramatic Spectacle in the school grounds. OPW.
Eamon Bulfin as Cairbre in The Coming of Fionn by Standish O’Grady. Bulfin went on to fight in the 1916 Rising. OPW.
Miss Margaret Pearse and a group of St Enda’s boys at the Grotto in Inchicore. OPW.
Patrick and William Pearse deep in conversation at a St Enda’s event in 1914. The school was under considerable financial strain at this time. OPW.
The Study Hall. OPW.
A scene from the St Enda’s 1909 production of Douglas Hyde’s play, An Naomh ar Iarraidh. OPW.
4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade. Winners of Trophy at St. Enda’s Rathfarnham, 5th September, 1915. Photo taken at the Kimmage Drill Hall, 12-09-1915. Back row: Sean Tracy, Paudge O’Broin, Gabriel Murray, Brian McCormack, Sean O’Broin, Henry Murray (adjutant). Front row: Gerald Murray,Fred Schweppe, Pat Mason, Edward McNamara, Louis McDermott, Dennis Dunne. OPW.
A group of ex-pupils in Irish Volunteer uniforms at St Enda’s on Easter Sunday 1916. Standing, back row: Eamonn Bulfin, Conor McGinley, Desmond Ryan, Fintan Murphy and Peter Slattery. Front row, kneeling: Brian Joyce, Frank Burke, Eunan McGinley and Joseph Sweeney. OPW.
The General Post Office, Headquarters of the 1916 Rising. OPW.
Mrs. Pearse in San Francisco, 1924. OPW.
This photo was taken at the front steps of St. Enda’s in 1967. The men stand consciously in the same order as they did for the photo taken in 1916. Two members of the original group, Peter Slattery and Eunan McGinley, had died in the meantime and gaps are left where they had stood in the earlier photo. OPW.
Pearse addresses a crowd at Dolphin’s Barn on 30 July 1915. OPW.
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