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The vivid faces of Ireland’s revolutionary generation

Professor Roy Foster FBA, author of ‘Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923’, was interviewed by Professor Richard English FBA, to discuss the hopes and expectations of Ireland's revolutionary generation - as we approach the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising.

• Roy Foster with Richard English

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 27 (February 2016).

(This article is an edited version of the conversation. Listen to a longer version, including a discussion of how the 1916 centenary will be marked in Ireland.)