1916 Print Series - Éamonn Ceannt
Prints by David Rooney
Éamonn Ceannt (1881–1916), was born in Glenamaddy, Co. Galway, the son of an RIC man. He worked as a clerk in Dublin Corporation, and was a keen Gaelic Leaguer and a founder of the Dublin Pipers’ Club. He was one of the key planners of the Easter rising and signed the Proclamation of the Republic. During Easter week he commanded the 4th Dublin battalion of the Volunteers, and tenaciously held the South Dublin Union. He was executed 8 May 1916.
- The portrait is lithograph printed onto 500x 500mm (image area 280x270mm) cuts of uncoated Munken Lynx rough paper (170 g/m2), signed and numbered by David Rooney and limited to just 100 pressings.
- Prints conveniently fit Ikea ‘RIBBA’ frames.
Illustrator David Rooney’s artwork features in publications by The Folio Society, London, and in cultural centres such as the Titanic Experience, Belfast, King John’s Castle, Limerick; and the Stonehenge visitor centre.