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These Kerry primary school pupils acted out the Rising for a very cute short film

Tiny James Plunkett!

NEED A REFRESHER on the events of the Rising before the centenary rolls around later this month? These kids from Kerry have you sorted.

proclamation Source: YouTube

Fifth Class pupils at Moyderwell Mercy Primary School in Tralee have distilled all you need to know about the Rising into a seven-minute short film.

They Fought For Freedom was shot with the help of Múinteoir Eoin (Go on Múinteoir Eoin!) and spans Roger Casement’s arrest…

rogercasement Source: YouTube

…to the reading of the Proclamation on the steps of the GPO…

gpo Source: YouTube

…to Pearse’s surrender.

pearse Source: YouTube

Watch the full film below – it’s admirably acted for a group of 10 and 11-year-olds. Watch your back, DiCaprio.

Bualadh bos for Múinteoir Eoin!

Source: Moyderwell Primary/YouTube

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