1916 Story

The Mendicity Institution played a key role in the early days of Easter Rising, 1916.

‘At the Mendicity Institution’
A dramatic reconstruction of events in and around the Mendicity in 1916, by Desmond Ryan.
Extract from his book ‘The Rising’ first published in 1949.

1916 Timeline
Events around the city in Easter Week

A History of the Institution
The Mendicity Institution has a long history of caring for the city’s poor and its work continues to this day.