1916 The Irish Rebellion is an initiative of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
WTTW Chicago is the proud presenter of 1916 The Irish Rebellion to public television stations across the United States.
The Irish government has made 1916 The Irish Rebellion a centerpiece of its commemoration of the 100th-year anniversary of the Rising.
When the feature-film version premiered in Dublin on March 16, 2016, it was carried live by satellite link to 24 Irish embassies and consulates worldwide in an effort to reach the 70 million people of the Irish Diaspora.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland, has spoken on the importance of the film, 1916 The Irish Rebellion.
Heather Humphreys, Ireland's Minister for Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, has thanked the University of Notre Dame "for embracing so wholeheartedly the spirit of the Ireland 2016 program," the Irish government's centenary celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising.