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During the Irish Revolution, the nationalist activism of adolescents was often channelled through the conduit of uniformed youth groups such as Na Fianna Éireann, the Clan na Gael Girl Scouts and the Scout Corps of the Irish Citizen Army. In this podcast Marnie Hay provides an introduction to these youth groups and highlights some examples of the potentially perilous activities undertaken by adolescents during the years 1916-23 and the serious consequences these teenage activists faced.