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# 1916 - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

The East Link toll bridge is now officially named after a 1916 leader

It was named on the anniversary of Tom Clarke’s execution.

# 1916 - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The 15 Irish railway stations named after the executed 1916 leaders

Irish Rail is doing its bit to remember the Rising.

# 1916 - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

You can step into the Dublin of 1916 thanks to this new website

An interactive map lets people explore sites such as the GPO, Liberty Hall, St Stephen’s Green and Dublin Castle.

# 1916 - Monday 25 April, 2016

'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising

Hundreds of documents are being released to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.

Pat Kenny will helm jury to decide Pádraig Pearse's fate

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor will star as the 1916 rebel leader in an experimental TV3 programme.

# 1916 - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Easter Rising, Joshua Molloy’s release and new cycle lane proposals had people talking.

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began

Events were taking place around the country.

QUIZ: The hardest Easter Rising quiz you'll do for another 100 years

Have you been paying attention to the commemorations?

# 1916 - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction

A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration 1916 This post contains images

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration

The parade attracted a large crowd in Dublin’s city centre.

Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary Easter Rising This post contains videos

Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary

The GAA, Conradh na Gaeilge and the President will all be involved in events.

Clare stonemasons were commissioned to design this massive 1916 memorial in New York

The Suffolk County Easter Rising Committee in Long Island in New York State are impressively proud of their Irish heritage.

# 1916 - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Charity boss reckons he's still owed €48k for Easter Rising damage

He’s not entirely serious, mind… The events at ‘The Mendo’ in 1916 are depicted in a new play.

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.

# 1916 - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

# 1916 - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Model houses for forgotten 1916 civilian dead: 'It feels like he is finally getting a gravestone'

A new exhibition remembers the 262 citizens killed during the Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Glasnevin Cemetery to "review" omission of Irish language from famous Pádraig Pearse speech

Pearse’s oration at O’Donovan Rossa is an iconic part of Irish history.

# 1916 - Monday 4 April, 2016

These gold and silver coins with phrases from the Proclamation have been released today

The Central Bank also released 4.5 million commemorative €2 coins into general circulation earlier this year.

# 1916 - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Handcuffs used on Countess Markievicz to go under the hammer

The handcuffs will be sold later this month with an estimate of €5,000 to €8,000.

# 1916 - Saturday 2 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over – 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# 1916 - Friday 1 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# 1916 - Thursday 31 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

From The Daily Edge This Foil Arms & Hog skit brilliantly parodies RTÉ’s coverage of the 1916 centenary Doomdaaa

This Foil Arms & Hog skit brilliantly parodies RTÉ’s coverage of the 1916 centenary

“He was a volunteer… In the charity shop.”

# 1916 - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent

Sarah Connolly, a relative of 1916 leader James Connolly, said she was confronted at a state reception to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Half a million people watched Centenary last night

Several other programmes about the Rising also had people tuning in.

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# 1916 - Monday 28 March, 2016

Costumes, duck parades and a lively céilí as the capital is taken over once more

Crowds descended on the city today to honour the sacrifices made by Irish men and women 100 years ago – and to enjoy the freedom they fought for.

In pictures: the Easter Monday celebration of the 1916 centenary

There was a LOT going on in Dublin and around Ireland today.

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen’s Green

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising which began on Easter Monday one hundred years ago.

‘Shame on you’: Save Moore Street protesters heckle wreath-laying ceremony

The group was angered by a decision to have Minister Heather Humphreys lay the wreath.

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From The Daily Edge A Cork artist is drawing the leaders of the 1916 Rising, comic book-style Will Sliney

A Cork artist is drawing the leaders of the 1916 Rising, comic book-style

Will Sliney draws for Marvel Comics, but he’s turned his attention to a different kind of superhero.

From The Daily Edge People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday 1916 Centenary

People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday

Twitter was ablaze after this officer was spotted on his phone at the 1916 commemorations.

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

# 1916 - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916

As it was 100 years ago, the GPO was at the heart of the action.

This Irish rebel smuggled bomb detonators under her coat and often dressed as a boy

Margaret Skinnider played a play a key role in the struggle for independence in 1916.

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising In Ruins This post contains videos

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising

Archive footage shows a barely recognisable city in the weeks after the violence.

AS IT HAPPENED: Remembering the Easter 1916 Rising

The flags, the colour and the pride – follow everything that’s going on here.

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