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1916

# 1916 - Yesterday’s News

NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans

It was announced last year that the four houses at 14 to 17 Moore Street are to be converted into a commemorative centre at the national monument.

# 1916 - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?

Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.

# 1916 - Friday 18 April, 2014

VIDEO: Do you recognise this ‘Irish town’?

A puzzle from the 1920s.

# 1916 - Sunday 13 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

# 1916 - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations

Meanwhile, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that commemorating all events from the period around 1916 needs to be considered by both governments.

# 1916 - Monday 27 January, 2014

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary

Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.

# 1916 - Saturday 25 January, 2014

The story behind a Dublin chorus girl’s British Military Medal

Louisa Nolan’s acts even made headlines in the US.

# 1916 - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Column: Nordic Rebels – The Swede and Finn who fought in the GPO, 1916

The story of the two Nordic recruits to the cause of the Irish Republic remains one of the most remarkable of Easter Week, writes Damian Shiels.

# 1916 - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Pictures: Founding of Irish Volunteers marked at Garden of Remembrance 100 Years This post contains images

Pictures: Founding of Irish Volunteers marked at Garden of Remembrance

‘Óglaigh na hÉireann’ were officially launched with a rally at the Rotunda in November 1913.

# 1916 - Monday 30 September, 2013

Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial

232 people were buried in a mass grave after the Easter Rising, now a chapel is being planned for that site.

# 1916 - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Commemorative centre to be built at 14 – 17 Moore Street

It was announced today that structures from 1916 won’t be demolished on the historic Moore Street.

# 1916 - Friday 5 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Have you heard about that Constant Markievicz lad? Constance Markievicz

Have you heard about that Constant Markievicz lad?

He gave up his life for us…

# 1916 - Monday 1 April, 2013

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn

During the Easter Rising 1916, a small force of men and women fought against British soldiers from their posts in St Stephen’s Green and City Hall. In his new book, Paul O’Brien recounts their tragic and noble struggle to protect the newly proclaimed Irish Republic.

# 1916 - Sunday 10 February, 2013

1916 Rising conference to take place in Dublin

The conference will examine the visual elements of the Easter Rising – from flags to national symbols – and examine identity and memory.

# 1916 - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Members of public invited to have their say on future of 1916 buildings

The final decision will be “hugely influenced by what the people want to see on Moore Street”.

# 1916 - Friday 21 December, 2012

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement’s incarceration

Materials include portraits, documents relating to the degradation of his knighthood and touching letters to his family in the final days before his execution.

# 1916 - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Extract: ‘Mr de Valera’s conviction that Hitler would win the war was stupid’

David Gray, the US Amabassador to Ireland in 1940, reveals just what he thought of Dev, the 1916 leaders and why he thought Ireland was in collusion with the Nazis.

# 1916 - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Deenihan to undertake assessment of Moore Street 1916 site

Proposed plans for a shopping mall that would include a commemorative centre cannot go ahead without ministerial consent.

# 1916 - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets 1916 Rising This post contains images

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets

From bullet holes in masonry to trenches in St Stephen’s Green, we take a look at the physical remnants of the 1916 Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ

Sinn Féin is bringing a private members’ motion calling for the protection and full preservation of the Moore Street site.

# 1916 - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Patriotic Pic of the Day

No comment….

# 1916 - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Swab used to clean Collins’ corpse ‘withdrawn from auction’

The owner of a swab used to clean the corpse of rebel leader Michael Collins has reportedly withdrawn it from an auction.

# 1916 - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale

A lock of Michael Collins’ hair is withdrawn from sale after members of his family say they believed the auction was inappropriate.

# 1916 - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Six arrested after Real IRA threats at 1916 commemoration

Members of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement gathered to recall the 1916 Easter Rising in Derry yesterday.

# 1916 - Monday 9 April, 2012

Lock of Michael Collins’ hair to be auctioned

The lock of hair is amongst a range of items of historical value being auctioned off in Dublin this month. Other items include newspapers, pistols and photographs.

# 1916 - Sunday 8 April, 2012

In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising 1916 This post contains images

In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising

The Taoiseach and the President were amongst those at the event outside the GPO in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

President and Taoiseach to attend ceremony marking 1916 Rising

A ceremony will take place outside the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin later today.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# 1916 - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations

An advisory group made up of eleven academics has been put together ahead of events to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Caption competition: War is over? Caption Competition

Caption competition: War is over?

Blessed were the peacemakers at the 1916 Rising commemoration today…

# 1916 - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising Easter Rising This post contains images

Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny and president Mary McAleese took part in the ceremony to mark the 95th anniversary of the Easter Rising on Dublin’s O’Connell Street earlier today.