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# 1916 - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising

It’s part of an exhibition by the National Library of Ireland.

# 1916 - Saturday 6 February, 2016

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916

Artist Fergal McCarthy’s work is on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

# 1916 - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Dev’s grandson says RTÉ’s portrayal of him in Rebellion was ‘an embarrassment’

Éamon Ó Cuív says it was “entirely false”.

# 1916 - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Finally, 9 important answers to ‘Was it for this?’ With O'leary

Finally, 9 important answers to ‘Was it for this?’

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

# 1916 - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Schoolkids from Cork just made ‘Lego 1916 The Movie’ and it’s totally amazing Hold Positions

# 1916 - Monday 25 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Irish Republican memes are taking over the internet Republicanism And Chill

Irish Republican memes are taking over the internet

The Rising centenary gets its own jokes.

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse ‘signed the death warrants’ of 1916’s leaders?

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

Do you know this man? Call for public’s help in identifying 1916 witness

The man was nearly shot in the head during the 1916 Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916

It will be the first time Ireland has introduced a personalised €2 coin.

# 1916 - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Gerry Adams is hopeful he’ll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary

Sinn Féin has launched its policy for older people, but not everyone is impressed.

# 1916 - Monday 18 January, 2016

The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion’s writers were absolutely right about that

The Irish language version didn’t come until a few years later.

Bullets and burns were flying in last night’s action-packed episode of Rebellion

It’s day three of the uprising and the gloves are off.

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary

The Sinn Féin leader will deliver a keynote speech on live TV at the conclusion of the party’s Ard Fheis.

# 1916 - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Rebellion’s Finnish director on criticism of the drama, and his bid to demystify 1916…

His military background informed Aku Louhimies’ approach to the 1916 drama, he tells TheJournal.ie.

# 1916 - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz’s home

The Na Fianna Éireann banner has been in a collection at the British Imperial War Museum since 1936.

# 1916 - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From Business ETC Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising…and it’s wonderful Streets Of Dublin

Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising…and it’s wonderful

The impressive interactive website was launched this evening.

# 1916 - Monday 11 January, 2016

Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising?

The incident was a central part of last night’s episode of Rebellion.

‘I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they’re gone’

The ultimate question in all of this is, ‘what we value more as a society’. We can always build more shopping centres or hotels in different city centre sites, but we can never rebuild our history once destroyed, writes Sean Fox.

Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation?

What do you make of it?

# 1916 - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin’s GPO during the Easter Rising…

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

# 1916 - Friday 8 January, 2016

“We want the Republic”: Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters

A crowd of around 200 people were addressed by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and other politicians.

# 1916 - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

A man has put a flag on the top of the roof of one of the terraced properties.

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916

“A city spruces up to celebrate a centenary.”

# 1916 - Monday 4 January, 2016

Why were the 1916 leaders cast as background characters in Rebellion? The drama’s writer explains

The focus on bit-players means the viewer has to guess the fate of the drama’s protagonists, Colin Teevan explained.

# 1916 - Sunday 3 January, 2016

What’s up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ’s new 1916 drama?

And is it historically accurate?

Joe Duffy’s book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list

Second on the list was Jim McGuinness’s memoir.

# 1916 - Friday 1 January, 2016

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?

The events kick off today with a flag-raising in Dublin Castle.

# 1916 - Thursday 24 December, 2015

‘It’s more about life than death’ – Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery A Living History This post contains images

‘It’s more about life than death’ – Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery

Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.

# 1916 - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits’ 1916 documentary Rubberbandits

# 1916 - Sunday 20 December, 2015

The Cork sisters who ran an IRA headquarters from their little shop

Sheila and Nora Wallace were of “tremendous value” in the fight for Irish independence.

# 1916 - Friday 18 December, 2015

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

The former taoiseach said we shouldn’t glorify the Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter

They say it will help in rejuvenation.

# 1916 - Sunday 13 December, 2015

1916 signatory tells wife she’ll be a “widow before these lines reach you” in letters released online

The letters Éamonn Ceannt wrote to his wife show a very loving side to his character, describing her as his “sweetheart of the hawthorn hedges”.

# 1916 - Friday 11 December, 2015

How Michael D Higgins’s father fought for Irish independence

New documents offer a fascinating insight into the family’s history.

# 1916 - Sunday 29 November, 2015

40 children were killed in the 1916 Rising but they are barely mentioned in our history

Joe Duffy says there was “little if any mention” of the children who died in the history books.

# 1916 - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

The 2016 ministers look surprisingly happy about their visit to a graffiti-filled room

Work is finally under way at the 1916 Moore Street centre – but it won’t be ready in time for next Easter.

# 1916 - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

There’s a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren’t happy about it Choclomation This post contains a poll

There’s a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren’t happy about it

The bar wrapper shows that heads of the 1916 leaders as well as the Proclamation.

# 1916 - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Did you help restore Kilmainham Gaol? Ireland wants to thank you

The restoration work done in the 1960s saved the building from ruins.

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