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# centenary - Monday 30 April, 2018

From The42 Wexford will wear this special commemorative jersey for their Leinster SFC opener The Model County

Wexford will wear this special commemorative jersey for their Leinster SFC opener

It’s 100 years since the Model County won four successive All-Ireland titles.

# centenary - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

# centenary - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918

This week we brought you the story of Ireland 100 years ago.

# centenary - Friday 9 February, 2018

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison

In our final piece marking the centenary of the women’s vote in 1918, we take a look at items in the archive related to Countess Markievicz.

# centenary - Thursday 8 February, 2018

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago

It was written by Rosamond Jacob, a feminist and suffragist.

# centenary - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

# centenary - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# centenary - Monday 5 February, 2018

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

# centenary - Monday 1 January, 2018

UK government will commemorate the election of republican Countess Markievicz next December

Constance Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the 1916 Rising, but her life was spared because she was a woman.

# centenary - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'The whole street is dying' - Moore Street traders feel they're being wiped out Moore Street This post contains videos

'The whole street is dying' - Moore Street traders feel they're being wiped out

Marie Cullen has been working beneath scaffolding on Moore Street for the past year.

# centenary - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Poll: Have you ever read a book by James Joyce? Centenary This post contains a poll

# centenary - Monday 26 December, 2016

From The42 Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb Feature

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

# centenary - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester

In a wide-ranging interview with, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# centenary - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

# centenary - Friday 1 July, 2016

President Higgins joins British royals to mark Battle of the Somme centenary

Today marks 100 years since the start of the four-and-a-half month battle which left over one million dead or injured.

# centenary - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...

The 7th annual ‘Street Feast’ takes place tomorrow.

# centenary - 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.

# centenary - 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.

# centenary - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary

The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.

# centenary - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Centenary, which gathered together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians and performers, gave everyone goosebumps.

# centenary - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916 Ah Bless This post contains videos

# centenary - Saturday 26 March, 2016

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

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?

The next three days will see celebrations in Dublin and across the country in commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising.

# centenary - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week That's The Spirit

# centenary - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon

The Archdiocese said parishes in the city centre were told there will be no ready access to their churches on the day.

# centenary - 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.

# centenary - Sunday 18 October, 2015

WWI nurse executed by firing squad helped two Irish soldiers escape their German captors

This month marks the centenary commemoration of brave and inspirational nurse Edith Cavell who was shot by firing squad.

# centenary - Saturday 22 August, 2015

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

# centenary - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

# centenary - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

# centenary - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Joe Duffy is writing a book

The radio host will release the book in illustrated hardback in October.

# centenary - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...

This comes after Irish publicans held a meeting with Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

# centenary - Friday 12 December, 2014

1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost

The money is going to the Arts Council.

# centenary - Sunday 12 October, 2014

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

# centenary - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

# centenary - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# centenary - Monday 4 August, 2014

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

The heads of state of 15 other nations will be in attendance.

# centenary - Thursday 31 July, 2014

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

# centenary - Monday 28 July, 2014

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.

# centenary - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises "determining moment" in Ireland's history

Events were held in Dublin to mark the centenary of the landing of the Asgard at Howth with weapons for the Irish volunteers.

# centenary - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration

The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.

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