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#glasnevin cemetery

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 13 April, 2018

This is the view from O'Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery, reopened after almost 50 years

It has been reopened to the public after almost 50 years.

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed

The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery

The event was marked by the laying of wreaths at the France-Ireland memorial and Cross of Sacrifice.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'The most harrowing work I've had to do': The Irish priest among the liberators at Bergen-Belsen

The concentration camp was liberated on this day in 1945.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery

A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'

John Moore told Gardaí “I had a hammer” after his arrest at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour

Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 23 September, 2016

9 spontaneous day trips around Dublin to take this weekend

These are not your usual tourist traps – these are hidden gems for Dubliners in the know.

# glasnevin-cemetery - 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.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Monday 13 June, 2016

Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide

We look at the events celebrating James Joyce’s Ulysses, running from today until Thursday.

# glasnevin-cemetery - 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.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 2 April, 2016

# glasnevin-cemetery - 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.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 14 November, 2015

'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'

“Down through the years I’ve seen some really tragic cases … It can be hard.”

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die Diggin

11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die

So much history, all around us.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

John Kennedy married his fiancé during a break in fighting but was killed later that day.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Monday 15 December, 2014

Is one of your relatives in this historic photo?

It’s the scene moments before the graveside oration at the burial of Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Visitors flock to Glasnevin Cemetery thanks to moving documentary

The cemetery is the last resting place of the likes of Michael Collins, as well as over 1.5 million other people.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge One Million Dubliners got such an emotional response, it's still trending on Twitter this morning Glasnevin

One Million Dubliners got such an emotional response, it's still trending on Twitter this morning

There was an overwhelming response to the story of Glasnevin Cemetery and Shane MacThomais.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered' Ceremony This post contains images

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 3 October, 2014

One Million Dubliners: 'Everyone has someone buried in Glasnevin'

New Irish doc finds there is a whole lot of life in the country’s most famous burial place.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans Friends In No Places

10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans

Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts Treasure Hunt This post contains images

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts

The cemetery is running a free Antiques Roadshow style event this weekend.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Heard of Josie MacAvin? She's Ireland's only Emmy AND Oscar winner

A movie-themed tour is being launched at Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum in honour of MacAvin.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books

Following the untimely passing of the Glasnevin Cemetery historian Shane MacThomais, his friend and fellow historian Donal Fallon remembers a man who was “beloved of Dubliners of all classes and professions”.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 21 March, 2014

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies RIP This post contains videos

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day Museum Selfies

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day

Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Do you know who Alicia Brady was?

Or why she is being honoured today in Glasnevin Cemetery?

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt Exclusive

Planning permission secured to rebuild structure, 40 years after loyalists blew up original wooden stairs which led to top windows.

# glasnevin-cemetery - 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.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial 1916 Easter Rising This post contains images

Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial

HRH Prince Edward, who is the President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, visited Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway

Flowers were laid at the graves and tributes to the women were read out by representatives from various groups.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 12 August, 2012

What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks? Michael Collins This post contains videos

What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks?

Historian’s presentation at Glasnevin Cemetery will question how the former Minister for Finance might view the current state of affairs.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 2 August, 2012

"But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin

Pádraig Pearse speech at O’Donovan Rossa’s graveside ended: “Ireland unfree shall never be at peace.”

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service

Alone will celebrate the anniversary at Glasnevin Cemetery, honouring volunteers who have been with the charity in excess of three decades.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 22 June, 2012

Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery

Bill Clinton took in some bookshops in Cork today, while Yoko Ono visit Daniel O’Connell’s crypt.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots... Halloween This post contains videos This post contains images

Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots...

Wondering how to frighten the living daylights out of yourself for the rest of the weekend? Check out these scary tours and spooky spots.