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# 1916-rising - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort
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# OPW

'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort

Sep 21st 2019, 8:00 PM 26,100 Views 19 Comments

We toured what was once a British ammunitions store, and which since the 1980s has fallen into disrepair.

# 1916-rising - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US
# Washington
# Washington

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US

Sep 19th 2019, 9:04 AM 13,707 Views 13 Comments

The plaque was a gift from President Michael D Higgins on behalf of the people of Ireland.

# 1916-rising - Friday 16 August, 2019

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections
# Witness History
# Witness History

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections

Aug 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,944 Views 21 Comments

An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.

# 1916-rising - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Quiz: How much do you know about the 1916 Rising?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the 1916 Rising?

Apr 21st 2019, 9:00 PM 51,443 Views 28 Comments

Commemorations took place at the GPO and around the country today.

Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office
# 1916
# 1916

Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office

Updated Apr 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 22,986 Views 27 Comments

Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.

# 1916-rising - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'They were just ordinary people': Descendants of 1916 volunteers take us to where their ancestors fought
# Freedom Fighters
# Freedom Fighters

'They were just ordinary people': Descendants of 1916 volunteers take us to where their ancestors fought

Apr 20th 2019, 4:00 PM 15,463 Views 25 Comments

Patrick Kilmartin and William O’Dea fought on the North Circular Road outpost and Mendicity Institute respectfully during the Rising.

# 1916-rising - Monday 29 October, 2018

New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz
# Propaganda
# Propaganda

New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz

Oct 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 26,747 Views 41 Comments

Ireland’s first female minister was an artist, aristocrat, prisoner, suffragette and soldier.

# 1916-rising - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today
# Role Model
# Role Model

Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today

Jul 18th 2018, 10:38 AM 49,727 Views 63 Comments

A portrait of the former Sinn Fein MP is set to be presented to the British Parliament later today.

# 1916-rising - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

Apr 1st 2018, 1:10 PM 15,367 Views 73 Comments

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

Here's what you need to know about public transport today
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Apr 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 11,118 Views 8 Comments

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# 1916-rising - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned
# Apology
# Apology

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

Jan 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,695 Views 18 Comments

Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.

# 1916-rising - Sunday 19 March, 2017

One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane

Mar 19th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,850 Views 12 Comments

A new exhibition explores the role Custom House played while Ireland fought for independence.

# 1916-rising - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Bafta nominee for British Short Film award was funded under 1916 Rising scheme
# The Party
# The Party

Bafta nominee for British Short Film award was funded under 1916 Rising scheme

Feb 12th 2017, 2:27 PM 10,467 Views 2 Comments

The Irish Film Board said it is “delighted” to see the film being nominated.

# 1916-rising - Sunday 7 August, 2016

After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format
# Build It And They Will Come
# Build It And They Will Come

After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format

Aug 7th 2016, 12:00 PM 32,828 Views 82 Comments

A Lego model of ‘the Pillar’ is on display in the GPO as part of a recreation of the post office during the 1916 Rising.

# 1916-rising - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader
# Cork
# Cork

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader

May 18th 2016, 3:49 PM 25,816 Views 48 Comments

And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.

# 1916-rising - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising
# TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE
# TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising

May 14th 2016, 1:00 PM 8,304 Views 1 Comment

A new exhibition looks at how minority communities in Dublin responded to 1916.

Poverty, manslaughter and stealing apples: police records shed light on Dublin 100 years ago
# Back In Time
# Back In Time

Poverty, manslaughter and stealing apples: police records shed light on Dublin 100 years ago

May 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 12,186 Views 16 Comments

The books contain information on the arrests of figures such as Seán Lemass, James Larkin, James Connolly, and Constance Markievicz.

# 1916-rising - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 26th 2016, 12:38 PM 16,624 Views 20 Comments

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

# 1916-rising - Monday 25 April, 2016

'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising
# 1916 Live
# 1916 Live

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

Apr 25th 2016, 2:45 PM 15,981 Views 11 Comments

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

# 1916-rising - Saturday 23 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 15,939 Views 37 Comments

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

# 1916-rising - Thursday 21 April, 2016

A group of fourth class students recreated the burning of Cork city on Minecraft
# Burning Of Cork
# Burning Of Cork

A group of fourth class students recreated the burning of Cork city on Minecraft

Apr 21st 2016, 3:47 PM 17,047 Views 15 Comments

And it is excellent.

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising
# Lost Property And Animals
# Lost Property And Animals

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

Apr 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 10,245 Views 9 Comments

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

# 1916-rising - Thursday 31 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 31st 2016, 7:54 PM 5,940 Views 2 Comments

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

# 1916-rising - Monday 28 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 19,248 Views 13 Comments

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.

Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations

Mar 28th 2016, 11:05 AM 61,419 Views 115 Comments

We take a look.

# 1916-rising - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'
# The Bereaved
# The Bereaved

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 902 Views 9 Comments

Elizabeth Colbert had not known how deeply involved her brother Con was with the rebels ahead of the Rising – but she knew that he harboured a secret love.

# 1916-rising - Saturday 26 March, 2016

The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture
# Before Photoshop
# Before Photoshop

The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture

Mar 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 34,071 Views 29 Comments

Changing attitudes over the past century saw railway workers hidden away.

Voices of 1916: 'The bullets fell like rain, the firing came from all sides'
# The Doctor
# The Doctor

Voices of 1916: 'The bullets fell like rain, the firing came from all sides'

Mar 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 275 Views 19 Comments

Dr Kathleen Lynn was in Dublin’s City Hall during the Easter Rising, tending the wounded, and relates the tension and horror of that bloody week.

# 1916-rising - Friday 25 March, 2016

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising
# Drunk History
From The Daily Edge
# Drunk History

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising

Mar 25th 2016, 10:15 AM 6,694 Views 1 Comment

Was it for this? etc etc…

Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'
# The Printer
# The Printer

Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'

Mar 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 412 Views 16 Comments

Printer Christopher Brady was called to Liberty Hall on Easter Sunday 1916 for a special job – he was stunned to read the text of the Proclamation calling for a Republic.

# 1916-rising - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'
# The Nurse
# The Nurse

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'

Mar 24th 2016, 11:00 AM 433 Views 16 Comments

A nurse tending the wounded and dying of Easter 1916 at the Mater hospital recalls the shocking sights that would stay with her for the rest of her life.

Was it for this? Rising heroes would be disappointed today, teens say
# Viva La Revolución
# Viva La Revolución

Was it for this? Rising heroes would be disappointed today, teens say

Mar 24th 2016, 6:08 AM 16,549 Views 36 Comments

Almost half of all students do not think that the 1916 leaders would be happy with Ireland today.

# 1916-rising - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'
# The Chaplain
# The Chaplain

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:00 PM 648 Views 22 Comments

Fr Aloysius Travers was at lunch when he heard the first shots of the Rising. By the end, he was accompanying Volunteer leaders to their execution.

# 1916-rising - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today
# Rebellious Tastes
# Rebellious Tastes

This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today

Mar 9th 2016, 9:10 PM 36,339 Views 65 Comments

The inventors say they wanted to pay tribute to the Rising with their half-English, half-Irish beer.

# 1916-rising - Monday 7 March, 2016

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

Mar 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 26,724 Views 37 Comments

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

These Kerry primary school pupils acted out the Rising for a very cute short film
# Moyderwell Mercy
From The Daily Edge
# Moyderwell Mercy

These Kerry primary school pupils acted out the Rising for a very cute short film

Mar 7th 2016, 11:38 AM 3,140 Views 3 Comments

Tiny James Plunkett!

# 1916-rising - Saturday 5 March, 2016

The story of the chip shop, a Hollywood actor and Pearse's 1916 surrender
# A Thousand Words
# A Thousand Words

The story of the chip shop, a Hollywood actor and Pearse's 1916 surrender

Mar 5th 2016, 10:00 PM 33,803 Views 17 Comments

The Kingfisher sadly burnt down last week, and the site has an interesting history

# 1916-rising - Saturday 30 January, 2016

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

Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?'

Jan 30th 2016, 3:51 PM 8,293 Views 2 Comments

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

# 1916-rising - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary
# 1916
# 1916

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

Jan 19th 2016, 2:12 PM 29,143 Views 300 Comments

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

# 1916-rising - Monday 18 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 18th 2016, 10:54 AM 16,940 Views 176 Comments

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

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