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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# 1916 rising

This year
Commemoration takes place outside GPO to mark anniversary of 1916 Easter Rising
The ceremony concluded with an Air Corps flyover.
Last year
Debunked: Article saying Sinn Féin should apologise for the 1916 Rising was doctored
A fake article by “W Brittan” called the Easter Rising an “unprovoked attack”.
Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street
The area housed the headquarters for the leaders of the Easter Rising in the final stages of the 1916 insurrection.
All time
'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort
We toured what was once a British ammunitions store, and which since the 1980s has fallen into disrepair.
Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US
The plaque was a gift from President Michael D Higgins on behalf of the people of Ireland.
An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections
An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.
Quiz: How much do you know about the 1916 Rising?
Commemorations took place at the GPO and around the country today.
Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office
Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
'They were just ordinary people': Descendants of 1916 volunteers take us to where their ancestors fought
Patrick Kilmartin and William O’Dea fought on the North Circular Road outpost and Mendicity Institute respectfully during the Rising.
New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz
Ireland’s first female minister was an artist, aristocrat, prisoner, suffragette and soldier.
Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today
A portrait of the former Sinn Fein MP is set to be presented to the British Parliament later today.
Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising
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
Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.
Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned
Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.
One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane
A new exhibition explores the role Custom House played while Ireland fought for independence.
Bafta nominee for British Short Film award was funded under 1916 Rising scheme
The Irish Film Board said it is “delighted” to see the film being nominated.
After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format
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.
Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader
And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.
From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising
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
The books contain information on the arrests of figures such as Seán Lemass, James Larkin, James Connolly, and Constance Markievicz.
You can step into the Dublin of 1916 thanks to this new website
An interactive map lets people explore sites such as the GPO, Liberty Hall, St Stephen’s Green and Dublin Castle.
'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising
Hundreds of documents are being released to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.
Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary
The GAA, Conradh na Gaeilge and the President will all be involved in events.
A group of fourth class students recreated the burning of Cork city on Minecraft
And it is excellent.
Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising
More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.
This Foil Arms & Hog skit brilliantly parodies RTÉ's coverage of the 1916 centenary
“He was a volunteer… In the charity shop.”
Costumes, duck parades and a lively céilí as the capital is taken over once more
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
We take a look.
Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'
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.
The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture
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'
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.
These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising
Was it for this? etc etc…
Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'
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.
Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'
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
Almost half of all students do not think that the 1916 leaders would be happy with Ireland today.
Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'
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.
This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today
The inventors say they wanted to pay tribute to the Rising with their half-English, half-Irish beer.
Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland
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
Tiny James Plunkett!
The story of the chip shop, a Hollywood actor and Pearse's 1916 surrender
The Kingfisher sadly burnt down last week, and the site has an interesting history