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# 1916 - Monday 25 April, 2016

Pat Kenny will helm jury to decide Pádraig Pearse's fate
# Heavy Jury Duty
# Heavy Jury Duty

Pat Kenny will helm jury to decide Pádraig Pearse's fate

Apr 25th 2016, 9:30 AM 23,627 Views 66 Comments

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor will star as the 1916 rebel leader in an experimental TV3 programme.

# 1916 - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 24th 2016, 7:49 PM 17,417 Views 16 Comments

The Easter Rising, Joshua Molloy’s release and new cycle lane proposals had people talking.

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began
# 1916
# 1916

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began

Apr 24th 2016, 6:00 PM 24,293 Views 81 Comments

Events were taking place around the country.

QUIZ: The hardest Easter Rising quiz you'll do for another 100 years
# 1916
# 1916

QUIZ: The hardest Easter Rising quiz you'll do for another 100 years

Apr 24th 2016, 9:45 AM 30,442 Views 16 Comments

Have you been paying attention to the commemorations?

# 1916 - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction
# Sold
# Sold

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction

Apr 23rd 2016, 7:18 PM 13,166 Views 12 Comments

A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration
# 1916
# 1916

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration

Apr 23rd 2016, 6:15 PM 53,213 Views 165 Comments

The parade attracted a large crowd in Dublin’s city centre.

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 15,945 Views 37 Comments

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

Clare stonemasons were commissioned to design this massive 1916 memorial in New York
# Made Of Stone
# Made Of Stone

Clare stonemasons were commissioned to design this massive 1916 memorial in New York

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 21,067 Views 21 Comments

The Suffolk County Easter Rising Committee in Long Island in New York State are impressively proud of their Irish heritage.

# 1916 - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Charity boss reckons he's still owed €48k for Easter Rising damage
# The Pint Index
# The Pint Index

Charity boss reckons he's still owed €48k for Easter Rising damage

Apr 21st 2016, 4:00 PM 31,920 Views 7 Comments

He’s not entirely serious, mind… The events at ‘The Mendo’ in 1916 are depicted in a new play.

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 10,264 Views 9 Comments

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

# 1916 - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
# Living History
# Living History

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 12,924 Views 8 Comments

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

# 1916 - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Model houses for forgotten 1916 civilian dead: 'It feels like he is finally getting a gravestone'
# Easter Rising Tribute
# Easter Rising Tribute

Model houses for forgotten 1916 civilian dead: 'It feels like he is finally getting a gravestone'

Apr 9th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,859 Views 5 Comments

A new exhibition remembers the 262 citizens killed during the Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Glasnevin Cemetery to "review" omission of Irish language from famous Pádraig Pearse speech
# O'Donovan Rossa
# O'Donovan Rossa

Glasnevin Cemetery to "review" omission of Irish language from famous Pádraig Pearse speech

Apr 6th 2016, 11:03 AM 25,097 Views 97 Comments

Pearse’s oration at O’Donovan Rossa is an iconic part of Irish history.

# 1916 - Monday 4 April, 2016

These gold and silver coins with phrases from the Proclamation have been released today
# 1916
# 1916

These gold and silver coins with phrases from the Proclamation have been released today

Apr 4th 2016, 12:20 PM 19,858 Views 38 Comments

The Central Bank also released 4.5 million commemorative €2 coins into general circulation earlier this year.

# 1916 - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Handcuffs used on Countess Markievicz to go under the hammer
# Sold
# Sold

Handcuffs used on Countess Markievicz to go under the hammer

Apr 3rd 2016, 6:30 PM 13,635 Views 15 Comments

The handcuffs will be sold later this month with an estimate of €5,000 to €8,000.

# 1916 - Saturday 2 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown
Live Apr 2nd 2016, 7:45 PM

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown

"It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled
# Rising Row
# Rising Row

"It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:30 AM 32,064 Views 219 Comments

The wall will be in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# 1916 - Friday 1 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO
Live Apr 1st 2016, 10:30 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO

# 1916 - Thursday 31 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising
Live Mar 31st 2016, 9:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising

This Foil Arms & Hog skit brilliantly parodies RTÉ's coverage of the 1916 centenary
# Doomdaaa
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 5,952 Views 2 Comments

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

# 1916 - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far
Live Mar 30th 2016, 8:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent
# Abuse
# Abuse

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent

Mar 30th 2016, 12:29 PM 139,219 Views 246 Comments

Sarah Connolly, a relative of 1916 leader James Connolly, said she was confronted at a state reception to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Half a million people watched Centenary last night
# Reflecting The Rising
# Reflecting The Rising

Half a million people watched Centenary last night

Mar 29th 2016, 7:17 PM 22,117 Views 28 Comments

Several other programmes about the Rising also had people tuning in.

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians
Live Mar 29th 2016, 7:00 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians

# 1916 - 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.

In pictures: the Easter Monday celebration of the 1916 centenary
# Lovely Day
# Lovely Day

In pictures: the Easter Monday celebration of the 1916 centenary

Mar 28th 2016, 5:45 PM 21,207 Views 13 Comments

There was a LOT going on in Dublin and around Ireland today.

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green
Live Mar 28th 2016, 2:30 PM

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green

'Shame on you': Save Moore Street protesters heckle wreath-laying ceremony
# 1916
# 1916

'Shame on you': Save Moore Street protesters heckle wreath-laying ceremony

Mar 28th 2016, 2:14 PM 46,117 Views 155 Comments

The group was angered by a decision to have Minister Heather Humphreys lay the wreath.

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 61,529 Views 115 Comments

We take a look.

A Cork artist is drawing the leaders of the 1916 Rising, comic book-style
# Will Sliney
From The Daily Edge
# Will Sliney

A Cork artist is drawing the leaders of the 1916 Rising, comic book-style

Mar 28th 2016, 10:59 AM 4,701 Views 2 Comments

Will Sliney draws for Marvel Comics, but he’s turned his attention to a different kind of superhero.

People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday
# 1916 Centenary
From The Daily Edge
# 1916 Centenary

People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday

Mar 28th 2016, 9:07 AM 16,775 Views 5 Comments

Twitter was ablaze after this officer was spotted on his phone at the 1916 commemorations.

# 1916 - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916
# A Nation's Rising
# A Nation's Rising

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 7:30 PM 31,890 Views 51 Comments

As it was 100 years ago, the GPO was at the heart of the action.

This Irish rebel smuggled bomb detonators under her coat and often dressed as a boy
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

This Irish rebel smuggled bomb detonators under her coat and often dressed as a boy

Mar 27th 2016, 6:30 PM 245 Views 17 Comments

Margaret Skinnider played a play a key role in the struggle for independence in 1916.

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising
# In Ruins
# In Ruins

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising

Mar 27th 2016, 2:50 PM 22,461 Views 14 Comments

Archive footage shows a barely recognisable city in the weeks after the violence.

AS IT HAPPENED: Remembering the Easter 1916 Rising
Live Mar 27th 2016, 2:10 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Remembering the Easter 1916 Rising

Pictures: Ireland marks 100 years since the 1916 Rising
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Pictures: Ireland marks 100 years since the 1916 Rising

Mar 27th 2016, 2:02 PM 19,094 Views 58 Comments

The day in pictures.

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO
# The Ownership Of Ireland
# The Ownership Of Ireland

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO

Mar 27th 2016, 1:02 PM 32,518 Views 96 Comments

The proclamation, first read by Padraig Pearse on Easter Monday 1916, was re-read by Defence Forces Captain Peter Kelleher

6 great Dublin pubs with a place at the heart of Ireland's independence
# Drink With Me
From The Daily Edge
# Drink With Me

6 great Dublin pubs with a place at the heart of Ireland's independence

Mar 27th 2016, 1:00 PM 13,927 Views 0 Comments

Steeped in history.

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916
# Ah Bless
# Ah Bless

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 11:35 AM 31,164 Views 35 Comments

The poor fella is FROZEN.