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# 1916 - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow?

Mar 27th 2016, 9:38 AM 47,308 Views 207 Comments

The impasse between Luas operator Transdev and the tram drivers will see a full strike on the service at the height of the 1916 commemorations.

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 983 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 - 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 34,083 Views 29 Comments

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

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill
# 1916 Dildo
From The Daily Edge
# 1916 Dildo

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill

Mar 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 11,456 Views 9 Comments

No chill at all.

President Michael D Higgins kicks off 1916 celebrations with wreath-laying ceremony
# 1916
# 1916

President Michael D Higgins kicks off 1916 celebrations with wreath-laying ceremony

Mar 26th 2016, 7:55 PM 18,608 Views 69 Comments

The ceremony took place in Dublin’s Garden of Remembrance.

Marty Morrissey in full 1916 regalia took Ireland by storm on last night's Late Late
# S-marty Pants
# S-marty Pants

Marty Morrissey in full 1916 regalia took Ireland by storm on last night's Late Late

Mar 26th 2016, 12:43 PM 41,953 Views 62 Comments

He went ALL OUT.

Massive concert to mark 1916: 1,100 singers from 32 choirs join forces with RTÉ orchestra
# A Nation's Voice
# A Nation's Voice

Massive concert to mark 1916: 1,100 singers from 32 choirs join forces with RTÉ orchestra

Mar 26th 2016, 10:30 AM 14,920 Views 9 Comments

The Easter Sunday show will be broadcast live on RTÉ tomorrow.

Nobody could cope with Marty Morrissey's 1916 look on The Late Late Show last night
# Eyebrows On Fleek
From The Daily Edge
# Eyebrows On Fleek

Nobody could cope with Marty Morrissey's 1916 look on The Late Late Show last night

Mar 26th 2016, 10:22 AM 9,351 Views 4 Comments

He went ALL OUT.

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 9:27 AM 28,199 Views 122 Comments

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

Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend
# The Rising
# The Rising

Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend

Mar 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 30,215 Views 15 Comments

Planning on attending a 1916 event? Not sure what the arrangements are?

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 312 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 - Friday 25 March, 2016

This Dublin duo wrote a song about the Easter Rising based on 1916 morse code
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

This Dublin duo wrote a song about the Easter Rising based on 1916 morse code

Mar 25th 2016, 5:34 PM 12,289 Views 8 Comments

Dublin band Contour based their song Rebellion on the sound of the morse code broadcast in 1916.

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 6,713 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 460 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 - Thursday 24 March, 2016

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

This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week

Mar 24th 2016, 8:19 PM 8,292 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.

1916 Liveblog: The sources
# 1916 Liveblog
# 1916 Liveblog

1916 Liveblog: The sources

Mar 24th 2016, 2:13 PM 1,344 Views 2 Comments

This is where all that information came from.

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 481 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.

Everything you need to know about the Easter Rising events in Dublin this weekend
# 1916
# 1916

Everything you need to know about the Easter Rising events in Dublin this weekend

Mar 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 124,358 Views 83 Comments

Around half a million people are expected to attend, with the main event of 2016 taking place on Sunday.

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 16,552 Views 36 Comments

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

# 1916 - 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 697 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 - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend
# Easter Bussing
# Easter Bussing

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:56 PM 9,792 Views 25 Comments

600,000 people are expected to pass in and out of Dublin over the course of the 1916 Rising centenary commemorations.

Here's why helicopters and planes were flying low over Dublin today
# Don't Worry
# Don't Worry

Here's why helicopters and planes were flying low over Dublin today

Mar 22nd 2016, 2:46 PM 61,979 Views 59 Comments

There’s no need for concern – the Air Corps craft were simply preparing for the 1916 parade.

# 1916 - Monday 21 March, 2016

Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders'
# The Enemy Files
# The Enemy Files

Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders'

Mar 21st 2016, 7:45 PM 29,948 Views 108 Comments

The claim is contained in a new documentary by Michael Portillo.

People are absolutely loving Irish Rail's €19.16 Easter train fare
# Tiocfaidh Ar Trains
From The Daily Edge
# Tiocfaidh Ar Trains

People are absolutely loving Irish Rail's €19.16 Easter train fare

Mar 21st 2016, 4:26 PM 9,921 Views 5 Comments

And there’s a history lesson on the Dart.

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin
# Nice One
# Nice One

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Mar 21st 2016, 11:39 AM 29,677 Views 26 Comments

Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.

Post boxes around Dublin are being painted red for the 1916 centenary
# Green To Red
# Green To Red

Post boxes around Dublin are being painted red for the 1916 centenary

Mar 21st 2016, 10:26 AM 35,998 Views 83 Comments

It’s all part of a new history project on the Rising from An Post.

The mystery of the historic bomb-making equipment found in a Dublin attic
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

The mystery of the historic bomb-making equipment found in a Dublin attic

Mar 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 36,119 Views 19 Comments

Jorge Zulkouski found the items ten years ago and with the 1916 centenary coming up, he thought now was the time to try to find out more.

# 1916 - Sunday 20 March, 2016

WATCH: This amazing short film recreates the 1916 Easter Rising entirely with Lego
# Createschool
# Createschool

WATCH: This amazing short film recreates the 1916 Easter Rising entirely with Lego

Mar 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 28,338 Views 16 Comments

It’s very, very impressive.

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy
# 1916
# 1916

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy

Mar 20th 2016, 5:30 PM 17,758 Views 21 Comments

They could all be yours.

# 1916 - Friday 18 March, 2016

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'
# Courts
# Courts

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'

Mar 18th 2016, 11:38 PM 32,376 Views 102 Comments

The government will now have to revisit an earlier decision which could lead to the demolition of certain buildings.

# 1916 - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner

Mar 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 27,844 Views 79 Comments

The banner generated a lot of criticism when it was unveiled at the beginning of the week.

# 1916 - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

These Dublin Junior Infants want a National Donut Day in the Irish Proclamation
# Donuts For All
From The Daily Edge
# Donuts For All

These Dublin Junior Infants want a National Donut Day in the Irish Proclamation

Mar 15th 2016, 5:04 PM 5,309 Views 1 Comment

Vote them in immediately!

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day

Mar 15th 2016, 4:48 PM 22,197 Views 22 Comments

From pre-schools to the Garda College – here’s how Ireland has been marking the day.

There's going to be a new Roger Casement statue at the Dún Laoghaire baths
# By The Beach
# By The Beach

There's going to be a new Roger Casement statue at the Dún Laoghaire baths

Mar 15th 2016, 3:16 PM 15,055 Views 40 Comments

A proposal to erect a statue of the Irish nationalist behind the site has been given the green light.

Thieves to target crowds at St Patrick's Day and 1916 events, gardaí warn
# 1916
# 1916

Thieves to target crowds at St Patrick's Day and 1916 events, gardaí warn

Mar 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 15,044 Views 44 Comments

Thieves will be taking advantage of the fact that people will be distracted in the city centre.

# 1916 - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?

Mar 14th 2016, 8:00 PM 53,066 Views 157 Comments

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

# 1916 - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000
# Auction
# Auction

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000

Mar 13th 2016, 5:42 PM 18,997 Views 17 Comments

Original copies of the document are rare.

Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations
# 1916
# 1916

Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations

Mar 13th 2016, 7:30 AM 15,051 Views 47 Comments

It will cost an average of €199 per night for a double room.

# 1916 - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park
# 1916
From The42
# 1916

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park

Mar 10th 2016, 4:46 PM 4,517 Views 1 Comment

It’s all part of the GAA’s 1916 Commemorative Event which takes place on 24 April.

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin
# Up For Sale
# Up For Sale

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin

Mar 10th 2016, 1:30 PM 9,645 Views 16 Comments

The document is one of two original copies up for sale this weekend.