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# 1916 - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens
# Back By Popular Demad
# Back By Popular Demad

RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens

Mar 8th 2016, 6:11 PM 17,066 Views 27 Comments

Many people have been calling for the show to be reshown.

Ian Madigan pays tribute to the men and women of 1916 with these neon green boots
# Patriot Games
From The42
# Patriot Games

Ian Madigan pays tribute to the men and women of 1916 with these neon green boots

Mar 8th 2016, 12:26 PM 8,602 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster man kicked the winning penalty in the 19 – 16 win over Ospreys, the same numbers he had inscribed on his boots.

# 1916 - 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 26,759 Views 37 Comments

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

# 1916 - Friday 4 March, 2016

Dissident republicans want to mark Easter Rising by 'killing police officers' - PSNI
# 1916
# 1916

Dissident republicans want to mark Easter Rising by 'killing police officers' - PSNI

Mar 4th 2016, 2:49 PM 22,186 Views 87 Comments

Police have said an attack is “highly possible”.

Easter Monday in Dublin is set to be a family-friendly 1916 spectacular
# 1916
# 1916

Easter Monday in Dublin is set to be a family-friendly 1916 spectacular

Mar 4th 2016, 11:10 AM 28,066 Views 68 Comments

RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising on Monday 28 March will be the “biggest public history and cultural event ever staged in Ireland”.

Never mind the cordon: Christ Church reverses decision to close on Easter Sunday
# 1916 Parade Row
# 1916 Parade Row

Never mind the cordon: Christ Church reverses decision to close on Easter Sunday

Mar 4th 2016, 8:31 AM 10,374 Views 11 Comments

The cathedral said it plans to remember those who died in the 1916 Rising during its Easter Sunday morning service.

# 1916 - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:06 PM 28,585 Views 188 Comments

It comes in addition to St Patrick’s Day.

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:34 PM 32,474 Views 34 Comments

Births, deaths, marriages … and the most popular baby names.

The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty
# The Rising
# The Rising

The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:10 AM 30,693 Views 28 Comments

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

# 1916 - Monday 22 February, 2016

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight
# Irishmen And Irishwomen
# Irishmen And Irishwomen

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight

Feb 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 16,420 Views 25 Comments

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe had a go this morning.

# 1916 - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon
# Easter Mass
# Easter Mass

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon

Feb 17th 2016, 10:15 AM 20,840 Views 94 Comments

The Archdiocese said parishes in the city centre were told there will be no ready access to their churches on the day.

# 1916 - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories
# Love And Friendship
# Love And Friendship

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories

Feb 13th 2016, 10:00 AM 17,198 Views 17 Comments

The Seán MacDiarmada and Thomas MacDonagh collections are the latest tranche of Easter Rising-related documents to have been digitised by the National Library.

# 1916 - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising
# Snapshot In Time
# Snapshot In Time

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising

Feb 7th 2016, 9:01 PM 36,098 Views 38 Comments

It’s part of an exhibition by the National Library of Ireland.

# 1916 - Saturday 6 February, 2016

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916
# Little Museum
# Little Museum

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916

Feb 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,607 Views 10 Comments

Artist Fergal McCarthy’s work is on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

# 1916 - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Dev's grandson says RTÉ's portrayal of him in Rebellion was 'an embarrassment'
# Eamon De Valera
# Eamon De Valera

Dev's grandson says RTÉ's portrayal of him in Rebellion was 'an embarrassment'

Feb 2nd 2016, 12:41 PM 40,232 Views 91 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív says it was “entirely false”.

# 1916 - Saturday 30 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 30th 2016, 3:51 PM 8,302 Views 2 Comments

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

# 1916 - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing
# Hold Positions
# Hold Positions

Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing

Jan 27th 2016, 2:30 PM 23,818 Views 36 Comments

Seriously you need to see this.

Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing
# Hold Positions
From The Daily Edge
# Hold Positions

Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing

Jan 27th 2016, 10:07 AM 3,555 Views 2 Comments

Seriously you need to see this.

# 1916 - Monday 25 January, 2016

Irish Republican memes are taking over the internet
# Republicanism And Chill
From The Daily Edge
# Republicanism And Chill

Irish Republican memes are taking over the internet

Jan 25th 2016, 5:49 PM 25,041 Views 4 Comments

The Rising centenary gets its own jokes.

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse 'signed the death warrants' of 1916's leaders?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse 'signed the death warrants' of 1916's leaders?

Jan 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 42,077 Views 72 Comments

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

Do you know this man? Call for public's help in identifying 1916 witness
# Dublin Jarvey
# Dublin Jarvey

Do you know this man? Call for public's help in identifying 1916 witness

Jan 25th 2016, 3:22 PM 19,976 Views 11 Comments

The man was nearly shot in the head during the 1916 Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916
# Minted
# Minted

A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916

Jan 20th 2016, 6:07 AM 56,766 Views 92 Comments

It will be the first time Ireland has introduced a personalised €2 coin.

# 1916 - 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 29,154 Views 300 Comments

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

# 1916 - Monday 18 January, 2016

The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that
# Soldiers Are We
# Soldiers Are We

The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that

Jan 18th 2016, 4:08 PM 68,100 Views 83 Comments

The Irish language version didn’t come until a few years later.

Bullets and burns were flying in last night's action-packed episode of Rebellion
# Easter 1916
# Easter 1916

Bullets and burns were flying in last night's action-packed episode of Rebellion

Jan 18th 2016, 11:09 AM 16,885 Views 37 Comments

It’s day three of the uprising and the gloves are off.

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 16,944 Views 176 Comments

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

# 1916 - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Rebellion's Finnish director on criticism of the drama, and his bid to demystify 1916...
# Not Romantic
# Not Romantic

Rebellion's Finnish director on criticism of the drama, and his bid to demystify 1916...

Jan 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 33,342 Views 104 Comments

His military background informed Aku Louhimies’ approach to the 1916 drama, he tells TheJournal.ie.

# 1916 - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz's home
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz's home

Jan 14th 2016, 7:47 PM 30,098 Views 108 Comments

The Na Fianna Éireann banner has been in a collection at the British Imperial War Museum since 1936.

# 1916 - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising...and it's wonderful
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising...and it's wonderful

Jan 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 32,333 Views 39 Comments

The impressive interactive website was launched this evening.

# 1916 - Monday 11 January, 2016

Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising?
# Fact Or Fiction?
# Fact Or Fiction?

Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising?

Jan 11th 2016, 12:19 PM 38,868 Views 160 Comments

The incident was a central part of last night’s episode of Rebellion.

'I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they're gone'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they're gone'

Jan 11th 2016, 10:36 AM 303 Views 58 Comments

The ultimate question in all of this is, ‘what we value more as a society’. We can always build more shopping centres or hotels in different city centre sites, but we can never rebuild our history once destroyed, writes Sean Fox.

Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation?

Jan 11th 2016, 9:46 AM 32,904 Views 120 Comments

What do you make of it?

# 1916 - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...
# 1916
# 1916

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...

Jan 10th 2016, 7:00 PM 47,302 Views 97 Comments

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

# 1916 - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online
# Family Trees
# Family Trees

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online

Jan 9th 2016, 10:45 AM 26,259 Views 22 Comments

To research Irish history, all you need is an internet connection.

# 1916 - Friday 8 January, 2016

"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters
# Rising Anger
# Rising Anger

"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters

Jan 8th 2016, 2:16 PM 21,271 Views 145 Comments

A crowd of around 200 people were addressed by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and other politicians.

# 1916 - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

Jan 7th 2016, 5:26 PM 45,431 Views 76 Comments

A man has put a flag on the top of the roof of one of the terraced properties.

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916

Jan 7th 2016, 5:14 PM 19,307 Views 51 Comments

“A city spruces up to celebrate a centenary.”

# 1916 - Monday 4 January, 2016

Why were the 1916 leaders cast as background characters in Rebellion? The drama's writer explains
# Shadowy Figures
# Shadowy Figures

Why were the 1916 leaders cast as background characters in Rebellion? The drama's writer explains

Jan 4th 2016, 8:16 PM 34,289 Views 28 Comments

The focus on bit-players means the viewer has to guess the fate of the drama’s protagonists, Colin Teevan explained.

# 1916 - Sunday 3 January, 2016

What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama?
# Act Of Rebellion
# Act Of Rebellion

What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama?

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:23 PM 71,152 Views 94 Comments

And is it historically accurate?

Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list
# 1916
# 1916

Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list

Jan 3rd 2016, 11:29 AM 9,998 Views 23 Comments

Second on the list was Jim McGuinness’s memoir.