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#Centenary

# centenary - Sunday 27 March, 2016

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 31,162 Views 35 Comments

The poor fella is FROZEN.

# centenary - Saturday 26 March, 2016

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 28,195 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.

# centenary - 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.

# centenary - 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 20,837 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.

# centenary - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

There's a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren't happy about it
# Choclomation
# Choclomation

There's a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren't happy about it

Nov 3rd 2015, 3:55 PM 26,463 Views 64 Comments

The bar wrapper shows that heads of the 1916 leaders as well as the Proclamation.

# centenary - Sunday 18 October, 2015

WWI nurse executed by firing squad helped two Irish soldiers escape their German captors
# Opinion
# Opinion

WWI nurse executed by firing squad helped two Irish soldiers escape their German captors

Oct 18th 2015, 6:30 PM 826 Views 18 Comments

This month marks the centenary commemoration of brave and inspirational nurse Edith Cavell who was shot by firing squad.

# centenary - Saturday 22 August, 2015

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick
# The Bloody Irish
# The Bloody Irish

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:15 AM 22,805 Views 24 Comments

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

# centenary - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

Mar 31st 2015, 8:04 AM 16,765 Views 120 Comments

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

# centenary - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016

Mar 24th 2015, 9:15 PM 37,385 Views 143 Comments

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

# centenary - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Joe Duffy is writing a book
# Centenary
# Centenary

Joe Duffy is writing a book

Feb 4th 2015, 3:56 PM 12,710 Views 69 Comments

The radio host will release the book in illustrated hardback in October.

# centenary - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...
# Any Excuse
# Any Excuse

Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...

Jan 28th 2015, 3:48 PM 20,768 Views 116 Comments

This comes after Irish publicans held a meeting with Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

# centenary - Friday 12 December, 2014

1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost
# Centenary
# Centenary

1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost

Dec 12th 2014, 2:34 PM 4,920 Views 41 Comments

The money is going to the Arts Council.

# centenary - Sunday 12 October, 2014

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans
# Centenary
# Centenary

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans

Oct 12th 2014, 4:06 PM 13,865 Views 126 Comments

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

# centenary - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you
# Centenary
# Centenary

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

Oct 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 11,168 Views 50 Comments

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

# centenary - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

# centenary - Monday 4 August, 2014

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations
# Centenary
# Centenary

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

Aug 4th 2014, 9:40 AM 7,369 Views 101 Comments

The heads of state of 15 other nations will be in attendance.

# centenary - Thursday 31 July, 2014

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium
# Soldiers
# Soldiers

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

Jul 31st 2014, 7:15 AM 3,398 Views 8 Comments

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

# centenary - Monday 28 July, 2014

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War
# To War
# To War

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

Jul 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 31,772 Views 27 Comments

Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.

# centenary - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises "determining moment" in Ireland's history
# Asgard
# Asgard

Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises "determining moment" in Ireland's history

Jul 27th 2014, 6:51 PM 11,543 Views 72 Comments

Events were held in Dublin to mark the centenary of the landing of the Asgard at Howth with weapons for the Irish volunteers.

# centenary - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration
# Centenary
# Centenary

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration

Apr 30th 2014, 7:59 PM 16,275 Views 126 Comments

The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.

# centenary - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Croke Park officially 100 years old today
# Happy Birthday
From The42
# Happy Birthday

Croke Park officially 100 years old today

Dec 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,951 Views 5 Comments

It very nearly never happened though as a vote to purchase the grounds was only just passed.

# centenary - Sunday 13 October, 2013

100 years of reading: Rathmines library
# Library
# Library

100 years of reading: Rathmines library

Oct 13th 2013, 6:30 PM 8,982 Views 15 Comments

The library, built in 1913, has hosted the likes of Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats and Hannah Sheehy Skeffington. (And it was also an air raid shelter).

# centenary - Thursday 29 August, 2013

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary
# Big Jim
# Big Jim

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary

Aug 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 4,499 Views 19 Comments

James Connolly, Constance Markiewicz and Jim Larkin feature on the new stamps launched today.

# centenary - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project
# Dublin Lockout
# Dublin Lockout

President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project

Nov 6th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,145 Views 7 Comments

The tapestry commemorates the historic event, which saw workers fighting for their rights almost a century ago.

# centenary - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what's happening to mark the Titanic's anniversary?
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what's happening to mark the Titanic's anniversary?

Apr 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,007 Views 7 Comments

Commemorations are taking place in Cobh, Belfast, and Southampton to mark the centenary of one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history.

# centenary - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking

Mar 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,187 Views 2 Comments

Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.

# centenary - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations
# 1916
# 1916

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations

Mar 7th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,667 Views 13 Comments

An advisory group made up of eleven academics has been put together ahead of events to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.

# centenary - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

The Titanic: Nine things you may not have known about the legendary liner
# Titanic
From The Daily Edge
# Titanic

The Titanic: Nine things you may not have known about the legendary liner

May 31st 2011, 1:59 PM 510 Views 0 Comments

The world’s most famous – or infamous – ocean liner was launched in Belfast 100 years ago today. Here we look at some of the facts which don’t always make it into the history books.