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#Centenary

# centenary - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

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

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

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 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

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

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

# centenary - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Joe Duffy is writing a book

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...

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

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

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

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

# centenary - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# centenary - Monday 4 August, 2014

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

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

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

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

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

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

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

# centenary - Sunday 13 October, 2013

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100 years of reading: Rathmines library

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

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An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.