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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Easter Rising

This year
Commemoration takes place outside GPO to mark anniversary of 1916 Easter Rising
The ceremony concluded with an Air Corps flyover.
Last year
President and Taoiseach attend Easter Rising commemorations in Dublin
Easter Rising commemorations are being held today in various parts of Ireland.
Glasnevin Cemetery scraps revolutionary period commemorative wall after vandalism
The wall, which included the names of British forces, had been attacked twice.
Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street
The area housed the headquarters for the leaders of the Easter Rising in the final stages of the 1916 insurrection.
Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop O'Connell and Moore Street
Mary Lou McDonald and the grandson of 1916 leader James Connolly have criticised the planned development.
All time
1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin
Events were restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Quiz: Michael Collins is on TV again tonight - how well do you know the movie?
Test your knowledge of the 1996 classic.
'It's taken 103 years': Children killed in the 1916 Rising remembered with commemorative garden
The garden was open today in St Audeon’s Park in Dublin to honour the 40 children killed during the Rising.
Quiz: How much do you know about the 1916 Rising?
Commemorations took place at the GPO and around the country today.
Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office
Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel
The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.
Son of executed 1916 leader dies aged 104
Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.
Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising
The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.
Statue bullet-holes and a Hollywood link: Some lesser known stories of the 1916 Rising
We took a tour with guide and historian Lorcan Collins.
Here's what you need to know about public transport today
Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.
1916 relatives lose battle against the State in case over Moore Street site
One of the street’s buildings is declared a national monument.
Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned
Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.
IRA leader Seán Russell and the story of Dublin's most controversial statue
Russell was an IRA chief of staff who died on a German u-boat in 1940.
'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'
There is such a sense of entitlement among elites that they barely try to hide their privileges, writes Kieran Allen.
Ceremonies underway to remember those who died in the Easter Rising
The national anthem was played by a lone piper in the main courtyard of the cemetery.
One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane
A new exhibition explores the role Custom House played while Ireland fought for independence.
'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester
In a wide-ranging interview with, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.
Unsold!: 1916 surrender letter set to leave Ireland after auction fails to reach €1m
It’s owner says he longer feels an obligation to keep it here.
The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter
Gerry Adams has called it a “quite frankly bizarre decision”.
Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction
The Department of Arts says buying the letter would “not be the best use of taxpayers’ money”.
Fifa charge Ireland over Easter Rising commemorative jersey
The kit has come to the fore in recent days because England and Scotland both want to wear the poppy in their upcoming game.
Pictures: Canadian ambassador tackles protester at 1916 ceremony
Kevin Vickers made headlines across the globe in 2014 when he intervened during a terror attack at the Canadian parliament.
'Not appropriate': Sinn Féin rejects invitation to commemorate British 1916 deaths
The party says it wouldn’t be appropriate to commemorate “British soldiers who shot and killed Republicans in 1916″.
Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader
And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.
From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising
A new exhibition looks at how minority communities in Dublin responded to 1916.
The 15 Irish railway stations named after the executed 1916 leaders
Irish Rail is doing its bit to remember the Rising.
You can step into the Dublin of 1916 thanks to this new website
An interactive map lets people explore sites such as the GPO, Liberty Hall, St Stephen’s Green and Dublin Castle.
'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising
Hundreds of documents are being released to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.
37 Irish radio stations will broadcast rebel morse code this evening at the exact same time
100 years ago today, the first radio broadcast was sent out in Ireland.
It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began
Events were taking place around the country.
QUIZ: The hardest Easter Rising quiz you'll do for another 100 years
Have you been paying attention to the commemorations?
Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction
A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.
Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration
The parade attracted a large crowd in Dublin’s city centre.
Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary
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
The Suffolk County Easter Rising Committee in Long Island in New York State are impressively proud of their Irish heritage.