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#Easter Rising

# easter-rising - Friday 1 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# easter-rising - Thursday 31 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent

Sarah Connolly, a relative of 1916 leader James Connolly, said she was confronted at a state reception to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Half a million people watched Centenary last night

Several other programmes about the Rising also had people tuning in.

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising one hundred years ago.

From The Daily Edge This Galway pub turned itself into the GPO for the weekend’s celebrations Pint Rising

# easter-rising - Monday 28 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green

Moment by moment, TheJournal.ie is following what happened during the 1916 Rising which began on Easter Monday one hundred years ago.

From The Daily Edge People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday 1916 Centenary

People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday

Twitter was ablaze after this officer was spotted on his phone at the 1916 commemorations.

# easter-rising - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916

As it was 100 years ago, the GPO was at the heart of the action.

This Irish rebel smuggled bomb detonators under her coat and often dressed as a boy

Margaret Skinnider played a play a key role in the struggle for independence in 1916.

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising In Ruins This post contains videos

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising

Archive footage shows a barely recognisable city in the weeks after the violence.

From The Daily Edge 6 great Dublin pubs with a place at the heart of Ireland's independence Drink With Me

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'

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.

# easter-rising - Saturday 26 March, 2016

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

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill

No chill at all.

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# easter-rising - Friday 25 March, 2016

Activists draw over John Redmond's face on controversial College Green banner

Irish language group Misneach said it defaced the banner in a protest against “revisionist propaganda”.

Gerry Adams lashes 'new Redmondites' and 1916 College Green banner

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at Arbour Hill ahead of this weekend’s centenary events.

# easter-rising - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'A lot of young Irish people don't see a future': Blindboy gives powerful interview about suicide Channel 4 This post contains videos

'A lot of young Irish people don't see a future': Blindboy gives powerful interview about suicide

The Rubberbandits member spoke about the suicide epidemic in Ireland.

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'

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.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'

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.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

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

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

# easter-rising - Monday 21 March, 2016

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

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

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

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

And there’s a history lesson on the Dart.

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

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

# easter-rising - Sunday 20 March, 2016

# easter-rising - Friday 18 March, 2016

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

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

# easter-rising - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner

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

# easter-rising - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green? Easter Rising This post contains a poll

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

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

# easter-rising - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000

Original copies of the document are rare.

Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations

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

# easter-rising - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From The42 Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park 1916 This post contains images

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

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

# easter-rising - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today

The inventors say they wanted to pay tribute to the Rising with their half-English, half-Irish beer.

From The42 Here's the blue jersey Cork will wear to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising Blue Is The Colour

Here's the blue jersey Cork will wear to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising

The Rebels will wear the commemorative kit against Kilkenny on Saturday.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens Back By Popular Demad This post contains videos

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

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

# easter-rising - Monday 7 March, 2016

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland Easter Rising This post contains images

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

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

# easter-rising - Friday 4 March, 2016

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

Police have said an attack is “highly possible”.