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#Easter Rising

# easter-rising - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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

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 This post contains videos This post contains images

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

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

# easter-rising - Monday 22 February, 2016

From The42 Now there's a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans History

Now there's a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans

A rubble-surrounded GPO now adorns the front of the jersey.

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight Irishmen And Irishwomen This post contains videos

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

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe had a go this morning.

# easter-rising - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories

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

# easter-rising - Sunday 7 February, 2016

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

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

# easter-rising - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

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

Éamon Ó Cuív says it was “entirely false”.

# easter-rising - Monday 1 February, 2016

Rebellion came out fighting but in the end it went down in flames

RTÉ’s Easter Rising drama didn’t quite live up to its early promise.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The42 O'Neills have released a 1916 commemorative jersey that has the Proclamation on the back Was It For This

O'Neills have released a 1916 commemorative jersey that has the Proclamation on the back

‘A terrible beauty was born’ indeed.

# easter-rising - Monday 25 January, 2016

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

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

# easter-rising - Sunday 24 January, 2016

A London gallery is showing some incredible photos from the Easter Rising

Easter Rising 1916 is an exhibition from the photographic collection of Sean Sexton. And the pictures are amazing.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary

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

# easter-rising - Monday 18 January, 2016

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

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

# easter-rising - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

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

The impressive interactive website was launched this evening.

# easter-rising - Monday 11 January, 2016

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

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

# easter-rising - Sunday 10 January, 2016

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

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.

# easter-rising - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

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

“A city spruces up to celebrate a centenary.”

# easter-rising - Friday 1 January, 2016

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

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?

The events kick off today with a flag-raising in Dublin Castle.

# easter-rising - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery A Living History This post contains images

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery

Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits' 1916 documentary Rubberbandits

# easter-rising - Friday 18 December, 2015

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

The former taoiseach said we shouldn’t glorify the Easter Rising.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter

They say it will help in rejuvenation.

# easter-rising - Monday 26 October, 2015

This amazing Irish rebel wounded in the Easter Rising is finally getting some recognition

Margaret Skinnider was the only woman wounded in action during the rebellion.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

# easter-rising - Monday 28 September, 2015

From The42 Billy Vunipola out of the World Cup, replaced by 37-year-old Nick Easter Mighty 'quin

Billy Vunipola out of the World Cup, replaced by 37-year-old Nick Easter

Lancaster will go in against Australia with Wood, Robshaw and Ben Morgan.

# easter-rising - Friday 18 September, 2015

Poll: Should we remember British state forces in 1916 commemorations? Easter Rising This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we remember British state forces in 1916 commemorations?

Debate continues over the various events.

# easter-rising - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state

Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. He will be buried with full state honours in his hometown of Castlelyons tomorrow.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Pictures: Incredible photos of a ruined Dublin after the 1916 Easter Rising

The photos show the city’s many famous buildings as photographed in the weeks following the end of hostilities.

# easter-rising - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Funeral of 'iconic' O'Donovan Rossa's remembered 100 years on Easter Rising This post contains images

Funeral of 'iconic' O'Donovan Rossa's remembered 100 years on

There was a re-enactment of Pádraig Pearse’s graveside oration.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising Changed Utterly This post contains images

Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising

Trinity College Dublin is giving the public a glimpse at rare photographs and items from the 1916 Rising.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism

Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Roll up, roll up... cannon balls, Iron Age stone heads and ancient lottery tickets for sale

The upcoming Whyte’s auction has some pretty unusual offerings.

# easter-rising - Sunday 19 April, 2015

"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916

Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.

# easter-rising - Friday 10 April, 2015

A unionist sang an Orange song in the GPO on Easter Monday in front of Dev's grandson

It was part of a special Raidió na Gaeltachta show on Easter Monday.

# easter-rising - Monday 6 April, 2015

Pictures: Thousands pack O'Connell Street for Rising event

The main thoroughfare of Dublin was pedestrianised for the event.

# easter-rising - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising GPO

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

It concluded with an Air Corps fly past.

QUIZ: How well do you remember your school Easter Rising lessons?

Time to root out your history text books.