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#Easter Rising

# easter-rising - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:34 PM 32,449 Views 35 Comments

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
# The Rising

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:10 AM 30,650 Views 28 Comments

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

# easter-rising - Monday 22 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:19 PM 15,150 Views 29 Comments

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
# Irishmen And Irishwomen

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

Feb 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 16,409 Views 25 Comments

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
# Love And Friendship
# Love And Friendship

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories

Feb 13th 2016, 10:00 AM 17,180 Views 17 Comments

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
# Snapshot In Time
# Snapshot In Time

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

Feb 7th 2016, 9:01 PM 36,092 Views 41 Comments

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'
# Eamon De Valera
# Eamon De Valera

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

Feb 2nd 2016, 12:41 PM 40,006 Views 91 Comments

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
# TV Review
# TV Review

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

Feb 1st 2016, 4:09 PM 44,694 Views 65 Comments

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

# easter-rising - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 27th 2016, 11:10 PM 80,115 Views 114 Comments

‘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?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

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

Jan 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 41,737 Views 72 Comments

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
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

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

Jan 24th 2016, 9:00 PM 51,062 Views 82 Comments

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
# 1916
# 1916

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

Jan 19th 2016, 2:12 PM 29,141 Views 300 Comments

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
# Easter 1916
# Easter 1916

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

Jan 18th 2016, 11:09 AM 16,872 Views 37 Comments

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
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

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

Jan 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 32,231 Views 39 Comments

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?
# Fact Or Fiction?
# Fact Or Fiction?

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

Jan 11th 2016, 12:19 PM 38,600 Views 159 Comments

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...
# 1916
# 1916

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

Jan 10th 2016, 7:00 PM 46,906 Views 97 Comments

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
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

Jan 7th 2016, 5:26 PM 45,421 Views 76 Comments

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
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916

Jan 7th 2016, 5:14 PM 19,274 Views 51 Comments

“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
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?

Jan 1st 2016, 9:24 AM 25,095 Views 158 Comments

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
# A Living History

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

Dec 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,123 Views 24 Comments

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

The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits' 1916 documentary
# Rubberbandits
# Rubberbandits

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

Dec 22nd 2015, 12:05 PM 32,108 Views 42 Comments

Oh… dear.

The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits' 1916 documentary
# Rubberbandits
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# Rubberbandits

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

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:22 AM 4,748 Views 4 Comments

Oh… dear.

# 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

Dec 18th 2015, 6:38 PM 22,758 Views 237 Comments

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
# Quartered
# Quartered

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter

Dec 15th 2015, 1:37 PM 15,590 Views 45 Comments

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
# Fighting Woman
# Fighting Woman

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

Oct 26th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,175 Views 26 Comments

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
# Lá Na Poblachta
# Lá Na Poblachta

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

Oct 6th 2015, 6:21 PM 22,408 Views 139 Comments

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

# easter-rising - Monday 28 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 28th 2015, 4:57 PM 11,239 Views 23 Comments

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
# Easter Rising

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

Sep 18th 2015, 10:23 AM 20,481 Views 126 Comments

Debate continues over the various events.

# easter-rising - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state
# The Journey Home
# The Journey Home

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

Sep 17th 2015, 9:18 PM 28,183 Views 53 Comments

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
# In Ruins
# In Ruins

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

Aug 12th 2015, 6:25 PM 35,922 Views 68 Comments

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
# Easter Rising

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

Aug 1st 2015, 8:42 PM 29,253 Views 84 Comments

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
# Changed Utterly

Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising

Jul 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 33,859 Views 48 Comments

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
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

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

Jun 30th 2015, 1:20 PM 14,218 Views 80 Comments

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
# History And Literature
# History And Literature

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

May 5th 2015, 1:37 PM 8,640 Views 7 Comments

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
# The Rising
# The Rising

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

Apr 19th 2015, 6:07 PM 17,779 Views 170 Comments

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
# Bridging The Divide
# Bridging The Divide

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

Apr 10th 2015, 8:55 PM 18,626 Views 111 Comments

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
# Road To The Rising
# Road To The Rising

Pictures: Thousands pack O'Connell Street for Rising event

Apr 6th 2015, 8:10 PM 38,189 Views 56 Comments

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
# GPO

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

Apr 5th 2015, 7:45 PM 25,699 Views 121 Comments

It concluded with an Air Corps fly past.

QUIZ: How well do you remember your school Easter Rising lessons?
# Easter 1916
# Easter 1916

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

Apr 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 42,252 Views 47 Comments

Time to root out your history text books.