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#Easter Rising

# easter-rising - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Opposition react to government toning down 1916 message
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Opposition react to government toning down 1916 message

Apr 4th 2015, 7:20 AM 10,952 Views 87 Comments

Earlier in the week RTÉ revealed the government’s original literature had included more imagery from the 1916 Easter Rising.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

A parade through Dublin and several new proclamations: Here's how we'll mark the Rising's centenary
# Ireland 2016
# Ireland 2016

A parade through Dublin and several new proclamations: Here's how we'll mark the Rising's centenary

Mar 31st 2015, 11:13 PM 39,383 Views 110 Comments

What do you make of the government’s plans?

The government insists it's not rewriting the proclamation
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

The government insists it's not rewriting the proclamation

Mar 31st 2015, 5:30 PM 32,948 Views 193 Comments

Enda Kenny put the cat among the pigeons today.

# easter-rising - Friday 20 March, 2015

Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising
# Seán Lemass
# Seán Lemass

Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising

Mar 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 18,268 Views 39 Comments

The wife of former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey made a rare public appearance today.

Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back
# Murder And Mayhem
# Murder And Mayhem

Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back

Mar 20th 2015, 2:16 PM 17,911 Views 134 Comments

‘They have attempted to tarnish events of 1916 in the most appalling way.’

O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday
# The Rising
# The Rising

O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday

Mar 20th 2015, 7:29 AM 24,042 Views 50 Comments

Into 1915 Dublin.

# easter-rising - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians

Mar 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 27,101 Views 175 Comments

An online 1916 Easter Rising necrology has been compiled by Glasnevin Trust.

# easter-rising - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?
# Remember
# Remember

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?

Jan 10th 2015, 12:13 PM 13,644 Views 51 Comments

The Central Bank will issue the coins in the first quarter of next year and it could be your handiwork, if you’re good enough.

# easter-rising - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'

Jan 4th 2015, 4:09 PM 17,807 Views 86 Comments

A new group group launched their plans today.

# easter-rising - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Dubliners to retrace the steps of 1916 Rising fighters on Freedom Trail
# The Thin Green Line
# The Thin Green Line

Dubliners to retrace the steps of 1916 Rising fighters on Freedom Trail

Dec 4th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,314 Views 33 Comments

Walk this way.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?
# Political Legacy
# Political Legacy

Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?

Dec 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 217 Views 145 Comments

Is becoming ‘The Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business By 2016′ really the best ambition Ireland can have for the centenary year of the Rising?

# easter-rising - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?

Nov 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 111 Views 139 Comments

It appears to be a case of ‘don’t mention the war’ in the corridors of power at Dáil Éireann when it comes to 1916.

Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer
# Life In Frongach
# Life In Frongach

Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer

Nov 29th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,757 Views 9 Comments

Patrick Brennan’s journal will be on display in Clare Museum.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...
# Ireland 2016
# Ireland 2016

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...

Nov 19th 2014, 1:28 PM 43,427 Views 228 Comments

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.

# easter-rising - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word

Nov 13th 2014, 7:37 AM 60,054 Views 328 Comments

The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'
# Pawns
# Pawns

Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'

Nov 12th 2014, 10:00 PM 21,981 Views 116 Comments

A group that represents 850 relatives is boycotting tonight’s event, despite Minister Humphrey’s assurances that Ireland 2016 will be “inclusive”.

# easter-rising - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 16,792 Views 21 Comments

What percentage of people think the 1916 Rising was a mistake?

# easter-rising - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Was the Easter Rising needed? Just two in five of you think so (but even fewer don't)
# Heeding History
# Heeding History

Was the Easter Rising needed? Just two in five of you think so (but even fewer don't)

Oct 29th 2014, 7:37 AM 9,822 Views 51 Comments

The findings comes from a poll from Irish language news website Tuairisc.ie.

# easter-rising - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Take This Tricky Irish History Quiz
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Take This Tricky Irish History Quiz

Oct 19th 2014, 8:15 PM 124,312 Views 61 Comments

How much do you actually know about your country?

# easter-rising - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Presentation cup given to those who defended Trinity during the 1916 Rising up for auction
# Going Going...
# Going Going...

Presentation cup given to those who defended Trinity during the 1916 Rising up for auction

Oct 18th 2014, 10:15 AM 8,590 Views 33 Comments

The auction will also feature items relating to the Irish Hospitals Sweepstake.

# easter-rising - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Extract: 16 Dead Men – The Easter Rising Executions
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Extract: 16 Dead Men – The Easter Rising Executions

Sep 21st 2014, 7:30 PM 4,239 Views 38 Comments

The men who were killed for their involvement in the Easter Rising were diverse in age and occupation, but brought together by a common vision.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Gerry Adams lashes out at John Bruton for calling the 1916 Rising 'a mistake'
# Oh It's On
# Oh It's On

Gerry Adams lashes out at John Bruton for calling the 1916 Rising 'a mistake'

Aug 5th 2014, 9:05 PM 31,525 Views 278 Comments

And so begins the Great Irish History Debate of 2014-2016…

# easter-rising - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Irish people want to see the royal family visit for 1916 commemorations
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Irish people want to see the royal family visit for 1916 commemorations

May 21st 2014, 7:59 AM 8,193 Views 96 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll places support for a visit by the British royal family at 69 per cent.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration
# Centenary
# Centenary

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration

Apr 30th 2014, 7:59 PM 16,259 Views 126 Comments

The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:11 PM 11,890 Views 28 Comments

It was announced last year that the four houses at 14 to 17 Moore Street are to be converted into a commemorative centre at the national monument.

# easter-rising - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 20th 2014, 9:35 PM 23,955 Views 12 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Easter commemorations, the death of Rubin Carter and a lack of Oxegen for Irish festival-goers.

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising
# Ireland Remembers
# Ireland Remembers

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising

Apr 20th 2014, 9:24 PM 19,995 Views 86 Comments

A wreath was laid outside the steps of the GPO with the Proclamation of the Republic also read out.

12 things only Irish grandparents love
# Nana
From The Daily Edge
# Nana

12 things only Irish grandparents love

Apr 20th 2014, 8:15 PM 60,487 Views 68 Comments

They remember when all this was fields.

Video column: The story of No.16 Moore Street and the rebels of the 1916 Rising
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Video column: The story of No.16 Moore Street and the rebels of the 1916 Rising

Apr 20th 2014, 12:00 PM 216 Views 61 Comments

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan speak to the great grandson James Connolly about No.16 Moore Street and the 1916 Rising.

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?

Apr 20th 2014, 9:45 AM 20,652 Views 165 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.

No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations...
# Come On Up...
# Come On Up...

No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations...

Apr 20th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,382 Views 54 Comments

The President will lead this morning’s 98th anniversary event, which concludes with an Air Corps fly past.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations
# 2016
# 2016

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations

Apr 9th 2014, 2:40 PM 13,581 Views 135 Comments

Meanwhile, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that commemorating all events from the period around 1916 needs to be considered by both governments.

# easter-rising - Saturday 25 January, 2014

The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal
# History Lesson
# History Lesson

The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal

Jan 25th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,159 Views 16 Comments

Louisa Nolan’s acts even made headlines in the US.

# easter-rising - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Column: Nordic Rebels – The Swede and Finn who fought in the GPO, 1916
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Nordic Rebels – The Swede and Finn who fought in the GPO, 1916

Dec 29th 2013, 12:00 PM 3,146 Views 28 Comments

The story of the two Nordic recruits to the cause of the Irish Republic remains one of the most remarkable of Easter Week, writes Damian Shiels.

# easter-rising - Monday 30 September, 2013

Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial

Sep 30th 2013, 4:15 PM 6,652 Views 18 Comments

232 people were buried in a mass grave after the Easter Rising, now a chapel is being planned for that site.

# easter-rising - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border
# MacGill
# MacGill

Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border

Jul 31st 2013, 8:18 PM 7,391 Views 182 Comments

“The prevailing sense among the policy makers is to perpetuate the status quo,” the Sinn Féin President has told the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties this evening.

# easter-rising - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation

Apr 9th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,718 Views 23 Comments

Members back a report which urges Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan not to allow a full redevelopment of the site.

# easter-rising - Monday 1 April, 2013

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn

Apr 1st 2013, 8:30 AM 870 Views 28 Comments

During the Easter Rising 1916, a small force of men and women fought against British soldiers from their posts in St Stephen’s Green and City Hall. In his new book, Paul O’Brien recounts their tragic and noble struggle to protect the newly proclaimed Irish Republic.

# easter-rising - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Commemorations mark 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising (PHOTOS)
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Commemorations mark 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising (PHOTOS)

Mar 31st 2013, 3:50 PM 11,383 Views 100 Comments

More than 350 Defence Force personnel took part in a State ceremony in O’Connell Street, led by President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# easter-rising - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 15,245 Views 166 Comments

It’s coming up to St Patrick’s Day – and Sinn Féin has published a bill to make April 24, when the Easter Rising began, a holiday.