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# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Tours of Glasnevin cemetery museum to be made free to children studying in DEIS schools
# Glasnevin Cemetery
# Glasnevin Cemetery

Tours of Glasnevin cemetery museum to be made free to children studying in DEIS schools

Dec 31st 2019, 2:45 PM 14,980 Views 28 Comments

€60,000 was awarded from the Dormant Accounts Fund to give hundreds of students from these schools access to the cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Irish leaders mark Armistice Day at events in Ireland, Britain and France
# Armistice 100
# Armistice 100

Irish leaders mark Armistice Day at events in Ireland, Britain and France

Nov 11th 2018, 7:10 AM 16,132 Views 54 Comments

President-elect Michael D Higgins delayed his inauguration to take part in an event

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 13 April, 2018

This is the view from O'Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery, reopened after almost 50 years
# Roundtower
# Roundtower

This is the view from O'Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery, reopened after almost 50 years

Apr 13th 2018, 4:33 PM 12,536 Views 8 Comments

It has been reopened to the public after almost 50 years.

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed
# Glasnevin Cemetery
# Glasnevin Cemetery

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed

Apr 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,562 Views 41 Comments

The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery

Nov 11th 2017, 6:53 PM 11,738 Views 69 Comments

The event was marked by the laying of wreaths at the France-Ireland memorial and Cross of Sacrifice.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'The most harrowing work I've had to do': The Irish priest among the liberators at Bergen-Belsen
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

'The most harrowing work I've had to do': The Irish priest among the liberators at Bergen-Belsen

Apr 15th 2017, 8:30 AM 22,045 Views 69 Comments

The concentration camp was liberated on this day in 1945.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery
# One Million Dubliners
# One Million Dubliners

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery

Feb 26th 2017, 10:00 PM 18,240 Views 6 Comments

A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'
# Criminal Damage
# Criminal Damage

Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'

Jan 26th 2017, 12:57 PM 13,231 Views 0 Comments

John Moore told Gardaí “I had a hammer” after his arrest at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour
# Family Fortunes
# Family Fortunes

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour

Dec 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 16,855 Views 12 Comments

Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 23 September, 2016

9 spontaneous day trips around Dublin to take this weekend
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# Sponsored By Leap Card

9 spontaneous day trips around Dublin to take this weekend

Sep 23rd 2016, 2:58 PM 38,931 Views 17 Comments

These are not your usual tourist traps – these are hidden gems for Dubliners in the know.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement
# Patriot
# Patriot

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

Aug 3rd 2016, 4:11 PM 12,608 Views 41 Comments

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Monday 13 June, 2016

Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide
# James Joyce
# James Joyce

Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide

Jun 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,806 Views 3 Comments

We look at the events celebrating James Joyce’s Ulysses, running from today until Thursday.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Glasnevin Cemetery to "review" omission of Irish language from famous Pádraig Pearse speech
# O'Donovan Rossa
# O'Donovan Rossa

Glasnevin Cemetery to "review" omission of Irish language from famous Pádraig Pearse speech

Apr 6th 2016, 11:03 AM 25,037 Views 96 Comments

Pearse’s oration at O’Donovan Rossa is an iconic part of Irish history.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

Apr 3rd 2016, 1:23 PM 57,846 Views 279 Comments

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 2 April, 2016

"It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled
# Rising Row
# Rising Row

"It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:30 AM 32,021 Views 219 Comments

The wall will be in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - 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 18,145 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.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 14 November, 2015

'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'
# Glasnevin Cemetery
# Glasnevin Cemetery

'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'

Nov 14th 2015, 4:00 PM 64,341 Views 27 Comments

“Down through the years I’ve seen some really tragic cases … It can be hard.”

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 17 May, 2015

11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die
# Diggin
From The Daily Edge
# Diggin

11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die

May 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 30,305 Views 5 Comments

So much history, all around us.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,253 Views 16 Comments

John Kennedy married his fiancé during a break in fighting but was killed later that day.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Monday 15 December, 2014

Is one of your relatives in this historic photo?
# Glasnevin Trust
# Glasnevin Trust

Is one of your relatives in this historic photo?

Dec 15th 2014, 8:42 AM 8,965 Views 9 Comments

It’s the scene moments before the graveside oration at the burial of Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Visitors flock to Glasnevin Cemetery thanks to moving documentary
# Graves On Film
# Graves On Film

Visitors flock to Glasnevin Cemetery thanks to moving documentary

Nov 25th 2014, 9:48 AM 14,912 Views 31 Comments

The cemetery is the last resting place of the likes of Michael Collins, as well as over 1.5 million other people.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 21 November, 2014

One Million Dubliners got such an emotional response, it's still trending on Twitter this morning
# Glasnevin
From The Daily Edge
# Glasnevin

One Million Dubliners got such an emotional response, it's still trending on Twitter this morning

Nov 21st 2014, 10:13 AM 17,141 Views 4 Comments

There was an overwhelming response to the story of Glasnevin Cemetery and Shane MacThomais.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'
# Ceremony
# Ceremony

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

Nov 11th 2014, 4:17 PM 9,667 Views 142 Comments

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 3 October, 2014

One Million Dubliners: 'Everyone has someone buried in Glasnevin'
# Life And Loss
# Life And Loss

One Million Dubliners: 'Everyone has someone buried in Glasnevin'

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:43 PM 14,632 Views 44 Comments

New Irish doc finds there is a whole lot of life in the country’s most famous burial place.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 10 July, 2014

10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans
# Friends In No Places
From The Daily Edge
# Friends In No Places

10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans

Jul 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 38,974 Views 27 Comments

Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts
# Treasure Hunt
# Treasure Hunt

Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts

May 17th 2014, 10:45 AM 4,616 Views 10 Comments

The cemetery is running a free Antiques Roadshow style event this weekend.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Heard of Josie MacAvin? She's Ireland's only Emmy AND Oscar winner
# Old Hollywood
# Old Hollywood

Heard of Josie MacAvin? She's Ireland's only Emmy AND Oscar winner

May 1st 2014, 11:09 AM 12,426 Views 7 Comments

A movie-themed tour is being launched at Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum in honour of MacAvin.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books
# Tribute
# Tribute

Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books

Mar 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 242 Views 16 Comments

Following the untimely passing of the Glasnevin Cemetery historian Shane MacThomais, his friend and fellow historian Donal Fallon remembers a man who was “beloved of Dubliners of all classes and professions”.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 21 March, 2014

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies
# RIP
# RIP

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Mar 21st 2014, 10:41 AM 94,886 Views 80 Comments

Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day
# Museum Selfies
From The Daily Edge
# Museum Selfies

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:30 PM 3,040 Views 0 Comments

Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!

# glasnevin-cemetery - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Do you know who Alicia Brady was?
# 1913 Lockout
# 1913 Lockout

Do you know who Alicia Brady was?

Jan 4th 2014, 9:15 AM 12,285 Views 19 Comments

Or why she is being honoured today in Glasnevin Cemetery?

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt
# Tomb With A View
# Tomb With A View

Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt

Dec 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,008 Views 19 Comments

Planning permission secured to rebuild structure, 40 years after loyalists blew up original wooden stairs which led to top windows.

# glasnevin-cemetery - 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.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

May 1st 2013, 7:50 PM 6,636 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial
# 1916 Easter Rising
# 1916 Easter Rising

Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial

May 1st 2013, 6:16 PM 16,029 Views 48 Comments

HRH Prince Edward, who is the President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, visited Glasnevin Cemetery.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:42 PM 5,554 Views 4 Comments

Flowers were laid at the graves and tributes to the women were read out by representatives from various groups.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 12 August, 2012

What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks?
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks?

Aug 12th 2012, 8:00 AM 8,790 Views 62 Comments

Historian’s presentation at Glasnevin Cemetery will question how the former Minister for Finance might view the current state of affairs.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Thursday 2 August, 2012

"But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin
# Padraig Pearse
# Padraig Pearse

"But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:14 AM 28,097 Views 49 Comments

Pádraig Pearse speech at O’Donovan Rossa’s graveside ended: “Ireland unfree shall never be at peace.”

# glasnevin-cemetery - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service
# Not Alone
# Not Alone

Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service

Jul 15th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,217 Views 3 Comments

Alone will celebrate the anniversary at Glasnevin Cemetery, honouring volunteers who have been with the charity in excess of three decades.

# glasnevin-cemetery - Friday 22 June, 2012

Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery
# Hi Bill And Yoko
# Hi Bill And Yoko

Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery

Jun 22nd 2012, 9:53 PM 13,964 Views 34 Comments

Bill Clinton took in some bookshops in Cork today, while Yoko Ono visit Daniel O’Connell’s crypt.

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