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#GPO

# gpo - Monday 18 November, 2019

Two new locations added to line up for this year's Christmas light display on iconic Dublin buildings

There will be 14 light projections on buildings like The GPO and bridges like the Samuel Beckett bridge next month.

# gpo - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO

Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.

# gpo - Monday 26 August, 2019

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin

Gardaí carried out a search on a house yesterday.

# gpo - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin

Previous award winners include David Walliams and Jilly Cooper.

# gpo - Friday 16 August, 2019

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections

An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.

# gpo - Friday 5 April, 2019

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help Address Point This post contains videos

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help

The free personal postal address service for people who are homeless was launched at the GPO today.

# gpo - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups provide services for those in need.

# gpo - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The42 James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel Family History

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel

The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.

# gpo - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

# gpo - Saturday 3 February, 2018

First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO

The new exhibition opens later this month.

# gpo - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO

Kevin Shanahan sees around 20 people during each of his O’Connell Street nighttime sessions.

'We're just trying to do as much as we can': The volunteers handing out food and giving haircuts at the GPO every Friday

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups set up to provide their services.

# gpo - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Postmasters' protest storms the GPO

Bríd Smith TD said that the government has been “passing the parcel” on the issue of post offices.

# gpo - Monday 23 January, 2017

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street Lethal This post contains videos

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street

A spate of reports of people falling from their bicycles in traffic, and suffering minor-to-more-serious injuries, have been reported at the site.

# gpo - Monday 14 November, 2016

Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction

The Department of Arts says buying the letter would “not be the best use of taxpayers’ money”.

# gpo - Monday 25 April, 2016

'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising

Hundreds of documents are being released to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.

# gpo - Sunday 24 April, 2016

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began

Events were taking place around the country.

# gpo - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction

A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration 1916 This post contains images

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration

The parade attracted a large crowd in Dublin’s city centre.

# gpo - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Poll: Should we do this every year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we do this every year?

There’s wide agreement that the national celebrations went quite well. But should they be repeated?

Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves'

“The people that stood on this doorstep in 1916 did not stand for this,” Mick Keane says.

# gpo - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO The Ownership Of Ireland This post contains videos

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO

The proclamation, first read by Padraig Pearse on Easter Monday 1916, was re-read by Defence Forces Captain Peter Kelleher

# gpo - Sunday 20 March, 2016

# gpo - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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.

# gpo - 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.

# gpo - Sunday 7 February, 2016

RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street

O’Connell Street has now returned to normal.

# gpo - Friday 5 February, 2016

'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them'

Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.

# gpo - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today

The organisers of the protests claim that 20,000 people took part in the demonstration earlier in Dublin.

# gpo - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter

They say it will help in rejuvenation.

# gpo - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity

Thousands marched in Dublin with vigils elsewhere to remember the dead.

# gpo - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

"It's November. Would you ever go home?": Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today

A slightly frazzled looking polar bear also lent a hand.

The Stephen's Green market is no more ... but there's a Christmas plan for the Clerys shopfront

The Christmas plan for Dublin city has been confirmed. Here’s what’s going on…

# gpo - 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.

# gpo - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Four people arrested at a pro-choice abortion rally in Dublin

All four of those arrested were men in their 20s.

# gpo - Friday 17 July, 2015

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like

The Old Borough in Swords will open its doors next week.

# gpo - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said the Defence Forces will be central to practically all of the events that will happen next year.

# gpo - 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.

# gpo - 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.

# gpo - Sunday 16 November, 2014

"Embarrassing unhistorical sh*t": 2016 advisor doubles-down on video criticism

The glossy montage posted on the Government’s official site included cameos from the Queen and David Cameron, but made no mention whatsoever of any of the signatories of the Proclamation.

# gpo - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening

The protest will take place at 17.30 today outside the GPO on O’Connell Street.

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