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# gpo - Sunday 4 April, 2021

1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin
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# GPO

1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 1:57 PM 39,098 Views 66 Comments

Events were restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# gpo - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising
# Easter Sunday
# Easter Sunday

Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising

Apr 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 32,028 Views 89 Comments

The peace bell was sounded at Áras an Uachtaráin.

# gpo - Monday 18 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 18th 2019, 10:15 AM 22,853 Views 15 Comments

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
# Dublin

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

Sep 18th 2019, 8:31 PM 10,508 Views 15 Comments

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
# Dublin 22
# Dublin 22

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

Aug 26th 2019, 11:32 AM 14,967 Views 16 Comments

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
# An Post
# An Post

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

Aug 20th 2019, 9:44 PM 16,314 Views 10 Comments

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
# Witness History
# Witness History

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

Aug 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,944 Views 21 Comments

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
# Address Point

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

Apr 5th 2019, 5:13 PM 9,214 Views 8 Comments

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
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

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

Dec 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 23,781 Views 31 Comments

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

# gpo - Saturday 26 May, 2018

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

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

May 26th 2018, 8:00 AM 37,567 Views 25 Comments

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
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

Apr 1st 2018, 1:10 PM 15,367 Views 73 Comments

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
# Flying High
# Flying High

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

Feb 3rd 2018, 11:00 AM 10,741 Views 49 Comments

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
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

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

Dec 9th 2017, 10:30 AM 21,894 Views 32 Comments

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
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

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

Dec 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,107 Views 14 Comments

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
# Community Lifeline
# Community Lifeline

Postmasters' protest storms the GPO

Mar 14th 2017, 12:59 PM 8,319 Views 26 Comments

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
# Lethal

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

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 28,193 Views 97 Comments

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
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

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

Nov 14th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,777 Views 45 Comments

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
# 1916 Live
# 1916 Live

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

Apr 25th 2016, 2:45 PM 15,981 Views 11 Comments

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
# 1916
# 1916

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

Apr 24th 2016, 6:00 PM 24,284 Views 81 Comments

Events were taking place around the country.

# gpo - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction
# Sold
# Sold

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction

Apr 23rd 2016, 7:18 PM 13,144 Views 12 Comments

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
# 1916

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

Apr 23rd 2016, 6:15 PM 53,183 Views 165 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should we do this every year?

Mar 29th 2016, 7:52 PM 34,612 Views 161 Comments

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'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

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

Mar 29th 2016, 6:30 PM 25,714 Views 100 Comments

“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
# The Ownership Of Ireland

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

Mar 27th 2016, 1:02 PM 32,447 Views 96 Comments

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

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy
# 1916
# 1916

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy

Mar 20th 2016, 5:30 PM 17,744 Views 21 Comments

They could all be yours.

# gpo - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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 30,659 Views 28 Comments

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

# gpo - 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 15,157 Views 29 Comments

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
# Protest
# Protest

RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street

Feb 7th 2016, 7:05 AM 123,410 Views 700 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

Feb 5th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,553 Views 281 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Jan 23rd 2016, 6:52 PM 34,059 Views 241 Comments

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
# 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.

# gpo - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity
# Paris Under Attack
# Paris Under Attack

Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity

Nov 14th 2015, 10:07 PM 37,450 Views 120 Comments

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
# 50 Sleeps To Go
# 50 Sleeps To Go

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

Nov 4th 2015, 5:38 PM 15,933 Views 26 Comments

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
# Northside Lights
# Northside Lights

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

Nov 4th 2015, 1:22 PM 26,242 Views 34 Comments

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
# Changed Utterly

Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising

Jul 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 33,864 Views 48 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:38 PM 23,624 Views 121 Comments

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

# gpo - Friday 17 July, 2015

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like
# Booze
# Booze

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like

Jul 17th 2015, 7:54 PM 41,925 Views 58 Comments

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
# The Rising
# The Rising

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

Jul 15th 2015, 4:00 PM 18,638 Views 55 Comments

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
# 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 18,627 Views 111 Comments

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
# GPO

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

Apr 5th 2015, 7:45 PM 25,700 Views 121 Comments

It concluded with an Air Corps fly past.

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