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'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts

Apr 8th 2017, 8:30 AM 13,913 Views 10 Comments

The influence of director of rugby Alan Kingsley and some energetic U20s is pushing Navan torwads their first promotion since reaching the UBL.

Looking back: 16 moments from the 1916 centenary that buoyed the nation's spirits
# Come On Up...
# Come On Up...

Looking back: 16 moments from the 1916 centenary that buoyed the nation's spirits

Dec 28th 2016, 7:30 PM 8,680 Views 6 Comments

From the big moments to the little memories – here are our highlights from the celebrations.

Dublin's least attractive Liffey bridge will get a new name this week
# 1916 Leader
# 1916 Leader

Dublin's least attractive Liffey bridge will get a new name this week

May 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 44,243 Views 46 Comments

The bridge is to be named after Tom Clarke – one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising.

Charity boss reckons he's still owed €48k for Easter Rising damage
# The Pint Index
# The Pint Index

Charity boss reckons he's still owed €48k for Easter Rising damage

Apr 21st 2016, 4:00 PM 31,950 Views 7 Comments

He’s not entirely serious, mind… The events at ‘The Mendo’ in 1916 are depicted in a new play.

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown
Live Apr 2nd 2016, 7:45 PM

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown

"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 32,152 Views 219 Comments

The wall will be in Glasnevin Cemetery.

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising
Live Mar 31st 2016, 9:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far
Live Mar 30th 2016, 8:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians
Live Mar 29th 2016, 7:00 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green
Live Mar 28th 2016, 2:30 PM

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916
# A Nation's Rising
# A Nation's Rising

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 7:30 PM 31,935 Views 52 Comments

As it was 100 years ago, the GPO was at the heart of the action.

Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend
# The Rising
# The Rising

Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend

Mar 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 30,235 Views 15 Comments

Planning on attending a 1916 event? Not sure what the arrangements are?

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'
# Courts
# Courts

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'

Mar 18th 2016, 11:38 PM 32,447 Views 102 Comments

The government will now have to revisit an earlier decision which could lead to the demolition of certain buildings.

Poll: Will you be going to a 1916 centenary event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be going to a 1916 centenary event?

Mar 4th 2016, 9:27 AM 18,281 Views 81 Comments

From small local events to the big State occasions, hundreds of events are planned around the country.

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 30,784 Views 28 Comments

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916
# Little Museum
# Little Museum

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916

Feb 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,666 Views 10 Comments

Artist Fergal McCarthy’s work is on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary
# Perfect Timing
# Perfect Timing

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary

Jan 18th 2016, 10:54 AM 17,001 Views 176 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader will deliver a keynote speech on live TV at the conclusion of the party’s Ard Fheis.

Claiming victory, Moore Street demonstrators end their protest
# The Rising
# The Rising

Claiming victory, Moore Street demonstrators end their protest

Jan 12th 2016, 11:47 AM 9,661 Views 41 Comments

It follows a High Court ruling yesterday. No demolition work will take place at the terrace for two weeks.

'I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they're gone'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they're gone'

Jan 11th 2016, 10:36 AM 365 Views 58 Comments

The ultimate question in all of this is, ‘what we value more as a society’. We can always build more shopping centres or hotels in different city centre sites, but we can never rebuild our history once destroyed, writes Sean Fox.

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 47,833 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.

"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters
# Rising Anger
# Rising Anger

"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters

Jan 8th 2016, 2:16 PM 21,295 Views 145 Comments

A crowd of around 200 people were addressed by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and other politicians.

Gerry Adams: Enda just doesn't get 1916
# The Rising
# The Rising

Gerry Adams: Enda just doesn't get 1916

Jan 7th 2016, 7:30 PM 19,055 Views 211 Comments

“It is an inconvenient issue that they want to get out of the way,” the Sinn Féin leader has told supporters in Dublin this evening.

What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama?
# Act Of Rebellion
# Act Of Rebellion

What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama?

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:23 PM 71,189 Views 94 Comments

And is it historically accurate?

Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list
# 1916
# 1916

Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list

Jan 3rd 2016, 11:29 AM 10,011 Views 23 Comments

Second on the list was Jim McGuinness’s memoir.

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 22,432 Views 139 Comments

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

3,200 primary schools are going to get a new Irish flag - and Proclamation
# The Rising
# The Rising

3,200 primary schools are going to get a new Irish flag - and Proclamation

Sep 14th 2015, 8:50 AM 24,028 Views 99 Comments

It’s part of a new 1916 Centenary initiative.

Are you a child of the 1916 Rising? This musical project wants you
# The Rising
# The Rising

Are you a child of the 1916 Rising? This musical project wants you

Sep 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 8,233 Views 16 Comments

It has some gigs lined up for next year.

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick
# The Bloody Irish
# The Bloody Irish

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:15 AM 23,001 Views 24 Comments

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

'"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 18,778 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.

RTÉ's making a drama on the 'violent birth of modern Ireland' - by the guy who wrote Charlie
# 1916
# 1916

RTÉ's making a drama on the 'violent birth of modern Ireland' - by the guy who wrote Charlie

May 22nd 2015, 3:30 PM 10,190 Views 23 Comments

Brian Gleeson and Love/Hate’s Charlie Murphy (Siobhán) are set to star in the new five-part drama.

War of words: Gerry Adams had a massive go at Micheál Martin tonight
# Arrogance And Delusion
# Arrogance And Delusion

War of words: Gerry Adams had a massive go at Micheál Martin tonight

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 22,360 Views 235 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has responded to recent comments from the Fianna Fáil leader.

"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 17,897 Views 170 Comments

Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.

Liam Neeson to use his very particular set of skills to narrate 1916 doc
# The Rising
# The Rising

Liam Neeson to use his very particular set of skills to narrate 1916 doc

Apr 1st 2015, 10:29 AM 12,563 Views 21 Comments

The series will be aired on RTÉ as well as the BBC.

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016

Mar 24th 2015, 9:15 PM 37,523 Views 143 Comments

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

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 24,066 Views 50 Comments

Into 1915 Dublin.

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations
# The Rising
# The Rising

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations

Feb 11th 2015, 12:30 PM 13,408 Views 114 Comments

The Government’s efforts to mark the Centenary have been met with widespread criticism.

Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video
# Not A Rebel Song
# Not A Rebel Song

Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video

Feb 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,578 Views 144 Comments

Rebel song? Or NOT a rebel song?

Bullets, blood and childbirth: Emergency services and the 1916 Rising
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Bullets, blood and childbirth: Emergency services and the 1916 Rising

Nov 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 13,505 Views 11 Comments

It’s all in a logbook that was bought by Dublin City Council.

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?
# The Rising
# The Rising

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?

Nov 15th 2014, 1:35 PM 10,164 Views 126 Comments

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s plans for 2016. How do you think we should Remember, Reconcile, Imagine, Present and Celebrate?

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