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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 19 June, 2018

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill

No chill at all.

1. “The little rebels”

You mean… children?

2. This touching balloon display in Blanchardstown Shopping Centre

Can't cope with this 🙈🍀 #blanch #1916 #upthera #britsout #easterrising #easter #ireland

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3. “I’m going to the fridge – do you want anything?”

4. “That’ll be €19.16, please.”


1916 Source: Irish Rail

5. A cake depicting James Connolly’s execution. Er, okay.

The execution of James Connolly.. In Cake Form #1916 #decobake

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6. You’re just trolling us now, An Post.

Back to red post boxes? This #1916 business just crossed the line. #scratchbeneaththesurface

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7. Marty Morrissey looking like a Peter Pan villain here

All in the name of our great Republic.

8. What better way to remember 1916 than with this bag for life from Guineys?

9. Or, indeed, this chocolate bar.

CbVyuV3WEAI_-oV Source: mallachtsasana/Twitter

10. “Est. 2016″

11. Insert Easter Rising gag here.

12. Does it come with a matching sliotar?


13. Next up: 1916 cronuts

14. Celebrate the cententary by wearing this special tracksuit the next time you’re hungover

jog Source: Sinn Féin Bookshop

15. And finally…

Was it for this?

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