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From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about the 1916 Rising? Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the 1916 Rising?

Commemorations took place at the GPO and around the country today.

From TheJournal.ie Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office 1916

Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office

Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie 'They were just ordinary people': Descendants of 1916 volunteers take us to where their ancestors fought Freedom Fighters This post contains videos

'They were just ordinary people': Descendants of 1916 volunteers take us to where their ancestors fought

Patrick Kilmartin and William O’Dea fought on the North Circular Road outpost and Mendicity Institute respectfully during the Rising.

From TheJournal.ie New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz Propaganda

New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz

Ireland’s first female minister was an artist, aristocrat, prisoner, suffragette and soldier.

From TheJournal.ie Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today Role Model

Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today

A portrait of the former Sinn Fein MP is set to be presented to the British Parliament later today.

From TheJournal.ie Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising Easter Rising

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what you need to know about public transport today Easter Rising This post contains videos

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned Apology

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.

From TheJournal.ie One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane Easter Rising

One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane

A new exhibition explores the role Custom House played while Ireland fought for independence.

From TheJournal.ie Bafta nominee for British Short Film award was funded under 1916 Rising scheme The Party

Bafta nominee for British Short Film award was funded under 1916 Rising scheme

The Irish Film Board said it is “delighted” to see the film being nominated.

From TheJournal.ie After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format Build It And They Will Come

After 50 years, Nelson's Pillar is returning to O'Connell Street - in a slightly different format

A Lego model of ‘the Pillar’ is on display in the GPO as part of a recreation of the post office during the 1916 Rising.

From TheJournal.ie Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader Cork

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader

And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.

From TheJournal.ie From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE This post contains images

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising

A new exhibition looks at how minority communities in Dublin responded to 1916.

From TheJournal.ie Poverty, manslaughter and stealing apples: police records shed light on Dublin 100 years ago Back In Time

Poverty, manslaughter and stealing apples: police records shed light on Dublin 100 years ago

The books contain information on the arrests of figures such as Seán Lemass, James Larkin, James Connolly, and Constance Markievicz.

From TheJournal.ie You can step into the Dublin of 1916 thanks to this new website Easter Rising

You can step into the Dublin of 1916 thanks to this new website

An interactive map lets people explore sites such as the GPO, Liberty Hall, St Stephen’s Green and Dublin Castle.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising 1916 Live

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary Easter Rising This post contains videos

Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary

The GAA, Conradh na Gaeilge and the President will all be involved in events.

From TheJournal.ie A group of fourth class students recreated the burning of Cork city on Minecraft Burning Of Cork
From TheJournal.ie Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising Lost Property And Animals

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.

This Foil Arms & Hog skit brilliantly parodies RTÉ's coverage of the 1916 centenary

“He was a volunteer… In the charity shop.”

From TheJournal.ie Costumes, duck parades and a lively céilí as the capital is taken over once more Reflecting The Rising

Costumes, duck parades and a lively céilí as the capital is taken over once more

Crowds descended on the city today to honour the sacrifices made by Irish men and women 100 years ago – and to enjoy the freedom they fought for.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations Easter Rising
From TheJournal.ie Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived' The Bereaved

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'

Elizabeth Colbert had not known how deeply involved her brother Con was with the rebels ahead of the Rising – but she knew that he harboured a secret love.

From TheJournal.ie The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture Before Photoshop

The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture

Changing attitudes over the past century saw railway workers hidden away.

From TheJournal.ie Voices of 1916: 'The bullets fell like rain, the firing came from all sides' The Doctor

Voices of 1916: 'The bullets fell like rain, the firing came from all sides'

Dr Kathleen Lynn was in Dublin’s City Hall during the Easter Rising, tending the wounded, and relates the tension and horror of that bloody week.

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising

Was it for this? etc etc…

From TheJournal.ie Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation' The Printer

Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'

Printer Christopher Brady was called to Liberty Hall on Easter Sunday 1916 for a special job – he was stunned to read the text of the Proclamation calling for a Republic.

From TheJournal.ie Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead' The Nurse

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'

A nurse tending the wounded and dying of Easter 1916 at the Mater hospital recalls the shocking sights that would stay with her for the rest of her life.

From TheJournal.ie Was it for this? Rising heroes would be disappointed today, teens say Viva La Revolución

Was it for this? Rising heroes would be disappointed today, teens say

Almost half of all students do not think that the 1916 leaders would be happy with Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter' The Chaplain

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'

Fr Aloysius Travers was at lunch when he heard the first shots of the Rising. By the end, he was accompanying Volunteer leaders to their execution.

From TheJournal.ie This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today Rebellious Tastes

This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today

The inventors say they wanted to pay tribute to the Rising with their half-English, half-Irish beer.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland Easter Rising This post contains images

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

From TheJournal.ie The story of the chip shop, a Hollywood actor and Pearse's 1916 surrender A Thousand Words

The story of the chip shop, a Hollywood actor and Pearse's 1916 surrender

The Kingfisher sadly burnt down last week, and the site has an interesting history

Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?'

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary 1916

Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary

Sinn Féin has launched its policy for older people, but not everyone is impressed.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary Perfect Timing

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery A Living History This post contains images

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery

Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter Quartered

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter

They say it will help in rejuvenation.

From TheJournal.ie There's a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren't happy about it Choclomation This post contains a poll

There's a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren't happy about it

The bar wrapper shows that heads of the 1916 leaders as well as the Proclamation.

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