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'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort
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'Caught all the soldiers unaware in the tea room': the troubled history of the Phoenix Park's Magazine Fort

Sep 21st 2019, 8:00 PM 26,163 Views 19 Comments

We toured what was once a British ammunitions store, and which since the 1980s has fallen into disrepair.

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US
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Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US

Sep 19th 2019, 9:04 AM 13,715 Views 13 Comments

The plaque was a gift from President Michael D Higgins on behalf of the people of Ireland.

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

Aug 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,952 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Apr 21st 2019, 9:00 PM 51,937 Views 28 Comments

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

Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office
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Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office

Updated Apr 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 22,990 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Apr 20th 2019, 4:00 PM 15,482 Views 25 Comments

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

New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz
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New exhibition aims to deshroud mystery around Countess Markievicz

Oct 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 26,765 Views 45 Comments

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

Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today
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Constance Markievicz to be formally honoured at House of Commons today

Jul 18th 2018, 10:38 AM 49,788 Views 63 Comments

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

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising
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Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

Apr 1st 2018, 1:10 PM 15,379 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Apr 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 11,121 Views 8 Comments

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

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned
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Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

Jan 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,710 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Mar 19th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,917 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Feb 12th 2017, 2:27 PM 10,467 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Aug 7th 2016, 12:00 PM 32,878 Views 82 Comments

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.

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader
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Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader

May 18th 2016, 3:49 PM 25,826 Views 48 Comments

And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.

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

May 14th 2016, 1:00 PM 8,316 Views 1 Comment

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

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

May 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 12,217 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Apr 26th 2016, 12:38 PM 16,773 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Apr 25th 2016, 2:45 PM 16,020 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Apr 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 15,949 Views 37 Comments

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

A group of fourth class students recreated the burning of Cork city on Minecraft
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A group of fourth class students recreated the burning of Cork city on Minecraft

Apr 21st 2016, 3:47 PM 17,067 Views 15 Comments

And it is excellent.

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising
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Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

Apr 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 10,265 Views 9 Comments

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

Mar 31st 2016, 7:54 PM 5,953 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Mar 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 19,248 Views 13 Comments

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.

Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations
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Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations

Mar 28th 2016, 11:05 AM 61,554 Views 115 Comments

We take a look.

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

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 1,001 Views 9 Comments

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.

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

Mar 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 34,085 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 320 Views 19 Comments

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

Mar 25th 2016, 10:15 AM 6,713 Views 1 Comment

Was it for this? etc etc…

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

Mar 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 464 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Mar 24th 2016, 11:00 AM 505 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Mar 24th 2016, 6:08 AM 16,555 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:00 PM 716 Views 22 Comments

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.

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

Mar 9th 2016, 9:10 PM 36,344 Views 65 Comments

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

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

Mar 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 26,769 Views 37 Comments

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

These Kerry primary school pupils acted out the Rising for a very cute short film
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These Kerry primary school pupils acted out the Rising for a very cute short film

Mar 7th 2016, 11:38 AM 3,144 Views 3 Comments

Tiny James Plunkett!

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

Mar 5th 2016, 10:00 PM 33,849 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jan 30th 2016, 3:51 PM 8,305 Views 2 Comments

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

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

Jan 19th 2016, 2:12 PM 29,154 Views 300 Comments

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

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

Jan 18th 2016, 10:54 AM 16,947 Views 176 Comments

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

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