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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow?

The impasse between Luas operator Transdev and the tram drivers will see a full strike on the service at the height of the 1916 commemorations.

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.

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill

No chill at all.

From TheJournal.ie President Michael D Higgins kicks off 1916 celebrations with wreath-laying ceremony 1916

President Michael D Higgins kicks off 1916 celebrations with wreath-laying ceremony

The ceremony took place in Dublin’s Garden of Remembrance.

From TheJournal.ie Marty Morrissey in full 1916 regalia took Ireland by storm on last night's Late Late S-marty Pants
From TheJournal.ie Massive concert to mark 1916: 1,100 singers from 32 choirs join forces with RTÉ orchestra A Nation's Voice

Massive concert to mark 1916: 1,100 singers from 32 choirs join forces with RTÉ orchestra

The Easter Sunday show will be broadcast live on RTÉ tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?

The next three days will see celebrations in Dublin and across the country in commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend The Rising

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie This Dublin duo wrote a song about the Easter Rising based on 1916 morse code Rebellion

This Dublin duo wrote a song about the Easter Rising based on 1916 morse code

Dublin band Contour based their song Rebellion on the sound of the morse code broadcast in 1916.

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 1916 Liveblog: The sources 1916 Liveblog

1916 Liveblog: The sources

This is where all that information came from.

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 Everything you need to know about the Easter Rising events in Dublin this weekend 1916

Everything you need to know about the Easter Rising events in Dublin this weekend

Around half a million people are expected to attend, with the main event of 2016 taking place on Sunday.

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 Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend Easter Bussing

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

600,000 people are expected to pass in and out of Dublin over the course of the 1916 Rising centenary commemorations.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why helicopters and planes were flying low over Dublin today Don't Worry

Here's why helicopters and planes were flying low over Dublin today

There’s no need for concern – the Air Corps craft were simply preparing for the 1916 parade.

From TheJournal.ie Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders' The Enemy Files

Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders'

The claim is contained in a new documentary by Michael Portillo.

People are absolutely loving Irish Rail's €19.16 Easter train fare

And there’s a history lesson on the Dart.

From TheJournal.ie Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin Nice One

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.

From TheJournal.ie Post boxes around Dublin are being painted red for the 1916 centenary Green To Red This post contains a poll

Post boxes around Dublin are being painted red for the 1916 centenary

It’s all part of a new history project on the Rising from An Post.

From TheJournal.ie The mystery of the historic bomb-making equipment found in a Dublin attic Hidden History

The mystery of the historic bomb-making equipment found in a Dublin attic

Jorge Zulkouski found the items ten years ago and with the 1916 centenary coming up, he thought now was the time to try to find out more.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: This amazing short film recreates the 1916 Easter Rising entirely with Lego Createschool
From TheJournal.ie Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy 1916
From TheJournal.ie 1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site' Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner Commemoration

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner

The banner generated a lot of criticism when it was unveiled at the beginning of the week.

From TheJournal.ie Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day Flying The Flag

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day

From pre-schools to the Garda College – here’s how Ireland has been marking the day.

From TheJournal.ie There's going to be a new Roger Casement statue at the Dún Laoghaire baths By The Beach

There's going to be a new Roger Casement statue at the Dún Laoghaire baths

A proposal to erect a statue of the Irish nationalist behind the site has been given the green light.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves to target crowds at St Patrick's Day and 1916 events, gardaí warn 1916

Thieves to target crowds at St Patrick's Day and 1916 events, gardaí warn

Thieves will be taking advantage of the fact that people will be distracted in the city centre.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green? Easter Rising This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

From TheJournal.ie Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000 Auction

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000

Original copies of the document are rare.

From TheJournal.ie Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations 1916

Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations

It will cost an average of €199 per night for a double room.

From The42 Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park 1916 This post contains images

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park

It’s all part of the GAA’s 1916 Commemorative Event which takes place on 24 April.

From TheJournal.ie Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin Up For Sale

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin

The document is one of two original copies up for sale this weekend.