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#1916

From The42 Ian Madigan pays tribute to the men and women of 1916 with these neon green boots Patriot Games

Ian Madigan pays tribute to the men and women of 1916 with these neon green boots

The Leinster man kicked the winning penalty in the 19 – 16 win over Ospreys, the same numbers he had inscribed on his boots.

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 Dissident republicans want to mark Easter Rising by 'killing police officers' - PSNI 1916

Dissident republicans want to mark Easter Rising by 'killing police officers' - PSNI

Police have said an attack is “highly possible”.

From TheJournal.ie Easter Monday in Dublin is set to be a family-friendly 1916 spectacular 1916

Easter Monday in Dublin is set to be a family-friendly 1916 spectacular

RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising on Monday 28 March will be the “biggest public history and cultural event ever staged in Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie Never mind the cordon: Christ Church reverses decision to close on Easter Sunday 1916 Parade Row

Never mind the cordon: Christ Church reverses decision to close on Easter Sunday

The cathedral said it plans to remember those who died in the 1916 Rising during its Easter Sunday morning service.

From TheJournal.ie Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday Off The Rails

Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday

It comes in addition to St Patrick’s Day.

From TheJournal.ie Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916 Easter Rising

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916

Births, deaths, marriages … and the most popular baby names.

From TheJournal.ie The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty The Rising This post contains videos This post contains images

The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight Irishmen And Irishwomen This post contains videos

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe had a go this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon Easter Mass

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon

The Archdiocese said parishes in the city centre were told there will be no ready access to their churches on the day.

From TheJournal.ie Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories Love And Friendship

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories

The Seán MacDiarmada and Thomas MacDonagh collections are the latest tranche of Easter Rising-related documents to have been digitised by the National Library.

From TheJournal.ie Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising Snapshot In Time

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising

It’s part of an exhibition by the National Library of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916 Little Museum

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dev's grandson says RTÉ's portrayal of him in Rebellion was 'an embarrassment' Eamon De Valera

Dev's grandson says RTÉ's portrayal of him in Rebellion was 'an embarrassment'

Éamon Ó Cuív says it was “entirely false”.

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

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

From TheJournal.ie Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing Hold Positions

Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing

Seriously you need to see this.

Irish Republican memes are taking over the internet

The Rising centenary gets its own jokes.

From TheJournal.ie Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse 'signed the death warrants' of 1916's leaders? Easter Rising

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse 'signed the death warrants' of 1916's leaders?

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

From TheJournal.ie Do you know this man? Call for public's help in identifying 1916 witness Dublin Jarvey

Do you know this man? Call for public's help in identifying 1916 witness

The man was nearly shot in the head during the 1916 Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916 Minted

A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916

It will be the first time Ireland has introduced a personalised €2 coin.

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 The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that Soldiers Are We

The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that

The Irish language version didn’t come until a few years later.

From TheJournal.ie Bullets and burns were flying in last night's action-packed episode of Rebellion Easter 1916

Bullets and burns were flying in last night's action-packed episode of Rebellion

It’s day three of the uprising and the gloves are off.

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 Rebellion's Finnish director on criticism of the drama, and his bid to demystify 1916... Not Romantic

Rebellion's Finnish director on criticism of the drama, and his bid to demystify 1916...

His military background informed Aku Louhimies’ approach to the 1916 drama, he tells TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz's home Coming Home

Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz's home

The Na Fianna Éireann banner has been in a collection at the British Imperial War Museum since 1936.

From TheJournal.ie Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising...and it's wonderful Streets Of Dublin

Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising...and it's wonderful

The impressive interactive website was launched this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising? Fact Or Fiction?

Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising?

The incident was a central part of last night’s episode of Rebellion.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation?

What do you make of it?

From TheJournal.ie Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising... 1916

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...

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.

From TheJournal.ie Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online Family Trees

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online

To research Irish history, all you need is an internet connection.

From TheJournal.ie "We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters Rising Anger

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street Rebellion

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

A man has put a flag on the top of the roof of one of the terraced properties.

From TheJournal.ie The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916 Easter Rising

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916

“A city spruces up to celebrate a centenary.”

From TheJournal.ie Why were the 1916 leaders cast as background characters in Rebellion? The drama's writer explains Shadowy Figures

Why were the 1916 leaders cast as background characters in Rebellion? The drama's writer explains

The focus on bit-players means the viewer has to guess the fate of the drama’s protagonists, Colin Teevan explained.

From TheJournal.ie What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama? Act Of Rebellion

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

And is it historically accurate?

From TheJournal.ie Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list 1916

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

Second on the list was Jim McGuinness’s memoir.

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

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?

The events kick off today with a flag-raising in Dublin Castle.