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From TheJournal.ie The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016 Special Delivery

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back Murder And Mayhem

Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back

‘They have attempted to tarnish events of 1916 in the most appalling way.’

From TheJournal.ie O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday The Rising
From TheJournal.ie Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians Easter Rising

Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians

An online 1916 Easter Rising necrology has been compiled by Glasnevin Trust.

From TheJournal.ie The Arts Council has €1 million to give to projects about 1916 Come ON Up For The Rising

The Arts Council has €1 million to give to projects about 1916

Is your project ambitious? You could get €500,000.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations The Rising

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations

The Government’s efforts to mark the Centenary have been met with widespread criticism.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video Not A Rebel Song
From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin to launch 'alternative 2016' --- alongside the Cuban Ambassador and Frances Black Rising Anger
From TheJournal.ie 'The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter' Christy Burke

'The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter'

Dublin’s Lord Mayor recalls his time in prison, and shares his thoughts on the Queen.

From TheJournal.ie Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin? Remember

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?

The Central Bank will issue the coins in the first quarter of next year and it could be your handiwork, if you’re good enough.

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916' Commemorations

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'

A new group group launched their plans today.

From TheJournal.ie We got a first look at RTÉ's major new 1916 drama - here's everything you need to know Rebel Alliance

We got a first look at RTÉ's major new 1916 drama - here's everything you need to know

Historical drama it may be – but Rebellion doesn’t take a traditional approach. And it’s all the better for that.

From TheJournal.ie Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem Time For Change? This post contains videos

Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem

It’s to the tune of Amhrán Na Bhfiann but the lyrics have been changed.

From TheJournal.ie 1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost Centenary

1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost

The money is going to the Arts Council.

From TheJournal.ie Sinéad O'Connor and Shane McGowan join Easter Rising film 1916

Sinéad O'Connor and Shane McGowan join Easter Rising film

The movie will document the life of Seán McDermott.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners to retrace the steps of 1916 Rising fighters on Freedom Trail The Thin Green Line
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all? Political Legacy

Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?

Is becoming ‘The Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business By 2016′ really the best ambition Ireland can have for the centenary year of the Rising?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916? Easter Rising

Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?

It appears to be a case of ‘don’t mention the war’ in the corridors of power at Dáil Éireann when it comes to 1916.

From TheJournal.ie Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer Life In Frongach

Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer

Patrick Brennan’s journal will be on display in Clare Museum.

From TheJournal.ie That 2016 video everyone hated has been obliterated from the face of the planet Rising Criticism
From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video... Ireland 2016

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.

From TheJournal.ie Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul Off We Go

Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul

The site has been down for over 48 hours as “outstanding issues” are dealt with.

From TheJournal.ie "Embarrassing unhistorical sh*t": 2016 advisor doubles-down on video criticism Rising Anger

"Embarrassing unhistorical sh*t": 2016 advisor doubles-down on video criticism

The glossy montage posted on the Government’s official site included cameos from the Queen and David Cameron, but made no mention whatsoever of any of the signatories of the Proclamation.

From TheJournal.ie 1916 relatives are holding their own events for people "upset or annoyed" with the Government's plan The 2016 Row

1916 relatives are holding their own events for people "upset or annoyed" with the Government's plan

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s official plans, which were announced by the Taoiseach at the GPO on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary? The Rising

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s plans for 2016. How do you think we should Remember, Reconcile, Imagine, Present and Celebrate?

From TheJournal.ie The 1916 commemoration video fails to mention, er... 1916

The 1916 commemoration video fails to mention, er... 1916

And it seems some people are not pleased.

From TheJournal.ie Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word 1916 Rising This post contains videos

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word

The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.

From TheJournal.ie Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt' Pawns

Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'

A group that represents 850 relatives is boycotting tonight’s event, despite Minister Humphrey’s assurances that Ireland 2016 will be “inclusive”.

From TheJournal.ie 1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans Centenary

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

From TheJournal.ie Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN Dublin City Council

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN

The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos Women Of The Irish Revolution

Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos

Remembering some of the women played who played pivotal roles in Irish revolution.

From TheJournal.ie Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv DISTRACTING

Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv

The Fianna Fáil TD (and grandson of Eamon de Valera) says he believes such a move would be “seriously distracting”.

From TheJournal.ie Is the government protecting the wrong house on Moore Street? 1916 Rising

Is the government protecting the wrong house on Moore Street?

The Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage says no.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: David Norris calls 1916 rebels 'traitors to their own cause' Irish History X
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we get a national holiday for the 1916 centenary? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we get a national holiday for the 1916 centenary?

Many other nations have holidays of this kind, so should Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister Minister For 1916

A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister

The idea of a once-off ‘Republic Day’ is being “seriously considered” at by politicians, as plans for the centenary celebrations are put together.

From TheJournal.ie Delay leaves tight, tight deadline to finish 1916 museum Just Two Weeks

Delay leaves tight, tight deadline to finish 1916 museum

What should be done at the historic 1916 site on Moore St? Councillors can’t decide. And the clock is ticking. (Tick tock, etc.)

From TheJournal.ie Public urged to join "ramped up" Michael Collins commemoration today The Big Fella

Public urged to join "ramped up" Michael Collins commemoration today

The event will be the first attended by the Defence Forces in recent decades.

From TheJournal.ie 5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years Thorn In The Side

5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years

While Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen largely maintain their silence, the former Fine Gael leader and taoiseach has been outspoken in recent years.