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Michael D Higgins: There is a reluctance to criticise empire and imperialism
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Michael D Higgins: There is a reluctance to criticise empire and imperialism

Feb 12th 2021, 11:13 AM 33,266 Views 92 Comments

Uachtarán na hÉireann wrote in the Guardian that a “feigned amnesia” of Anglo-Irish history would not help create a better future.

UK government to spend £3 million marking Northern Ireland centenary
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UK government to spend £3 million marking Northern Ireland centenary

Dec 14th 2020, 9:49 AM 11,945 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson said the centenary needed to be marked “sensitively”.

'Profound sadness and outrage': 14 victims of Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on
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'Profound sadness and outrage': 14 victims of Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on

Nov 21st 2020, 6:44 PM 35,492 Views 34 Comments

Only a limited number of people could attend the event at Croke Park but the GAA encouraged people to light a candle in their homes.

Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain
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Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain

Nov 21st 2020, 8:30 AM 33,810 Views 45 Comments

The historian sets the scene of the morning of that fateful day 100 years ago today and the killings that preceded the Croke Park massacre.

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning
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Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning

Nov 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 21,957 Views 27 Comments

Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of the Irish War of Independence
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Quiz: Test your knowledge of the Irish War of Independence

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:00 PM 43,673 Views 51 Comments

The government has said we are entering the “most challenging and sensitive period” of marking the centenary of past events.

'A grand experiment': Northern Ireland's creation will be commemorated in 2020
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'A grand experiment': Northern Ireland's creation will be commemorated in 2020

Jan 1st 2020, 10:00 PM 37,008 Views 40 Comments

The Government of Ireland Act was passed in December 1920.

Commemoration events to mark centenary of War of Independence 'challenging and sensitive'
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Commemoration events to mark centenary of War of Independence 'challenging and sensitive'

Dec 26th 2019, 10:00 AM 20,971 Views 68 Comments

The government hasn’t yet finalised the State programme for 1920 commemorative events.

Dáil centenary site cost €180,000 to build but fails to draw visitors
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Dáil centenary site cost €180,000 to build but fails to draw visitors

Jun 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,760 Views 35 Comments

Public was made aware of the site via tweets from Oireachtas Twitter account.

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
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Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Feb 15th 2019, 1:20 PM 5,846 Views 13 Comments

A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about
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The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about

Jan 20th 2019, 9:45 PM 29,163 Views 44 Comments

Many of those elected to the Dáil were listed as “fé ghlas ag Gallaibh” (imprisoned by the foreigners).

Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War
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Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War

Dec 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,548 Views 67 Comments

In the Dáil in 2011, Leo Varadkar said those executed without trial during this time period were “murdered”.

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland
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1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

Dec 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 9,126 Views 20 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
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On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

Dec 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,194 Views 59 Comments

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial
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Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial

Aug 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 12,143 Views 47 Comments

Labour and Sinn Féin said the date should be changed.

100 years on from Gaelic Sunday: When the GAA made a defiant stand against the British Empire
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100 years on from Gaelic Sunday: When the GAA made a defiant stand against the British Empire

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:22 PM 11,136 Views 22 Comments

This weekend clubs across Ireland are asked to honour the brave men and women who gathered in uprising against their oppressors.

Posters and postcards show how Irish suffragists were 'ridiculed and feared'
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Posters and postcards show how Irish suffragists were 'ridiculed and feared'

Jul 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 19,062 Views 34 Comments

The fascinating documents are on show until September.

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary
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Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary

Jun 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 14,111 Views 23 Comments

In June 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown made history being the first people to complete a non-stop transatlantic flight

Wexford will wear this special commemorative jersey for their Leinster SFC opener
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Wexford will wear this special commemorative jersey for their Leinster SFC opener

Apr 30th 2018, 5:59 PM 12,975 Views 9 Comments

It’s 100 years since the Model County won four successive All-Ireland titles.

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster
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'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

Apr 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 31,122 Views 17 Comments

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918
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Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918

Feb 11th 2018, 8:45 AM 14,584 Views 38 Comments

This week we brought you the story of Ireland 100 years ago.

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison
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From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison

Feb 9th 2018, 8:10 AM 12,592 Views 52 Comments

In our final piece marking the centenary of the women’s vote in 1918, we take a look at items in the archive related to Countess Markievicz.

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago
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This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago

Feb 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 30,315 Views 14 Comments

It was written by Rosamond Jacob, a feminist and suffragist.

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington
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Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Feb 7th 2018, 8:10 AM 12,435 Views 25 Comments

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
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On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

Feb 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 31,331 Views 30 Comments

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918
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What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918

Feb 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,931 Views 33 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

UK government will commemorate the election of republican Countess Markievicz next December
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UK government will commemorate the election of republican Countess Markievicz next December

Jan 1st 2018, 10:00 PM 25,768 Views 56 Comments

Constance Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the 1916 Rising, but her life was spared because she was a woman.

'The whole street is dying' - Moore Street traders feel they're being wiped out
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'The whole street is dying' - Moore Street traders feel they're being wiped out

Jan 21st 2017, 7:30 AM 23,123 Views 50 Comments

Marie Cullen has been working beneath scaffolding on Moore Street for the past year.

Poll: Have you ever read a book by James Joyce?
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Poll: Have you ever read a book by James Joyce?

Dec 29th 2016, 11:39 AM 13,092 Views 46 Comments

Be honest.

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb
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Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Dec 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,825 Views 3 Comments

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester
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'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 AM 17,695 Views 49 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement
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"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

Aug 3rd 2016, 4:11 PM 12,606 Views 41 Comments

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

President Higgins joins British royals to mark Battle of the Somme centenary
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President Higgins joins British royals to mark Battle of the Somme centenary

Jul 1st 2016, 8:59 AM 17,189 Views 45 Comments

Today marks 100 years since the start of the four-and-a-half month battle which left over one million dead or injured.

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...
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Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...

Jun 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,669 Views 9 Comments

The 7th annual ‘Street Feast’ takes place tomorrow.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 24th 2016, 7:49 PM 17,411 Views 16 Comments

The Easter Rising, Joshua Molloy’s release and new cycle lane proposals had people talking.

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
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Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 12,886 Views 8 Comments

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary
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Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary

Apr 14th 2016, 8:21 AM 44,666 Views 92 Comments

The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night
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RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Mar 29th 2016, 9:32 AM 69,683 Views 58 Comments

Centenary, which gathered together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians and performers, gave everyone goosebumps.

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916
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Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 11:35 AM 31,153 Views 35 Comments

The poor fella is FROZEN.

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

Mar 26th 2016, 9:27 AM 28,190 Views 122 Comments

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

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