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#Centenary

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 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 Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you Centenary

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

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 President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations Centenary

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

The heads of state of 15 other nations will be in attendance.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium Soldiers

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War To War

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises "determining moment" in Ireland's history Asgard

Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises "determining moment" in Ireland's history

Events were held in Dublin to mark the centenary of the landing of the Asgard at Howth with weapons for the Irish volunteers.

From TheJournal.ie After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration Centenary

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration

The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.

From The42 Croke Park officially 100 years old today Happy Birthday

Croke Park officially 100 years old today

It very nearly never happened though as a vote to purchase the grounds was only just passed.

From TheJournal.ie 100 years of reading: Rathmines library Library This post contains images

100 years of reading: Rathmines library

The library, built in 1913, has hosted the likes of Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats and Hannah Sheehy Skeffington. (And it was also an air raid shelter).

From TheJournal.ie An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary Big Jim This post contains images

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary

James Connolly, Constance Markiewicz and Jim Larkin feature on the new stamps launched today.

From TheJournal.ie President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project Dublin Lockout

President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project

The tapestry commemorates the historic event, which saw workers fighting for their rights almost a century ago.

From TheJournal.ie Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what's happening to mark the Titanic's anniversary? Titanic100 This post contains images

Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what's happening to mark the Titanic's anniversary?

Commemorations are taking place in Cobh, Belfast, and Southampton to mark the centenary of one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history.

From TheJournal.ie Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking Titanic100

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking

Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.

From TheJournal.ie Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations 1916

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations

An advisory group made up of eleven academics has been put together ahead of events to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.

The Titanic: Nine things you may not have known about the legendary liner

The world’s most famous – or infamous – ocean liner was launched in Belfast 100 years ago today. Here we look at some of the facts which don’t always make it into the history books.