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From TheJournal.ie Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps Libraries

Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps

The philanthropist contributed to the construction of libraries across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Events take place to honour Irish troops who've died in wars or UN missions Defence Forces

Photos: Events take place to honour Irish troops who've died in wars or UN missions

President Higgins laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ireland at a ceremony in Collins Barracks.

From TheJournal.ie A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit Doonbeg

A respectful welcome - but no pomp and circumstance: What to expect from the Trump visit

Trump will arrive in Shannon Airport later today.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism' Dail 100

President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'

Michael D Higgins was commemorating the centenary of the establishment of Dáil Éireann.

From TheJournal.ie New €2 coin launched to commemorate the First Dáil in 1919 Mint Condition

New €2 coin launched to commemorate the First Dáil in 1919

A million new coins will go into circulation this year.

From TheJournal.ie '2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity' Opinion

'2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity'

Remembering our war dead means reminding ourselves who and what made them war dead and to despise their modern-day equivalents, writes Tom Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy Frank Feighan

As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy

It’s time to stop airbrushing the Irish soldiers who died in World War I out of our history, writes Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan.

From TheJournal.ie Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne Australia

Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne

Josepha Madigan said the event will give an opportunity to pay tribute to the young Irish women who travelled from workhouses here to Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event Appeal

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event

Brian Murphy publicly apologised today in his bid to have his recorded conviction for a public order offence overturned.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup Commemoration

Turkey marks year since 'epic' defeat of anti-Erdogan coup

The authorities have declared 15 July an annual national holiday of ‘democracy and unity’.

From TheJournal.ie 'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated Glasnevin

'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated

The event will mark her impact on Irish history.

From TheJournal.ie Public asked to lay flowers at graves of Magdalene women today Mark Of Respect

Public asked to lay flowers at graves of Magdalene women today

Over 1,600 women are buried in cemeteries around the country, many of whom are in unmarked graves.

From TheJournal.ie It's almost 150 years since the Battle of Tallaght was described as 'just a skirmish in the village' Commemoration

It's almost 150 years since the Battle of Tallaght was described as 'just a skirmish in the village'

A lecture and exhibitions are underway to mark the anniversary.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial

Minister Flanagan said we must be vigilant in standing against fundamentalist ideologies.

From TheJournal.ie First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank Eileen Gray

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

The first coin features one of Gray’s most iconic designs.

From TheJournal.ie Rising again: New name for Ballymun Plaza commemorates 1916 leaders An TSeachtar Laoch

Rising again: New name for Ballymun Plaza commemorates 1916 leaders

The now-demolished block of flats in Ballymun bore the name of the revolutionary leaders.

From TheJournal.ie The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter Historical Significance

The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter

Gerry Adams has called it a “quite frankly bizarre decision”.

From TheJournal.ie Sting reopens Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary as Eagles of Death Metal refused entry Commemoration

Sting reopens Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary as Eagles of Death Metal refused entry

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks in which 130 people lost their lives.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916 Ah Bless This post contains videos
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 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 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 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.

From The42 Celtic will wear special jerseys to remember victims of the Great Irish Famine today Commemoration

Celtic will wear special jerseys to remember victims of the Great Irish Famine today

The Hoops are marking National Famine Memorial Day at Celtic Park this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is too much being done to commemorate the 1916 Rising? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is too much being done to commemorate the 1916 Rising?

A commemorative event was held in west Cork for Michael Collins yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Hero or terrorist? This Cork patriot should be remembered whatever the answer Column

Hero or terrorist? This Cork patriot should be remembered whatever the answer

UCC historian Gabriel O’Doherty on the life and legacy of Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, whose funeral centenary is being commemorated today.

From TheJournal.ie New images show the Lusitania lying on the seabed off the coast of Cork Tragedy

New images show the Lusitania lying on the seabed off the coast of Cork

Tomorrow will mark 100 years to the day that the RMS Luistania sinking.

From TheJournal.ie It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast Lusitania

It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast

Cork will spend the next few weeks commemorating the Lusitania dead and celebrating the rescue effort.

From TheJournal.ie Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising GPO

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

It concluded with an Air Corps fly past.

From TheJournal.ie Opposition react to government toning down 1916 message Easter Rising

Opposition react to government toning down 1916 message

Earlier in the week RTÉ revealed the government’s original literature had included more imagery from the 1916 Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie A parade through Dublin and several new proclamations: Here's how we'll mark the Rising's centenary Ireland 2016
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 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 $125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a "sombre, respectful" affair New Orleans

$125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a "sombre, respectful" affair

The event is taking place in New Orleans in November.

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 Vox Pop: Should we be commemorating the centenary of World War I? Lessons Learned

Vox Pop: Should we be commemorating the centenary of World War I?

We asked the public for their view on the marking of the centenary.

From TheJournal.ie WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps Soldiers

WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps

The two commemorative stamps are to mark the centenary of World War One.

From TheJournal.ie This Sunday we remember those who died serving Ireland, here's how you can Defence Forces

This Sunday we remember those who died serving Ireland, here's how you can

The President and the Taoiseach will be at the main commemoration in the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham.

From TheJournal.ie Relatives of 1916 personnel invited to participate in centenary commemoration Rising Time

Relatives of 1916 personnel invited to participate in centenary commemoration

The Minister for Heritage has asked relatives who are interested to contact his Department.

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