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A parade through Dublin and several new proclamations: Here's how we'll mark the Rising's centenary
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A parade through Dublin and several new proclamations: Here's how we'll mark the Rising's centenary

Mar 31st 2015, 11:13 PM 39,390 Views 111 Comments

What do you make of the government’s plans?

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?
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Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?

Nov 15th 2014, 1:35 PM 10,147 Views 127 Comments

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?

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

Nov 12th 2014, 10:00 PM 21,988 Views 116 Comments

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

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

Oct 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,982 Views 44 Comments

The event is taking place in New Orleans in November.

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

Oct 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 11,181 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,567 Views 53 Comments

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

WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps
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WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps

Jul 23rd 2014, 3:37 PM 8,431 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Jul 10th 2014, 11:35 AM 8,115 Views 40 Comments

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

Relatives of 1916 personnel invited to participate in centenary commemoration
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Relatives of 1916 personnel invited to participate in centenary commemoration

Jun 17th 2014, 3:16 PM 6,418 Views 29 Comments

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

Schools to fall silent for one minute today to commemorate victims of the Famine
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Schools to fall silent for one minute today to commemorate victims of the Famine

May 9th 2014, 6:45 AM 11,056 Views 65 Comments

Students in all primary and secondary schools have been asked to pause for sixty seconds at noon today.

Tracing the 'missing 1490' who fled Strokestown during the Famine
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Tracing the 'missing 1490' who fled Strokestown during the Famine

May 5th 2014, 9:45 AM 26,756 Views 14 Comments

A new project looks at the lives of the 1490 people who left Roscommon for Canada in 1847. What happened to them?

Irish people asked to observe a minute's silence for victims of the Great Famine
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Irish people asked to observe a minute's silence for victims of the Great Famine

May 2nd 2014, 3:33 PM 18,251 Views 121 Comments

Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan said it is important that the Irish don’t forget “the experiences that have shaped us as a people”.

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

Apr 30th 2014, 7:59 PM 16,283 Views 126 Comments

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

NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans
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NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:11 PM 11,902 Views 27 Comments

It was announced last year that the four houses at 14 to 17 Moore Street are to be converted into a commemorative centre at the national monument.

Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation
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Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation

Apr 23rd 2014, 1:08 PM 7,960 Views 80 Comments

The price for a palm-sized silver coin is yet to be set.

No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations...
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No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations...

Apr 20th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,383 Views 54 Comments

The President will lead this morning’s 98th anniversary event, which concludes with an Air Corps fly past.

A monument to soldiers killed by IRA in the Civil War has been vandalised
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A monument to soldiers killed by IRA in the Civil War has been vandalised

Apr 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 15,373 Views 61 Comments

There has been strong criticism after the monument to some of the bloodiest days of killing in the Civil War was badly vandalised.

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary
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An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary

Jan 27th 2014, 4:54 PM 13,020 Views 32 Comments

Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived
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Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived

Jan 8th 2014, 7:21 PM 13,989 Views 10 Comments

Six people were killed and 12 others, including former congresswoman Giffords, were injured in the 2011 shooting in Arizona.

2014 marks the commemoration of...
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2014 marks the commemoration of...

Jan 1st 2014, 8:45 AM 9,070 Views 16 Comments

It’s a quarter of a century since the Berlin Wall came down, but what else will we be marking in 2014?

Paul O'Connell pays tribute to Donal Walsh in new documentary
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Paul O'Connell pays tribute to Donal Walsh in new documentary

Dec 19th 2013, 5:14 PM 14,623 Views 8 Comments

The RTÉ Two programme will be shown on New Year’s Day at 9.30pm.

Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
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Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

May 17th 2013, 8:47 AM 5,067 Views 98 Comments

Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.

PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster
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PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster

Jan 12th 2013, 3:23 PM 20,093 Views 26 Comments

Officials have promised that the ship, which is twice the size of the Titanic, will be removed by September.

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
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First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,894 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

President to lay wreath as events commemorating fallen soldiers held around Ireland
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President to lay wreath as events commemorating fallen soldiers held around Ireland

Jul 8th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,770 Views 9 Comments

National Commemoration Day marks the deaths of Irish men and women in past wars and on UN service.

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth
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Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth

Jun 26th 2012, 7:48 PM 10,233 Views 47 Comments

The clock tower – which currently goes by the imaginative name of Clock Tower – is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower.

Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day
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Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day

Jun 16th 2012, 7:00 PM 25 Views 25 Comments

We don’t commemorate much, writes Fergus O’Connell. But we should remember the bank guarantee – and the people who brought us to that point.

In pictures: 1916 Easter Rising remembered
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In pictures: 1916 Easter Rising remembered

May 16th 2012, 9:34 PM 6,754 Views 50 Comments

A three-year-old girl wore her great-grandfather’s medals at today’s ceremony.

Patriotic Pic of the Day
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Patriotic Pic of the Day

Apr 29th 2012, 3:42 PM 9,395 Views 23 Comments

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Michael D Higgins to mark 100 years since Titanic left Ireland
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Michael D Higgins to mark 100 years since Titanic left Ireland

Apr 11th 2012, 7:32 AM 2,264 Views 13 Comments

The president will travel to Cobh today, exactly a century after the liner docked there.

In pictures: Passengers from 'Titanic' cruise stop off in Ireland
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In pictures: Passengers from 'Titanic' cruise stop off in Ireland

Apr 10th 2012, 9:00 AM 6,448 Views 22 Comments

They were greeted in Cobh by crowds, music and the ‘Titanic Deals’ discount store…

No plans for Famine exhibition - because there aren't enough artifacts left
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No plans for Famine exhibition - because there aren't enough artifacts left

Feb 10th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,489 Views 47 Comments

The Minister for Arts said most of what remains is statistical and pictorial.

Enda and Micheál give thumbs-up to 1916 Rising website
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Enda and Micheál give thumbs-up to 1916 Rising website

Nov 17th 2011, 7:20 AM 3,052 Views 16 Comments

Their parties may have been divided by the Civil War but the leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are joined in admiration of interactive site which aims to make 1916 archives more accessible to public.

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?
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Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?

Nov 11th 2011, 11:17 AM 11,678 Views 201 Comments

More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?

Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks
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Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks

May 5th 2011, 11:23 AM 1,448 Views 1 Comment

The 30th anniversary of the death of hunger striker Bobby Sands is being commemorated today.