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From TheJournal.ie Schools to fall silent for one minute today to commemorate victims of the Famine In Remembrance

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tracing the 'missing 1490' who fled Strokestown during the Famine Hidden History

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish people asked to observe a minute's silence for victims of the Great Famine Commemoration

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

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

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 TheJournal.ie NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans Easter Rising

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Putin's face appears on coin marking Crimea's annexation Face Off

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

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

From TheJournal.ie No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations... Come On Up...

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A monument to soldiers killed by IRA in the Civil War has been vandalised Civil War Politics

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

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

From TheJournal.ie An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary Up For The Rising

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived Gabrielle Giffords

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 2014 marks the commemoration of... Celebrate Old Times

2014 marks the commemoration of...

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

From The42 Paul O'Connell pays tribute to Donal Walsh in new documentary Commemoration

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings Bombings

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: One year later, Costa Concordia still not removed from scene of disaster Costa Concordia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie President to lay wreath as events commemorating fallen soldiers held around Ireland The Fallen

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth BONG This post contains videos

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: 1916 Easter Rising remembered 1916 Rising This post contains images

In pictures: 1916 Easter Rising remembered

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

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From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins to mark 100 years since Titanic left Ireland Titanic100

Michael D Higgins to mark 100 years since Titanic left Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Passengers from 'Titanic' cruise stop off in Ireland Titanic100 This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie No plans for Famine exhibition - because there aren't enough artifacts left Famine

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda and Micheál give thumbs-up to 1916 Rising website Easter 1916

Enda and Micheál give thumbs-up to 1916 Rising website

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks Bobby Sands This post contains images

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

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