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#Commemorations

From TheJournal.ie Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office 1916

Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office

Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie A shiny new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate the first Dáil Coinage

A shiny new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate the first Dáil

One million of the special coins go into circulation this month.

From TheJournal.ie Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War Commemorations

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day No Day Off

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

A proposed Bill seeks to designate 21 January Ireland’s Independence Day – but it wouldn’t be a bank holiday.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine Commemorations This post contains a poll

Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine

The current commemorations do not have a specific date.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary Easter Rising This post contains videos

Here's what's happening this weekend to mark the 1916 centenary

The GAA, Conradh na Gaeilge and the President will all be involved in events.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Remembering the Easter 1916 Rising 100 Years

AS IT HAPPENED: Remembering the Easter 1916 Rising

The flags, the colour and the pride – follow everything that’s going on here.

From TheJournal.ie Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street Rebellion

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

A man has put a flag on the top of the roof of one of the terraced properties.

From TheJournal.ie Did you help restore Kilmainham Gaol? Ireland wants to thank you 1916

Did you help restore Kilmainham Gaol? Ireland wants to thank you

The restoration work done in the 1960s saved the building from ruins.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen Lá Na Poblachta

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

From TheJournal.ie 'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary Not Happening

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916' Commemorations

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'

A new group group launched their plans today.

From TheJournal.ie Was the Easter Rising needed? Just two in five of you think so (but even fewer don't) Heeding History

Was the Easter Rising needed? Just two in five of you think so (but even fewer don't)

The findings comes from a poll from Irish language news website Tuairisc.ie.

From TheJournal.ie A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister Minister For 1916

A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister

The idea of a once-off ‘Republic Day’ is being “seriously considered” at by politicians, as plans for the centenary celebrations are put together.

From TheJournal.ie World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches Technicolour This post contains images

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches

The Open University has ‘colourised’ some photos from the time.

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 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 Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising Ireland Remembers This post contains images

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising

A wreath was laid outside the steps of the GPO with the Proclamation of the Republic also read out.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?

Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide Commemorations

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

The French President has since released a statement.

From TheJournal.ie Grand Secretary of Orange Order calls image 'outrageous and unacceptable' Unionism

Grand Secretary of Orange Order calls image 'outrageous and unacceptable'

Drew Nelson was responding to a photograph which appeared to show a bandsman urinating outside a Catholic church during Saturday’s marches.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant Unionism This post contains images

PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant

The parades have passed off peacefully so far, despite fears of violence breaking out along part of the route.

From TheJournal.ie Great Famine victims remembered at national commemoration Famine Memorial

Great Famine victims remembered at national commemoration

Taoiseach linked Ireland’s ‘generational memory’ about Famine years to the country’s fight against root causes of hunger.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland remembers 9/11 - events take place across the country this weekend Remembering This post contains images

Ireland remembers 9/11 - events take place across the country this weekend

We have a round-up of commemorative events taking place across the country this weekend.