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#Easter Sunday

14 more deaths in Ireland, expert warns of possible 'second wave': Today's Covid-19 main points
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14 more deaths in Ireland, expert warns of possible 'second wave': Today's Covid-19 main points

Updated Apr 12th 2020, 8:12 PM 268,066 Views 253 Comments

People around the country lit candles for healthcare workers and the sick last night.

Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising
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Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising

Apr 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 31,946 Views 89 Comments

The peace bell was sounded at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Simon Harris says everything cannot go ‘back to normal’ after Easter Sunday
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Simon Harris says everything cannot go ‘back to normal’ after Easter Sunday

Mar 30th 2020, 12:40 PM 101,139 Views 154 Comments

The health minister also said he is concerned about the nation’s mental health.

The 9 at 9: Easter Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Easter Sunday

Apr 21st 2019, 8:55 AM 7,419 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know this Easter Sunday morning.

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry
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Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry

Apr 17th 2017, 1:20 PM 31,190 Views 125 Comments

“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church
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Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church

Apr 17th 2017, 11:44 AM 20,267 Views 50 Comments

The discovery was made yesterday morning by a local priest when he arrived to prepare for Easter mass.

Poll: Are you going to a religious service today?
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Poll: Are you going to a religious service today?

Apr 16th 2017, 8:30 AM 30,322 Views 156 Comments

Like Christmas, today is a day when mass attendance is higher than usual.

Taoiseach spent twice as much on photos last year compared to 2015
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Taoiseach spent twice as much on photos last year compared to 2015

Feb 21st 2017, 6:30 AM 9,545 Views 22 Comments

€3,000 was spent to cover cost of photographing the visit of Joe Biden.

Father and son drown in stream as they visit relatives for Easter eggs
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Father and son drown in stream as they visit relatives for Easter eggs

Mar 28th 2016, 9:08 AM 68,623 Views 64 Comments

Sean ‘Curly’ Sweeney and his three-year-old son died yesterday afternoon in Ashington.

The 9 at 9: Easter Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Easter Sunday

Mar 27th 2016, 8:56 AM 10,463 Views 0 Comments

Don’t forget, the clocks have gone forward. Here’s all you need to know as Ireland gears up for a day of 1916 celebrations.

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend
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Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:56 PM 9,781 Views 25 Comments

600,000 people are expected to pass in and out of Dublin over the course of the 1916 Rising centenary commemorations.

Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday
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Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:06 PM 28,580 Views 188 Comments

It comes in addition to St Patrick’s Day.

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon
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Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon

Feb 17th 2016, 10:15 AM 20,834 Views 94 Comments

The Archdiocese said parishes in the city centre were told there will be no ready access to their churches on the day.

QUIZ: How well do you remember your school Easter Rising lessons?
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QUIZ: How well do you remember your school Easter Rising lessons?

Apr 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 42,236 Views 47 Comments

Time to root out your history text books.

What to watch on TV tonight: Sunday
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# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Sunday

Apr 5th 2015, 4:50 PM 5,919 Views 3 Comments

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

9 people really getting into the spirit of Easter
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# Ham

9 people really getting into the spirit of Easter

Apr 5th 2015, 3:02 PM 4,691 Views 2 Comments

It’s all about chocolate and puking.

It's OK, Brian O'Driscoll is having chocolate for breakfast too
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# Easter Boddy

It's OK, Brian O'Driscoll is having chocolate for breakfast too

Apr 20th 2014, 10:33 AM 13,494 Views 10 Comments

Which means it’s fine.

8 totally reasonable ways to have chocolate for breakfast
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# Easter Feaster

8 totally reasonable ways to have chocolate for breakfast

Apr 19th 2014, 9:30 AM 18,712 Views 7 Comments

It’s completely OK. Don’t let the haters tell you otherwise.

VIDEO: Do you recognise this 'Irish town'?
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VIDEO: Do you recognise this 'Irish town'?

Apr 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 33,907 Views 43 Comments

A puzzle from the 1920s.

7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday
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# Grand Friday

7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 5,989 Views 2 Comments

You’ve got to start thinking outside the box for these holidays.

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday
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# The Last Supper

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday

Apr 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 36,988 Views 52 Comments

Happy Off-Licence Thursday.

From the photo archives: Easter Sunday through the 20th century
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From the photo archives: Easter Sunday through the 20th century

Mar 31st 2013, 11:00 AM 14,141 Views 11 Comments

Easter around the world, from 1929 to 1979.

Here's how to make your children work for their Easter eggs
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Here's how to make your children work for their Easter eggs

Mar 30th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,096 Views 9 Comments

What better way to work off a smidgen of the calories consumed over Easter than with an old fashioned egg hunt.

Just one in five people sit down to a family dinner each Sunday - survey
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Just one in five people sit down to a family dinner each Sunday - survey

Mar 27th 2013, 4:25 PM 9,660 Views 46 Comments

And when people do get to sit down together, it’s the Sunday roast that proves most popular.

Easter with Tebow? Thousands turn out to hear NFL star speak at church
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Easter with Tebow? Thousands turn out to hear NFL star speak at church

Apr 8th 2012, 4:48 PM 309 Views 3 Comments

NY Jets quarterback was speaking at Celebration Church near Austin, Texas this morning.

In full: Pope Benedict's Easter urbi et orbi address
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In full: Pope Benedict's Easter urbi et orbi address

Apr 8th 2012, 12:23 PM 1,931 Views 27 Comments

The full text of Pope Benedict’s Easter morning address the world’s Catholics, as delivered in Rome this morning.

Archbishop says Catholics should not fear 'bringing Jesus's message into the world'
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Archbishop says Catholics should not fear 'bringing Jesus's message into the world'

Apr 8th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,821 Views 113 Comments

In his Easter homily, the Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin says the Church in Ireland is enduring a process of “purification”.

Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'
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# Mediocri-days

Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'

Apr 7th 2012, 9:15 AM 5,311 Views 20 Comments

There’s no Good Friday drama and no Easter Sunday festivities – but this particular Saturday is just one of a few milestones in the year that really drag.

Easter (chocolate) by numbers
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Easter (chocolate) by numbers

Apr 6th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,451 Views 5 Comments

As we consume about 9.5 million Easter eggs over the next few days, Repak has asked us to keep recycling in mind.

Easter Sunday slot for Munster and Ulster's Heineken Cup quarter-final
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Easter Sunday slot for Munster and Ulster's Heineken Cup quarter-final

Jan 25th 2012, 10:12 AM 2,244 Views 9 Comments

Leinster to face Cardiff on Saturday, 7 April, as details of tournament quarter-finals released by European officials.

Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya
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Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya

Apr 24th 2011, 12:59 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

The Urbi et Orbi message focuses on developments in Africa and the Middle East, as Benedict urges Europe to accept refugees.

Urbi et Orbi: Pope Benedict XVI's Easter message
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Urbi et Orbi: Pope Benedict XVI's Easter message

Apr 24th 2011, 12:51 PM 25 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Pope Benedict’s address to the world’s Catholics, praying for diplomacy and dialogue in the Middle East.

Mark your card: Easter Sunday at Fairyhouse
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Mark your card: Easter Sunday at Fairyhouse

Apr 24th 2011, 12:00 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

If you followed Mark Hobbs’ advice yesterday you’d have an extra few quid in the pocket. Here’s today’s preview of the action at Fairyhouse.

Suncream, check. Chocolate, check. Smile, check.
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Suncream, check. Chocolate, check. Smile, check.

Apr 21st 2011, 8:48 AM 702 Views 0 Comments

We’re set for a (mostly) dry and sunny Easter weekend.

Last Supper actually took place on Wednesday, new book claims
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# Holy Week

Last Supper actually took place on Wednesday, new book claims

Apr 18th 2011, 9:26 AM 1,211 Views 14 Comments

A Cambridge scientist reckons marking the Last Supper on a Thursday is a miscalculation of Biblical proportions.