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Tours of Glasnevin cemetery museum to be made free to children studying in DEIS schools
€60,000 was awarded from the Dormant Accounts Fund to give hundreds of students from these schools access to the cemetery.
Irish leaders mark Armistice Day at events in Ireland, Britain and France
President-elect Michael D Higgins delayed his inauguration to take part in an event
This is the view from O'Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery, reopened after almost 50 years
It has been reopened to the public after almost 50 years.
Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed
The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971.
Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery
The event was marked by the laying of wreaths at the France-Ireland memorial and Cross of Sacrifice.
'The most harrowing work I've had to do': The Irish priest among the liberators at Bergen-Belsen
The concentration camp was liberated on this day in 1945.
Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery
A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.
Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'
John Moore told Gardaí “I had a hammer” after his arrest at Glasnevin Cemetery.
Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour
Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.
9 spontaneous day trips around Dublin to take this weekend
These are not your usual tourist traps – these are hidden gems for Dubliners in the know.
"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.
Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide
We look at the events celebrating James Joyce’s Ulysses, running from today until Thursday.
Glasnevin Cemetery to "review" omission of Irish language from famous Pádraig Pearse speech
Pearse’s oration at O’Donovan Rossa is an iconic part of Irish history.
Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery
The memorial wall has faced some criticism.
"It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled
The wall will be in Glasnevin Cemetery.
'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery
Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.
'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'
“Down through the years I’ve seen some really tragic cases … It can be hard.”
11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die
So much history, all around us.
Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War
John Kennedy married his fiancé during a break in fighting but was killed later that day.
Is one of your relatives in this historic photo?
It’s the scene moments before the graveside oration at the burial of Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.
Visitors flock to Glasnevin Cemetery thanks to moving documentary
The cemetery is the last resting place of the likes of Michael Collins, as well as over 1.5 million other people.
One Million Dubliners got such an emotional response, it's still trending on Twitter this morning
There was an overwhelming response to the story of Glasnevin Cemetery and Shane MacThomais.
'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'
A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.
One Million Dubliners: 'Everyone has someone buried in Glasnevin'
New Irish doc finds there is a whole lot of life in the country’s most famous burial place.
10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans
Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*
Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts
The cemetery is running a free Antiques Roadshow style event this weekend.
Heard of Josie MacAvin? She's Ireland's only Emmy AND Oscar winner
A movie-themed tour is being launched at Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum in honour of MacAvin.
Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books
Following the untimely passing of the Glasnevin Cemetery historian Shane MacThomais, his friend and fellow historian Donal Fallon remembers a man who was “beloved of Dubliners of all classes and professions”.
Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies
Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.
Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day
Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!
Do you know who Alicia Brady was?
Or why she is being honoured today in Glasnevin Cemetery?
Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt
Planning permission secured to rebuild structure, 40 years after loyalists blew up original wooden stairs which led to top windows.
Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial
232 people were buried in a mass grave after the Easter Rising, now a chapel is being planned for that site.
The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial
HRH Prince Edward, who is the President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, visited Glasnevin Cemetery.
Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway
Flowers were laid at the graves and tributes to the women were read out by representatives from various groups.
What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks?
Historian’s presentation at Glasnevin Cemetery will question how the former Minister for Finance might view the current state of affairs.
"But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin
Pádraig Pearse speech at O’Donovan Rossa’s graveside ended: “Ireland unfree shall never be at peace.”
Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service
Alone will celebrate the anniversary at Glasnevin Cemetery, honouring volunteers who have been with the charity in excess of three decades.
Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery
Bill Clinton took in some bookshops in Cork today, while Yoko Ono visit Daniel O’Connell’s crypt.