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From TheJournal.ie Irish leaders mark Armistice Day at events in Ireland, Britain and France Armistice 100

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

From TheJournal.ie This is the view from O'Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery, reopened after almost 50 years Roundtower

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.

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed Glasnevin Cemetery

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery Armistice Day

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'The most harrowing work I've had to do': The Irish priest among the liberators at Bergen-Belsen Anniversary

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery One Million Dubliners

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family' Criminal Damage

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.

From TheJournal.ie Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour Family Fortunes

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.

From TheJournal.ie 9 spontaneous day trips around Dublin to take this weekend Sponsored By Leap Card

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.

From TheJournal.ie "He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement Patriot

"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.

From TheJournal.ie Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide James Joyce

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.

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin Cemetery to "review" omission of Irish language from famous Pádraig Pearse speech O'Donovan Rossa

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.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery Easter Rising

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

From TheJournal.ie "It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled Rising Row
From TheJournal.ie 'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery A Living History This post contains images

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years' Glasnevin Cemetery

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

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.

From TheJournal.ie Is one of your relatives in this historic photo? Glasnevin Trust

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.

From TheJournal.ie Visitors flock to Glasnevin Cemetery thanks to moving documentary Graves On Film

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered' Ceremony This post contains images

'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.

From TheJournal.ie One Million Dubliners: 'Everyone has someone buried in Glasnevin' Life And Loss

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*

From TheJournal.ie Bullets, bibles and rifles: Glasnevin Cemetery wants to value your First World War artefacts Treasure Hunt This post contains images

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.

From TheJournal.ie Heard of Josie MacAvin? She's Ireland's only Emmy AND Oscar winner Old Hollywood

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books Tribute

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies RIP This post contains videos

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!

From TheJournal.ie Do you know who Alicia Brady was? 1913 Lockout

Do you know who Alicia Brady was?

Or why she is being honoured today in Glasnevin Cemetery?

From TheJournal.ie Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt Tomb With A View

Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt Exclusive

Planning permission secured to rebuild structure, 40 years after loyalists blew up original wooden stairs which led to top windows.

From TheJournal.ie Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial Easter Rising

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial 1916 Easter Rising This post contains images

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.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway Magdalenes

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.

From TheJournal.ie What would Michael Collins think of Ireland's banks? Michael Collins This post contains videos

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.

From TheJournal.ie "But the fools, the fools, the fools!" - Pearse funeral oration re-enacted at Glasnevin Padraig Pearse

"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.”

From TheJournal.ie Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service Not Alone

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.

From TheJournal.ie Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery Hi Bill And Yoko

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.

From TheJournal.ie Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots... Halloween This post contains videos This post contains images

Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots...

Wondering how to frighten the living daylights out of yourself for the rest of the weekend? Check out these scary tours and spooky spots.