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From TheJournal.ie An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO Dublin

An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO

Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin Dublin 22

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin

Gardaí carried out a search on a house yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin An Post

Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin

Previous award winners include David Walliams and Jilly Cooper.

From TheJournal.ie An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections Witness History

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections

An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.

From TheJournal.ie 'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help Address Point This post contains videos

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help

The free personal postal address service for people who are homeless was launched at the GPO today.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO Homeless In Dublin

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups provide services for those in need.

From The42 James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel Family History

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel

The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising Easter Rising

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO Flying High

First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO

The new exhibition opens later this month.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO Homeless Crisis

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO

Kevin Shanahan sees around 20 people during each of his O’Connell Street nighttime sessions.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're just trying to do as much as we can': The volunteers handing out food and giving haircuts at the GPO every Friday Homeless In Dublin

'We're just trying to do as much as we can': The volunteers handing out food and giving haircuts at the GPO every Friday

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups set up to provide their services.

From TheJournal.ie Postmasters' protest storms the GPO Community Lifeline

Postmasters' protest storms the GPO

Bríd Smith TD said that the government has been “passing the parcel” on the issue of post offices.

From TheJournal.ie 'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street Lethal This post contains videos

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street

A spate of reports of people falling from their bicycles in traffic, and suffering minor-to-more-serious injuries, have been reported at the site.

From TheJournal.ie Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction Easter Rising

Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction

The Department of Arts says buying the letter would “not be the best use of taxpayers’ money”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising 1916 Live

'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising

Hundreds of documents are being released to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began 1916

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began

Events were taking place around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction Sold

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction

A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration 1916 This post contains images

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration

The parade attracted a large crowd in Dublin’s city centre.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we do this every year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we do this every year?

There’s wide agreement that the national celebrations went quite well. But should they be repeated?

From TheJournal.ie Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves' Homeless Crisis

Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves'

“The people that stood on this doorstep in 1916 did not stand for this,” Mick Keane says.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO The Ownership Of Ireland This post contains videos

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO

The proclamation, first read by Padraig Pearse on Easter Monday 1916, was re-read by Defence Forces Captain Peter Kelleher

From TheJournal.ie Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy 1916
From TheJournal.ie The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty The Rising This post contains videos This post contains images

The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

From The42 Now there's a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans History

Now there's a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans

A rubble-surrounded GPO now adorns the front of the jersey.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street Protest

RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street

O’Connell Street has now returned to normal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them' Column

'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them'

Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today Water Charges

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today

The organisers of the protests claim that 20,000 people took part in the demonstration earlier in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter Quartered

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter

They say it will help in rejuvenation.

From TheJournal.ie Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity Paris Under Attack

Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity

Thousands marched in Dublin with vigils elsewhere to remember the dead.

From TheJournal.ie "It's November. Would you ever go home?": Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today 50 Sleeps To Go

"It's November. Would you ever go home?": Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today

A slightly frazzled looking polar bear also lent a hand.

From TheJournal.ie The Stephen's Green market is no more ... but there's a Christmas plan for the Clerys shopfront Northside Lights

The Stephen's Green market is no more ... but there's a Christmas plan for the Clerys shopfront

The Christmas plan for Dublin city has been confirmed. Here’s what’s going on…

From TheJournal.ie Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising Changed Utterly This post contains images

Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising

Trinity College Dublin is giving the public a glimpse at rare photographs and items from the 1916 Rising.

From TheJournal.ie Four people arrested at a pro-choice abortion rally in Dublin Abortion

Four people arrested at a pro-choice abortion rally in Dublin

All four of those arrested were men in their 20s.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like Booze

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like

The Old Borough in Swords will open its doors next week.

From TheJournal.ie '"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade The Rising

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said the Defence Forces will be central to practically all of the events that will happen next year.

From TheJournal.ie A unionist sang an Orange song in the GPO on Easter Monday in front of Dev's grandson Bridging The Divide

A unionist sang an Orange song in the GPO on Easter Monday in front of Dev's grandson

It was part of a special Raidió na Gaeltachta show on Easter Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising GPO

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

It concluded with an Air Corps fly past.

From TheJournal.ie "Embarrassing unhistorical sh*t": 2016 advisor doubles-down on video criticism Rising Anger

"Embarrassing unhistorical sh*t": 2016 advisor doubles-down on video criticism

The glossy montage posted on the Government’s official site included cameos from the Queen and David Cameron, but made no mention whatsoever of any of the signatories of the Proclamation.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening Democracy

Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening

The protest will take place at 17.30 today outside the GPO on O’Connell Street.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water protesters leave their estates for protest in Dublin city centre Water Charges

Irish Water protesters leave their estates for protest in Dublin city centre

The new water charges are set to begin in just under two weeks time.

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