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# 1916 - Monday 22 August, 2022

The death of Michael Collins and the what-ifs of Irish history
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

The death of Michael Collins and the what-ifs of Irish history

Aug 22nd 2022, 7:00 AM 22,514 Views 19 Comments

The revolutionary-turned finance minister died aged just 32.

# 1916 - Sunday 17 April, 2022

President and Taoiseach attend Easter Rising commemorations in Dublin
# 1916
# 1916

President and Taoiseach attend Easter Rising commemorations in Dublin

Updated Apr 17th 2022, 1:30 PM 28,925 Views 23 Comments

Easter Rising commemorations are being held today in various parts of Ireland.

# 1916 - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street

Jan 23rd 2022, 7:57 AM 17,503 Views 20 Comments

The area housed the headquarters for the leaders of the Easter Rising in the final stages of the 1916 insurrection.

# 1916 - Friday 14 January, 2022

Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop  O'Connell and Moore Street
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Hammerson approved by Dublin City Council to redevelop O'Connell and Moore Street

Jan 14th 2022, 1:16 PM 23,197 Views 21 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald and the grandson of 1916 leader James Connolly have criticised the planned development.

# 1916 - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'
# Heritage Hub
# Heritage Hub

Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'

Oct 17th 2019, 9:13 AM 15,695 Views 36 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan wants Moore Street to be a ‘heritage hub’ in the capital city.

# 1916 - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US
# Washington
# Washington

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US

Sep 19th 2019, 9:04 AM 13,736 Views 13 Comments

The plaque was a gift from President Michael D Higgins on behalf of the people of Ireland.

# 1916 - Thursday 13 June, 2019

'It's taken 103 years': Children killed in the 1916 Rising remembered with commemorative garden
# St Audeon's Park
# St Audeon's Park

'It's taken 103 years': Children killed in the 1916 Rising remembered with commemorative garden

Jun 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 13,305 Views 14 Comments

The garden was open today in St Audeon’s Park in Dublin to honour the 40 children killed during the Rising.

# 1916 - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office
# 1916
# 1916

Easter Rising commemorations take place at the General Post Office

Updated Apr 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 23,007 Views 27 Comments

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

# 1916 - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...

Dec 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 23,769 Views 6 Comments

Did you have a family member who fought in the Civil War or War of Independence?

# 1916 - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Ireland in a Snapshot: Shooting a music video in the Wicklow woods
# Column
# Column

Ireland in a Snapshot: Shooting a music video in the Wicklow woods

Dec 8th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,387 Views 2 Comments

I was honoured to be asked to shoot a music video for artist David Rooney, best known for his unique illustrations, I didn’t realise he had a hidden talent as a singer, writes Donal Moloney.

# 1916 - Saturday 26 May, 2018

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

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

May 26th 2018, 8:00 AM 38,220 Views 25 Comments

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

# 1916 - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Statue bullet-holes and a Hollywood link: Some lesser known stories of the 1916 Rising
# Did You Know?
# Did You Know?

Statue bullet-holes and a Hollywood link: Some lesser known stories of the 1916 Rising

Apr 1st 2018, 12:00 PM 12,068 Views 15 Comments

We took a tour with guide and historian Lorcan Collins.

Here's what you need to know about public transport today
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Apr 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 11,138 Views 8 Comments

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

1916 relatives lose battle against the State in case over Moore Street site
# It's The Same Old Theme
# It's The Same Old Theme

1916 relatives lose battle against the State in case over Moore Street site

Feb 14th 2018, 1:45 PM 15,547 Views 33 Comments

One of the street’s buildings is declared a national monument.

# 1916 - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned
# Apology
# Apology

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador at 1916 event has conviction overturned

Jan 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,766 Views 19 Comments

Brian Murphy has publicly apologised for the incident, saying he didn’t mean to insult anyone.

# 1916 - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From cream crackers to the 1916 Rising: an exhibition is looking at the history of Jacob’s biscuit factory
# Tasty
# Tasty

From cream crackers to the 1916 Rising: an exhibition is looking at the history of Jacob’s biscuit factory

Sep 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,557 Views 8 Comments

A new exhibition is celebrating the impact of the factory on Ireland and on the lives of thousands of workers.

# 1916 - Monday 17 July, 2017

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event
# Appeal
# Appeal

Protester tackled by Canadian Ambassador apologises publicly for interrupting 1916 event

Jul 17th 2017, 6:40 PM 21,056 Views 0 Comments

Brian Murphy publicly apologised today in his bid to have his recorded conviction for a public order offence overturned.

# 1916 - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated

Jul 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 17,062 Views 47 Comments

The event will mark her impact on Irish history.

# 1916 - Monday 17 April, 2017

'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'
# Column
# Column

'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'

Apr 17th 2017, 8:30 AM 363 Views 99 Comments

There is such a sense of entitlement among elites that they barely try to hide their privileges, writes Kieran Allen.

# 1916 - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'Callous vandalism': Paint thrown at Glasnevin 1916 memorial
# Necrology Wall
# Necrology Wall

'Callous vandalism': Paint thrown at Glasnevin 1916 memorial

Apr 9th 2017, 1:50 PM 32,648 Views 269 Comments

The wall includes the names of British soldiers who died in the Rising.

# 1916 - Sunday 19 March, 2017

One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane

Mar 19th 2017, 10:00 AM 19,049 Views 12 Comments

A new exhibition explores the role Custom House played while Ireland fought for independence.

# 1916 - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

The forgotten story of Irish-Australians after the 1916 Rising is getting an international audience
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

The forgotten story of Irish-Australians after the 1916 Rising is getting an international audience

Jan 25th 2017, 2:30 PM 21,937 Views 5 Comments

The film explores the support for the Rising in Australia, and the Irish community formed in the country.

# 1916 - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester
# Kevin Vickers
# Kevin Vickers

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 AM 17,793 Views 49 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# 1916 - Monday 19 December, 2016

FAI fined by FIFA for 1916 Rising symbol on jersey
# 1916
From The42
# 1916

FAI fined by FIFA for 1916 Rising symbol on jersey

Dec 19th 2016, 12:56 PM 19,192 Views 25 Comments

The Irish FA have also been fined for the use of the poppy, meanwhile.

# 1916 - Sunday 11 December, 2016

A massive chunk of the 1916 Jacob's Tricolour has been handed back to Ireland
# Flag Of Our Fathers
# Flag Of Our Fathers

A massive chunk of the 1916 Jacob's Tricolour has been handed back to Ireland

Dec 11th 2016, 2:16 PM 17,550 Views 28 Comments

The Jacob’s Tricolour was made after the GPO flag had been either shot or burnt down.

# 1916 - Thursday 8 December, 2016

All children to have access to music lessons under ambitious new Irish culture plan
# CREATIVE IRELAND
# CREATIVE IRELAND

All children to have access to music lessons under ambitious new Irish culture plan

Dec 8th 2016, 11:53 AM 15,057 Views 24 Comments

The plan is built around five pillars and will involve communities, schools, and arts stakeholders.

Poll: Should the Government have bid on Padraig Pearse's surrender letter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Government have bid on Padraig Pearse's surrender letter?

Dec 8th 2016, 9:10 AM 21,193 Views 124 Comments

The letter was removed from auction after it failed to meet its reserve.

# 1916 - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Unsold!: 1916 surrender letter set to leave Ireland after auction fails to reach €1m
# Padraig Pearse
# Padraig Pearse

Unsold!: 1916 surrender letter set to leave Ireland after auction fails to reach €1m

Dec 7th 2016, 8:48 PM 21,532 Views 79 Comments

It’s owner says he longer feels an obligation to keep it here.

# 1916 - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour
# Family Fortunes
# Family Fortunes

Hunt for family of 1916 hero who created iconic tricolour

Dec 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 16,962 Views 12 Comments

Thomas Meldon was one of three men who created the tricolour which flew at Jacob’s factory during the Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Rising again: New name for Ballymun Plaza commemorates 1916 leaders
# An TSeachtar Laoch
# An TSeachtar Laoch

Rising again: New name for Ballymun Plaza commemorates 1916 leaders

Nov 30th 2016, 10:36 AM 12,420 Views 38 Comments

The now-demolished block of flats in Ballymun bore the name of the revolutionary leaders.

# 1916 - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter
# Historical Significance
# Historical Significance

The government is being strongly criticised for not buying Padraig Pearse's 1916 surrender letter

Nov 15th 2016, 5:54 PM 19,645 Views 115 Comments

Gerry Adams has called it a “quite frankly bizarre decision”.

# 1916 - Monday 14 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 14th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,815 Views 45 Comments

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

# 1916 - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing
# Spoilsports
# Spoilsports

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:01 AM 15,895 Views 25 Comments

The Public Holidays Bill 2016 is being brought before the Dáil today by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

# 1916 - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Government challenge over Moore Street battlefield site likely to be paid for out of centenary commemoration fund
# National Monument
# National Monument

Government challenge over Moore Street battlefield site likely to be paid for out of centenary commemoration fund

Oct 4th 2016, 6:03 AM 7,526 Views 32 Comments

Minister for Arts and Heritage Heather Humphreys announced where the funds would come from last week in a committee.

# 1916 - Monday 8 August, 2016

There was an "unlawful entry" at the Moore St battlefield site this morning
# Controversial
# Controversial

There was an "unlawful entry" at the Moore St battlefield site this morning

Aug 8th 2016, 6:45 PM 16,342 Views 13 Comments

The government also says workers at the site are being harassed.

# 1916 - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court
# Courts
# Courts

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court

Jun 14th 2016, 7:29 PM 13,501 Views 46 Comments

The Moore Street site was ruled a “battlefield site” by the High Court in March.

# 1916 - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Pictures: Canadian ambassador tackles protester at 1916 ceremony
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Pictures: Canadian ambassador tackles protester at 1916 ceremony

May 26th 2016, 3:19 PM 59,401 Views 312 Comments

Kevin Vickers made headlines across the globe in 2014 when he intervened during a terror attack at the Canadian parliament.

'Not appropriate': Sinn Féin rejects invitation to commemorate British 1916 deaths
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

'Not appropriate': Sinn Féin rejects invitation to commemorate British 1916 deaths

May 26th 2016, 6:15 AM 19,671 Views 168 Comments

The party says it wouldn’t be appropriate to commemorate “British soldiers who shot and killed Republicans in 1916″.

# 1916 - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader
# Cork
# Cork

Pay meter for bike rental scheme blocking monument to 1916 leader

May 18th 2016, 3:49 PM 25,856 Views 48 Comments

And one Cork city councillor wants it moved.

# 1916 - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising
# TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE
# TALES FROM THE OTHER SIDE

From 'bullet books' to Seán O’Casey watercolours: A different look at the Easter Rising

May 14th 2016, 1:00 PM 8,327 Views 1 Comment

A new exhibition looks at how minority communities in Dublin responded to 1916.

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