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# 1916 - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow?

The impasse between Luas operator Transdev and the tram drivers will see a full strike on the service at the height of the 1916 commemorations.

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'

Elizabeth Colbert had not known how deeply involved her brother Con was with the rebels ahead of the Rising – but she knew that he harboured a secret love.

# 1916 - Saturday 26 March, 2016

The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture

Changing attitudes over the past century saw railway workers hidden away.

From The Daily Edge 15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill 1916 Dildo

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill

No chill at all.

President Michael D Higgins kicks off 1916 celebrations with wreath-laying ceremony

The ceremony took place in Dublin’s Garden of Remembrance.

Massive concert to mark 1916: 1,100 singers from 32 choirs join forces with RTÉ orchestra

The Easter Sunday show will be broadcast live on RTÉ tomorrow.

From The Daily Edge Nobody could cope with Marty Morrissey's 1916 look on The Late Late Show last night Eyebrows On Fleek
Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?

The next three days will see celebrations in Dublin and across the country in commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising.

Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend

Planning on attending a 1916 event? Not sure what the arrangements are?

Voices of 1916: 'The bullets fell like rain, the firing came from all sides'

Dr Kathleen Lynn was in Dublin’s City Hall during the Easter Rising, tending the wounded, and relates the tension and horror of that bloody week.

# 1916 - Friday 25 March, 2016

This Dublin duo wrote a song about the Easter Rising based on 1916 morse code

Dublin band Contour based their song Rebellion on the sound of the morse code broadcast in 1916.

From The Daily Edge These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising Drunk History

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising

Was it for this? etc etc…

Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'

Printer Christopher Brady was called to Liberty Hall on Easter Sunday 1916 for a special job – he was stunned to read the text of the Proclamation calling for a Republic.

# 1916 - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week That's The Spirit

1916 Liveblog: The sources

This is where all that information came from.

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'

A nurse tending the wounded and dying of Easter 1916 at the Mater hospital recalls the shocking sights that would stay with her for the rest of her life.

Everything you need to know about the Easter Rising events in Dublin this weekend

Around half a million people are expected to attend, with the main event of 2016 taking place on Sunday.

Was it for this? Rising heroes would be disappointed today, teens say

Almost half of all students do not think that the 1916 leaders would be happy with Ireland today.

# 1916 - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'

Fr Aloysius Travers was at lunch when he heard the first shots of the Rising. By the end, he was accompanying Volunteer leaders to their execution.

# 1916 - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

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

Here's why helicopters and planes were flying low over Dublin today

There’s no need for concern – the Air Corps craft were simply preparing for the 1916 parade.

# 1916 - Monday 21 March, 2016

Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders'

The claim is contained in a new documentary by Michael Portillo.

From The Daily Edge People are absolutely loving Irish Rail's €19.16 Easter train fare Tiocfaidh Ar Trains

People are absolutely loving Irish Rail's €19.16 Easter train fare

And there’s a history lesson on the Dart.

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.

Post boxes around Dublin are being painted red for the 1916 centenary Green To Red This post contains a poll

Post boxes around Dublin are being painted red for the 1916 centenary

It’s all part of a new history project on the Rising from An Post.

The mystery of the historic bomb-making equipment found in a Dublin attic

Jorge Zulkouski found the items ten years ago and with the 1916 centenary coming up, he thought now was the time to try to find out more.

# 1916 - Sunday 20 March, 2016

WATCH: This amazing short film recreates the 1916 Easter Rising entirely with Lego

It’s very, very impressive.

# 1916 - Friday 18 March, 2016

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'

The government will now have to revisit an earlier decision which could lead to the demolition of certain buildings.

# 1916 - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner

The banner generated a lot of criticism when it was unveiled at the beginning of the week.

# 1916 - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge These Dublin Junior Infants want a National Donut Day in the Irish Proclamation Donuts For All

These Dublin Junior Infants want a National Donut Day in the Irish Proclamation

Vote them in immediately!

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day

From pre-schools to the Garda College – here’s how Ireland has been marking the day.

There's going to be a new Roger Casement statue at the Dún Laoghaire baths

A proposal to erect a statue of the Irish nationalist behind the site has been given the green light.

Thieves to target crowds at St Patrick's Day and 1916 events, gardaí warn

Thieves will be taking advantage of the fact that people will be distracted in the city centre.

# 1916 - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green? Easter Rising This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

# 1916 - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000

Original copies of the document are rare.

Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations

It will cost an average of €199 per night for a double room.

# 1916 - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From The42 Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park 1916 This post contains images

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park

It’s all part of the GAA’s 1916 Commemorative Event which takes place on 24 April.

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin

The document is one of two original copies up for sale this weekend.