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#1916

# 1916 - All time

Pictures: Ireland marks 100 years since the 1916 Rising
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Pictures: Ireland marks 100 years since the 1916 Rising

Mar 27th 2016, 2:02 PM 19,123 Views 58 Comments

The day in pictures.

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO
# The Ownership Of Ireland
# The Ownership Of Ireland

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

Mar 27th 2016, 1:02 PM 32,619 Views 96 Comments

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

6 great Dublin pubs with a place at the heart of Ireland's independence
# Drink With Me
From The Daily Edge
# Drink With Me

6 great Dublin pubs with a place at the heart of Ireland's independence

Mar 27th 2016, 1:00 PM 14,493 Views 0 Comments

Steeped in history.

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916
# Ah Bless
# Ah Bless

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 11:35 AM 31,230 Views 35 Comments

The poor fella is FROZEN.

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

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

Mar 27th 2016, 9:38 AM 47,329 Views 207 Comments

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'
# The Bereaved
# The Bereaved

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

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 1,174 Views 9 Comments

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.

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 34,154 Views 31 Comments

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

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

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill

Mar 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 11,467 Views 9 Comments

No chill at all.

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 7:55 PM 18,632 Views 69 Comments

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

Marty Morrissey in full 1916 regalia took Ireland by storm on last night's Late Late
# S-marty Pants
# S-marty Pants

Marty Morrissey in full 1916 regalia took Ireland by storm on last night's Late Late

Mar 26th 2016, 12:43 PM 42,029 Views 62 Comments

He went ALL OUT.

Massive concert to mark 1916: 1,100 singers from 32 choirs join forces with RTÉ orchestra
# A Nation's Voice
# A Nation's Voice

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

Mar 26th 2016, 10:30 AM 14,952 Views 9 Comments

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

Nobody could cope with Marty Morrissey's 1916 look on The Late Late Show last night
# Eyebrows On Fleek
From The Daily Edge
# Eyebrows On Fleek

Nobody could cope with Marty Morrissey's 1916 look on The Late Late Show last night

Mar 26th 2016, 10:22 AM 9,373 Views 4 Comments

He went ALL OUT.

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 9:27 AM 28,236 Views 121 Comments

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
# The Rising
# The Rising

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

Mar 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 30,235 Views 15 Comments

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'
# The Doctor
# The Doctor

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

Mar 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 419 Views 19 Comments

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.

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

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

Mar 25th 2016, 5:34 PM 12,315 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 25th 2016, 10:15 AM 6,739 Views 1 Comment

Was it for this? etc etc…

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

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

Mar 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 540 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week

Mar 24th 2016, 8:19 PM 8,311 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.

1916 Liveblog: The sources
# 1916 Liveblog
# 1916 Liveblog

1916 Liveblog: The sources

Mar 24th 2016, 2:13 PM 1,387 Views 2 Comments

This is where all that information came from.

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

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

Mar 24th 2016, 11:00 AM 605 Views 16 Comments

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
# 1916
# 1916

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

Mar 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 124,428 Views 83 Comments

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
# Viva La Revolución
# Viva La Revolución

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

Mar 24th 2016, 6:08 AM 16,574 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:00 PM 821 Views 22 Comments

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.

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend
# Easter Bussing
# Easter Bussing

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:56 PM 9,846 Views 25 Comments

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
# Don't Worry
# Don't Worry

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 2:46 PM 62,117 Views 59 Comments

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

Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders'
# The Enemy Files
# The Enemy Files

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

Mar 21st 2016, 7:45 PM 30,015 Views 106 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2016, 4:26 PM 9,941 Views 5 Comments

And there’s a history lesson on the Dart.

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin
# Nice One
# Nice One

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Mar 21st 2016, 11:39 AM 29,710 Views 26 Comments

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
# Green To Red

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

Mar 21st 2016, 10:26 AM 36,083 Views 83 Comments

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
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

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

Mar 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 36,163 Views 19 Comments

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.

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

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

Mar 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 28,462 Views 16 Comments

It’s very, very impressive.

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy
# 1916
# 1916

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy

Mar 20th 2016, 5:30 PM 17,784 Views 21 Comments

They could all be yours.

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

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

Mar 18th 2016, 11:38 PM 32,447 Views 103 Comments

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

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner

Mar 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 27,876 Views 79 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 15th 2016, 5:04 PM 5,331 Views 1 Comment

Vote them in immediately!

Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

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

Mar 15th 2016, 4:48 PM 22,250 Views 22 Comments

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
# By The Beach
# By The Beach

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

Mar 15th 2016, 3:16 PM 15,096 Views 40 Comments

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
# 1916
# 1916

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

Mar 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 15,058 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 14th 2016, 8:00 PM 53,096 Views 157 Comments

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?