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# 1916 - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens Back By Popular Demad This post contains videos

RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens

Many people have been calling for the show to be reshown.

Ian Madigan pays tribute to the men and women of 1916 with these neon green boots

The Leinster man kicked the winning penalty in the 19 – 16 win over Ospreys, the same numbers he had inscribed on his boots.

# 1916 - Monday 7 March, 2016

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland Easter Rising This post contains images

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

# 1916 - Friday 4 March, 2016

Dissident republicans want to mark Easter Rising by 'killing police officers' - PSNI

Police have said an attack is “highly possible”.

Easter Monday in Dublin is set to be a family-friendly 1916 spectacular

RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising on Monday 28 March will be the “biggest public history and cultural event ever staged in Ireland”.

Never mind the cordon: Christ Church reverses decision to close on Easter Sunday

The cathedral said it plans to remember those who died in the 1916 Rising during its Easter Sunday morning service.

# 1916 - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday

It comes in addition to St Patrick’s Day.

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916

Births, deaths, marriages … and the most popular baby names.

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.

# 1916 - Monday 22 February, 2016

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight Irishmen And Irishwomen This post contains videos

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe had a go this morning.

# 1916 - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon

The Archdiocese said parishes in the city centre were told there will be no ready access to their churches on the day.

# 1916 - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories

The Seán MacDiarmada and Thomas MacDonagh collections are the latest tranche of Easter Rising-related documents to have been digitised by the National Library.

# 1916 - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising

It’s part of an exhibition by the National Library of Ireland.

# 1916 - Saturday 6 February, 2016

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916

Artist Fergal McCarthy’s work is on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

# 1916 - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Dev's grandson says RTÉ's portrayal of him in Rebellion was 'an embarrassment'

Éamon Ó Cuív says it was “entirely false”.

# 1916 - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?' With O'leary

Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?'

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

# 1916 - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing

Seriously you need to see this.

From The Daily Edge Schoolkids from Cork just made 'Lego 1916 The Movie' and it's totally amazing Hold Positions

# 1916 - Monday 25 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Irish Republican memes are taking over the internet Republicanism And Chill

Irish Republican memes are taking over the internet

The Rising centenary gets its own jokes.

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse 'signed the death warrants' of 1916's leaders?

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

Do you know this man? Call for public's help in identifying 1916 witness

The man was nearly shot in the head during the 1916 Easter Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916

It will be the first time Ireland has introduced a personalised €2 coin.

# 1916 - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary

Sinn Féin has launched its policy for older people, but not everyone is impressed.

# 1916 - Monday 18 January, 2016

The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that

The Irish language version didn’t come until a few years later.

Bullets and burns were flying in last night's action-packed episode of Rebellion

It’s day three of the uprising and the gloves are off.

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary

The Sinn Féin leader will deliver a keynote speech on live TV at the conclusion of the party’s Ard Fheis.

# 1916 - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Rebellion's Finnish director on criticism of the drama, and his bid to demystify 1916...

His military background informed Aku Louhimies’ approach to the 1916 drama, he tells TheJournal.ie.

# 1916 - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz's home

The Na Fianna Éireann banner has been in a collection at the British Imperial War Museum since 1936.

# 1916 - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising...and it's wonderful

The impressive interactive website was launched this evening.

# 1916 - Monday 11 January, 2016

Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising?

The incident was a central part of last night’s episode of Rebellion.

'I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they're gone'

The ultimate question in all of this is, ‘what we value more as a society’. We can always build more shopping centres or hotels in different city centre sites, but we can never rebuild our history once destroyed, writes Sean Fox.

Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Moore Street occupation?

What do you make of it?

# 1916 - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

# 1916 - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online

To research Irish history, all you need is an internet connection.

# 1916 - Friday 8 January, 2016

"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters

A crowd of around 200 people were addressed by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and other politicians.

# 1916 - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

A man has put a flag on the top of the roof of one of the terraced properties.

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916

“A city spruces up to celebrate a centenary.”

# 1916 - Monday 4 January, 2016

Why were the 1916 leaders cast as background characters in Rebellion? The drama's writer explains

The focus on bit-players means the viewer has to guess the fate of the drama’s protagonists, Colin Teevan explained.

# 1916 - Sunday 3 January, 2016

What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama?

And is it historically accurate?

Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list

Second on the list was Jim McGuinness’s memoir.