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# 1916 - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

The government insists it's not rewriting the proclamation
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

The government insists it's not rewriting the proclamation

Mar 31st 2015, 5:30 PM 32,979 Views 193 Comments

Enda Kenny put the cat among the pigeons today.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 31st 2015, 12:56 PM 8,182 Views 1 Comment

All of the news, none of the waiting.

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

Mar 31st 2015, 8:04 AM 16,783 Views 120 Comments

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

# 1916 - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016

Mar 24th 2015, 9:15 PM 37,493 Views 143 Comments

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

# 1916 - Friday 20 March, 2015

Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back
# Murder And Mayhem
# Murder And Mayhem

Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back

Mar 20th 2015, 2:16 PM 17,961 Views 134 Comments

‘They have attempted to tarnish events of 1916 in the most appalling way.’

O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday
# The Rising
# The Rising

O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday

Mar 20th 2015, 7:29 AM 24,058 Views 50 Comments

Into 1915 Dublin.

# 1916 - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians

Mar 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 27,281 Views 175 Comments

An online 1916 Easter Rising necrology has been compiled by Glasnevin Trust.

# 1916 - Friday 6 March, 2015

The Arts Council has €1 million to give to projects about 1916
# Come ON Up For The Rising
# Come ON Up For The Rising

The Arts Council has €1 million to give to projects about 1916

Mar 6th 2015, 9:52 AM 5,534 Views 12 Comments

Is your project ambitious? You could get €500,000.

# 1916 - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations
# The Rising
# The Rising

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations

Feb 11th 2015, 12:30 PM 13,393 Views 114 Comments

The Government’s efforts to mark the Centenary have been met with widespread criticism.

# 1916 - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video
# Not A Rebel Song
# Not A Rebel Song

Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video

Feb 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,562 Views 144 Comments

Rebel song? Or NOT a rebel song?

# 1916 - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Sinn Féin to launch 'alternative 2016' --- alongside the Cuban Ambassador and Frances Black
# Rising Anger
# Rising Anger

Sinn Féin to launch 'alternative 2016' --- alongside the Cuban Ambassador and Frances Black

Feb 4th 2015, 3:02 PM 13,904 Views 254 Comments

No, not the lead singer of the The Pixies.

# 1916 - Saturday 31 January, 2015

'The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter'
# Christy Burke
# Christy Burke

'The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter'

Jan 31st 2015, 7:00 AM 22,216 Views 85 Comments

Dublin’s Lord Mayor recalls his time in prison, and shares his thoughts on the Queen.

# 1916 - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?
# Remember
# Remember

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?

Jan 10th 2015, 12:13 PM 13,655 Views 51 Comments

The Central Bank will issue the coins in the first quarter of next year and it could be your handiwork, if you’re good enough.

# 1916 - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'

Jan 4th 2015, 4:09 PM 17,823 Views 86 Comments

A new group group launched their plans today.

# 1916 - Saturday 3 January, 2015

We got a first look at RTÉ's major new 1916 drama - here's everything you need to know
# Rebel Alliance
# Rebel Alliance

We got a first look at RTÉ's major new 1916 drama - here's everything you need to know

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 41,415 Views 89 Comments

Historical drama it may be – but Rebellion doesn’t take a traditional approach. And it’s all the better for that.

# 1916 - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem
# Time For Change?
# Time For Change?

Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem

Dec 17th 2014, 2:32 PM 30,816 Views 167 Comments

It’s to the tune of Amhrán Na Bhfiann but the lyrics have been changed.

# 1916 - Friday 12 December, 2014

1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost
# Centenary
# Centenary

1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost

Dec 12th 2014, 2:34 PM 4,932 Views 41 Comments

The money is going to the Arts Council.

# 1916 - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Sinéad O'Connor and Shane McGowan join Easter Rising film
# 1916
# 1916

Sinéad O'Connor and Shane McGowan join Easter Rising film

Dec 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 12,994 Views 19 Comments

The movie will document the life of Seán McDermott.

# 1916 - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Dubliners to retrace the steps of 1916 Rising fighters on Freedom Trail
# The Thin Green Line
# The Thin Green Line

Dubliners to retrace the steps of 1916 Rising fighters on Freedom Trail

Dec 4th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,327 Views 33 Comments

Walk this way.

# 1916 - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?
# Political Legacy
# Political Legacy

Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?

Dec 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 233 Views 145 Comments

Is becoming ‘The Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business By 2016′ really the best ambition Ireland can have for the centenary year of the Rising?

# 1916 - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?

Nov 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 185 Views 139 Comments

It appears to be a case of ‘don’t mention the war’ in the corridors of power at Dáil Éireann when it comes to 1916.

Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer
# Life In Frongach
# Life In Frongach

Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer

Nov 29th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,797 Views 9 Comments

Patrick Brennan’s journal will be on display in Clare Museum.

# 1916 - Thursday 20 November, 2014

That 2016 video everyone hated has been obliterated from the face of the planet
# Rising Criticism
# Rising Criticism

That 2016 video everyone hated has been obliterated from the face of the planet

Nov 20th 2014, 11:01 PM 35,446 Views 59 Comments

Well, almost.

# 1916 - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...
# Ireland 2016
# Ireland 2016

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...

Nov 19th 2014, 1:28 PM 43,700 Views 226 Comments

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.

# 1916 - Monday 17 November, 2014

Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul
# Off We Go
# Off We Go

Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul

Nov 17th 2014, 5:02 PM 11,276 Views 41 Comments

The site has been down for over 48 hours as “outstanding issues” are dealt with.

# 1916 - Sunday 16 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 16th 2014, 7:17 PM 32,538 Views 152 Comments

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.

1916 relatives are holding their own events for people "upset or annoyed" with the Government's plan
# The 2016 Row
# The 2016 Row

1916 relatives are holding their own events for people "upset or annoyed" with the Government's plan

Nov 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,234 Views 34 Comments

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s official plans, which were announced by the Taoiseach at the GPO on Wednesday.

# 1916 - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?
# The Rising
# The Rising

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?

Nov 15th 2014, 1:35 PM 10,151 Views 127 Comments

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s plans for 2016. How do you think we should Remember, Reconcile, Imagine, Present and Celebrate?

# 1916 - Thursday 13 November, 2014

The 1916 commemoration video fails to mention, er... 1916

The 1916 commemoration video fails to mention, er... 1916

Nov 13th 2014, 7:50 AM 44,021 Views 144 Comments

And it seems some people are not pleased.

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word

Nov 13th 2014, 7:37 AM 60,092 Views 328 Comments

The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.

# 1916 - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'
# Pawns
# Pawns

Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'

Nov 12th 2014, 10:00 PM 21,998 Views 116 Comments

A group that represents 850 relatives is boycotting tonight’s event, despite Minister Humphrey’s assurances that Ireland 2016 will be “inclusive”.

# 1916 - Sunday 12 October, 2014

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans
# Centenary
# Centenary

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans

Oct 12th 2014, 4:06 PM 13,885 Views 126 Comments

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

# 1916 - Monday 6 October, 2014

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN

Oct 6th 2014, 7:20 PM 16,191 Views 37 Comments

The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.

# 1916 - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos
# Women Of The Irish Revolution
# Women Of The Irish Revolution

Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos

Sep 28th 2014, 12:00 PM 2,089 Views 20 Comments

Remembering some of the women played who played pivotal roles in Irish revolution.

# 1916 - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv
# DISTRACTING
# DISTRACTING

Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv

Sep 23rd 2014, 12:54 PM 9,995 Views 86 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD (and grandson of Eamon de Valera) says he believes such a move would be “seriously distracting”.

# 1916 - Monday 22 September, 2014

Is the government protecting the wrong house on Moore Street?
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

Is the government protecting the wrong house on Moore Street?

Sep 22nd 2014, 4:52 PM 10,383 Views 16 Comments

The Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage says no.

# 1916 - Friday 19 September, 2014

WATCH: David Norris calls 1916 rebels 'traitors to their own cause'
# Irish History X
# Irish History X

WATCH: David Norris calls 1916 rebels 'traitors to their own cause'

Sep 19th 2014, 9:59 AM 23,511 Views 155 Comments

The plot thickens…

# 1916 - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Poll: Should we get a national holiday for the 1916 centenary?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we get a national holiday for the 1916 centenary?

Sep 4th 2014, 8:55 AM 25,416 Views 198 Comments

Many other nations have holidays of this kind, so should Ireland?

# 1916 - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister
# Minister For 1916
# Minister For 1916

A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:13 PM 12,296 Views 80 Comments

The idea of a once-off ‘Republic Day’ is being “seriously considered” at by politicians, as plans for the centenary celebrations are put together.