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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# 1916

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The government is going to buy the historic Moore Street site
Numbers 14-17 Moore Street have been designated as a site for a Commemorative Centre.
The government insists it's not rewriting the proclamation
Enda Kenny put the cat among the pigeons today.
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'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary
A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.
The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016
That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.
Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back
‘They have attempted to tarnish events of 1916 in the most appalling way.’
O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday
Into 1915 Dublin.
Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians
An online 1916 Easter Rising necrology has been compiled by Glasnevin Trust.
The Arts Council has €1 million to give to projects about 1916
Is your project ambitious? You could get €500,000.
Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations
The Government’s efforts to mark the Centenary have been met with widespread criticism.
Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video
Rebel song? Or NOT a rebel song?
Sinn Féin to launch 'alternative 2016' --- alongside the Cuban Ambassador and Frances Black
No, not the lead singer of the The Pixies.
'The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter'
Dublin’s Lord Mayor recalls his time in prison, and shares his thoughts on the Queen.
Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?
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.
Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'
A new group group launched their plans today.
We got a first look at RTÉ's major new 1916 drama - here's everything you need to know
Historical drama it may be – but Rebellion doesn’t take a traditional approach. And it’s all the better for that.
Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem
It’s to the tune of Amhrán Na Bhfiann but the lyrics have been changed.
1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost
The money is going to the Arts Council.
Sinéad O'Connor and Shane McGowan join Easter Rising film
The movie will document the life of Seán McDermott.
Dubliners to retrace the steps of 1916 Rising fighters on Freedom Trail
Walk this way.
Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?
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?
Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?
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
Patrick Brennan’s journal will be on display in Clare Museum.
That 2016 video everyone hated has been obliterated from the face of the planet
Well, almost.
Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...
…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.
Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul
The site has been down for over 48 hours as “outstanding issues” are dealt with.
"Embarrassing unhistorical sh*t": 2016 advisor doubles-down on video criticism
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
There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s official plans, which were announced by the Taoiseach at the GPO on Wednesday.
Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?
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?
The 1916 commemoration video fails to mention, er... 1916
And it seems some people are not pleased.
Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word
The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.
Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'
A group that represents 850 relatives is boycotting tonight’s event, despite Minister Humphrey’s assurances that Ireland 2016 will be “inclusive”.
1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans
The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.
Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN
The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.
Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos
Remembering some of the women played who played pivotal roles in Irish revolution.
Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv
The Fianna Fáil TD (and grandson of Eamon de Valera) says he believes such a move would be “seriously distracting”.
Is the government protecting the wrong house on Moore Street?
The Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage says no.
WATCH: David Norris calls 1916 rebels 'traitors to their own cause'
The plot thickens…
Poll: Should we get a national holiday for the 1916 centenary?
Many other nations have holidays of this kind, so should Ireland?