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# 1916

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A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister
The idea of a once-off ‘Republic Day’ is being “seriously considered” at by politicians, as plans for the centenary celebrations are put together.
Delay leaves tight, tight deadline to finish 1916 museum
What should be done at the historic 1916 site on Moore St? Councillors can’t decide. And the clock is ticking. (Tick tock, etc.)
Public urged to join "ramped up" Michael Collins commemoration today
The event will be the first attended by the Defence Forces in recent decades.
5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years
While Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen largely maintain their silence, the former Fine Gael leader and taoiseach has been outspoken in recent years.
Relatives of 1916 leaders call for Moore Street preservation work to begin
The family are urging the Government to begin the works on the buildings ‘before it’s too late’.
The 1916 relatives had a "surprisingly positive" meeting with Minister Deenihan
Some relatives have raised concerns in recent months they could effectively be frozen out of the centenary celebrations.
Dublin Mayor: I didn't mean any offence when I suggested blocking royals from 1916 events
The Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke says he was just expressing citizens’ concerns.
Nama pays developers €11 million every year in wages
The state’s bad bank has revealed a list of its wage categories for 134 developers.
Irish people want to see the royal family visit for 1916 commemorations
An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll places support for a visit by the British royal family at 69 per cent.
Relatives of 1916 Rising rebels are angry about the plans for Moore Street
The relatives will link arms around Moore Street buildings today in protest at what’s being done to the street for the 2016 centenary.
Here's how €22 million will be spent on 1916 Rising commemorations
The money will be made available so that the projects can open in time for the centenary of the 1916 Rising.
After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration
The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.
NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans
It was announced last year that the four houses at 14 to 17 Moore Street are to be converted into a commemorative centre at the national monument.
Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?
Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.
VIDEO: Do you recognise this 'Irish town'?
A puzzle from the 1920s.
Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations
Meanwhile, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that commemorating all events from the period around 1916 needs to be considered by both governments.
An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary
Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.
The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal
Louisa Nolan’s acts even made headlines in the US.
Column: Nordic Rebels – The Swede and Finn who fought in the GPO, 1916
The story of the two Nordic recruits to the cause of the Irish Republic remains one of the most remarkable of Easter Week, writes Damian Shiels.
Pictures: Founding of Irish Volunteers marked at Garden of Remembrance
‘Óglaigh na hÉireann’ were officially launched with a rally at the Rotunda in November 1913.
Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial
232 people were buried in a mass grave after the Easter Rising, now a chapel is being planned for that site.
Commemorative centre to be built at 14 - 17 Moore Street
It was announced today that structures from 1916 won’t be demolished on the historic Moore Street.
Have you heard about that Constant Markievicz lad?
He gave up his life for us…
Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn
During the Easter Rising 1916, a small force of men and women fought against British soldiers from their posts in St Stephen’s Green and City Hall. In his new book, Paul O’Brien recounts their tragic and noble struggle to protect the newly proclaimed Irish Republic.
1916 Rising conference to take place in Dublin
The conference will examine the visual elements of the Easter Rising – from flags to national symbols – and examine identity and memory.
Members of public invited to have their say on future of 1916 buildings
The final decision will be “hugely influenced by what the people want to see on Moore Street”.
National Library releases documents from Roger Casement's incarceration
Materials include portraits, documents relating to the degradation of his knighthood and touching letters to his family in the final days before his execution.
Extract: ‘Mr de Valera’s conviction that Hitler would win the war was stupid’
David Gray, the US Amabassador to Ireland in 1940, reveals just what he thought of Dev, the 1916 leaders and why he thought Ireland was in collusion with the Nazis.
Deenihan to undertake assessment of Moore Street 1916 site
Proposed plans for a shopping mall that would include a commemorative centre cannot go ahead without ministerial consent.
Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets
From bullet holes in masonry to trenches in St Stephen’s Green, we take a look at the physical remnants of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ
Sinn Féin is bringing a private members’ motion calling for the protection and full preservation of the Moore Street site.
Patriotic Pic of the Day
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Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction'
The owner of a swab used to clean the corpse of rebel leader Michael Collins has reportedly withdrawn it from an auction.
Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale
A lock of Michael Collins’ hair is withdrawn from sale after members of his family say they believed the auction was inappropriate.
Six arrested after Real IRA threats at 1916 commemoration
Members of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement gathered to recall the 1916 Easter Rising in Derry yesterday.
Lock of Michael Collins' hair to be auctioned
The lock of hair is amongst a range of items of historical value being auctioned off in Dublin this month. Other items include newspapers, pistols and photographs.
In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising
The Taoiseach and the President were amongst those at the event outside the GPO in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.
President and Taoiseach to attend ceremony marking 1916 Rising
A ceremony will take place outside the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin later today.