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#Centenary

# centenary - Monday 15 August, 2022

Michael Collins’ diaries to be made public for first time
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Michael Collins’ diaries to be made public for first time

Aug 15th 2022, 1:05 PM 16,467 Views 10 Comments

The five diaries cover the period from 1918 to Collins’ death in 1922.

# centenary - Friday 12 August, 2022

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration
# 100 Years
# 100 Years

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration

Aug 12th 2022, 1:18 PM 10,850 Views 14 Comments

A ceremony took place in Leinster House following criticism about the lack of a State commemoration.

# centenary - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War
# On This Day
# On This Day

The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War

Jun 28th 2022, 8:37 AM 22,598 Views 25 Comments

Pro-Treaty forces hoped the attack would bring conflict to a close but historians say it prolonged hostilities.

# centenary - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Northern Ireland centenary celebrated in shadow of Edward Carson – and Covid-19
# Centenary
# Centenary

Northern Ireland centenary celebrated in shadow of Edward Carson – and Covid-19

May 28th 2022, 5:40 PM 22,097 Views 34 Comments

The Orange Order pledged to defend the place of Northern Ireland in the UK.

# centenary - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Series of events planned to mark 100 years since formation of Gardaí
# Centenary
# Centenary

Series of events planned to mark 100 years since formation of Gardaí

Feb 9th 2022, 7:28 AM 13,382 Views 22 Comments

Today marks the centenary of the inaugural meeting of the foundation committee that led to the creation of the police force.

# centenary - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Poll: Have you read James Joyce's Ulysses?
# Centenary
# Centenary

Poll: Have you read James Joyce's Ulysses?

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:29 AM 21,427 Views 25 Comments

Joyce’s masterpiece was published on this day 100 years ago.

# centenary - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Ireland has much to learn from history of division, Taoiseach says
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Ireland has much to learn from history of division, Taoiseach says

Jan 16th 2022, 8:10 AM 14,656 Views 25 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking at an academic conference marking 100 years since the handing over of Dublin Castle by the British.

# centenary - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?

Dec 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 41,571 Views 21 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.

# centenary - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Burning the Custom House: Some Dublin firefighters played significant role by deliberately spreading the blaze
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Burning the Custom House: Some Dublin firefighters played significant role by deliberately spreading the blaze

May 25th 2021, 1:08 PM 16,379 Views 13 Comments

Las Fallon explores the role of Dublin Fire Brigade members in aiding the attack.

# centenary - Saturday 22 May, 2021

The Burning of the Custom House was one of the landmark events in the War of Independence - here's what happened
# Centenary
# Centenary

The Burning of the Custom House was one of the landmark events in the War of Independence - here's what happened

May 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 22,657 Views 40 Comments

It’s 100 years since the IRA attacked the administrative heart of the British civil service in Ireland.

# centenary - Monday 3 May, 2021

Northern Ireland marks 100 years since its creation
# Centenary
# Centenary

Northern Ireland marks 100 years since its creation

May 3rd 2021, 9:55 AM 21,696 Views 78 Comments

Much like the day NI was founded, there will be no huge celebrations or grand ceremonies today.

# centenary - Friday 12 February, 2021

Michael D Higgins: There is a reluctance to criticise empire and imperialism
# The British Empire
# The British Empire

Michael D Higgins: There is a reluctance to criticise empire and imperialism

Feb 12th 2021, 11:13 AM 33,912 Views 92 Comments

Uachtarán na hÉireann wrote in the Guardian that a “feigned amnesia” of Anglo-Irish history would not help create a better future.

# centenary - Monday 14 December, 2020

UK government to spend £3 million marking Northern Ireland centenary
# Decade Of Centenaries
# Decade Of Centenaries

UK government to spend £3 million marking Northern Ireland centenary

Dec 14th 2020, 9:49 AM 11,998 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson said the centenary needed to be marked “sensitively”.

# centenary - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'Profound sadness and outrage': 14 victims of Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on
# Centenary
# Centenary

'Profound sadness and outrage': 14 victims of Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on

Nov 21st 2020, 6:44 PM 35,618 Views 35 Comments

Only a limited number of people could attend the event at Croke Park but the GAA encouraged people to light a candle in their homes.

Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain
# Centenary
# Centenary

Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain

Nov 21st 2020, 8:30 AM 34,274 Views 45 Comments

The historian sets the scene of the morning of that fateful day 100 years ago today and the killings that preceded the Croke Park massacre.

# centenary - Monday 2 November, 2020

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning
# Centenary
# Centenary

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning

Nov 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 22,393 Views 27 Comments

Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.

# centenary - Friday 3 January, 2020

Quiz: Test your knowledge of the Irish War of Independence
# Decade Of Centenaries
# Decade Of Centenaries

Quiz: Test your knowledge of the Irish War of Independence

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:00 PM 44,987 Views 51 Comments

The government has said we are entering the “most challenging and sensitive period” of marking the centenary of past events.

# centenary - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

'A grand experiment': Northern Ireland's creation will be commemorated in 2020
# Centenary
# Centenary

'A grand experiment': Northern Ireland's creation will be commemorated in 2020

Jan 1st 2020, 10:00 PM 37,409 Views 40 Comments

The Government of Ireland Act was passed in December 1920.

# centenary - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Commemoration events to mark centenary of War of Independence 'challenging and sensitive'
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Commemoration events to mark centenary of War of Independence 'challenging and sensitive'

Dec 26th 2019, 10:00 AM 21,109 Views 68 Comments

The government hasn’t yet finalised the State programme for 1920 commemorative events.

# centenary - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Dáil centenary site cost €180,000 to build but fails to draw visitors
# Echo Chamber
# Echo Chamber

Dáil centenary site cost €180,000 to build but fails to draw visitors

Jun 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,798 Views 35 Comments

Public was made aware of the site via tweets from Oireachtas Twitter account.

# centenary - Friday 15 February, 2019

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# Centenary
From The42
# Centenary

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Feb 15th 2019, 1:20 PM 5,893 Views 13 Comments

A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

# centenary - Sunday 20 January, 2019

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about
# Centenary
# Centenary

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about

Jan 20th 2019, 9:45 PM 29,262 Views 44 Comments

Many of those elected to the Dáil were listed as “fé ghlas ag Gallaibh” (imprisoned by the foreigners).

# centenary - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War

Dec 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 18,380 Views 67 Comments

In the Dáil in 2011, Leo Varadkar said those executed without trial during this time period were “murdered”.

# centenary - Friday 14 December, 2018

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland
# Centenary
# Centenary

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

Dec 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 9,181 Views 20 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
# Centenary
# Centenary

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

Dec 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,225 Views 59 Comments

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# centenary - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial
# Centenary
# Centenary

Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial

Aug 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 12,178 Views 48 Comments

Labour and Sinn Féin said the date should be changed.

# centenary - Thursday 2 August, 2018

100 years on from Gaelic Sunday: When the GAA made a defiant stand against the British Empire
# Historic Day
From The42
# Historic Day

100 years on from Gaelic Sunday: When the GAA made a defiant stand against the British Empire

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:22 PM 11,172 Views 22 Comments

This weekend clubs across Ireland are asked to honour the brave men and women who gathered in uprising against their oppressors.

# centenary - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Posters and postcards show how Irish suffragists were 'ridiculed and feared'
# Exhibition
# Exhibition

Posters and postcards show how Irish suffragists were 'ridiculed and feared'

Jul 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 19,333 Views 34 Comments

The fascinating documents are on show until September.

# centenary - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary
# Alcock And Brown 100
# Alcock And Brown 100

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary

Jun 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 14,185 Views 23 Comments

In June 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown made history being the first people to complete a non-stop transatlantic flight

# centenary - Monday 30 April, 2018

Wexford will wear this special commemorative jersey for their Leinster SFC opener
# The Model County
From The42
# The Model County

Wexford will wear this special commemorative jersey for their Leinster SFC opener

Apr 30th 2018, 5:59 PM 13,022 Views 9 Comments

It’s 100 years since the Model County won four successive All-Ireland titles.

# centenary - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster
# Rms Leinster
# Rms Leinster

'Devastation on both sides of the Atlantic': 100 years on from Ireland's worst maritime disaster

Apr 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 31,189 Views 17 Comments

More than 500 people died when the RMS Leinster was sunk by three torpedoes in 1918.

# centenary - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918

Feb 11th 2018, 8:45 AM 14,608 Views 38 Comments

This week we brought you the story of Ireland 100 years ago.

# centenary - Friday 9 February, 2018

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison
# Centenary
# Centenary

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison

Feb 9th 2018, 8:10 AM 12,802 Views 52 Comments

In our final piece marking the centenary of the women’s vote in 1918, we take a look at items in the archive related to Countess Markievicz.

# centenary - Thursday 8 February, 2018

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago
# Centenary
# Centenary

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago

Feb 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 30,532 Views 14 Comments

It was written by Rosamond Jacob, a feminist and suffragist.

# centenary - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington
# Votes For Women
# Votes For Women

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Feb 7th 2018, 8:10 AM 13,212 Views 25 Comments

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

# centenary - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
# Centenary
# Centenary

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

Feb 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 33,140 Views 30 Comments

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# centenary - Monday 5 February, 2018

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918
# Centenary
# Centenary

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918

Feb 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,976 Views 33 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

# centenary - Monday 1 January, 2018

UK government will commemorate the election of republican Countess Markievicz next December
# Vote 100
# Vote 100

UK government will commemorate the election of republican Countess Markievicz next December

Jan 1st 2018, 10:00 PM 25,845 Views 56 Comments

Constance Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the 1916 Rising, but her life was spared because she was a woman.

# centenary - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'The whole street is dying' - Moore Street traders feel they're being wiped out
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

'The whole street is dying' - Moore Street traders feel they're being wiped out

Jan 21st 2017, 7:30 AM 23,331 Views 50 Comments

Marie Cullen has been working beneath scaffolding on Moore Street for the past year.

# centenary - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Poll: Have you ever read a book by James Joyce?
# Centenary
# Centenary

Poll: Have you ever read a book by James Joyce?

Dec 29th 2016, 11:39 AM 13,246 Views 46 Comments

Be honest.

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