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#Centenary

# 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 21,311 Views 77 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 33,587 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 11,970 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 35,538 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 33,943 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 22,281 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 43,873 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 37,300 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 21,024 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 18,765 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 5,857 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 29,195 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 17,650 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 9,136 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 9,198 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 12,143 Views 47 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 11,138 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 19,133 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 14,121 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 12,979 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 31,140 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 14,591 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 12,630 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 30,346 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 12,708 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 31,761 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 9,939 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 25,789 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 23,148 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?
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# Centenary

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

Dec 29th 2016, 11:39 AM 13,112 Views 47 Comments

Be honest.

# centenary - Monday 26 December, 2016

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Dec 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,828 Views 3 Comments

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

# centenary - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester
# Kevin Vickers
# Kevin Vickers

'I reacted with my training': Canadian ambassador on why he tackled an Irish protester

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 AM 17,701 Views 49 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the ambassador also spoke of his admiration for Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# centenary - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement
# Patriot
# Patriot

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

Aug 3rd 2016, 4:11 PM 12,629 Views 41 Comments

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

# centenary - Friday 1 July, 2016

President Higgins joins British royals to mark Battle of the Somme centenary
# Centenary
# Centenary

President Higgins joins British royals to mark Battle of the Somme centenary

Jul 1st 2016, 8:59 AM 17,191 Views 45 Comments

Today marks 100 years since the start of the four-and-a-half month battle which left over one million dead or injured.

# centenary - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...
# Marking The Centenary
# Marking The Centenary

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...

Jun 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,676 Views 9 Comments

The 7th annual ‘Street Feast’ takes place tomorrow.

# centenary - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 24th 2016, 7:49 PM 17,412 Views 16 Comments

The Easter Rising, Joshua Molloy’s release and new cycle lane proposals had people talking.

# centenary - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
# Living History
# Living History

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 12,903 Views 8 Comments

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

# centenary - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary

Apr 14th 2016, 8:21 AM 44,671 Views 92 Comments

The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.

# centenary - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night
# Centenary
# Centenary

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Mar 29th 2016, 9:32 AM 69,694 Views 58 Comments

Centenary, which gathered together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians and performers, gave everyone goosebumps.

# centenary - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916
# Ah Bless
# Ah Bless

Watch: RTÉ just tortured an incredibly cute child into giving them his take on 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 11:35 AM 31,158 Views 35 Comments

The poor fella is FROZEN.

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