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#Centenary

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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 13,867 Views 3 Comments

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

'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 17,794 Views 49 Comments

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

"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 12,779 Views 41 Comments

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

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 17,280 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.

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 12,730 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 24th 2016, 7:49 PM 17,434 Views 16 Comments

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

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 12,977 Views 8 Comments

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

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 44,710 Views 92 Comments

The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.

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

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Mar 29th 2016, 9:32 AM 69,768 Views 58 Comments

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

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 31,230 Views 35 Comments

The poor fella is FROZEN.

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?

Mar 26th 2016, 9:27 AM 28,235 Views 122 Comments

The next three days will see celebrations in Dublin and across the country in commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising.

This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week
# That's The Spirit
From The Daily Edge
# That's The Spirit

This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week

Mar 24th 2016, 8:19 PM 8,311 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon
# Easter Mass
# Easter Mass

Dublin churches forced to close on Easter Sunday due to 1916 security cordon

Feb 17th 2016, 10:15 AM 20,870 Views 94 Comments

The Archdiocese said parishes in the city centre were told there will be no ready access to their churches on the day.

There's a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren't happy about it
# Choclomation
# Choclomation

There's a 1916 chocolate bar and some people aren't happy about it

Nov 3rd 2015, 3:55 PM 26,540 Views 64 Comments

The bar wrapper shows that heads of the 1916 leaders as well as the Proclamation.

WWI nurse executed by firing squad helped two Irish soldiers escape their German captors
# Opinion
# Opinion

WWI nurse executed by firing squad helped two Irish soldiers escape their German captors

Oct 18th 2015, 6:30 PM 961 Views 18 Comments

This month marks the centenary commemoration of brave and inspirational nurse Edith Cavell who was shot by firing squad.

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick
# The Bloody Irish
# The Bloody Irish

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:15 AM 22,998 Views 24 Comments

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

'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 16,805 Views 120 Comments

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
# 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 37,523 Views 144 Comments

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

Joe Duffy is writing a book
# Centenary
# Centenary

Joe Duffy is writing a book

Feb 4th 2015, 3:56 PM 12,734 Views 69 Comments

The radio host will release the book in illustrated hardback in October.

Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...
# Any Excuse
# Any Excuse

Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...

Jan 28th 2015, 3:48 PM 20,783 Views 116 Comments

This comes after Irish publicans held a meeting with Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

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

1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost

Dec 12th 2014, 2:34 PM 4,942 Views 41 Comments

The money is going to the Arts Council.

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 13,896 Views 126 Comments

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

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you
# Centenary
# Centenary

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

Oct 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 11,246 Views 50 Comments

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations
# Centenary
# Centenary

President Higgins in Belgium for WW1 commemorations

Aug 4th 2014, 9:40 AM 7,393 Views 101 Comments

The heads of state of 15 other nations will be in attendance.

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium
# Soldiers
# Soldiers

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

Jul 31st 2014, 7:15 AM 3,421 Views 8 Comments

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War
# To War
# To War

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

Jul 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 31,816 Views 27 Comments

Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.

Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises "determining moment" in Ireland's history
# Asgard
# Asgard

Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises "determining moment" in Ireland's history

Jul 27th 2014, 6:51 PM 11,570 Views 72 Comments

Events were held in Dublin to mark the centenary of the landing of the Asgard at Howth with weapons for the Irish volunteers.

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration
# Centenary
# Centenary

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration

Apr 30th 2014, 7:59 PM 16,324 Views 126 Comments

The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.

Croke Park officially 100 years old today
# Happy Birthday
From The42
# Happy Birthday

Croke Park officially 100 years old today

Dec 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,987 Views 5 Comments

It very nearly never happened though as a vote to purchase the grounds was only just passed.

100 years of reading: Rathmines library
# Library
# Library

100 years of reading: Rathmines library

Oct 13th 2013, 6:30 PM 9,253 Views 15 Comments

The library, built in 1913, has hosted the likes of Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats and Hannah Sheehy Skeffington. (And it was also an air raid shelter).

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary
# Big Jim
# Big Jim

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary

Aug 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 4,550 Views 19 Comments

James Connolly, Constance Markiewicz and Jim Larkin feature on the new stamps launched today.

President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project
# Dublin Lockout
# Dublin Lockout

President to launch 1913 Lockout tapestry project

Nov 6th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,178 Views 7 Comments

The tapestry commemorates the historic event, which saw workers fighting for their rights almost a century ago.

Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what's happening to mark the Titanic's anniversary?
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Concerts, cruises and exhibits: what's happening to mark the Titanic's anniversary?

Apr 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,030 Views 7 Comments

Commemorations are taking place in Cobh, Belfast, and Southampton to mark the centenary of one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history.

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking

Mar 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,422 Views 2 Comments

Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations
# 1916
# 1916

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations

Mar 7th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,691 Views 13 Comments

An advisory group made up of eleven academics has been put together ahead of events to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.

The Titanic: Nine things you may not have known about the legendary liner
# Titanic
From The Daily Edge
# Titanic

The Titanic: Nine things you may not have known about the legendary liner

May 31st 2011, 1:59 PM 542 Views 0 Comments

The world’s most famous – or infamous – ocean liner was launched in Belfast 100 years ago today. Here we look at some of the facts which don’t always make it into the history books.