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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# easter monday

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# easter monday
Donald Trump hosts Easter Egg Roll (and Sean Spicer met his rabbit replacement)
We’re sorry to say that Sean Spencer didn’t return to his role as the fluffy White House Easter Bunny.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Easter Monday
Tensions between North Korea and the US, and Cruinniú na Cásca attracts thousands.
# cruinniú na cásca
Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival
Cruinniú na Cásca attracted some 550,000 people to events around the country.
# city in mourning
Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry
“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.
# cruinniú na cásca
A massive cultural event will reach every part of the country tomorrow - here's what's going on
There are dozens of events taking place around the country for Cruinniú na Cásca.
# cruinniú na cásca
Dublin's Lighthouse Cinema is screening some brilliant Irish films for free this weekend
Happy Easter, one and all!
# cruinniú na cásca
A new cultural festival will reach every county in Ireland this Easter Monday
Organised by RTÉ and Creative Ireland, the Taoiseach gave a speech at the launch of Cruinniú na Cásca.
# Phoenix Park
Man who knocked down and killed toddler after vodka and cocaine binge jailed for five years
Two year old Vanessa Siatka died in what the trial judge called the worst case of dangerous driving he’d ever seen.
# barack my heart
Beyoncé and Blue Ivy went to an Easter egg hunt at the White House and it was adorable
There were bunny ears.
# lovely day
In pictures: the Easter Monday celebration of the 1916 centenary
There was a LOT going on in Dublin and around Ireland today.
# easter bussing
Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend
600,000 people are expected to pass in and out of Dublin over the course of the 1916 Rising centenary commemorations.
# 1916
Easter Monday in Dublin is set to be a family-friendly 1916 spectacular
RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising on Monday 28 March will be the “biggest public history and cultural event ever staged in Ireland”.
# off the rails
Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday
It comes in addition to St Patrick’s Day.
# the rising
O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday
Into 1915 Dublin.
# Kent
Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today
The private ceremony will be held a church in Kent.
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.
# mediocri-days
Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'
There’s no Good Friday drama and no Easter Sunday festivities – but this particular Saturday is just one of a few milestones in the year that really drag.