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Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising
# Lost Property And Animals
# Lost Property And Animals

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

Apr 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 10,356 Views 9 Comments

More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.

This Sydney GAA club paid tribute to 1916 on a gorgeous beach
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

This Sydney GAA club paid tribute to 1916 on a gorgeous beach

Apr 6th 2016, 8:11 PM 20,101 Views 16 Comments

We want to go to there.

This Sydney GAA club wonderfully paid tribute to 1916 on a gorgeous beach
# Just A Tribute
From The Daily Edge
# Just A Tribute

This Sydney GAA club wonderfully paid tribute to 1916 on a gorgeous beach

Apr 6th 2016, 6:51 PM 3,990 Views 0 Comments

We want to go to there.

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

Apr 3rd 2016, 1:23 PM 57,938 Views 279 Comments

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown
Live Apr 2nd 2016, 7:45 PM

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO
Live Apr 1st 2016, 10:30 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 5: Pádraig Pearse has ordered the total evacuation of the GPO

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising
Live Mar 31st 2016, 9:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far
Live Mar 30th 2016, 8:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent
# Abuse
# Abuse

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent

Mar 30th 2016, 12:29 PM 139,674 Views 245 Comments

Sarah Connolly, a relative of 1916 leader James Connolly, said she was confronted at a state reception to commemorate the Easter Rising.

This Galway pub turned itself into the GPO for the weekend’s celebrations
# Pint Rising
# Pint Rising

This Galway pub turned itself into the GPO for the weekend’s celebrations

Mar 29th 2016, 8:18 PM 30,733 Views 8 Comments

Excellent.

Half a million people watched Centenary last night
# Reflecting The Rising
# Reflecting The Rising

Half a million people watched Centenary last night

Mar 29th 2016, 7:17 PM 22,139 Views 28 Comments

Several other programmes about the Rising also had people tuning in.

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians
Live Mar 29th 2016, 7:00 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians

This Galway pub turned itself into the GPO for the weekend’s celebrations
# Pint Rising
From The Daily Edge
# Pint Rising

This Galway pub turned itself into the GPO for the weekend’s celebrations

Mar 29th 2016, 1:56 PM 7,101 Views 1 Comment

Excellent.

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green
Live Mar 28th 2016, 2:30 PM

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green

Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations

Mar 28th 2016, 11:05 AM 61,722 Views 115 Comments

We take a look.

People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday
# 1916 Centenary
From The Daily Edge
# 1916 Centenary

People are sharing this wonderful pic of the army officer seen on the phone yesterday

Mar 28th 2016, 9:07 AM 16,798 Views 5 Comments

Twitter was ablaze after this officer was spotted on his phone at the 1916 commemorations.

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916
# A Nation's Rising
# A Nation's Rising

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 7:30 PM 31,934 Views 51 Comments

As it was 100 years ago, the GPO was at the heart of the action.

This Irish rebel smuggled bomb detonators under her coat and often dressed as a boy
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

This Irish rebel smuggled bomb detonators under her coat and often dressed as a boy

Mar 27th 2016, 6:30 PM 304 Views 17 Comments

Margaret Skinnider played a play a key role in the struggle for independence in 1916.

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising
# In Ruins
# In Ruins

Watch: What Dublin looked like after the Easter Rising

Mar 27th 2016, 2:50 PM 22,494 Views 14 Comments

Archive footage shows a barely recognisable city in the weeks after the violence.

6 great Dublin pubs with a place at the heart of Ireland's independence
# Drink With Me
From The Daily Edge
# Drink With Me

6 great Dublin pubs with a place at the heart of Ireland's independence

Mar 27th 2016, 1:00 PM 14,492 Views 0 Comments

Steeped in history.

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'
# The Bereaved
# The Bereaved

Voices of 1916: 'Con was in love with Lucy - and would have married her if he had lived'

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 1,173 Views 9 Comments

Elizabeth Colbert had not known how deeply involved her brother Con was with the rebels ahead of the Rising – but she knew that he harboured a secret love.

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill
# 1916 Dildo
From The Daily Edge
# 1916 Dildo

15 times 1916 commemorations had no chill

Mar 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 11,467 Views 9 Comments

No chill at all.

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.

Activists draw over John Redmond's face on controversial College Green banner
# 1916 Protest
# 1916 Protest

Activists draw over John Redmond's face on controversial College Green banner

Mar 25th 2016, 3:12 PM 39,458 Views 133 Comments

Irish language group Misneach said it defaced the banner in a protest against “revisionist propaganda”.

Gerry Adams lashes 'new Redmondites' and 1916 College Green banner
# Easter Rising Row
# Easter Rising Row

Gerry Adams lashes 'new Redmondites' and 1916 College Green banner

Mar 25th 2016, 1:05 PM 39,158 Views 197 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at Arbour Hill ahead of this weekend’s centenary events.

'A lot of young Irish people don't see a future': Blindboy gives powerful interview about suicide
# Channel 4
# Channel 4

'A lot of young Irish people don't see a future': Blindboy gives powerful interview about suicide

Mar 24th 2016, 10:28 PM 31,960 Views 56 Comments

The Rubberbandits member spoke about the suicide epidemic in Ireland.

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'
# The Nurse
# The Nurse

Voices of 1916: 'John Healy, 14, a schoolboy, had his brain hanging all over his forehead'

Mar 24th 2016, 11:00 AM 605 Views 16 Comments

A nurse tending the wounded and dying of Easter 1916 at the Mater hospital recalls the shocking sights that would stay with her for the rest of her life.

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'
# The Chaplain
# The Chaplain

Voices of 1916: 'Crying, terrified children came to us for shelter'

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:00 PM 821 Views 22 Comments

Fr Aloysius Travers was at lunch when he heard the first shots of the Rising. By the end, he was accompanying Volunteer leaders to their execution.

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend
# Easter Bussing
# Easter Bussing

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:56 PM 9,846 Views 25 Comments

600,000 people are expected to pass in and out of Dublin over the course of the 1916 Rising centenary commemorations.

Here's why helicopters and planes were flying low over Dublin today
# Don't Worry
# Don't Worry

Here's why helicopters and planes were flying low over Dublin today

Mar 22nd 2016, 2:46 PM 62,117 Views 59 Comments

There’s no need for concern – the Air Corps craft were simply preparing for the 1916 parade.

Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders'
# The Enemy Files
# The Enemy Files

Documentary claims 1916 British massacre of Dublin civilians was due to 'unclear orders'

Mar 21st 2016, 7:45 PM 30,015 Views 106 Comments

The claim is contained in a new documentary by Michael Portillo.

People are absolutely loving Irish Rail's €19.16 Easter train fare
# Tiocfaidh Ar Trains
From The Daily Edge
# Tiocfaidh Ar Trains

People are absolutely loving Irish Rail's €19.16 Easter train fare

Mar 21st 2016, 4:26 PM 9,941 Views 5 Comments

And there’s a history lesson on the Dart.

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin
# Nice One
# Nice One

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Mar 21st 2016, 11:39 AM 29,710 Views 26 Comments

Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.

WATCH: This amazing short film recreates the 1916 Easter Rising entirely with Lego
# Createschool
# Createschool

WATCH: This amazing short film recreates the 1916 Easter Rising entirely with Lego

Mar 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 28,462 Views 16 Comments

It’s very, very impressive.

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'
# Courts
# Courts

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'

Mar 18th 2016, 11:38 PM 32,445 Views 102 Comments

The government will now have to revisit an earlier decision which could lead to the demolition of certain buildings.

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council is standing by its controversial 1916 banner

Mar 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 27,876 Views 79 Comments

The banner generated a lot of criticism when it was unveiled at the beginning of the week.

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?

Mar 14th 2016, 8:00 PM 53,096 Views 157 Comments

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000
# Auction
# Auction

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000

Mar 13th 2016, 5:42 PM 19,027 Views 17 Comments

Original copies of the document are rare.

Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations
# 1916
# 1916

Average hotel prices in Dublin soar ahead of 1916 celebrations

Mar 13th 2016, 7:30 AM 15,069 Views 47 Comments

It will cost an average of €199 per night for a double room.

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park
# 1916
From The42
# 1916

Irish wolfhounds, armed Volunteers and inter-county GAA stars gather in Croke Park

Mar 10th 2016, 4:46 PM 4,550 Views 1 Comment

It’s all part of the GAA’s 1916 Commemorative Event which takes place on 24 April.