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#Easter Rising

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This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today
# Rebellious Tastes
# Rebellious Tastes

This 1916 Rising-inspired beer caused quite a stir on Liveline today

Mar 9th 2016, 9:10 PM 36,408 Views 65 Comments

The inventors say they wanted to pay tribute to the Rising with their half-English, half-Irish beer.

Here's the blue jersey Cork will wear to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising
# Blue Is The Colour
From The42
# Blue Is The Colour

Here's the blue jersey Cork will wear to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising

Mar 9th 2016, 8:23 AM 14,544 Views 21 Comments

The Rebels will wear the commemorative kit against Kilkenny on Saturday.

RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens
# Back By Popular Demad
# Back By Popular Demad

RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens

Mar 8th 2016, 6:11 PM 17,126 Views 27 Comments

Many people have been calling for the show to be reshown.

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

Mar 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 26,852 Views 37 Comments

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

Dissident republicans want to mark Easter Rising by 'killing police officers' - PSNI
# 1916
# 1916

Dissident republicans want to mark Easter Rising by 'killing police officers' - PSNI

Mar 4th 2016, 2:49 PM 22,211 Views 87 Comments

Police have said an attack is “highly possible”.

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:34 PM 32,507 Views 35 Comments

Births, deaths, marriages … and the most popular baby names.

The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty
# The Rising
# The Rising

The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:10 AM 30,783 Views 28 Comments

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

Now there's a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans
# History
From The42
# History

Now there's a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:19 PM 15,207 Views 29 Comments

A rubble-surrounded GPO now adorns the front of the jersey.

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight
# Irishmen And Irishwomen
# Irishmen And Irishwomen

Step inside the 1916 tour bus and see if you're up for the fight

Feb 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 16,436 Views 25 Comments

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe had a go this morning.

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories
# Love And Friendship
# Love And Friendship

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories

Feb 13th 2016, 10:00 AM 17,244 Views 17 Comments

The Seán MacDiarmada and Thomas MacDonagh collections are the latest tranche of Easter Rising-related documents to have been digitised by the National Library.

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising
# Snapshot In Time
# Snapshot In Time

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising

Feb 7th 2016, 9:01 PM 36,115 Views 38 Comments

It’s part of an exhibition by the National Library of Ireland.

Dev's grandson says RTÉ's portrayal of him in Rebellion was 'an embarrassment'
# Eamon De Valera
# Eamon De Valera

Dev's grandson says RTÉ's portrayal of him in Rebellion was 'an embarrassment'

Feb 2nd 2016, 12:41 PM 40,481 Views 91 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív says it was “entirely false”.

Rebellion came out fighting but in the end it went down in flames
# TV Review
# TV Review

Rebellion came out fighting but in the end it went down in flames

Feb 1st 2016, 4:09 PM 48,616 Views 65 Comments

RTÉ’s Easter Rising drama didn’t quite live up to its early promise.

O'Neills have released a 1916 commemorative jersey that has the Proclamation on the back
# Was It For This
From The42
# Was It For This

O'Neills have released a 1916 commemorative jersey that has the Proclamation on the back

Jan 27th 2016, 11:10 PM 80,317 Views 116 Comments

‘A terrible beauty was born’ indeed.

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse 'signed the death warrants' of 1916's leaders?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse 'signed the death warrants' of 1916's leaders?

Jan 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 42,590 Views 72 Comments

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

A London gallery is showing some incredible photos from the Easter Rising
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

A London gallery is showing some incredible photos from the Easter Rising

Jan 24th 2016, 9:00 PM 51,216 Views 82 Comments

Easter Rising 1916 is an exhibition from the photographic collection of Sean Sexton. And the pictures are amazing.

Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary
# 1916
# 1916

Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary

Jan 19th 2016, 2:12 PM 29,174 Views 300 Comments

Sinn Féin has launched its policy for older people, but not everyone is impressed.

Bullets and burns were flying in last night's action-packed episode of Rebellion
# Easter 1916
# Easter 1916

Bullets and burns were flying in last night's action-packed episode of Rebellion

Jan 18th 2016, 11:09 AM 16,929 Views 37 Comments

It’s day three of the uprising and the gloves are off.

Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising...and it's wonderful
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

Google team up with Colin Farrell to tell the story of the Rising...and it's wonderful

Jan 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 32,398 Views 39 Comments

The impressive interactive website was launched this evening.

Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising?
# Fact Or Fiction?
# Fact Or Fiction?

Was an unarmed policeman really shot dead at Dublin Castle during the Easter Rising?

Jan 11th 2016, 12:19 PM 39,192 Views 160 Comments

The incident was a central part of last night’s episode of Rebellion.

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...
# 1916
# 1916

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...

Jan 10th 2016, 7:00 PM 47,831 Views 97 Comments

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Builders down tools as protesters occupy buildings on Moore Street

Jan 7th 2016, 5:26 PM 45,464 Views 76 Comments

A man has put a flag on the top of the roof of one of the terraced properties.

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916

Jan 7th 2016, 5:14 PM 19,344 Views 50 Comments

“A city spruces up to celebrate a centenary.”

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be attending a 1916 centenary event?

Jan 1st 2016, 9:24 AM 25,123 Views 158 Comments

The events kick off today with a flag-raising in Dublin Castle.

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery
# A Living History
# A Living History

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery

Dec 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,337 Views 24 Comments

Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.

The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits' 1916 documentary
# Rubberbandits
# Rubberbandits

The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits' 1916 documentary

Dec 22nd 2015, 12:05 PM 32,174 Views 41 Comments

Oh… dear.

The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits' 1916 documentary
# Rubberbandits
From The Daily Edge
# Rubberbandits

The RTÉ Guide has made an absolute hames of the Rubberbandits' 1916 documentary

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:22 AM 4,769 Views 4 Comments

Oh… dear.

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

Dec 18th 2015, 6:38 PM 23,384 Views 237 Comments

The former taoiseach said we shouldn’t glorify the Easter Rising.

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter
# Quartered
# Quartered

Dublin could be about to get a brand new 1916 Quarter

Dec 15th 2015, 1:37 PM 15,617 Views 45 Comments

They say it will help in rejuvenation.

This amazing Irish rebel wounded in the Easter Rising is finally getting some recognition
# Fighting Woman
# Fighting Woman

This amazing Irish rebel wounded in the Easter Rising is finally getting some recognition

Oct 26th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,280 Views 26 Comments

Margaret Skinnider was the only woman wounded in action during the rebellion.

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen
# Lá Na Poblachta
# Lá Na Poblachta

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen

Oct 6th 2015, 6:21 PM 22,432 Views 139 Comments

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

Billy Vunipola out of the World Cup, replaced by 37-year-old Nick Easter
# Mighty 'quin
From The42
# Mighty 'quin

Billy Vunipola out of the World Cup, replaced by 37-year-old Nick Easter

Sep 28th 2015, 4:57 PM 11,259 Views 23 Comments

Lancaster will go in against Australia with Wood, Robshaw and Ben Morgan.

Poll: Should we remember British state forces in 1916 commemorations?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Poll: Should we remember British state forces in 1916 commemorations?

Sep 18th 2015, 10:23 AM 20,507 Views 126 Comments

Debate continues over the various events.

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state
# The Journey Home
# The Journey Home

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state

Sep 17th 2015, 9:18 PM 28,262 Views 53 Comments

Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. He will be buried with full state honours in his hometown of Castlelyons tomorrow.

Pictures: Incredible photos of a ruined Dublin after the 1916 Easter Rising
# In Ruins
# In Ruins

Pictures: Incredible photos of a ruined Dublin after the 1916 Easter Rising

Aug 12th 2015, 6:25 PM 36,620 Views 68 Comments

The photos show the city’s many famous buildings as photographed in the weeks following the end of hostilities.

Funeral of 'iconic' O'Donovan Rossa's remembered 100 years on
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Funeral of 'iconic' O'Donovan Rossa's remembered 100 years on

Aug 1st 2015, 8:42 PM 29,316 Views 84 Comments

There was a re-enactment of Pádraig Pearse’s graveside oration.

Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising
# Changed Utterly
# Changed Utterly

Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising

Jul 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 33,898 Views 48 Comments

Trinity College Dublin is giving the public a glimpse at rare photographs and items from the 1916 Rising.

'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism

Jun 30th 2015, 1:20 PM 14,285 Views 80 Comments

Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.

Roll up, roll up... cannon balls, Iron Age stone heads and ancient lottery tickets for sale
# History And Literature
# History And Literature

Roll up, roll up... cannon balls, Iron Age stone heads and ancient lottery tickets for sale

May 5th 2015, 1:37 PM 8,657 Views 7 Comments

The upcoming Whyte’s auction has some pretty unusual offerings.