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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Easter Rising

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Roll up, roll up... cannon balls, Iron Age stone heads and ancient lottery tickets for sale
The upcoming Whyte’s auction has some pretty unusual offerings.
"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916
Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.
A unionist sang an Orange song in the GPO on Easter Monday in front of Dev's grandson
It was part of a special Raidió na Gaeltachta show on Easter Monday.
Pictures: Thousands pack O'Connell Street for Rising event
The main thoroughfare of Dublin was pedestrianised for the event.
Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising
It concluded with an Air Corps fly past.
QUIZ: How well do you remember your school Easter Rising lessons?
Time to root out your history text books.
Opposition react to government toning down 1916 message
Earlier in the week RTÉ revealed the government’s original literature had included more imagery from the 1916 Easter Rising.
A parade through Dublin and several new proclamations: Here's how we'll mark the Rising's centenary
What do you make of the government’s plans?
The government insists it's not rewriting the proclamation
Enda Kenny put the cat among the pigeons today.
Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising
The wife of former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey made a rare public appearance today.
Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it's time to take it back
‘They have attempted to tarnish events of 1916 in the most appalling way.’
O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday
Into 1915 Dublin.
Over half of those killed in 1916 Rising were civilians
An online 1916 Easter Rising necrology has been compiled by Glasnevin Trust.
Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?
The Central Bank will issue the coins in the first quarter of next year and it could be your handiwork, if you’re good enough.
Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'
A new group group launched their plans today.
Dubliners to retrace the steps of 1916 Rising fighters on Freedom Trail
Walk this way.
Opinion: The 1916 centenary is coming... but are we honouring the ideal of equality for all?
Is becoming ‘The Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business By 2016′ really the best ambition Ireland can have for the centenary year of the Rising?
Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?
It appears to be a case of ‘don’t mention the war’ in the corridors of power at Dáil Éireann when it comes to 1916.
Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer
Patrick Brennan’s journal will be on display in Clare Museum.
Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...
…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.
Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word
The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.
Relatives boycott launch of 1916 commemorations, calling it a 'political stunt'
A group that represents 850 relatives is boycotting tonight’s event, despite Minister Humphrey’s assurances that Ireland 2016 will be “inclusive”.
Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
What percentage of people think the 1916 Rising was a mistake?
Was the Easter Rising needed? Just two in five of you think so (but even fewer don't)
The findings comes from a poll from Irish language news website
Take This Tricky Irish History Quiz
How much do you actually know about your country?
Presentation cup given to those who defended Trinity during the 1916 Rising up for auction
The auction will also feature items relating to the Irish Hospitals Sweepstake.
Extract: 16 Dead Men – The Easter Rising Executions
The men who were killed for their involvement in the Easter Rising were diverse in age and occupation, but brought together by a common vision.
Gerry Adams lashes out at John Bruton for calling the 1916 Rising 'a mistake'
And so begins the Great Irish History Debate of 2014-2016…
Irish people want to see the royal family visit for 1916 commemorations
An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll places support for a visit by the British royal family at 69 per cent.
After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration
The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.
NAMA pledges €5m for Moore Street site but dispute remains over 1916 plans
It was announced last year that the four houses at 14 to 17 Moore Street are to be converted into a commemorative centre at the national monument.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about Easter commemorations, the death of Rubin Carter and a lack of Oxegen for Irish festival-goers.
Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising
A wreath was laid outside the steps of the GPO with the Proclamation of the Republic also read out.
12 things only Irish grandparents love
They remember when all this was fields.
Video column: The story of No.16 Moore Street and the rebels of the 1916 Rising
As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan speak to the great grandson James Connolly about No.16 Moore Street and the 1916 Rising.
Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?
Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.
No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations...
The President will lead this morning’s 98th anniversary event, which concludes with an Air Corps fly past.
Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations
Meanwhile, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that commemorating all events from the period around 1916 needs to be considered by both governments.
The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal
Louisa Nolan’s acts even made headlines in the US.
Column: Nordic Rebels – The Swede and Finn who fought in the GPO, 1916
The story of the two Nordic recruits to the cause of the Irish Republic remains one of the most remarkable of Easter Week, writes Damian Shiels.