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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Easter Rising

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Trust seeking designs for Glasnevin’s 1916 memorial
232 people were buried in a mass grave after the Easter Rising, now a chapel is being planned for that site.
Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border
“The prevailing sense among the policy makers is to perpetuate the status quo,” the Sinn Féin President has told the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties this evening.
Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation
Members back a report which urges Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan not to allow a full redevelopment of the site.
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.
Commemorations mark 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising (PHOTOS)
More than 350 Defence Force personnel took part in a State ceremony in O’Connell Street, led by President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Justice Minister Alan Shatter.
Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?
It’s coming up to St Patrick’s Day – and Sinn Féin has published a bill to make April 24, when the Easter Rising began, a holiday.
Top readers' comments of the week
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Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday
April 24 would become ‘Lá na Poblachta’ – or ‘Republic Day’ – under a Bill introduced by Aengus Ó Snodaigh today.
1916 Rising conference to take place in Dublin
The conference will examine the visual elements of the Easter Rising – from flags to national symbols – and examine identity and memory.
Members of public invited to have their say on future of 1916 buildings
The final decision will be “hugely influenced by what the people want to see on Moore Street”.
The Evening with added finger-wrestling
The things we learned, loved and shared today…
Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets
From bullet holes in masonry to trenches in St Stephen’s Green, we take a look at the physical remnants of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ
Sinn Féin is bringing a private members’ motion calling for the protection and full preservation of the Moore Street site.
In pictures: 1916 Easter Rising remembered
A three-year-old girl wore her great-grandfather’s medals at today’s ceremony.
Deenihan to make decision on Moore St site 'as soon as possible'
The arts minister says the National Museum of Ireland has sent a submission relating to the use of the 1916 Rising HQ.
Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction'
The owner of a swab used to clean the corpse of rebel leader Michael Collins has reportedly withdrawn it from an auction.
Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale
A lock of Michael Collins’ hair is withdrawn from sale after members of his family say they believed the auction was inappropriate.
Six arrested after Real IRA threats at 1916 commemoration
Members of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement gathered to recall the 1916 Easter Rising in Derry yesterday.
Lock of Michael Collins' hair to be auctioned
The lock of hair is amongst a range of items of historical value being auctioned off in Dublin this month. Other items include newspapers, pistols and photographs.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin
Peadar Kearney, who wrote Amhrán na bhFiann, and Edward Hollywood who created the national flag, were remembered.
In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising
The Taoiseach and the President were amongst those at the event outside the GPO in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.
President and Taoiseach to attend ceremony marking 1916 Rising
A ceremony will take place outside the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin later today.
Taoiseach rules out removing ‘FF’ from Defence Forces logo
Enda Kenny has ruled out changing the logo of the Defence Forces in advance of 2016, or changing the national anthem.
Gay Mitchell: "I will sign any bill that's constitutional"
Fine Gael’s Presidential candidate says he will sign any bill put before him – and insists he has no prejudice against gay people.
Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny and president Mary McAleese took part in the ceremony to mark the 95th anniversary of the Easter Rising on Dublin’s O’Connell Street earlier today.
De Valera colluded with British authorities to break the IRA
Newly-released documents show how Éamon De Valera colluded with the British authorities to crush the IRA.