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Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border
# MacGill
# MacGill

Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border

Jul 31st 2013, 8:18 PM 7,447 Views 182 Comments

“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
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation

Apr 9th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,736 Views 23 Comments

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
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn

Apr 1st 2013, 8:30 AM 1,112 Views 28 Comments

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)
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Commemorations mark 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising (PHOTOS)

Mar 31st 2013, 3:50 PM 11,395 Views 100 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 15,348 Views 166 Comments

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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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Feb 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 5,976 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday

Feb 21st 2013, 3:40 PM 13,423 Views 251 Comments

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
# Object Matters
# Object Matters

1916 Rising conference to take place in Dublin

Feb 10th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,165 Views 36 Comments

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
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Members of public invited to have their say on future of 1916 buildings

Jan 24th 2013, 8:15 PM 11,153 Views 86 Comments

The final decision will be “hugely influenced by what the people want to see on Moore Street”.

The Evening Fix...now with added finger-wrestling
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added finger-wrestling

Sep 16th 2012, 7:55 PM 9,442 Views 0 Comments

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets

Sep 16th 2012, 9:15 AM 66,395 Views 79 Comments

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
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Dáil proposal calls for greater protection of 1916 Rising HQ

May 20th 2012, 8:31 PM 6,139 Views 102 Comments

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
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

In pictures: 1916 Easter Rising remembered

May 16th 2012, 9:34 PM 6,769 Views 50 Comments

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'
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Deenihan to make decision on Moore St site 'as soon as possible'

May 1st 2012, 3:30 PM 4,230 Views 20 Comments

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'
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Swab used to clean Collins' corpse 'withdrawn from auction'

Apr 19th 2012, 7:27 PM 3,855 Views 13 Comments

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
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Collins hair ‘withdrawn from auction’ after family reveals sadness at sale

Apr 17th 2012, 9:41 PM 9,418 Views 30 Comments

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
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Six arrested after Real IRA threats at 1916 commemoration

Apr 10th 2012, 8:32 AM 5,979 Views 33 Comments

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
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

Lock of Michael Collins' hair to be auctioned

Apr 9th 2012, 5:49 PM 5,114 Views 72 Comments

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
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 8th 2012, 8:03 PM 5,686 Views 5 Comments

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
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin

Apr 8th 2012, 7:27 PM 5,602 Views 28 Comments

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
# 1916
# 1916

In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising

Apr 8th 2012, 3:52 PM 7,181 Views 43 Comments

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
# 1916
# 1916

President and Taoiseach to attend ceremony marking 1916 Rising

Apr 8th 2012, 9:55 AM 3,279 Views 80 Comments

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
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Taoiseach rules out removing ‘FF’ from Defence Forces logo

Feb 5th 2012, 12:17 PM 335 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Gay Mitchell: "I will sign any bill that's constitutional"

Oct 4th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,456 Views 52 Comments

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
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Ceremony held to mark 95th anniversary of Easter Rising

Apr 24th 2011, 1:57 PM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

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
# De Valera
# De Valera

De Valera colluded with British authorities to break the IRA

Mar 28th 2011, 11:59 AM 5,705 Views 0 Comments

Newly-released documents show how Éamon De Valera colluded with the British authorities to crush the IRA.

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