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# gpo - This year 2022

Priest who threw paint at Russian embassy calls for war protests to continue
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Priest who threw paint at Russian embassy calls for war protests to continue

Mar 5th 2022, 7:04 PM 39,379 Views 50 Comments

Ukraine’s ambassador to Ireland warned her country was on the brink of a “humanitarian catastrophe”.

# gpo - Last year 2021

1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin
# GPO
# GPO

1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 1:57 PM 39,821 Views 66 Comments

Events were restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# gpo - All time

Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising
# Easter Sunday
# Easter Sunday

Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising

Apr 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 32,085 Views 89 Comments

The peace bell was sounded at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Two new locations added to line up for this year's Christmas light display on iconic Dublin buildings
# Winter Wonderland
# Winter Wonderland

Two new locations added to line up for this year's Christmas light display on iconic Dublin buildings

Nov 18th 2019, 10:15 AM 22,935 Views 15 Comments

There will be 14 light projections on buildings like The GPO and bridges like the Samuel Beckett bridge next month.

An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO
# Dublin
# Dublin

An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO

Sep 18th 2019, 8:31 PM 10,560 Views 15 Comments

Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin
# Dublin 22
# Dublin 22

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin

Aug 26th 2019, 11:32 AM 15,168 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search on a house yesterday.

Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin
# An Post
# An Post

Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin

Aug 20th 2019, 9:44 PM 16,337 Views 10 Comments

Previous award winners include David Walliams and Jilly Cooper.

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections
# Witness History
# Witness History

An Post has been given approval to hang advertising banners on the front of the GPO despite objections

Aug 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,970 Views 21 Comments

An Post claimed visitor numbers to the GPO had almost halved in the past three years.

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help
# Address Point
# Address Point

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help

Apr 5th 2019, 5:13 PM 9,235 Views 8 Comments

The free personal postal address service for people who are homeless was launched at the GPO today.

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

'There's anger on the streets': The volunteers handing out food and fitting dentures at the GPO

Dec 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 23,849 Views 31 Comments

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups provide services for those in need.

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel
# Family History
From The42
# Family History

James Ryan: The great-grandson of a 1916 Easter Rising rebel

May 26th 2018, 8:00 AM 38,360 Views 25 Comments

The Leinster lock’s great-grandfather was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers and Fianna Fáil.

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

Apr 1st 2018, 1:10 PM 15,420 Views 73 Comments

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO
# Flying High
# Flying High

First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO

Feb 3rd 2018, 11:00 AM 10,816 Views 49 Comments

The new exhibition opens later this month.

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO

Dec 9th 2017, 10:30 AM 22,047 Views 32 Comments

Kevin Shanahan sees around 20 people during each of his O’Connell Street nighttime sessions.

'We're just trying to do as much as we can': The volunteers handing out food and giving haircuts at the GPO every Friday
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

'We're just trying to do as much as we can': The volunteers handing out food and giving haircuts at the GPO every Friday

Dec 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,183 Views 14 Comments

O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups set up to provide their services.

Postmasters' protest storms the GPO
# Community Lifeline
# Community Lifeline

Postmasters' protest storms the GPO

Mar 14th 2017, 12:59 PM 8,381 Views 26 Comments

Bríd Smith TD said that the government has been “passing the parcel” on the issue of post offices.

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street
# Lethal
# Lethal

'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 28,252 Views 97 Comments

A spate of reports of people falling from their bicycles in traffic, and suffering minor-to-more-serious injuries, have been reported at the site.

Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction

Nov 14th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,817 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Arts says buying the letter would “not be the best use of taxpayers’ money”.

'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising
# 1916 Live
# 1916 Live

'Rumours of mischief brewing': Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising

Apr 25th 2016, 2:45 PM 16,091 Views 11 Comments

Hundreds of documents are being released to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began
# 1916
# 1916

It's 100 years to the day since the Easter Rising began

Apr 24th 2016, 6:00 PM 24,326 Views 81 Comments

Events were taking place around the country.

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction
# Sold
# Sold

Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction

Apr 23rd 2016, 7:18 PM 13,221 Views 12 Comments

A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration
# 1916
# 1916

Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration

Apr 23rd 2016, 6:15 PM 53,354 Views 165 Comments

The parade attracted a large crowd in Dublin’s city centre.

Poll: Should we do this every year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we do this every year?

Mar 29th 2016, 7:52 PM 34,637 Views 161 Comments

There’s wide agreement that the national celebrations went quite well. But should they be repeated?

Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves'

Mar 29th 2016, 6:30 PM 25,753 Views 101 Comments

“The people that stood on this doorstep in 1916 did not stand for this,” Mick Keane says.

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO
# The Ownership Of Ireland
# The Ownership Of Ireland

Watch: The proclamation of the Irish Republic has been read once more at the GPO

Mar 27th 2016, 1:02 PM 32,621 Views 96 Comments

The proclamation, first read by Padraig Pearse on Easter Monday 1916, was re-read by Defence Forces Captain Peter Kelleher

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy
# 1916
# 1916

Football jerseys, fridge magnets and a sex toy: Just some of the 1916 merch you can buy

Mar 20th 2016, 5:30 PM 17,784 Views 21 Comments

They could all be yours.

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 30,784 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.

RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street
# Protest
# Protest

RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street

Feb 7th 2016, 7:05 AM 123,574 Views 712 Comments

O’Connell Street has now returned to normal.

'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them'
# Column
# Column

'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them'

Feb 5th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,755 Views 281 Comments

Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today

Jan 23rd 2016, 6:52 PM 34,099 Views 241 Comments

The organisers of the protests claim that 20,000 people took part in the demonstration earlier in Dublin.

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.

Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity
# Paris Under Attack
# Paris Under Attack

Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity

Nov 14th 2015, 10:07 PM 37,557 Views 120 Comments

Thousands marched in Dublin with vigils elsewhere to remember the dead.

"It's November. Would you ever go home?": Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today
# 50 Sleeps To Go
# 50 Sleeps To Go

"It's November. Would you ever go home?": Santa and some Irish models kicked off Christmas today

Nov 4th 2015, 5:38 PM 15,955 Views 26 Comments

A slightly frazzled looking polar bear also lent a hand.

The Stephen's Green market is no more ... but there's a Christmas plan for the Clerys shopfront
# Northside Lights
# Northside Lights

The Stephen's Green market is no more ... but there's a Christmas plan for the Clerys shopfront

Nov 4th 2015, 1:22 PM 26,283 Views 34 Comments

The Christmas plan for Dublin city has been confirmed. Here’s what’s going on…

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.

Four people arrested at a pro-choice abortion rally in Dublin
# Abortion
# Abortion

Four people arrested at a pro-choice abortion rally in Dublin

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:38 PM 23,657 Views 121 Comments

All four of those arrested were men in their 20s.

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like
# Booze
# Booze

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like

Jul 17th 2015, 7:54 PM 42,061 Views 59 Comments

The Old Borough in Swords will open its doors next week.

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade
# The Rising
# The Rising

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade

Jul 15th 2015, 4:00 PM 18,778 Views 55 Comments

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said the Defence Forces will be central to practically all of the events that will happen next year.

A unionist sang an Orange song in the GPO on Easter Monday in front of Dev's grandson
# Bridging The Divide
# Bridging The Divide

A unionist sang an Orange song in the GPO on Easter Monday in front of Dev's grandson

Apr 10th 2015, 8:55 PM 18,663 Views 111 Comments

It was part of a special Raidió na Gaeltachta show on Easter Monday.

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