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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C


This year
Heritage body loses appeal to remove promotional banners from GPO
An Bord Pleanála has upheld the decision of Dublin City Council to allow An Post to retain 6.5 metre high banners draped from the portico.
An Post's new headquarters officially opened in Dublin's docklands as it leaves the GPO behind
The GPO will continue to operate as a post office and museum.
Commemoration takes place outside GPO to mark anniversary of 1916 Easter Rising
The ceremony concluded with an Air Corps flyover.
Tánaiste tells Ukraine rally: Ireland 'not politically or morally neutral in the face of war crimes'
Large crowds have gathered outside the GPO to mark the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Last year
Priest who threw paint at Russian embassy calls for war protests to continue
Ukraine’s ambassador to Ireland warned her country was on the brink of a “humanitarian catastrophe”.
All time
1916 Easter Rising commemorations take place in Dublin
Events were restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Proclamation read out on empty O'Connell Street to mark the 104th anniversary of the Easter Rising
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
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 City Council granted permission for the banners in June.
Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin
Gardaí carried out a search on a house yesterday.
Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin
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
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
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
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
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
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
The new exhibition opens later this month.
'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO
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
O’Connell Street is a hive of activity each Friday evening as groups set up to provide their services.
Postmasters' protest storms the GPO
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
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
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
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
Events were taking place around the country.
Copy of Proclamation sells for €150,000 at auction
A bundle of keys for the GPO also sold for €3,400.
Photos: Republican Sinn Féin march down O'Connell Street for 1916 commemoration
The parade attracted a large crowd in Dublin’s city centre.
Poll: Should we do this every year?
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'
“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 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
They could all be yours.
The GPO's flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty
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
A rubble-surrounded GPO now adorns the front of the jersey.
RTÉ cameraman injured in demonstrations on O'Connell Street
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'
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
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
They say it will help in rejuvenation.
Tears and tricolours as Irish and French stand together in solidarity
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
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
The Christmas plan for Dublin city has been confirmed. Here’s what’s going on…
Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising
Trinity College Dublin is giving the public a glimpse at rare photographs and items from the 1916 Rising.