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# rising - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

The Defence Forces will deliver an Irish flag to every school in the country for 2016

Mar 24th 2015, 9:15 PM 37,447 Views 143 Comments

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

# rising - Friday 6 March, 2015

The Arts Council has €1 million to give to projects about 1916
# Come ON Up For The Rising
# Come ON Up For The Rising

The Arts Council has €1 million to give to projects about 1916

Mar 6th 2015, 9:52 AM 5,533 Views 12 Comments

Is your project ambitious? You could get €500,000.

# rising - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video
# Not A Rebel Song
# Not A Rebel Song

Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video

Feb 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,555 Views 144 Comments

Rebel song? Or NOT a rebel song?

# rising - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Sinn Féin to launch 'alternative 2016' --- alongside the Cuban Ambassador and Frances Black
# Rising Anger
# Rising Anger

Sinn Féin to launch 'alternative 2016' --- alongside the Cuban Ambassador and Frances Black

Feb 4th 2015, 3:02 PM 13,902 Views 254 Comments

No, not the lead singer of the The Pixies.

# rising - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'

Jan 4th 2015, 4:09 PM 17,818 Views 86 Comments

A new group group launched their plans today.

# rising - Saturday 3 January, 2015

We got a first look at RTÉ's major new 1916 drama - here's everything you need to know
# Rebel Alliance
# Rebel Alliance

We got a first look at RTÉ's major new 1916 drama - here's everything you need to know

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 41,395 Views 89 Comments

Historical drama it may be – but Rebellion doesn’t take a traditional approach. And it’s all the better for that.

# rising - Monday 17 November, 2014

Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul
# Off We Go
# Off We Go

Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul

Nov 17th 2014, 5:02 PM 11,272 Views 41 Comments

The site has been down for over 48 hours as “outstanding issues” are dealt with.

# rising - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?
# The Rising
# The Rising

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?

Nov 15th 2014, 1:35 PM 10,148 Views 127 Comments

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s plans for 2016. How do you think we should Remember, Reconcile, Imagine, Present and Celebrate?

# rising - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Was the Easter Rising needed? Just two in five of you think so (but even fewer don't)
# Heeding History
# Heeding History

Was the Easter Rising needed? Just two in five of you think so (but even fewer don't)

Oct 29th 2014, 7:37 AM 9,913 Views 51 Comments

The findings comes from a poll from Irish language news website Tuairisc.ie.

# rising - Sunday 12 October, 2014

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans
# Centenary
# Centenary

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans

Oct 12th 2014, 4:06 PM 13,877 Views 126 Comments

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

# rising - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv
# DISTRACTING
# DISTRACTING

Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv

Sep 23rd 2014, 12:54 PM 9,995 Views 86 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD (and grandson of Eamon de Valera) says he believes such a move would be “seriously distracting”.

# rising - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Delay leaves tight, tight deadline to finish 1916 museum
# Just Two Weeks
# Just Two Weeks

Delay leaves tight, tight deadline to finish 1916 museum

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:49 AM 8,840 Views 35 Comments

What should be done at the historic 1916 site on Moore St? Councillors can’t decide. And the clock is ticking. (Tick tock, etc.)

# rising - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years
# Thorn In The Side
# Thorn In The Side

5 ways John Bruton has probably annoyed the government over the last few years

Aug 12th 2014, 7:35 PM 16,491 Views 83 Comments

While Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen largely maintain their silence, the former Fine Gael leader and taoiseach has been outspoken in recent years.

# rising - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Sinn Féin is now the most popular party in the State
# Rising
# Rising

Sinn Féin is now the most popular party in the State

Jun 7th 2014, 9:26 PM 44,680 Views 414 Comments

An Irish Independent poll shows that they now have more support in the Republic than any other party.

# rising - Sunday 20 April, 2014

No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations...
# Come On Up...
# Come On Up...

No royal family this year, but here's what's happening at today's Easter Rising commemorations...

Apr 20th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,384 Views 54 Comments

The President will lead this morning’s 98th anniversary event, which concludes with an Air Corps fly past.

# rising - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

The handwritten order to call off the 1916 Rising sold at auction for €30,000
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

The handwritten order to call off the 1916 Rising sold at auction for €30,000

Apr 15th 2014, 7:21 PM 14,056 Views 16 Comments

The handwritten note reads “Volunteers completely deceived. All orders for tomorrow Sunday are entirely cancelled”.

# rising - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations
# 2016
# 2016

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations

Apr 9th 2014, 2:40 PM 13,591 Views 135 Comments

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.

# rising - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

5 rugby players whose reputations soared in 2013
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

5 rugby players whose reputations soared in 2013

Dec 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 9,966 Views 6 Comments

We’ve picked out five men who were unstoppable forces this year.