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# the-rising - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts
# On The Up
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# On The Up

'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts

Apr 8th 2017, 8:30 AM 13,798 Views 10 Comments

The influence of director of rugby Alan Kingsley and some energetic U20s is pushing Navan torwads their first promotion since reaching the UBL.

# the-rising - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Looking back: 16 moments from the 1916 centenary that buoyed the nation's spirits
# Come On Up...
# Come On Up...

Looking back: 16 moments from the 1916 centenary that buoyed the nation's spirits

Dec 28th 2016, 7:30 PM 8,600 Views 6 Comments

From the big moments to the little memories – here are our highlights from the celebrations.

# the-rising - Monday 2 May, 2016

Dublin's least attractive Liffey bridge will get a new name this week
# 1916 Leader
# 1916 Leader

Dublin's least attractive Liffey bridge will get a new name this week

May 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 44,192 Views 44 Comments

The bridge is to be named after Tom Clarke – one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising.

# the-rising - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Charity boss reckons he's still owed €48k for Easter Rising damage
# The Pint Index
# The Pint Index

Charity boss reckons he's still owed €48k for Easter Rising damage

Apr 21st 2016, 4:00 PM 31,915 Views 7 Comments

He’s not entirely serious, mind… The events at ‘The Mendo’ in 1916 are depicted in a new play.

# the-rising - Saturday 2 April, 2016

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown
Live Apr 2nd 2016, 7:45 PM

1916 Liveblog: The Rising is over - 362 dead, hundreds more injured and the fate of the rebel leaders is unknown

"It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled
# Rising Row
# Rising Row

"It's an aberration": A memorial to British soldiers killed in the Rising to be unveiled

Apr 2nd 2016, 7:30 AM 32,040 Views 219 Comments

The wall will be in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# the-rising - Thursday 31 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising
Live Mar 31st 2016, 9:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 4: Dublin burns and 32 civilians killed in a bloody, bitter day for the Rising

# the-rising - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far
Live Mar 30th 2016, 8:20 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 3: 73 people dead on the worst day of the Rising so far

# the-rising - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians
Live Mar 29th 2016, 7:00 PM

1916 Liveblog Day 2: 37 people were killed today, mostly civilians

# the-rising - Monday 28 March, 2016

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green
Live Mar 28th 2016, 2:30 PM

1916 Liveblog: 55 dead as rebels take over the GPO, the Four Courts and Stephen's Green

# the-rising - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916
# A Nation's Rising
# A Nation's Rising

Beautiful weather, smiling faces and emotional moments as Ireland remembers 1916

Mar 27th 2016, 7:30 PM 31,882 Views 51 Comments

As it was 100 years ago, the GPO was at the heart of the action.

# the-rising - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend
# The Rising
# The Rising

Everything you need to know about getting into and around Dublin this weekend

Mar 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 30,210 Views 15 Comments

Planning on attending a 1916 event? Not sure what the arrangements are?

# the-rising - Friday 18 March, 2016

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'
# Courts
# Courts

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a 'battlefield site'

Mar 18th 2016, 11:38 PM 32,355 Views 102 Comments

The government will now have to revisit an earlier decision which could lead to the demolition of certain buildings.

# the-rising - Friday 4 March, 2016

Poll: Will you be going to a 1916 centenary event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be going to a 1916 centenary event?

Mar 4th 2016, 9:27 AM 18,272 Views 81 Comments

From small local events to the big State occasions, hundreds of events are planned around the country.

# the-rising - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

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 30,665 Views 28 Comments

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

# the-rising - Saturday 6 February, 2016

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916
# Little Museum
# Little Museum

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916

Feb 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,598 Views 10 Comments

Artist Fergal McCarthy’s work is on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

# the-rising - Monday 18 January, 2016

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary
# Perfect Timing
# Perfect Timing

Gerry Adams will speak to the nation on the eve of the Rising centenary

Jan 18th 2016, 10:54 AM 16,941 Views 176 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader will deliver a keynote speech on live TV at the conclusion of the party’s Ard Fheis.

# the-rising - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Claiming victory, Moore Street demonstrators end their protest
# The Rising
# The Rising

Claiming victory, Moore Street demonstrators end their protest

Jan 12th 2016, 11:47 AM 9,631 Views 41 Comments

It follows a High Court ruling yesterday. No demolition work will take place at the terrace for two weeks.

# the-rising - Monday 11 January, 2016

'I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they're gone'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they're gone'

Jan 11th 2016, 10:36 AM 294 Views 58 Comments

The ultimate question in all of this is, ‘what we value more as a society’. We can always build more shopping centres or hotels in different city centre sites, but we can never rebuild our history once destroyed, writes Sean Fox.

# the-rising - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...
# 1916
# 1916

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin's GPO during the Easter Rising...

Jan 10th 2016, 7:00 PM 47,177 Views 97 Comments

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

# the-rising - Friday 8 January, 2016

"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters
# Rising Anger
# Rising Anger

"We want the Republic": Rally to support Occupy Moore Street protesters

Jan 8th 2016, 2:16 PM 21,265 Views 145 Comments

A crowd of around 200 people were addressed by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and other politicians.

# the-rising - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Gerry Adams: Enda just doesn't get 1916
# The Rising
# The Rising

Gerry Adams: Enda just doesn't get 1916

Jan 7th 2016, 7:30 PM 19,027 Views 211 Comments

“It is an inconvenient issue that they want to get out of the way,” the Sinn Féin leader has told supporters in Dublin this evening.

# the-rising - Sunday 3 January, 2016

What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama?
# Act Of Rebellion
# Act Of Rebellion

What's up with the f****** swearing in RTÉ's new 1916 drama?

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:23 PM 71,137 Views 94 Comments

And is it historically accurate?

Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list
# 1916
# 1916

Joe Duffy's book on Easter Rising children tops Christmas bestsellers list

Jan 3rd 2016, 11:29 AM 9,995 Views 23 Comments

Second on the list was Jim McGuinness’s memoir.

# the-rising - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen
# Lá Na Poblachta
# Lá Na Poblachta

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen

Oct 6th 2015, 6:21 PM 22,409 Views 139 Comments

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

# the-rising - Monday 14 September, 2015

3,200 primary schools are going to get a new Irish flag - and Proclamation
# The Rising
# The Rising

3,200 primary schools are going to get a new Irish flag - and Proclamation

Sep 14th 2015, 8:50 AM 23,965 Views 99 Comments

It’s part of a new 1916 Centenary initiative.

# the-rising - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Are you a child of the 1916 Rising? This musical project wants you
# The Rising
# The Rising

Are you a child of the 1916 Rising? This musical project wants you

Sep 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 8,214 Views 16 Comments

It has some gigs lined up for next year.

# the-rising - Saturday 22 August, 2015

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick
# The Bloody Irish
# The Bloody Irish

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:15 AM 22,789 Views 24 Comments

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

# the-rising - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

'"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 18,643 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.

# the-rising - Friday 22 May, 2015

RTÉ's making a drama on the 'violent birth of modern Ireland' - by the guy who wrote Charlie
# 1916
# 1916

RTÉ's making a drama on the 'violent birth of modern Ireland' - by the guy who wrote Charlie

May 22nd 2015, 3:30 PM 10,164 Views 23 Comments

Brian Gleeson and Love/Hate’s Charlie Murphy (Siobhán) are set to star in the new five-part drama.

# the-rising - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

War of words: Gerry Adams had a massive go at Micheál Martin tonight
# Arrogance And Delusion
# Arrogance And Delusion

War of words: Gerry Adams had a massive go at Micheál Martin tonight

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 22,327 Views 234 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has responded to recent comments from the Fianna Fáil leader.

# the-rising - Sunday 19 April, 2015

"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916
# The Rising
# The Rising

"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916

Apr 19th 2015, 6:07 PM 17,806 Views 170 Comments

Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.

# the-rising - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Liam Neeson to use his very particular set of skills to narrate 1916 doc
# The Rising
# The Rising

Liam Neeson to use his very particular set of skills to narrate 1916 doc

Apr 1st 2015, 10:29 AM 12,504 Views 19 Comments

The series will be aired on RTÉ as well as the BBC.

# the-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 37,357 Views 143 Comments

That’s around 4,000 schools, altogether.

# the-rising - Friday 20 March, 2015

O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday
# The Rising
# The Rising

O'Connell Street will be transformed on Easter Monday

Mar 20th 2015, 7:29 AM 24,045 Views 48 Comments

Into 1915 Dublin.

# the-rising - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations
# The Rising
# The Rising

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are battling to lead the 1916 celebrations

Feb 11th 2015, 12:30 PM 13,380 Views 114 Comments

The Government’s efforts to mark the Centenary have been met with widespread criticism.

# the-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 14,545 Views 144 Comments

Rebel song? Or NOT a rebel song?

# the-rising - Friday 21 November, 2014

Bullets, blood and childbirth: Emergency services and the 1916 Rising
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Bullets, blood and childbirth: Emergency services and the 1916 Rising

Nov 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 13,450 Views 11 Comments

It’s all in a logbook that was bought by Dublin City Council.

# the-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 10,145 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?

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