1916 Rising

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 A commemorative plaque at 16 Moore Street where 1916 Rising leaders decided to surrender to the British. Photograph: Frank Miller

An agreement has been reached over liability for the legal costs of a failed action aimed at having buildings and sites on and around Dublin’s Moore S(...)

 File photograph of  Moore Street in Dublin. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Opening the final headquarters of the 1916 Rising leaders to the public remains a “top priority”, Minister for Heritage Josepha Madigan has said. In(...)

Archaeologist Franc Myles  said he has some sympathy with the view that an area on and around Moore Street (above) constitutes a 1916 “battlefield” site, the High Court has heard. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The “incisive gesture” that marked the end of the 1916 Rising happened on Dublin’s Moore Street when Patrick Pearse laid down his arms before a Britis(...)

A legal dispute over preservation of buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street linked to the 1916 Rising must be urgently decided or a commemorative centre will not be ready for the Rising centenary commemorations, the State has told the High Court.

A legal dispute over preservation of buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street linked to the 1916 Rising must be urgently decided or a commemorative centre w(...)

“It threatened to name a clergyman in Rathmines said to be instructing female visitors in matters other than religion”

One hundred years ago this month, the already-crowded Dublin newspaper market acquired yet another new title – a weekly journal, published every Frida(...)

Perfect for the centenary year that’s in it, Red Roof was once the gate lodge to Roebuck House, home to Maud Gonne MacBride and her son Seán. They ha(...)

Jimmy Wren, who has written a book, The GPO Garrison Easter Week 1916, at his home in Donnycarney. On the wall is a group photograph of Rising participants,  taken in 1936. Photograph: Dave Meehan

In Jimmy Wren’s north Dublin home, there’s a dated black-and-white photograph in the hall showing about 300 people. The image is shallow but very wide(...)

The stamp depicts Pearse at the graveside of O’Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin Cemetery

An Post have launched a new 70c stamp to mark the centenary of Pádraig Pearse’s graveside oration at the funeral of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa. T(...)

Éamon de Valera in custody following the 1916 Rising

Former taoiseach John Bruton sparked controversy recently by questioning the necessity of the 1916 Rising. More to the point, however, were the “he(...)

Sinn Féin leader  Gerry Adams: “The only suggestion so far by members of this Government has been around inviting British royalty.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach John Bruton’s remarks that the Easter Rising and War of Independence were “completely unnecessary” serves to “denigrate the sacrific(...)

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