Marc Redmond: Then and Now, Ghosts of 1916
Mar27

Marc Redmond: Then and Now, Ghosts of 1916

Marc Redmond: Then and Now, Ghosts of 1916 A selection of superimposed Photos by Dublin photographic artist Marc Redmond.              ...

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Roger Casement letters go on public display in Clare
Mar23

Roger Casement letters go on public display in Clare

50 original letters to and from Roger Casement in the three years leading up to his execution are being placed on public display at Clare Museum from this Thursday (24th March 2016) as part of the 1916 Centenary Commemorative events hosted by Clare County Council’s Archives Service. The Roger Casement Papers, which date from Casement’s arrival in Germany in 1914 to the very month he leaves Germany in 1916 on the U-19 submarine, were...

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Liam Neeson reads WB Yeats’ Easter 1916
Mar23

Liam Neeson reads WB Yeats’ Easter 1916

Liam Neeson’s love of Irish history is portrayed in RTE’s latest release Easter 1916 by WB Yeats. The Michael Collins star narrates the 1916 series of programs and this production is part of the “A Fanatic Heart” documentary by Bob...

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Irish Schools Mark 1916 At Croke Park Event
Mar09

Irish Schools Mark 1916 At Croke Park Event

Held in collaboration with the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation, included a speech by President Michael D. Higgins and is the first of its kind in the history of the state. Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD who is head of the 1916 events programs said; “I would like to thank the Defences Forces, the Department of Education and indeed all of the school teachers and principals which have made this...

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Lives of Ordinary People in 1916 Dublin to be Explored at Centenary Event in Christ Church Cathedral
Feb15

Lives of Ordinary People in 1916 Dublin to be Explored at Centenary Event in Christ Church Cathedral

The First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster MLA, has indicated that she will attend a special 1916 Centenary event in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, next week. A state of chassis’ – Ordinary People in Extraordinary Circumstances in Dublin in 1916 takes place on Wednesday February 17 at 7.30 pm in the cathedral. The evening of engaging presentations by leading Irish historians with an opportunity for discussion is being...

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‘Rising’ exhibition reveals striking images of 1916 events and locations as part of Ireland 2016 programme
Feb08

‘Rising’ exhibition reveals striking images of 1916 events and locations as part of Ireland 2016 programme

‘Rising’ exhibition reveals striking images of 1916 events and locations as part of Ireland 2016 programme The National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s National Photographic Archive has today (02.02.16) launched ‘Rising’, a major photographic exhibition which showcases the NLI’s collection of rich imagery documenting the events and locations of 1916. Michael O’Hanrahan being escorted into his court-martial, Richmond Barracks, 3 May...

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Easter Rising in 8 Minutes
Feb01

Easter Rising in 8 Minutes

Via: John D Rudy Manny Man Does the Easter Rising in 8 minutes. It’s a quick and easy way to get up to speed on what the Easter Rising was about, especially with the centenary in 2016! Of course it’s eight minutes so not every single detail is in there but you get the general gist of what happened! Enjoy! Please share!...

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1916 Commemoration Coins Back In Stock
Jan25

1916 Commemoration Coins Back In Stock

Back in stock our new 1916 commemoration coins are now available in the liveIreland shop. Along with our best selling EIRE 1916 coin, we’ve added a new metal GPO gold and silver layered coin depicting the names of the rebels who lost their lives as a result of the insurrection.  The coins are great value and would make an idea gift for anyone who loves Ireland or the history behind the founding of the modern Irish State. Get...

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London 1916 Photo Exhibition Launch
Jan18

London 1916 Photo Exhibition Launch

Easter Rising 1916 is an exhibition drawn from Sean Sexton’s photographic collection and curated by Luke Dodd. This exhibition investigates the significant role played by photography in informing the national consciousness that led to Irish independence, using the 1916 rebellion as a central focal point. It features approximately eighty rarely seen photographs and ephemera, including souvenir postcards, albums, stereoscopic...

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Colin Farrell Narrates 1916 Google Tour Of Dublin
Jan14

Colin Farrell Narrates 1916 Google Tour Of Dublin

Colin Farrell Narrates 1916 Google Tour Of Dublin Google Ireland and actor Colin Farrell have teamed up to make a 1916 virtual tour of Dublin. Farrell a native Dub himself from Castleknock narrates the tour giving us timelines and interactive map markers at all the main locations of the rising itself. We rate this as probably one of the best 1916 online projects so far this year. Enjoy! For more visit our 1916 news page.    ...

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