Sat, 17 Oct, 2020
Wed, 06 May, 2020
It commemorates those who died in the Irish revolution.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
President Michael D Higgins has led a commemoration to mark the 103rd anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin.
Sun, 21 Apr, 2019
Perhaps because it can often coincide with Easter observances — both inside and outside churches — the significance of today’s date in Ireland’s story tends to ring few, if any, bells in minds other than those of historians.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
A much sought after original of the Irish Proclamation of the Irish Republic is to go under the auction hammer next month.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2018
Medals recognising the role played by the fire and rescue services during the Easter Rising will be handed out to crews who served across Ireland in the rebellion's centenary year.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018
Petrol bombs were hurled at police during a republican parade in Derry.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Six men have been charged over an illegal Easter parade in Co Armagh.
Sun, 01 Apr, 2018
The Conscription Crisis of 1918 had a more profound impact on the course of Irish history than the Easter Rising, writes Ryle Dwyer
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
More than a century on, a headstone will be placed on Friday on the previously unmarked grave of one of the 40 children killed during the 1916 Rising.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
The owner of Patrick Pearse's handwritten surrender letter has accused the Government of apathy over the unique 1916 artefact after it was taken out of the country.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
The President has laid a wreath at the focal point of the Easter Rising as the nation marked the 101st anniversary of the rebellion.
Sun, 16 Apr, 2017
A ceremony to mark the 101st anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising will take place outside the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin today.
The legacy of Eoin Mac Neill, the prominent Gaelic revivalist who famously tried to call off the Easter Rising, has been commemorated at his old school in Belfast.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has laid a wreath in memory of more than 100 British soldiers killed trying to suppress the Easter Rising.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
A ceremony has taken place in Dublin to mark 100 years since the death of James Connolly.
Sun, 15 May, 2016
It has been 100 years today since the first leaders of the Easter Rising were executed.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Tributes were paid to more than 1,000 Irish Volunteers who marched in Co Cork on Easter Sunday 1916 as weekend events marked the centenary of their long marches around the county
Sun, 24 Apr, 2016
Campaigners have called on the Government not to try to overturn a judge's ruling which expanded the Moore Street national monument site.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
President Michael D Higgins has pulled out of attending a civic dinner in Belfast to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Police have been attacked with petrol bombs in sporadic trouble in a republican area of Northern Ireland.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
President Michael D Higgins has laid a wreath at the spot where 15 rebels were executed for their part in the 1916 Easter Rising.
Sun, 27 Mar, 2016
Organisers of the main state event to mark the centenary of the 1916 rising expect thousands to throng the streets this morning in the capital.
The President has paid tribute to those who fought in the Easter Rising at a gathering of their relatives in Dublin this evening.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
One of the key commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising centenary has taken place with President Michael D Higgins honouring all those who fought and died for Irish freedom.
Siptu will host a programme of cultural events to commemorate the 1916 Rising and the role that its headquarters Liberty Hall played in it.
The Government has said the Rising commemorations will be rooted in respect and inclusivity.
The President has rejected the idea that celebrating the centenary of the Easter Rising could cause unrest.
Security services on both sides of the border have been on high alert over a threatened hijacking of the Easter Rising commemorations by dissident republicans.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
Security services on both sides of the border have been on high alert over a threatened hijacking of Ireland's centenary commemorations by dissident republicans.
A bomb attack on a prison officer in the North may be the first of a number of dissident republican murder bids launched to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, police have warned
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
One of Michael Collins' hitmen has become a voice from the grave in a new animated film telling the story of being a 14-year-old boy soldier in the Easter Rising.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
The North's First Minister Arlene Foster has insisted she was not attending a 1916 Easter Rising commemoration during an event marking the rebellion against British rule.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Some footage of Michael Collins has been released online by website www.irelandbirthofanation.com as part of the commemoration of the Easter Rising.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2016
The Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams will make a live televised speech to the nation on the eve of the Easter Rising centenary.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Gardaí are concerned that the centenary of the Rising could be used by dissident republicans to recruit new members.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
The Dáil has officially rejected a call for a public holiday next year for the 1916 commemorations.
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
The Government is continuing to oppose calls for a special public holiday next year for the centenary of 1916.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
The first of more than 40 events to mark the Easter Rising has taken place with the commemoration 100 years to the day of the funeral of revolutionary Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
President Michael D Higgins will lead the state commemoration of the funeral of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa this morning.
President Michael D Higgins has said a commemoration for the 40 children killed in the Easter Rising should spark a redoubling of efforts to build a Republic they would have been proud of.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Those who died in the 1916 Rising are being remembered around the country today.
Sun, 05 Apr, 2015
Ceremonies to mark the 99th anniversary of the Easter Rising have been taking place around the country.
Centenary commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising must be inclusive and reflect all perspectives of the event, Martin McGuinness has insisted.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
Newly elected Dublin City Councillors are to discuss whether Sinn Féin should hold the office of Lord Mayor in 2016 - the centenary of the Easter Rising.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
A number of Dublin City Councillors have opposed plans by An Post for a 1916 exhibition in the GPO.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has led a ceremony marking the anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Wed, 08 May, 2013
Approximately 2,000 people have turned out in Dublin today to mark the anniversary of the 1916 Rising.
Sun, 12 Apr, 2009
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern today said he hoped parades would mark the Easter Rising each year until the centenary in ten years’ time as 120,000 people thronged Dublin’s streets in tribute to those who fought and died for Irish freedom.
Sun, 16 Apr, 2006
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