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Last Sunday was the actual 100-year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, one of the most important events in Irish history. 1,339 more words

Cobh 1916 Commemoration - Day 2

Sunday 24th saw the culmination of the Cobh ceremonies to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising and the role of the Cobh Volunteers in the mobilisation at Easter 1916.   171 more words


At the Crossroads: The Easter Rising and Irish Nationalism

This week marks the hundredth anniversary of the Easter Rising, and commemorations throughout Ireland and the Irish diaspora are well underway. It is a testament to the Rising’s importance in the historical memory of Ireland that such longevity has not eroded its evocative power. 1,015 more words


Adam and the eve

Yesterday in 1916 was supposed to be the day of the Easter Rising in Ireland. However, because Eoin MacNeill countermanded the order, the rebellion was delayed by a day amid confusion. 597 more words


truth and memory: british art of the first world war

Today, I visited the exhibition Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War at York Art Gallery – this is a small review. Not all paintings and works are mentioned, as there were a lot and I could not fit them all in. 1,598 more words


100 years on to the minute and the yard

It’s strange how things work out. I found myself today at noon under the portico of the GPO in Dublin, by my calculation within a couple of feet of where Patrick Pearse first read the Proclamation of Independence 100 years ago today. 873 more words


'Remembering 1916' - Sermon preached by Archdeacon Gary Hastings in St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork

Sermon preached by the Archdeacon of Tuam,

the Venerable Gary Hastings in

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

on Sunday, 17th April, 2016

1916 Ardeaglais Chorcaigh 2016… 1,592 more words