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Adams pays tribute to life and legacy of O’ Donovan Rossa

Sinn Féin Leader, Gerry Adams TD paid tribute to the life and legacy of Jeremiah O’ Donovan Rossa in a speech delivered by his graveside today, one hundred years to the day and to the very hour that he was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery. 672 more words


Trailer: Our Exiled Children – The story of Irish America's role in the 1916 Rising

Courtesy of Friends of Sinn Féin

Short trailer for a new film by Friends of Sinn Féin chronicling the central role of Irish America in the planning and execution of the Easter Rising 1916. Due for release in Autumn 2015.


Wild Atlantic Way: Roundstone to Galway

We were sorry to leave Roundstone as it had been a great base from which to explore the coastline of the Wild Atlantic Way and the strange, boggy heartland with its hidden tales of heroism and hardship. 1,006 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge :Half and Half

We came across this beautiful lawn in Dublin at the weekend, split in two by purple lavender.  This was taken in the extensive lawns and gardens surrounding the… 112 more words


Commemoration begins at home: Making 1916 celebrations truly national and truly local

CELEBRATIONS for the centenary of the 1916 Rising have been in the offing for years, with all the attendant controversies we’ve come to expect from any government-sponsored cultural or historical event. 456 more words


RTE Releases Video Of Monaghan Town in 1966

RTE has released a video on it’s archives website that marks the 50th anniversary of the 1916 rising in Monaghan.

The video was filmed in 1966 during a commemoration parade outside The Courthouse in Monaghan Town. 7 more words

Sweet Dreams! A rare piece of history in Dublin - Barry's Hotel

Running by the seat of my pants, I arrange my transport at the last minute from London to Dublin.  Oh god accommodation! My thoughts drift to – ‘something with a bit of history, I want to ‘feel’ Dublin. 277 more words