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A Competition To Write A Proclamation For An Australian Republic

To celebrate the centenary of the proclamation of the Irish Republic at the Dublin GPO on 24 April 1916, the Melbourne Celtic Club, through its Cultural Heritage Committee, is holding a competition to write a Proclamation for an Australian Republic, similar to… 193 more words

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The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Fiftieth Anniversary

There is something about the Centenary of the Easter Rising that gives me a feeling of deja-vu. i have seen it all before. Remakes like Steve Martin’s “Sgt Bilko” and David Jason’s “Still Open All Hours” are rarely better than the original. 1,365 more words

Easter, 1916, by W.B. Yeats

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I have met them at close of day
Coming with vivid faces
From counter or desk among grey
Eighteenth-century houses.
I have passed with a nod of the head… 491 more words

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Easter Rising: South and East Belfast

So….Oxford Street, Belfast…the old Christian Brothers Primary School and the launch of the programme of events to commemorate the Easter Rising and the connexion to South and East Belfast. 542 more words

National Library launches Easter Rising photo exhibition

The National Library of Ireland has launched an exhibition of their collection of photographs documenting the events and locations of the Easter Rising in 1916. 404 more words

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Speech: Save Moore Street

Below is a speech I gave in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 01 February on the planned destruction of Moore Street, and with it an essential part of our national heritage.

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National Library to launch Easter Rising photo exhibition

The National Library of Ireland is to launch an exhibition of their collection of photographs documenting the events and locations of the Easter Rising in 1916. 399 more words

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