100 Orchards To Be Planted To Mark Ireland’s Centenary Celebrations

GIY have teamed up with SAP Landscapes to donate fruit trees which will see 100 orchards simultaneously planted across the country on November 26th to mark Ireland’s Centenary celebrations.   Schools, community groups and workplaces from across the country are now invited to apply for an ‘Orchard in an Hour’ pack. The free pack from […]

Slieve Bloom Association 1916 Exhibitions Tour – Saturday 17th September

The 1916 Exhibitions Tour is a day tour visiting numerous 1916 exhibitions in Dublin. Every year the Slieve Bloom Association hosts an Annual Tour. As this year marks the Centenary of the 1916 Rising, the Slieve Bloom Association are hosting a 1916 Exhibitions Tour on Saturday 17th September. The bus will depart Kinnitty at 8:30am […]

Member of Council of State Ruairí McKiernan launches stirring call to action #NewIrelandRising

Sunday April 24th is the 100th anniversary of the start of the 1916 Rising and the reading of the proclamation. To mark it social campaigner and member of the Council of State Ruairí McKiernan has released a powerful short video called ‘A New Ireland Rising’. It is a stirring reflection on 1916 and a call […]

1916 Easter Rising to be celebrated in European Parliament

A two-day celebration of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels next week.   The celebration will comprise of a series of events which will include historical and political hearings, a concert of Irish music, dramatic re-enactments and a presentation of a copy of the 1916 Proclamation of Independence.   […]

1916 Rising Centenary – AA Roadwatch Event Guide

This Easter marks an important milestone in Irish history. One hundred years have passed since the 1916 Easter Rising and there are a number of interesting events and commemorations taking place across the country to mark the occasion. If you’re making your way to any of the events over the course of the Easter weekend, […]

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What’s On over the Easter Weekend? Easter Saturday – 26th March A Ceremony of Remembrance takes place in the Garden of Remembrance in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin City Centre on Easter Saturday. You’ll find the Garden of Remembrance on Parnell Square, just a short walk from O’Connell St. The event is open to […]

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National 1916 Centenary Events

Although most of the 1916 centenary events are focused around Dublin City, there are a number of national events taking place too over the Easter weekend and throughout 2016 in an effort to commemorate the Rising. So whether you hail from Con Colbert’s home county of Limerick or you’re a Cork native like Thomas Kent, there will be […]

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