Easter Rising


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Easter Rising

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(Historical Terms) an armed insurrection in Dublin in 1916 against British rule in Ireland: the insurgents proclaimed the establishment of an independent Irish republic before surrendering, 16 of the leaders later being executed
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Based on a conference of the same name, held in November 2016 in Galway, Ireland, this book consists of six plenary addresses (some revised) on national sovereignty and how the Irish State has delivered on the aspirations of the Easter Rising of 1916.
A NEW art installation in honour of the 1916 rebels has been unveiled at Aras an Uachtarain The Dearcan na nDaoine - or People's Acorn, by Rachel Joynt, was placed in the presidential residence's grounds as part of Easter Rising commemorations.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Football Association of Ireland over a symbol worn on the team's shirts in a March friendly which related to Easter Rising.
This year marks the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising which sparked the journey towards Irish independence.
Kevin Vickers helped subdue a demonstrator who began chanting "insult" at the service commemorating more than 100 British soldiers killed trying to suppress the Easter Rising a century ago.
PUPILS at St Patricks Catholic School created a mini-documentary on the Easter Rising.
TODAY marks the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising as more events are held to commemorate the rebellion.
Captain Peter Kelleher, of the Republic of Ireland's defence forces, re-enacted Patrick Pearse's actions at Dublin's GPO as the nation marked the centenary of the Easter Rising.
HUNDREDS of thousands of people lined the streets of Dublin for a huge military parade to mark 100 years since the Easter Rising against British rule.
BRENDAN O'CARROLL: MY FAMILY AT WAR (BBC2, Wednesday, 9pm) MRS BROWN writer and comedian Brendan O'Carroll, below, gets serious to tell the story of the Irish Easter Rising of 1916 and the part his own family played in it.
BRENDAN O'CARROLL: MY FAMILY AT WAR (BBC2, Wednesday, 9pm) MRS BROWN writer and comedian Brendan O'Carroll, below, get serious to tell the story of the Irish Easter Rising of 1916 and the part his own family played in it.