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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Noble fears the unrest could get worse before it gets better, and the Hammers' next match - a relegation shoot-out with Southampton - has all the makings of an Easter uprising.
Ireland's players wore the logo -- with the words Eire 1916/Ireland 2016 -- when they played a friendly match against Switzerland on March 25, two days before official state commemorations of the 1916 Easter uprising.
He has recorded a unique album, No Force on Earth, as a commemoration of the Easter Uprising of 1916 and this is a oneoff opportunity to see him in an intimate setting.
The aftermath of the Easter uprising with the ruins of a car which had been used as a barricade | The aftermath of the Easter uprising with the ruins of a car which had been used as a barricade IN the early months of 1916 the Great War was well into its second year and the news from the front was far from encouraging.
It's five years since Kate and Wills got hitched and it's the centenary of the Easter Uprising.
Secondly, April 24 is exactly a hundred years since the Easter Uprising in Dublin in 1916 that led eventually to Ireland gaining independence from Britain.
Secondly, April 24 is 100 years since the Easter Uprising in Dublin in 1916 that led eventually to Ireland gaining independence from Britain.
We read in the papers this weekend about the Irish Easter uprising of 1916 and the death of so many people, and eventually in 1922 Southern Ireland severed its links with the rest of the UK and became a republic.
BALA and its links to the Easter Uprising in Ireland 100 years ago will feature at Wales' oldest music festival The Mid and North Wales tourism industry anticipates a major Irish boost this June as the event launches its 2016 season and reveals a line-up of leading classical and traditional artists with links to the country over two weeks.
Many are also remembered the centenary of the Easter Uprising against British rule in Ireland.
WHAT'S NEW: It's a 100 years since the Easter Uprising, when Ireland started its fight to become independent.
It may also idly reflect why the south of Ireland never gets any weather at all - rain, snow and sun all stop at the border - but I gather that's something to do with the Easter Uprising.