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1916 Rebel John J O’Grady Buried in St James’s Graveyard

1916 Rebel John J O’Grady Buried in St James’s Graveyard By Sean J Murphy Gravestone of Volunteer John J O’Grady in St James’s Graveyard Having ceased to be used for religious purposes in the 1960s and lain vacant in recent years, the old St James’s Protestant Church in James’s Street is... 

Video of George Fullerton’s Service

A video of the  special service for the memory of Lieutenant George Fullerton of the Irish Citizen Army and his wife, Elizabeth Fullerton who served in Cumman na mBan both lived at 52 Bow Lane west, James’s Street. Presided over by Fr John Collins.  For their story click here   Read More »

Blessing of Irish Heroes Graves in St James’ Graveyard

Blessing of Irish Heroes Graves in St James’ Graveyard Monday the 25th of April will see a special service for the memory of Lieutenant George Fullerton of the Irish Citizen Army and his wife, Elizabeth Fullerton who served in Cumman na mBan both lived at 52 Bow Lane west, James’s Street. George... 

Easter Rising Medals to be Auctioned

Easter Rising Medals to be Auctioned Historical medals from the 1916 rebels will be auctioned by Whyte’s Gallery this Sunday 13th March.  Manuscripts and ephemera from this period will also be for sale during the auction.  Around 2,500, 1916 medals were awarded to the rebels or their next of kin,... 

IMMA’s Announced Programme For Commemoration Year

IMMA’s Announced Programme For Commemoration Year The Irish Museum of Modern Art has announced its programme for this commemoration year, which will involve the Lucian Freud Project. It will be showcased alongside an expanded 2016 programme of new works starting on the 24th March. These new works... 

City Hall 1916 Rising Exhibition

An exhibition at City Hall opened today to remember the Dublin Fire Brigade’s work during the 1916 Rising. Dublin’s an tArdmheara, Criona Ni Dhalaigh was there to launch the ‘Dublin Fire Brigade and the the 1916 Rising Exhibition’ . The Exhibition will exhibit materials that... 

1916 Freedom Tour & Competition

1916 Freedom Tour & Competition Irish all over the world, Diaspora, descendent and those still native living have a state to call home but who fought for this wonderful place we call home? If you’re like me and think the reading of aged ink on tree shavings is a waste of time then don’t... 

Interview: Richmond Site Restoration Coordinator

Interview: Richmond Site Restoration Coordinator  We all know next year will be a very significant year for Ireland historically when the country celebrates the Centenary of Easter Rising. Two buildings dating back from what was Richmond Barracks, namely the gymnasium and surviving classroom (from... 

Surviving Richmond Building to be Restored

Surviving Richmond Building to be Restored In Budget 2015, the Government announced an increased allocation of €212 million for the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. ‘Funding will also be provided for a programme of commemoration projects related to the social and political developments... 
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