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The Easter Sunday Parade makes its way along Westmoreland Street on to O’Connell Bridge. Photo: Gerry Mooney
The Easter Sunday Parade makes its way along Westmoreland Street on to O’Connell Bridge. Photo: Gerry Mooney
Members of the Defence Forces at a wreath-laying ceremony at Kilmainham Gaol. Photo: Mark Condren
The military parade at the GPO in O’Connell Street. Photo: Naoise Culhane

Easter 2016: a day in the life of a modern nation

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In all the excitement about 1916, it seems we're getting a little ahead of ourselves. The centenary of the Easter Rising is still a month off. The official centenary was marked on Easter Sunday, 27 March, 2016. The event in question happened on a Monday, 24 April, 1916.

Easter, a moveable feast

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