A Nation’s Voice

A Nation’s Voice is presented by the Arts Council and RTÉ, in association with the National Museum of Ireland, the Association of Irish Choirs...

Every County Has a Story

Every single county in Ireland has a connection with the 1916 Rising. In an effort to explore these connections and stories, RTÉ, in partnership...

International Audiences

International audiences can enjoy a wide breadth of RTÉ 1916 content which will be made available for free across RTÉ’s digital services; RTÉ Player,...

Children of the Revolution

Joe Duffy tells the story of the Rising seen from the perspective of the 40 children who lost their lives during the conflict.

EVENT LISTINGS Easter Monday | 28th March, 11am - 6pm Free Family Event | Dublin City Centre

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Bow Street Acting Academy

Bow Street Acting Academy will house an array of events and activities throughout the day. Hear the songs of revolution from Francy Devine and...

Trinity College Dublin

When the Rising began, the gates of Trinity College Dublin were closed. Members of the Officer Training Corps and soldiers on leave took to...

Revenue Museum, Dublin Castle Yard

ANU Productions – As If You Are Expected. Nora Connolly  (Alex Conlon) visits her father for the last time before his execution. Join her...

Bow Street Acting Academy

Bow Street Acting Academy will house an array of events and activities throughout the day. Hear the songs of revolution from Francy Devine and...

Trinity College Dublin

When the Rising began, the gates of Trinity College Dublin were closed. Members of the Officer Training Corps and soldiers on leave took to...

Revenue Museum, Dublin Castle Yard

ANU Productions – As If You Are Expected. Nora Connolly  (Alex Conlon) visits her father for the last time before his execution. Join her...

St Stephen’s Green

 St Stephen’s Green, Family Zone St Stephen’s Green one hundred years ago looked very similar to today. However, for part of Easter Week 1916,...

Earlsfort Terrace

Enjoy.  Embrace.  Experience. Get your dancing shoes on and join our Ceili Mór which will be running throughout the day! Photograph of  Earlsfort Terrace...

Lower Fitzwilliam Street

Fitzwilliam Street, North Big Stage  8 of Ireland’s finest acts, showing the depth of live music here: In a 7 hour show, hosted by Radio...

Merrion Square

Merrion Square will be transformed for the day into a 1916 inspired playground for children. Merrion Square artists exhibit all around the railings every...

University Church

 University Church Enjoy a day of choral, traditional and contemporary Irish music in the peaceful surroundings of this magnificent 19th century church.  Hear the...

Unitarian Church

This church on St Stephen’s Green will host a day of talks and music, beginning with a comparison between Constance Markievicz and Hanna Sheehy...

The Shelbourne Hotel Ballroom

An Afternoon At the Shelbourne All events are ticketed According to the hotel’s history, when fighting broke out on the Green on Easter Monday,...

St Ann’s Church of Ireland

The events at St. Ann Church will begin with ‘A Suite of Songs Commemorating 1916’ performed by The Ranelagh Singers followed by a number...

Iveagh House

The Department of Foreign Affairs have opened the ballroom of their 18th Century home for a series of talks. Speakers will include former Taoiseach...

The Little Museum of Dublin

The beautiful Georgian walls of The Ireland Funds Gallery in the Little Museum of Dublin are now dominated by 60 giant drawings and texts...

Buswells Hotel

The Molesworth Street Hotel is the place to come to have your 1916 memorabilia valued by the experts from Whyte’s Arts and Collectables Auctioneers/ Whyte’s...

The Mansion House

Take your seat in the Mansion House where the day will be made up of two very different sessions. In the morning, our guests...

The Gaiety Theatre

Reflections on Exile Join Miriam O’Callaghan as she welcomes a range of Irish people now living abroad to the Gaiety stage, where they will...

National Library of Ireland

The National Library will host an eclectic offering of exhibitions, readings, genealogy advice, talks and music based around the year that was 1916. Explore...

Royal Hibernian Academy

These are ticketed events. The Royal Hibernian Academy, more than any other cultural institution in Ireland, experienced the magnitude of the 1916 Rising. Academy...

Freemasons’ Hall

This has been the headquarters of Irish Freemasonry for almost 150 years. Its highly decorated hall will today house a series of talks, debates...

Royal Irish Academy

Free but ticketed event. In May 1916, the Royal Irish Academy expelled Eoin MacNeill from its membership after he was sentenced to life imprisonment...

City Hall

On the morning of Easter Monday, 1916, members of the Irish Citizen Army and Irish Volunteers gathered at Liberty Hall before marching across the...

The Ark

 Put Yourself in the Picture: Celebrating the Children of 2016 Put Yourself in the Picture is running at The Ark from 19 March – 3...

Irish Film Institute

A View from the Archives Fancy going to the pictures? Drop into the Irish Film Institute and enjoy the visual treats on offer throughout...

Gallery of Photography

While you’re at the Gallery why not take a selfie in front of our gift 1916 photo installation or take a free tour of...

Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall is the birthplace of the Irish Citizen Army.  It is where the Easter Rising was planned and where the 1916 Proclamation was...

Abbey Theatre

Ireland’s National Theatre was founded in 1904 by W.B. Yeats and Lady Augusta Gregory. More than 100 years later, the Abbey continues its proud...

O’Connell Street

O’Connell Street will come alive with dramatisations, music,  and vintage attractions on Easter Monday as RTÉ recreates the sights and sounds of the city...

Gresham Hotel

This historic hotel, damaged during the shelling of Sackville Street in 1916, will host a day of talks and debate. Photograph of  The Gresham Hotel courtesy...

Smithfield

Smithfield Fruit Market & Square Take a journey of discovery through one of Dublin’s oldest neighbourhoods.  Mary’s Lane will provide the pathway through the Smithfield...

Four Courts

In 1916 the Four Courts area formed the garrison for the 1st Battalion of the Dublin Brigade led by Commandant Edward Daly. Some of...

Capuchin Friary

This is a free but ticketed event. Although the Catholic Church was strongly opposed to any physical force against the British, it was the...

Hodges Figgis

An A-Z of the Easter Rising’ with Michael Barry This event is free of charge and places may be booked by phoning Hodges Figgis at...

The Cobblestone

At the North end of Smithfield Square why not call into the Back Room at the Cobblestone for a day of talks and music, hosted...

Generator Hostel

Book into a session in The Generator’s Cinema room to hear and see some of RTE’s audio and video archive, introduced by archivist Liam...

St Michan’s Church, Church Street

On Church Street, St Michan’s Church of Ireland welcomes us to a day of talks. Hear exquisite music played on the organ which dates back...

Light House Cinema

Sit back and enjoy a range of 1916 themed films and documentaries. Insurrection Originally produced and broadcast by RTÉ as part of the 1966...

Conradh na Gaeilge

Number 6 Harcourt Street, today the Ceannáras of Conradh na Gaeilge, was the headquarters and bank of Sinn Féin in 1916 as well as...

DIT Aungier Street

These are free but ticketed events Just a few minutes stroll from St Stephen’s Green is Dublin Institute of Technology Aungier Street, built on...