The Road to the Rising - Easter Monday 2015

On Easter Monday, April 6th 2015, RTÉ Road to the Rising explores Ireland in the run up to the Revolution, as well as the ideas, people and the socio-economic forces which would shape the events of Easter Week 1916.
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At one of the Easter Rising 1916's most recognisable locations, Myles Dungan and guests discuss in life in 1915 as well as the personalities and events which set the stage for the Road to the Rising.   April 6th 1.30pm - 3pm

At one of the Easter Rising most recognisable locations, Myles Dungan and guests discuss in life in 1915 as well as the personalities and events which set the stage for the Road to the Rising.

Discussing everything from the twilight of the British Empire, to the socio-economic impact on women and children in 1915 Wynn's Hotel in Dublin hosts a series of talks reflecting on the period. See rte.ie/1916 for detail.

Discussing everything from the twilight of the British Empire, to the socio-economic impact on women and children in 1915 Wynn's Hotel in Dublin hosts a series of talks reflecting on the period.

Dublin Remembers   Find out what Dublin was like 100 years ago by visiting the Dublin City Public Libraries' Learning Bus. Dublin City Council are setting up a mobile library for you to discover more. From 11am-5pm

Dublin Remembers Find out what Dublin was like 100 years ago by visiting the Dublin City Public Libraries' Learning Bus. Dublin City Council are setting up a mobile library for you to discover more.

A fantastic array of singers, musicians and bands from around the country are set to take the stage to perform music from the 1915 era. This is not just any old stage, but a beautifully recreated Edwardian music stage. 11am - 5pm

A fantastic array of singers, musicians and bands from around the country are set to take the stage to perform music from the 1915 era. This is not just any old stage, but a beautifully recreated Edwardian music stage.

Hosting a variety of talks throughout the day, The Gresham Dublin Hotel in Dublin will open its doors on April 6th to discuss various topics on the Easter Rising 1915. See http://www.rte.ie/1916 for more details

See 111 photos and 29 tips from 1565 visitors to The Gresham Dublin. "The Gresham Hotel is an institution in Dublin, so much so that you never need to.

Welcome to O'Connell Street in Dublin - but not as you know it! Step back in time as the street is pedestrianised for the day. Experience the sights, sounds and people of the capital as they were 100 years ago.   6th April (Easter Monday) 11am-5pm

Welcome to O'Connell Street in Dublin - but not as you know it! Step back in time as the street is pedestrianised for the day. Experience the sights, sounds and people of the capital as they were 100 years ago.

An on street photography exhibition will show the social context of the time - Dublin in 1915. In 1915 Dublin was a city at war - and a city on the edge of rebellion.  Curated by Mark Duncan and Dr Paul Rouse, Century Ireland, the exhibition will be open from 11am-5pm.

An on street photography exhibition will show the social context of the time - Dublin in In 1915 Dublin was a city at war - and a city on the edge of rebellion. Curated by Mark Duncan and Dr Paul Rouse, Century Ireland, the exhibition will be open from

Between 1910 and 1915 New York's O'Kalem Film Company produced almost thirty films dealing with Ireland and Irish subjects. Enjoy a rare opportunity to view the earliest series of fiction films made here and shot on both sides of the Atlantic.

Between 1910 and 1915 New York's O'Kalem Film Company produced almost thirty films dealing with Ireland and Irish subjects. Enjoy a rare opportunity to view the earliest series of fiction films made here and shot on both sides of the Atlantic.

Liberty Hall in Dublin host a series of talks on life, law and order and society 100 years ago. See www.rte.ie/1916 for more!

Liberty Hall in Dublin host a series of talks on life, law and order and society 100 years ago.

On the 6th April - Easter Monday - The Abbey Theatre will host a free day of lectures.  Reflecting on ideas, people and forces - social, economic and political - that shaped the events of Easter Week. In the Abbey Theatre, historians, writers and performers come together to critique, consider and imagine a country on the cusp of revolution.   11am and 2pm: tickets are free but booking is reccommended http://www.rte.ie/1916

"Nice premises, small theatre with very intimate stages, perfect to feel every line.


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