Featuring major television drama, a slew of new documentaries, curated on-street events and a number of programmes targeted at the younger audience, RTÉ 1916 […] Dublin/London, March 9 th 2016 . The rising had been scheduled for Easter Sunday, but had to be postponed one day because nine-tenths of the army refused to answer the call. In the early 1960s RTÉ Television began to approach individuals with the aim of getting their accounts of the Easter Rising on video tape or film. RTÉ would like to gratefully acknowledge the support and participation of the individual speakers who were kind enough to share their research and private collections with the public as part of the RTÉ Reflecting the Rising project. Personal accounts from those who took part in the Rising, British soldiers sent to Ireland during Easter Week and colour film of the 1966 commemoration events. The centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe, a commander in the Easter Rising, was commemorated in his native west Kerry today. The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca), ... Michael Portillo, was shown on RTÉ One and the BBC, ahead of the centenary. RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising on Monday 28 March will be the “biggest public history and cultural event ever staged in Ireland”. It also sets rising in the context of the anti-colonial movement that followed the First World War, and explores the role played by the US and the Irish-American community. RTÉ radio and television has recorded interviews with men and women who took part in or witnessed the Easter Rising in 1916. The General Post Office (GPO) on Dublin's Sackville Street (O'Connell Street) is the most famous location associated with the Easter Rising. Note that Easter Day fell on 27 March in 2016 and on 23 April in 1916. The Irish Times - A blow-by-blow guide to the Easter Rising century ireland - chronology of the easter rising HISTORY HUB - SOUNDCLOUD - 1916 RISING PODCASTS irish america - Wild Irish Women: Elizabeth O’Farrell – A Fearless Woman rté brainstorm - How the 1916 Rising cost €200m in compensation claims RTÉ has signed deals for RTÉ One’s landmark documentary 1916 to major broadcasters in the UK, Australia, France, Spain and Denmark. The musical duo, Blindboy Boatclub and Mr Chrome, will produce an hour-long documentary for national channel RTÉ about the historic event. RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Media. RTÉ has announced details of a five-part television drama series which will be the centrepoint of its Easter Rising commemoration schedule next year.. Capital Crime: 1916 and Death Penalty Discourse in Independent Ireland, Death on the Western Front during Easter Week, 1916, Responses from the Front: The Impact of the Rising on Irish Soldiers at War, Reporting the Rising: Press Coverage of Easter 1916. Easter Rising Commemoration Highlights, GPO Dublin 27-03-2016 from RTÉ News Events. The series was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rising. The Easter Rising in Ireland in 1916 -- with the declaration of an IRISH REPUBLIC in Dublin, independence from Great Britain, then the world's largest Empire and in the midst of war with Germany -- was a truly extraordinary event. The RTÉ archive collections consist of a selection of news, current affairs, music and programme material, and a large selection of unique archive material. The recollections of British soldiers were recorded in 1979 during the production of Robert Kee's series 'Ireland A Television History' and we have gone back to the filmed rushes to present full interviews in this exhibition. Speaking at his party's annual Easter Rising Commemoration at Arbour Hill in Dublin today, Micheál Martin said that there is an urgent need for the restoration of politics in Northern Ireland. Although defeated militarily, the men and women of the Easter Rising would wring a moral victory from the jaws of defeat and inspire countless freedom struggles throughout the world - from Ireland to India. Desmond Ryan, who was in the General Post Office during the Easter Rising, presented and compiled this series of personal memories of individuals who took part in the fighting. On 20 January, Ireland's first ever commemorative €2 coin went into circulation to mark the centenary year of the Easter Rising. Wild Kids was produced by regional Irish indieGMarsh TV and Squad Goals by Kite Entertainment. RTÉ is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. Dr. Kathleen Lynn. easter rising Monday, 17 April, 1916 • The Military Council meets and approves the draft of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. RTÉ Archives The Golden Jubilee of 1916 in Colour includes 14 remarkable films that chart the events of Easter week 1966, fifty years after the Rising. In the course of his speech, Mr. Pearse paid homage to O’Donovan Rossa’s unrepentant Fenianism and to Ireland&rsquo... RTÉ Archives - ‘I Was There’ - Seán McGarry at the GPO, RTÉ History Show - Joe Duffy on women civilian casualties of the Easter Rising. Many events occurred to mark the occasion. The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. RTÉ is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. The Easter rising, 1916 and University College, Dublin by Louise Gavan Duffy ; F X Martin, O.S.A. Ceremonies mark centenary of executions of 1916 Leaders, Large anti-conscription meeting in Dublin, Enormous crowds attend funeral of O’Donovan Rossa, O’Donovan Rossa’s remains arrive in Dublin, O’Donovan Rossa: Cork’s Commemorative Programme, Poem in honour of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, RTE History Show: The 1916 Trials and Executions, Object: Proclamation in St Stephen’s Green, Object: O’Connell Bridge and Street, 1916, Object: Half-copy of the 1916 Proclamation, Object: CSO Report - Movement of extremists, Department of the Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht. Meáin Náisiúnta Seirbhíse Poiblí na hÉireann, Follow the Archives for more daily updates on features, profiles and exhibitions. The death of Sir Roger Casement was … RTE. Although the rebellion took place in 1916, it would be years before the Irish would successfully overthrow the foreign empire that occupied Irish soil, and could evolve into the (almost) independent republic we know today. March 2016 1916 licensed by five major broadcasters and 120-plus PBS stations. Eoin MacNeill thought not, and issued a countermanding order on that was published in the Irish Sunday Independent on Easter Sunday. © RTÉ 2021. 17.1 x 26 cm The events of the Easter Rising will be investigated and reported by Irish comedy duo the Rubberbandits. Colour film of commemoration events held around the country to mark the golden jubilee of the Rising. By Rónán Duffy Tuesday 8 Mar 2016, 6:11 PM Written by Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies Plot Summary | Add Synopsis The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week in April 1916. EASTER RISING. Veterans of the Irish Volunteers, Irish Citizen Army and Cumann na mBan recall the events that took place during Easter Week 1916. Home Historical Context Conflict: Easter Rising Compromise The Impact Annotated Bibliography Process Paper Tuesday - Friday. Many of us are currently enjoying RTÉ’s Rebellion, the flagship drama from the national broadcaster to commemorate the centenary of the Easter Rising. These personal accounts were used in the production of programmes that were broadcast on radio and television. RTÉ Programme Sales has announced its first ever slate of kids programming available to the global market. This coming year will be an important one for Irish people all over the world, as we commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Dr. Kathleen Lynn was one of the first women to graduate from medical school at … Hugh Leonard adapted James Joyce 's Dubliners under the title Dublin and in 1966 he wrote Insurrection an 8-part real-time series which depicted the events of the 1916 Easter Rising which was broadcast on Easter Week on the 50th anniversary of the rising, it was RTÉ biggest drama production of the 1960s, involving on location filming and the Army. The Society of United Irishmen was formed by Theobald Wolfe Tone in 1791 in efforts to remove all British influence in Ireland. Through live and pre-recorded performances from some of Ireland’s most popular artists, Centenary will tell the story of the 1916 Rising and celebrate the country that we have become. O’Connell Street will come alive with street theatre, music and vintage attractions as RTÉ recreates the atmosphere of Ireland before the Easter Rising. >>>RTÉ Radio has new shows and slots to cater for students’ needs this spring ... 1916 -The Irish Rebellion A landmark documentary giving a comprehensive overview of the Easter Rising, looking at the enormous impact it had both here and around the world and the crucial role played by Irish America in the lead up to the rebellion. The story is told from the perspectives of a group of fictional characters who live through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rising. Tone presumed that Ireland would never achieve freedom and decided to separate the two nations. image copyright RTÉ image caption Irish Air Corps' Captain Sean McCarthy reads the Irish proclamation The Easter Rising has been commemorated with a military ceremony in Dublin. With the countdown to the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising well underway, RTÉ has unveiled RTÉ 1916, an ambitious programme of content and events across television, radio, mobile and online. Tuesday. 'The Survivors' was a 'special project' undertaken in the early years of Irish television to record personal accounts of the Easter Rising and the War of Independence. Liam Neeson reads WB Yeats' Easter 1916 | RTÉ See more at: http://www.rte.ie/player But the pitiful band of revolutionaries who did respond, were convinced that through their defeat and death they would arouse the … The story of the Easter Rising and how it changed public opinion when the leaders became martyrs when they were executed by the British forces. A seven part radio series broadcast in 1956 with individual personal accounts of the Rising. Comments. At first it appears there was no specific programme or series in mind that these recordings were to be used in. The radio service was inaugurated in 1926 and the television service in 1961. These later interviews would form the basis of Aindreas O Gallchoir's series profiling the seven signatoires of the Proclamation 'On Behalf of the Provisional Government' which was broadcast in 1966. The 1916 Hub on RTÉ Player features documentaries that explore the 1916 Easter Rising from every angle. © RTÉ 2021. Image (Above): "British Forces in Dublin," Unknown Author, 1916. When planning for the golden jubilee … Meáin Náisiúnta Seirbhíse Poiblí na hÉireann. Edel Edwards, head of RTÉ international programme sales, said: “The demand for 1916, not just from the US and the UK but from around the world, underlines the global significance of the Easter Rising and its enduring legacy. Hundreds of thousands of people line the streets of Dublin for a military parade to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. RTÉ Radio 1 are to record some shows live from the Peacock stage in The Abbey Theatre on Easter Monday, April 6th to mark the 99th anniversary of the Easter Rising. The main commemoration events in Dublin and around the country were shot using colour film to have as a record of the Golden Jubilee commemoration of the Rising. However, the failure of the Germans to land a shipment of weapons on the Kerry coast on Easter Friday called into question whether the Rising could take place. The Rising began on Easter Monday, 24 April 1916. On Easter Monday, 28 March 2016, Dublin centre centre hosted RTÉ 1916: Reflecting the Rising, a large-scale multi-location public event featuring hundreds of talks, walking tours, music, dance, street art, street theatre, and moments of reflection and celebration.The event ran from 11am to 6pm. 8 episodes An eight part series dramatizing the Irish Easter Rising of 1916. Referred to as the Easter Rising, this milestone in Ireland’s history was, says Mike Cronin, academic director of Boston College Ireland, a “military failure.” However, due to Britain’s subsequent response to the Rising—executing 16 key leaders, interning 3,000 men and women and placing the country under military law—public opinion shifted. Given the profound political and, indeed, cultural impact of the executions in the immediate aftermath of the 1916 Rising, it might have been expected that such an episode would have tempered the willingness of Irish politicians to permit their fellow countrymen to face the hangman or a firing party when independence... Cartoons & sketches from the Easter Rising. Rebellion is a five part serial drama about the birth of modern Ireland. ; et al. The street will be devoted to pedestrians for the day. RTE/ UCD Comments. PERSONAL accounts of 50 people who lived through the 1916 Easter Rising have been released by RTE. The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, Volume 5, Angela Bourke NYU Press, 2002; In her own words; The Inspiring Ireland Project - RTÉ, Inspiring Ireland 1916, Louise Gavan Duffy State commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising took place in Dublin today. RTÉ's acclaimed Easter Rising drama from 1966 is coming back to TV screens Many people have been calling for the show to be reshown. In 1966 the 50th anniversary commemorative offering was very different. On Tuesday, a martial law was imposed in Dublin, and thousands of British troops arrived from ports and railroad stations that the rebels failed to seize. READ MORE: Easter Rising 100 Years On: Relatives of 1916 veterans honor Ireland's revolution. Insurrection - an eight-part drama originally screened on RTÉ in 1966 depicting the events of the Easter Rising as they unfolded day-by-day - is set to air again. Created by Colin Teevan. The Rising was launched by Irish republicans against British rule in Ireland with the aim of establishing an independent Irish Republic while the United Kingdom was fighting the First World War . British soldiers sent to Dublin during the Rising give their memories of the events of Easter Week 1916. From the early 1960s there are interviews recorded under the title of 'The Survivors' and a few years later the memories of more participants were captured under the working title of 'Portraits 1916'. Originally opened in 1818, the GPO was seized by members of the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army led by Patrick Pearse and others early on the afternoon... Dublin, 1 August 1915 - Patrick Pearse, the schoolteacher and Irish language activist, delivered a stirring oration at the graveside of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa at Glasnevin cemetery. The centenary of the Easter Rising occurred in 2016. Across Easter weekend on RTÉ Radio 1 Extra, available on digital radio or online, RTE rebroadcast the 1956 programme, They Remember 1916. Dublin/London, March 9 th 2016 . Easter Week 1916: what should have happened? RTÉ SECURES MULTIPLE DEALS FOR LANDMARK EASTER RISING DOC. Based on his best selling book, broadcaster Joe Duffy tells the story of the Irish 1916 Easter Rising as seen from the perspective of the 40 children who lost their lives during the conflict. This exhibition presents many of those personal testimonies from participants and witnesses who survived the Rising both in programme form and as full interviews. The story of the Easter Rising and how it changed public opinion when the leaders became martyrs when they were executed by the British forces. Hundreds of thousands of people line the streets of Dublin for a military parade to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. RTÉ radio and television has recorded interviews with men and women who took part in or witnessed the Easter Rising in 1916. RTÉ announces extensive Easter Rising program for international audiences, available worldwide free. On 6 April 2015—Easter Monday—RTÉ organised a major commemorative event entitled Road to the Rising. Famed for his victory during the Battle of Ashbourne, the subsequent death of the Lispole man while on hunger strike in Mountjoy led to an outpouring of national grief. The third largest party in the country, Sinn Fein, is organizing the “major rally to celebrate the lives of the executed leaders and role of the Irish diaspora in the Rising.”. Ivor Churchill Guest, 1st Viscount Wimborne, KP, PC (16 January 1873 – 14 June 1939), known as Lord Ashby St Ledgers from 1910 to 1914 and as Lord Wimborne from 1914, was a British politician and one of the last Lords Lieutenant of Ireland, serving in that position at the time of the Easter Rising Broadcast over eight consecutive nights in 1966 the production was the most ambitious project undertaken by the then five year old Telefís Éireann (now RTÉ). In 1966 Telefís Éireann, was broadcasting in black and white. Object title: The Ruins of O’Connell Street, 1916 by Edmond Delrenne Any recordings of commemoration events to mark the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising would only exist in black and white. Physical Description: Charcoal and watercolour with white highlights on paper. RTÉ is releasing extended aerial coverage of the State Commemoration ceremonies in Dublin that marked the centenary of the 1916 Rising. The event was being conducted in collaboration with An Post, Dublin City Council, and the Ireland 2016 initiative. With Michael Ford-FitzGerald, Jaelynne Wallace Ruane, Jordanne Jones, Brian Gleeson. The more radical voices insisted that the Rising go ahead, even without the German arms, and fresh orders were issued by Pearse that the planned military plan b… The 1916 Hub on RTÉ Player features documentaries that explore the 1916 Easter Rising from every angle.. From coast to coast, the tricolour of a free republic flew over field, town and city. Initially the Rising was to have taken place on Easter Sunday. It may sound like an unusual match-up, with the Rubberbandits usually being associated with prank phone calls and comedy songs. Highlights of the new slate includes six new live action series, the first four, Wonder What, Let’s Find Out, Insiders, Body Brothers, were all produced by Stop.watch for RTÉ. image copyright RTÉ image caption Irish Air Corps' Captain Sean McCarthy reads the Irish proclamation The Easter Rising has been commemorated with a military ceremony in Dublin. The Easter Rising took place in Dublin, and a few outposts across the country, between Monday 24 April and Sunday 29 April, 1916. From television for this exhibition we have concentrated on presenting full interviews which were never broadcast in their entirety. Centenary commemoration of the Easter Rising 1916 with a timeline of events, videos, features, images and profiles of the 1916 leaders. Image (Above): "Rebels Receiving Ammunition," RTÉ Stills Library, 1913. THE RISING ON RTÉ Explore 1916 Explore our interactive map and watch and listen to personal accounts from men and women who lived through Easter 1916. United Irishmen Rebellion . RTÉ is the Irish National Public Service Broadcasting Organization. The article RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Media. The General Post Office (GPO) on Dublin's Sackville Street (O'Connell Street) is the most famous location associated with the Easter Rising. In some cases although only part of an interview may have been used the complete recording was kept by RTÉ Archives. RTÉ has signed deals for RTÉ One’s landmark documentary 1916 to major broadcasters in the UK, Australia, France, Spain and Denmark. RTÉ will also present Centenary, a celebration of 100 years of Irish culture from the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, which will be broadcast live around the world on RTÉ Player on Easter Monday night. In preparation for this important year, RTÉ, the Irish broadcasting company, has created some wonderful programs to help us discover the history and events that culminated in the Easter Rising. Background: This watercolour was produced by Belgian artist Edmond Delrenne. A big thanks also to the many volunteers and actors who gave their time so generously to help make RTÉ Reflecting the Rising a memorable and successful day. RTÉ One (Irish: RTÉ a hAon) is the main television channel of Irish state-owned broadcaster, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), and it is the most-popular and most-watched television channel in Ireland.It was launched as Telefís Éireann on 31 December 1961, it was renamed RTÉ in 1966, and it was renamed as RTÉ 1 upon the launch of RTÉ 2 in 1978. There are two complete radio series 'They Remember 1916', which was compiled by Desmond Ryan and first aired in 1956 and 'The Week of the Rising' broadcast in 1966 which used recordings of participants to give a day by day account of the Rising. RTÉ SECURES MULTIPLE DEALS FOR LANDMARK EASTER RISING DOC. The over-arching theme was to explore life in the the Ireland of 1915 in as a broad a manner as possible. Sir Roger Casement was the most prominent and intriguing figure involved in the Easter Rising. Portraits 1916 is a collection of interviews made for television recording the personal memories of women and men who took part in the Easter Rising. Explore our interactive map and watch and listen to personal accounts from men and women who lived through Easter 1916. A series of eight programmes recalling the events day by day of the Easter Rising 1916, told by the men and women who took part. Visit www.rte.ie/1916. March 2016 1916 licensed by five major broadcasters and 120-plus PBS stations. There will be a wide variety of shows centred around the theme of the Easter Rising and Irish history. RTÉ Road to the Rising O’Connell Street, Dublin Monday 6 April 11.00-17.00 Step into history this Easter Monday and experience the sights and sounds of the capital in 1915.