Government falls short of Easter Rising HQ commitment

The Irish government is only prepared to say that the planned commemorative centre on Dublin's Moore Street will be opened "during the centenary year"
The Irish government has fallen short of making a commitment that work to restore the last headquarters of the 1916 leaders will be completed in time for commemorations next year. Campaigners and relatives of those who fought in the Easter Rising told The Irish News last week they feared Dublin’s Moore Street could be a derelict site when the centenary is marked next spring. They expressed concern that government plans to acquire 14-17 Moore Street and create a commemorative centre had stalled since they were first announced in March. James Connolly Heron, great grandson of Jame[...]

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