Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
24s
A twitilogical narrative is a bell curve which starts on the right #NotGoingToDoBetterWorkThanThatToday

 

Relive 1916 Rising @Relive1916Rising
56s
Fifteen people – including all seven signatories of the Proclamation – are executed @KilmainhamGaol by firing squad between 3 & 12 May.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
1m
@MarkMyWords Seems like a lousy way to leave things, but I guess that’s that.

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
1m
Curious how most people choose to focus on Twitter’s character limit, ignoring how we’ve become a culture forever looking backwards.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
1m
@HMcKee Seriously?

 

Met Éireann @MetEireann
1m
Stormy weather will continue to move across the country tonight.

 

James Philips @PhilPhilHurray
1m
@aaroadwatch If only it had been that easy a hundred years ago!

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
2m
@HMcKee Here? Like this?!

 

AA Roadwatch @aaroadwatch
2m
DUBLIN: City Centre restrictions have been lifted after the #1916 #Rising commemorations.

 

Ted Brothers @Tbrothers1985
2m
Gonna start a support group for those of who missed the #1916 parade and feel bitter about it. Maybe one for the protestors too.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
2m
@MarkMyWords I mean I think we should break up.

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
2m
Of course everyone’s Tweetstream is a weird (sometimes v weird!) & unique snowflake, so I wonder how today looked to someone who’s not me…?

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
2m
@HMcKee What do you mean “a break”?

 

Jo O’Neill @Joeill
3m
RT @rtenews No real consensus on whether today’s #1916 commemoration was a PR triumph or a tragedy of stage- and statesmanship.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
3m
@MarkMyWords I think maybe we should take a break.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
2m
@MarkMyWords NBD?! Did you have to peel yourself off her to say that?! How am I supposed to trust you anymore?

 

Sandra @SandyCrowley
3m
Torrential Rain Man #IrishUpAMovie @MetEireann

 

Declan Hegarty @DeclanHegerty
3m
@Relive1916Rising Blackadder? Has anyone told Rowan Atkinson? Sounds like a pretty gritty reboot but I’d watch it!

 

RTÉ News @rtenews
4m
Taoiseach calls protestors at today’s #1916 commemoration “disgraceful”.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
4m
@HMcKee Wasn’t “cheating”. Don’t go there! Yeah, I was out with Lisa. Just didn’t mention because it was NBD.

 

Andrew Kelly @AK_87
4m
@HamSandwichTrismegistus They’d say “You Maniacs! You blew it up! Damn you! God damn you all to hell!” #IrelandOfTheApes

 

Emma @WheatbixLadyFriend
4m
Point Break. Totally worth watching one and a half times (with an interlude between for Red Dawn).

 

Gareth Murphy @PapaMurph
4m
Hilarious Skype this afternoon w a UK colleague about Irish Misery Fiction. Oh how we laughed at all the #FuneralsInTheRain

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
4m
The president of the courts martial is Charles Blackader.

 

As Above, So Below @HamSandwichTrismegistus
4m
By a quirk of physics, we could use that to watch #1916 in real-time. But could they use it to see us? Wonder what they’d say? (2/2)

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
5m
@ScottyBoomBoom @Relive1916Rising Social media is, at least of ppl & for ppl. Unlike all today’s VIP events. I reckon he’d be okay w it.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
6m
@MarkMyWords Also do not EVER tell me I’m overreacting.

 

RTÉ News @rtenews
6m
More fall-out from the Banking Inquiry is expected later this week.

 

Wil Reynolds @WmRe
7m
Say it now like a disapproving Irish mammy: “Ah, sure will you look at the *state* of the nation!”

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
7m
@MarkMyWords Are you seriously ******* cheating on me and expecting to get away with it? In the 21st century?!

 

As Above, So Below @HamSandwichTrismegistus
7m
Imagine an object 50 light years away so dense that it literally bends light around it in a u-shape (1/2)

 

Scott Dawson @ScottyBoomBoom
7m
@Relive1916Rising This is a weird way to be celebrating Pádraig Pearse; picture trying to explain Twitter to him!

 

Sheela na Gag @Sheela_na_Gag
8m
Raging Bull McCabe #IrishUpAMovie

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
8m
@HMcKee You’re overreacting!

 

Maggie Maybe @MM2001
9m
What’s the opposite of serendipitous…? Stupidipitous?! Yeah, that.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
10m
@HMcKee We’re just friends. You know that. You’ve met her. Just friends and we went to a party together. I don’t see the issue!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
10m
90 people are sentenced to death in a series of courts martial beginning on 2 May.

 

Laura @FAY-leh299
11m
Got called Scrooge today… but I fail to see what’s not awesome about a comparison w a wealthy, time-travelling *ghostbuster*!

 

Jake Collins @FootballAssoicationOfJake
15m
@Relive1916Rising Though I suppose that _is_ the truest commemoration of the country which came out of the whole thing, isn’t it?

 

Kathryn @BewareOfTheKat
15m
@Relive1916Rising So pretty much like all the tribunals we’ve had since then, yeah?

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
16m
@MarkMyWords Jokes now?! Are you kidding me?!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
16m
A total of 3,430 men and 79 women are arrested. However most of these will subsequently be released.

 

Gareth Murphy @PapaMurph
17m
Cat, pigeons; talk amongst yourselves…

 

Rachel @PrincessBase
19m
Been reading all day. Should probably go out into the world at some point. Might take book with me.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
21m
@MarkMyWords ?!

 

Gareth Murphy @PapaMurph
21m
@OldLefty Exactly! I’m sure Dublin’s homeless all got a great kick out it. Oh, wait, most of the O’Connell St. events were invite only.

 

As Above, So Below @HamSandwichTrismegistus
22m
@AdmiralAunty It’s not like it’s not on the radio here at least once every week!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
23m
General Maxwell orders arrest of “all dangerous Sinn Feiners” including any and all “who have taken an active part in the movement”.

 

Jimmy B @OldLefty
23m
Watched the parade on telly. What an absolute and *utter* waste of money. Pantomime from the ppl who brought you Irish Water.

 

Ciara @CPlusPlus
25m
Napoleon Semtex #IrishUpAMovie

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
26m
General Maxwell is installed as temporary military governor of Ireland.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
26m
@HMcKee Maybe we got a little carried away during the celebrations, sure. I mean, they do call it a #Rising, right?

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
28m
It occurs to me that I am, in many ways, a structure junkie when it comes to writing of any kind (fiction, comicbooks, even academic work).

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
28m
General John Maxwell arrives in Dublin just in time for the surrender. He assumes command of British forces from Lowe.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
29m
@MarkMyWords Because you were too busy STICKING YOUR TONGUE DOWN HER THROAT?! WTF?!

 

Maggie Maybe @MM2001
9m
What’s the opposite of serendipitous…? Stupidipitous?! Yeah, that.

 

Katie Karen @oneillkatie
33m
There was some ambiguity, yeah, but I think my father just compared the inside of a mouldy bag of potatoes to a war grave. Um…?

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
34m
Pearse himself surrenders unconditionally to Brigadier-General Lowe.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
36m
@HMcKee I’m NOT lying. Just went out with my friend Lisa. Didn’t get a chance to mention it to you.

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
37m
A nurse named Elizabeth O’Farrell conveys Pearse’s surrender order to the other Rebel garrisons. #WomenInHistory

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
40m
@MarkMyWords Why are you lying to me, Mark?

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
42m
Pearse reluctantly issues an order for all companies to surrender.

 

Keenan Dean @K_F_D
45m
Why on earth is #Rising trending?

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
46m
Surrounded and outnumbered, this new position cannot be escaped from without further loss of civilian life.

 

Trish29er @AdmiralAunty
49m
I tell ya, you get some strange looks on Irish roads when doing perfectly reasonable things like singing along to “Gangsta’s Paradise”…

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
51m
The Rebels tunnel through the walls of the GPO and take up a new position at 16 Moore Street.

 

Suzie @Genuineheadcase
52m
Lunch brought stories of posh weddings. Mystified me; why would one need anything more elaborate than a ship’s captain and a Springsteen CD?

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
55m
Fire from shelling spreads to the GPO, forcing the Rebels to abandon their headquarters.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
56m
@MarkMyWords You and some girl! Is she the “stuff” you had to _do_ today?!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
57m
James Connolly is incapacitated by a bullet wound to the ankle. He passes command to Pearse.

 

Trish29er @AdmiralAunty
57m
Reckon I won Driving-in-Rural-Ireland Bingo: Caught behind a tractor, a bicycle race, & (my fav) some kind of famine commemoration walk 🙂

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
59m
The O’Rahilly is killed during a sortie from the GPO.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
1h
Quite aside from anything else, I actually like what I do… and that, perhaps, is the misfortune of it!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
1h
British troops take the Rebel position at Mount Street Bridge on the Grand Canal.

 

As Above, So Below @HamSandwichTrismegistus
1h
@Relive1916Rising A hundred years later & oppressive men are *still* trying to silence Sheehy-Skeffingtons @nuigalway!

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
1h
@HMcKee I dunno what you’re talking about.

 

Gareth Murphy @PapaMurph
1h
@SjuDənim @OccasionalScribbler Well good luck to them with *that* approach!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
1h
British troops break into houses along the street & shoot or bayonet 15 male civilians whom they accused of being Rebels (2/2)

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
1h
British forces attempt to take Rebel barricade on North King St. They advance only 140m at a cost of 11 dead, 28 wounded. (1/2)

 

Jessica @JessintheWest
1h
The quest to discover how much garlic is too much garlic continues…

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
1h
An officer named Bowen Colthurst summarily executes 6 civilians, including pacifist nationalist activist Francis Sheehy-Skeffington.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
1h
@PappaMurph @OccasionalScribbler …They were concerned that his use of “teacher” as a derogatory term would harm his “future as a writer”.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
1h
@MarkMyWords Um, WHY is there is a picture of you over on Facebook macking on some girl at a 1916 party AN HOUR AGO?!

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
1h
@PappaMurph @OccasionalScribbler Apparently his agent had to tell him to stop discussing lit critics in such “mealy-mouthy” fashion…

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
1h
Cathal Brugha distinguishes himself during vicious fighting in and around the South Dublin Union complex. He is wounded in action.

 

Sean @SeeSeanRun
1h
Honestly unsure what this #Rising commemoration is trying to be. Seems halfway between a Pride Parade & Victory Day in Moscow.

 

Met Éireann @MetEireann
2h
Light patchy rain expected this afternoon, particularly along costal parts.

 

Roy McAuley @Suppercollider
2h
Iodine, Rhenium, Lanthanum, Neodymium… The elemental composition of Ireland 🙂

 

Gareth Murphy @PapaMurph
2h
@HamSandwichTrismegistus @Relive1916Rising And between that she was a glorified ferry for the Black & Tans. Weird that we ended up with her.

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
2h
Rebels at the South Dublin Union (St. James’s Hospital) and Marrowbone Lane continue to inflict heavy losses on British troops.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
2h
@PappaMurph @OccasionalScribbler Oh I could never identify the Twiteris Personae. In Writing. #MythOfAnonymity…!

 

BalbrigganBrownGirl @DaughterOfTheBrehon
2h
If they ever discover a nebula which looks like Muhammad Ali, I hope they name it Gaseous Clay…

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
2h
This fighting on Mount St. inflicts up to two thirds of British casualties for the entire #Rising at a cost of just four dead Rebels.

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
2h
Seventeen Volunteers on Mount St. severely disrupt the British advance, killing or wounding 240 Sherwood Foresters.

 

Anna Dawson @DuskToDawson
2h
The Godfather Slips You a Tenner #IrishUpAMovie

 

Gareth Murphy @PapaMurph
2h
@OccasionalScribbler @SjuDənim Why do I think I know *exactly* who you’re talking about…? 😉

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
2h
General Lowe orders repeated frontal assaults on the Mount Street position despite alternative routes across the canal.

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
2h
@SjuDənim We don’t take criticism that well, do we? 🙂 Postcolonial mindset, maybe? #KeepingItRelevant #Rising

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
2h
Hmmmmm… What social media *haven’t* I checked today? 🙂

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
3h
Troops from the Sherwood Foresters arrive in Kingstown and heavy fighting occurs as they attempt to cross the Grand Canal.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
3h
@OccasionalScribbler Did that review of mine send out certain men the English… praised? 😉

 

Trish29er @AdmiralAunty
3h
If anyone ever makes a Midsomer Murders-style show set in Ireland, Adare is pretty much the perfect place for it!

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
3h
Such a BORING day. Town closed. No one around. Nothing on TV but auld fellas blowing hot air.

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
3h
@SjuDənim Sounds like someone who’d be moaning about closed post offices a hundred years ago!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
3h
British troops begin pouring into Dublin as the Rebels fail to capture the city’s train stations or ports.

 

As Above, So Below @HamSandwichTrismegistus
3h
@Relive1916Rising Later she was one of the first Free State navy ships, renamed Muirchú, the “Hound of the Sea”!

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
3h
@MarkMyWords You’d better 🙂

 

Declan Hegarty @DeclanHegerty
3h
Just bought Disprin and batteries… Pretty sure the girl in the shop suspects I’m trying to make meth but don’t know how.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
3h
@OccasionalScribbler …Crucial difference there: book-burning is what Nazis do; shooting-something-into-the-sun is what you do with garbage.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
3h
BRB…

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
3h
Rebel position are surrounded and British bombardment continues with the Helga’s guns joined by artillery at Trinity College.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
3h
@OccasionalScribbler Claims I called for his book to be burnt when, actually, I said it should be shot into Sun…

 

Lazarus @SecondTimesTheCharm
3h
She’s an engineer. He’s a geologist. Oh, and their friends are Marines. Together they fight… corrupt asteroid mining practices #SFFpitch

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
3h
The gunship Helga arrives from Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) to support British forces. She shells Liberty Hall with her 12-pound guns.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
3h
@OccasionalScribbler Yeah, I gave him his one bad review & dude *cannot* get over it. Also can’t hide his identity v well!

 

Neutron Star Comics @NeutronStar_
4h
Support the books you love!

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
4h
@MarkMyWords Look at you being all mysterious 🙂 Is cool, hun, no worries xx

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
4h
@SjuDənim Oh yeah…? 🙂

 

Trev @Boogiethnach
4h
Once Upon a Time in the Whest #IrishUpAMovie

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
4h
Citizen Army forces under Michael Mallin thus retreat from the Green into Royal College of Surgeons. (2/2)

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
4h
@OccasionalScribbler Remind me to tell you the story of the Great Irish Novelist (TM) who’s been trolling me for two years…

 

Pop-up Museums Dublin @PopMuse
4h
Take on the roles of Pearse and Connolly in our #1916 #Rising simulator!

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
4h
@SjuDənim Something you want to get off your chest there, buddy?

 

Jo O’Neill @Joeill
4h
Das Welly #IrishUpAMovie

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
4h
British snipers & machine guns at the Shelbourne Hotel make rebel positions in St Stephen’s Green untenable. (1/2)

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
4h
I tell you, no one died for Ireland so we couldn’t critique our own stories w a bit of honesty #1916 #Rising.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
4h
@HMcKee I’d love to, sweetie, but I’ve got some stuff to do today.

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
4h
@Relive1916Rising Deadly photo of the home-made armoured cars. #Steampunk #WritingPrompt

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
4h
Have we reached peak self-congratulatory bullsh*t yet? The levels are certainly #Rising!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
4h
British forces take back City Hall from the rebel unit that had attacked Dublin Castle.

 

Doc Riona @RedLionRoebuck
4h
Amongst Women Fighting Gender Discrimination #AcademicNovel

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
4h
British forces hastily improvise armoured trucks from the smokeboxes of steam locomotives at Inchicore railway works.

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
5h
Lowe’s troops secure approaches to Dublin Castle, but initially believe Rebel headquarters to be Liberty Hall.

 

Met Éireann @MetEireann
5h
Changeable conditions likely for the rest of the afternoon.

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
5h
Lord Wimborne, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, declares martial law in Dublin and hands over civil power to Lowe.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
5h
@MarkMyWords Such a non-day of a day! You wanna come over? 🙂

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
5h
Brigadier-General William Lowe arrives in Dublin from British Army headquarters in the Curragh.

 

A. Annllov @SjuDənim
5h
Paddy Clarke BA MA PhD #AcademicNovel

 

Dan Whelan @DWIreland
5h
@Relive1916Rising I wonder did anyone there #LoveUlster?

 

Chris Kelleher @PigAndPoultry
5h
@Relive1916Rising “The right of the people of Ireland to the ownership of Ireland…”

 

Fionnula @EverywomansTheatre
5h
L’airgead #IrishUpAMovie

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
5h
Looting breaks out in the city centre as a result of the police withdrawal, especially on and around O’Connell Street.

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
5h
After three deaths, the Commissioner of the Dublin Metropolitan Police pulls his men off the streets.

 

Aine Butler @GoOnGoOnGoOnGoOn
5h
Does anyone *really* want to @Relive1916Rising? What’s so wonderful about people shooting each other?

 

Ted Brothers @Tbrothers1985
5h
Would have been ace to have been in Dublin for #Rising pints!

 

Rose Donellan @CiderWench
5h
Dr. Acula #AcademicNovel

 

Chris Kelleher @PigAndPoultry
5h
@Relive1916Rising SECURE THE MIKADO!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
5h
The British military is caught totally unprepared by the rebellion and their response is initially un-coordinated.

 

Roy McAuley @Suppercollider
5h
Finally feels like Spring… By which I mean I feel a sense of possibility analogous to the potential energy of coiled medium carbon steel.

 

Relive 1916 Rising @Relive1916Rising
6h
There are 1,269 British troops in the city of Dublin.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
6h
I’m the luckiest girl in the world to have @MarkMyWords in my life 🙂 #PDA

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
6h
Volunteer & Citizen Army forces capture the Four Courts & Jacob’s Biscuit Factory.

 

As Above, So Below @HamSandwichTrismegistus
6h
@Relive1916Rising That guarantee of “religious & civil liberty, equal rights, & equal opportunities” sure fell by the wayside for a bit!

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
6h
The Proclamation calls for universal suffrage, and promises to cherish “all the children of the nation equally”.

 

SarahNEY @TheTerribleTierney
6h
Had a dream that I went to find a book on my desk only to discover someone had moved things around on the shelves IN MY MIND! 🙁

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
6h
The Proclamation calls for “the right of the people of Ireland to the ownership of Ireland” and establishment of a republic.

 

Mark Harrison @MarkMyWords
6h
@HMcKee Right back at you, sweetie.

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
6h
After securing their headquarters, Pádraig Pearse reads the Proclamation of the Republic on the steps of the GPO.

 

Adam Baxter @OccasionalScribbler
6h
Is social media our new social *realism*? I genuinely wonder. #MorningThoughts

 

Relive1916Rising @Relive1916Rising
6h
The flag of the Irish Republic replaces the British Union Jack on the flagpole above the GPO.

 

Hayley McKee @HMcKee
6h
@MarkMyWords I love you, hun, you know that? 🙂

 

Met Éireann @MetEireann
7h
A new day and the sun is coming out. #Rising, if you will.

 

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