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Post boxes in Dublin are causing a stir: they've been swapped from their usual emerald green to a shade of shocking red.

But before you assume that the British are taking over – it's now been confirmed that the colour change is to mark the forthcoming 1916 Rising centenary. 

An Post made the changes under the cover of darkness last night, with Dublin commuters being greeted by the transformation this morning.

It's all part of the plan to bring us all "closer to the streets of 1916 Dublin". 

"At various locations across Dublin, painted red post boxes become beacons for the events they witnessed a hundred years ago," An Post has revealed. 

Red post boxes can currently be seen on Grafton Street, at the Royal College Of Surgeons, Mount Street, Dun Laoghaire, and Liberty Hall.

Four more will emerge next weekend, with the final one cropping up at the end of April.

All of them represent a fascinating "lesser known" story of the Rising – like the one of the 12-year-old boy shot stealing an orange on Grafton Street – the details of which are available on 1916.anpost.ie

Twitter was predictably bemused in response, with many users praising the decision. Others, however, were less impressed, likening the move to vandalism. 



Forget going for red this Christmas because it is all about green.

Now we do not mean Kermit the Frog green, we mean really deep, earthy, forest greens. 

Gorgeous with all skin tones, this is the fashion shade you need to incorporate into your wardrobe. 

1. River Island Khaki Dress, €60
2. Monki Lou Dress, €100, monki.com
3. Wallis Khaki Jumpsuit, €54
4. Debenhams Radley Wing Bag, €43.50
5. Debenhams Nine by Savannah Miller Satchel, €73.50
6. Cuckooland Aight 1AM Slap On Watch in Khaki, €69.01, cuckooland.com


Like the color, neon chicks are usually very bright and full of energy. They like to be noticed and can light up a room – not just with their nails.

If you find yourself addicted to blue nail varnish, it could mean you’re a spiritual gal. Blue girls are usually no-fuss  by nature

Red, as we know, is associated with passion. If red is your calling, it means you’re passionate about life and full of purpose. Not only are you a thinker, but you’re also a doer.

The color of explorers! Not only do green gals like a good adventure, they have an earthy nature and are always on the lookout for new experiences.

You’re comfortable in your own skin and are generally very easy going.

You’re never afraid to show your true self – takes a real woman to be authentic, you know.

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