Andrew Smith,  education officer, at the  Tree of Remembrance in St Patrick’s Cathedral. Photograph: Alan Betson

Interactive exhibit, created to mark centenary, explores locality’s connections to war

Members of the Lord Edward’s Own historical re-enactment group at Kilcoole’s heritage weekend marking the north Wicklow village’s role in the Irish Volunteer gun-running 100 years ago. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The north Wicklow village celebrates centenary of role in Irish Volunteer beach landing

Members of the Lord Edward’s Own historical re-enactment group taking part on Saturday in Kilcoole’s heritage weekend marking the north Wicklow village’s role in the Irish Vonunteer gun running 100 years ago. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Local people decorated their homes with the national flag and applauded parade

Jimmy Kearns of Kearns Fruit Farm, Curraghgraigue, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, in one of his strawberry fields. Photograph: Mary Browne

Ireland’s 100 strawberry growers produce a crop worth €38m at the farm gate

Annual report shows 13,763 files were referred to office last year compared to a high of 16,144 in 2008

 The Asgard in 1961 after the yacht was bought by the government. Photograph: Trinity College Dublin

One of the remarkable aspects of this little-known gun-running episode at a small seaside town in Co Wicklow is the leading role (...)

Victor Edmonds with a Christmas card sent home by his grandfather Samuel Edmonds during the World War I Roadshow in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

The hugely successful event was a day of excitement, emotion and revelation

Trinity College to host “informative and thought-provoking day concerning Ireland’s part in World War One”.Photograph: Frank Miller

College to host a series of lectures, tours and ‘pop-up’ talks

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