Standing on the summit of the Curragh’s Victorian red-brick water tower with her mother, six-year-old Dorothea Findlater could see Dublin burning. Her father, a British army officer, was somewhere in the thick of it.
The official trailer for SNOWDEN, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley and Nicolas Cage, has been released. Video: Open Road Films
Is there a hidden code in hit television series Better Call Saul? Watch the conspiracy theory and decide for yourself. Video: Netflix
Poet Theo Dorgan recites his piece commemorating Elizabeth O’Farrell and her role in the 1916 Rising. Video: Irish Writers Centre
Rising poem: ‘Íota an Bháis’ for The O’Rahilly by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, a centenary poem as Gaeilge translated into English. This poem was commissioned by the Irish Writers Centre as part of the centenary celebrations.
A never-before-seen 49 second silent film clip featuring all four Beatles preparing for a performance, shot by dancer and make-up artist Dawn Swane in 1965, has been published by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Video:NFSA
Irish poet Jessica Traynor recites her poem celebrating the life of Dr Kathleen Lynn. Video: Irish Writers Centre
Tom Hanks reveals he stands to win big on Premier League bet, at London premiere of his new movie 'A Hologram for the King'. Video: Reuters
The remarkable musician and performer Prince has died at the age of 57. Here are three of his greatest hits.
Constables James O'Brien and Michael Lahiff, who were both killed on the first day of the Easter Rising, have been commemorated. Video: Ronan McGreevy
Irish poet Paul Muldoon recites his poem about Easter Rising leader Patrick Pearse. Video: Irish Writers Centre
The story of Gerald and Arthur Neilan, two brothers on opposite sides of the Easter Rising. Video: Ronan McGreevy
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