Explorer died of a heart attack in his ‘sea bedroom’ in 1922
National flag and copy of Proclamation to be presented to every school in the country
Between January and October 1875, William Malone noted down details of every household he visited, eventually ranging over the whole of central Dublin
In the archives of the writer’s family – now donated to Dublin city – a 1798 rebel rubs shoulders with an IRA robber and the Liberties of 19th century Dublin spring to life
A generation of stars from rugby, soccer, GAA and other sports, died in the 1914-18 conflict
Follow our short history of the Irish tricolour – the colours, the people, the meaning and learn about the Ireland 2016 flag project
One of the 40 children shot during the 1916 Rising was peeling an orange on Grafton Street. A baby was killed in her mother’s arms. Dublin was a dangerous place that week
Catriona Crowe of the National Archives has a few tips to share with anyone researching their ancestors
Although militarily unsuccessful, the Rising and execution of leaders that followed had transformative impact
Students Sophie Bannon and Róisín Nic Liam have re-written the 1916 Proclamation, declaring a new, fair and pluralist Ireland, where water costs nothing
The 1916 Rising was an armed rebellion against British rule in Ireland that began on Easter Monday and lasted a week.
Three children research their families’ pasts to find out what they were doing during the 1916 Rising – in Dublin, France and Africa
Many teenagers took part in the 1916 Rising, either as messenger-boys or in the actual fighting
Jack B Yeats, Robert Ballagh and Sir John Lavery are among the artists who have taken inspiration from the 1916 Rising, writes The Irish Times art critic
The document was ahead of its time in many ways, calling for a republic when most of Europe was ruled by emperors or kings
Knowing how our country began helps us work out what kind of a place it might become in the future
Help your school devise a rallying cry for modern Ireland – in 600 words
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