Weekend Read: A recent gathering in Athenry revealed that country living was never easy, but reports of the death of rural communities are exaggerated
Loss of conscription referendum in late 1916 led to panic over ‘rebel Irish and syndicalists’
McBride’s is one of a number of high-profile culture contracts due to expire
Consultative group will be set up to discuss ‘positive progress’ for historic 1916 site
High Court’s granting of national monument status has ‘wide implications’, Minister says
A number of State agencies have expressed concern over street’s national monument status
Museum expert: ‘Theoretically the stuff is still edible - but we wouldn’t say it’s advisable’
Ceremony held to remember 226 men as names publicly acknowledged for first time
Restored sculpture’s long journey from back garden to seafront recalled in new exhibition
Refurbished HMS ‘Caroline’ is last of 250 ships from first World War conflict in existence
After the 1916 Rising it took just 11 years to reconstruct O’Connell Street – a year less than the Luas Cross City line – but the architecture was safe and unimaginative
‘Urgent intervention’ required to preserve the world’s film and sound recordings
The Ha’penny Bridge turns 200 this week, but how much do you really know about the Dublin landmark?
The myth and memory of Thomas Michael Kettle, steeped in both the Great Warand the Easter Rising, live on
Although he created some of the most powerful anti-war images ever seen, the German artist maintained an ambivalence about the conflict he volunteered for and survived
The story of one of the largest first World War battles on the Western Front is being seen in a wider context
The Tyneside Irish Brigade of the 34th Division suffered some of the worst casualties on the first day of the Battle of the Somme
The correspondence of the Ulster Division’s commander, Maj Gen Oliver Nugent,is a fascinating insight into tensions within unionism, and his oftenscathing views on his military colleagues
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