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
The battle of the Somme was a new kind of battle, in a new kind of war, and overall it would claim some 1,000,000 casualties
Students bring war to life by ‘adopting’ a soldier from each of Ireland’s 32 counties
The deadly battles of Verdun, the Somme, and Salonika were fought in solidarity by the Allies to take pressure off each other
The 16th Irish Division paid a terrible price for its heroics in the capture of the Frenchvillages of Guillemont and Ginchy in 1916
Rising leaders ‘a self-absorbed group of brave idealists who had never represented anybody’
Published: September 17th, 1970Photograph by Tommy Collins
Records found in Clontarf attic detail arrests of Larkin and Connolly during Dublin lockout
Peadar Kearney wrote national anthem to steer faithful away form musical hall fare
Large boulder falls on path normally taken by visitors travelling up south steps of site
Photograph published: June 22nd, 1953
From The Irish Times Book of the Year to Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales, you'll find books for all tastes and ages.
Invalid email or password.