The GPO after the Rising. Relatives of the victims of Capt John Bowen- Colthurst are to seek an apology from the British government for his actions during Easter Week

Relatives of the victims of the notorious Capt John Bowen- Colthurst are to seek an apology from the British government for his actions during Easter(...)

Dorothea De Courcy Wheeler Findlater (106), at home in south Dublin. Her father Henry De Courcy Wheeler was staff captain to General William Lowe who took the surrender from Patrick Pearse. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Dorothea “Doris” Findlater is probably the only person left alive who remembers the Easter Rising. Now 106, she was six when the rebellion broke out(...)

Racegoers contending with hail on the third day of the Punchestown festival. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Leona Skelly from Clane, the best-dressed lady at Punchestown races last night, described her green ensemble as “dressy winter” and it was an appropri(...)

Shane Lowry said his career as a golfer made him appreciate how lucky he was.  Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Golfer Shane Lowry has lent his support to a campaign which aims to raise €1 million for homeless families on Friday. Lowry has launched the One for(...)

The poppy wreath at the memorial to the Volunteers who died at Mount Street Bridge, photographed before it had been removed.

A floral tribute to the British soldiers who died at the Battle of Mount Street Bridge during the 1916 Rising has been removed. Former British soldi(...)

President Michael D Higgins at the Military Archives  at Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The €5.4 million Military Archives building, one of the flagship capital programmes of the 1916 centenary commemorations, has been opened. The archi(...)

Gardaí and forensic teams remove a body from the scene of the shooting at Sunset House, Summerhill, this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

A 35-year-old man was shot dead in a Dublin pub on Monday night in what appears to be the latest murder in a feud that had already cost five lives si(...)

Oisín Totten (8) from Derry marches with the South Derry Re-enactors at the Reclaim 1916 parade and open air pageant and concert.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The families of the first fatality of the Easter Rising in Dublin and the first rebel to die were united yesterday in a simple gesture of reconciliati(...)

 Census enumerator Ciaran Lynam in the Gardiner Street area of Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Households have until midnight to fill out their census forms. By law everybody in the State must be included in the census. The public must registe(...)

Soldiers in formation during the State religious ceremony to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising leaders at Arbour Hill Cemetery, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The “nobility and the courage” of those who had given their lives for Irish freedom was recalled at a memorial Mass to mark the actual centenary of th(...)