Sir Terry Wogan in the BBC studio in central London during his final breakfast show on Radio 2 on December 18th, 2009. Photograph: BBC Handout/PA

Terry Wogan, who has died at the age of 77, was an Irishman who became one of Britain’s best loved broadcasters. His genial, self-deprecating manner(...)

The 69-year-old man became detached from his walking group as they were traversing an area of wilderness south of the N59 Clifden Road between Oughterard and Maam Cross known as Logganaffrin. Photograph: Fergal Shanahan.

A hillwalker who became separated from his group while out walking on Sunday was found safe and well on Monday morning. Galway Mountain Rescue team (...)

British prime minister Herbert Henry Asquith: told the House of Commons that, since the outbreak of war, Britain had sustained 549,467 casualties. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

January 29th, 1916 The extraordinary rate of casualties for the British army in just 15 months of fighting was laid in front of the House of Common(...)

Leaflets of an anti-British character found: Countess Constance Markievicz in Irish Citizen Army uniform

January 28th, 1916 The House of Commons was told that a raid had been conducted on the home of Countess Markievicz on January 22nd under a warrant iss(...)

Extras from Rebellion at filming last year. The RTÉ series is reputed to have cost €7 million to produce. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

RTÉ’s managing director of television Glen Killane has said he is not concerned about the fall off in numbers watching the broadcaster’s flagship 1916(...)

A clip from 1916: The Lego Movie.

A group of primary school pupils in Cork city have produced 1916: The Lego Movie. The 21 boys in third-class at Sundays Well Boys National School pu(...)

 The Irish flag is lowered outside the GPO by army personnel. RTÉ has released  50 audio and visual recordings from its archives to coincide with the centenary of the Rising.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The RTÉ drama Rebellion is noteworthy for its portrayal of women as being front and centre of the fighting during the Easter Rising, but the real wome(...)

The sun sets over the Dublin Mountains on Friday. Photograph: Eric Luke

The exceptionally mild winter brought night time temperatures into double figures over the weekend but incoming rain and winds have prompted Mét Éirea(...)

Almost three-quarters of residents who came through the Coolmine’s treatment and rehabilitation programme were drug free after two years, a new study (...)

Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, Diarmuid Martin. Photograph: Collins

Preparations for the Easter Rising parade will make it very difficult to celebrate Mass in the Pro-Cathedral on Easter Sunday, the Archbishop of Dubli(...)