President Michael D Higgins  speaking at the ceremony for the  unveiling of the Monumental Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery to commemorate the thousands of soldiers from Ireland who died in the first and second World Wars. Photograph:  Alan Betson 2:02

A phrase in President Michael D Higgins’ speech captured, perhaps better than any other, the feelings of many of those who yesterday witnessed the ded(...)

A flag bearer stands to attention at the unveiling of the Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 2:02

A Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to the memory of Irish men and women who fought and died in two world wars was unveiled today at a ceremony in Glasnevi(...)

Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, addressing a Daniel O’Connell Commemoration ceremony near the O’Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Visitors to Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery will be able to climb the iconic O’Connell Tower for the first time in more than 40 years following a €(...)

Seán Flynn: His funeral was uplifting given the depth of love that permeated the family household. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Corpus Christi Church in Drumcondra was full to capacity earlier today for the funeral of Seán Flynn, Irish Times education editor. Family members wer(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British prime minister David Cameron visit the grave of Irish MP Willie Redmond, who died in the first World War, in Heuvelland, Belgium, last month. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire.

British commemorations of the first World War will reflect the reality that some 200,000 Irishmen fought and at least 30,000 died in the conflict, Dr (...)

The gardens are theolder of the two institutions, having opened in 1795. The cemetery was established in 1832.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Glasnevin Cemetery and the National Botanic Gardens in north Dublin have been linked for the first time with the construction of a pedestrian walkway.(...)

The chapel to commemorate the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising, which is due to be completed to coincide with the the Easter 2016 centenary celebrations, will be built at Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An international architectural competition to design a chapel to commemorate the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising has been opened by the Gla(...)