Key locations: the eight sites in Dublin 4 and Dublin 6 are marked on the maps

The Easter Rising began on Easter Monday – April 24th – 1916. The rebel leader Pádraig Pearse agreed to an unconditional surrender on Saturday, April (...)

‘Tomorrow’s day-long school at Liberty Hall will revolve around the theme of human rights, Francis and Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington’s life-long obsession. It will be rounded off with drama: extracts from a work-in-progress by Donal O’Kelly (above)’.

The second annual Sheehy Skeffington School takes place this weekend, and an e-mail from the organisers set me reading again about the shameful(...)