Liam Keogh  at his home in Walkinstown with his father’s memorabilia. Edward (Ned) Keogh fought in the 1916 rising. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

The last veteran of the struggle for independence, Lieut Col Seán Clancy, died in 2006 at the age of 105. The direct connection to those involved in t(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton canvassing on Grafton Street, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

People will be persuaded to vote for the Seanad’s abolition as they learn more about the Upper House, Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has said. Mr Br(...)