The Easter Rising was the seminal moment in Irish history. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The planned evening event for 1916 relatives and the search for a venue to accommodate such large numbers announced this week is a belated though welc(...)

The Air Corps fly past the Millennium Spire during the 1916 Easter Sunday Commemoration Ceremony at the GPO in Dublin  last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Spire opposite the GPO on Dublin’s O’Connell Street should be renamed An Claidheamh Soluis (The Sword of Light) in honour of the leaders of the Ea(...)

Rising museum and Moore Street

Sir, – A recent news report (“Rising museum postponed”, October 7th) refers to a proposed commemorative centre at 14 to 17 Moore Street, “believed to (...)

Nuala O’Rahilly Price and John Connolly, grandson of James Connolly, with members of the Save No 16 Committee and Moore Street Traders Association. Photograph: Eric Luke

Plans to demolish buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street associated with the 1916 Rising have been blocked by Minister for Heritage Jimmy Deenihan. Mr Dee(...)

Members of the Save Moore Street  campaign enter Number 16 Moore Street where the last headquarters of the Provisional Government  was based during the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí/The Irish Times

Campaigners have called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to take urgent steps to save the buildings that housed the last headquarters of the Provisional Gov(...)