Guard of honour by the 1st Battalion, Galway,  at Glasnevin cemetery on Sunday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Sinn Féin Cllr Críona Ní Dhálaigh was absent from Sunday’s ceremony at Glasnevin cemetery where a “Remembrance Wall” naming a(...)

 John Green, chairman of the  Glasnevin Trust,  lays a wreath at the graveside of Roger Casement at Glasnevin Cemetary in Dublin. Mr Green is to meet relatives of 1916 rebels on Wednesday who are unhappy with a proposal to include the names of British soldiers killed during the Rising on a memorial wall. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The trust which runs Glasnevin cemetery and museum in Dublin has said it intends to move ahead with plans to build a memorial wall to all the victims (...)

Dominick Chilcott, British Ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The British ambassador to Dublin Dominick Chilcott said indulging in counterfactual arguments that Irish independence could have been achieved by peac(...)

Patrick Ness: “Chaos Walking” series ran over six books, and won major awards, including the prestigious Guardian Children’s Book Prize. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

On September 3rd, the death of Aylan Kurdi made global headlines. The boy’s family had been attempting to flee their war-torn homeland, and the pho(...)

Author Louise O’Neill is one of the key writers driving this new wave of issue-centred books. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Some of the best-known figures of the literary world will gather this weekend at Smock Alley Theatre, in Dublin, for DeptCon1, a conference that ce(...)

Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby film. F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel is an option on the 2017 single text list for Leaving Cert

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman has topped reading lists all over the world this summer. The story of the long-hidden second novel by the bestsellin(...)

In recent years, young adult fiction has moved from the fantastical and the dystopian to an altogether more compelling and trickier terrain: real l(...)

Many students feel intimidated about asking questions during a lecture or approaching lecturers with any difficulties. Remember they want to aid your learning and are more than happy to help. Photograph: Thinkstock

As you weigh up your choices for third level, you are probably excited about your time at college approaching, if not a tad nervous. As a third-yea(...)

Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemoration at Glasnevin Cemetary, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two ‘giants’ of Irish history were remembered at the 93rd annual commemoration for Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin(...)

Jim Roche re-enacting the graveside oration of Padraig Pearse, at the Centenary Commemoration of the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa at Glasnevin cemetary. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Thousands of people have attended the commemoration of the funeral of revolutionary Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery. Bright s(...)