Croke Park during the performance of ‘Aiséirí’, a pageant commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Rising, on April 24th 1966. Photograph: RTÉ Stills Library

For those making their way to Jones’s Road for the National Football League finals on Sunday, Croke Park is promising to serve up a day out with a dif(...)

Gardaí Éireannach: Irish Guards wearing shamrocks on their berets take part in a parade on St Patrick’s Day in Kuwait, March 17, 2003. REUTERS/Mark Richards

The meeting was held in camera and the vote was split. Early this month, it took the casting ballot of Noel O’Sullivan, the chairman of the Lon(...)

It is easy to spot the potential for a greater application of evidence-based policy-making

Academic researchers play a crucial role in helping society fully understand its past, analyse its present and weigh up its future, but when it com(...)

Children wait to place an Easter lily, a symbol of the 1916 Easter Rising, at Arbour Hill cemetery in Dublin during the annual1916 Easter Rising commemoration this month. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The head of an expert advisory group on historic celebrations, including the 1916 centenary, has accused the historian Diarmuid Ferriter of bei(...)

The victorious Clare team of 1914.

Occasionally, it appears as if history is repeating itself. At least it does where Clare are concerned. As the county counts down to two All-Ireland f(...)