Easter Rising 1916: Commemorative periods prompt much propaganda and education is essential to counteract it.

The Children and the Revolution supplement published in the Irish Times this week, along with the launch of the government’s 2016 education programme (...)

The Government announced that an ambitious (and controversial) plan to export wind energy from the midlands to Britain has foundered. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images

Two separate but connected events yesterday conspired to focus minds on an issue that has been comparatively neglected in recent times but shou(...)

The letter, dated April 10th 1922, to Kitty Kiernan, Granard, Co Longford

(Click image to read letter in full) Michael Collins was concerned about growing mayhem in the early months of 1922. As British forces withdrew(...)

Kilkenny’s Michael Brennan celebrates his goal against Offaly in Tullamore last night. Photograph: Inpho

Kilkenny were forced to dig very deep before edging out a tremendously brave Offaly side in an enthralling semi-final in Tullamore last night.Trailing(...)