Jacob’s Biscuit factory, Dublin at the time of the Easter Rising 1916. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Easter Monday, April 24th The rebels turn out in reduced numbers in Dublin and begin operations at noon, seizing the  General Post Offic(...)

Moore Street, Dublin: various buildings on the street are the subject of a High Court action taken on behalf of the 1916 Relatives Association. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin City Council is to engage consultants to assess if five more Moore Street buildings, believed to be associated with the 1916 Rising, should be (...)

Proclamation Day is just around the corner. On Tuesday, March 15th, every educational institution in the country will focus on the significance of the(...)

Joseph Mary Plunkett: his German passport shows him almost skeletal, with a clear lump on his neck. Photograph courtesy National Library of Ireland

The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)

Patrick Pearse as a child: Patrick (right) with his brother. Their mother, Margaret, inscribed the photograph: “This is my dear little Willie and my dear little Pat.” Photograph courtesy of the National  Library of Ireland

The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)

The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)

Sara Smyth, exhibition curator and Dr Sandra Collins, eirector of the National Library of Ireland at the launch of its 1916 exhibition ‘Rising’ at the National Photographic Archive, which runs until the end of October. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The National Library of Ireland has launched its Easter Rising photographic collection. Some 60 photographs are included depicting scenes relating t(...)

 The Irish flag is lowered outside the GPO by army personnel. RTÉ has released  50 audio and visual recordings from its archives to coincide with the centenary of the Rising.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The RTÉ drama Rebellion is noteworthy for its portrayal of women as being front and centre of the fighting during the Easter Rising, but the real wome(...)

The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)

The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)