Soldiers survey the interior of the GPO in Sackville Street, Dublin, during the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A new website containing details of thousands of compensation claims by individuals and businesses following the 1916 Easter Rising has been launched (...)

In the capital, the newspaper forces were more or less evenly divided.The Irish Times and the Daily Express were unionist.

On Easter Saturday 1916, as both the Irish News and the Derry Journal reported with evident approbation, an enthusiastic crowd witnessed a military de(...)

Portrait of James Connolly by Mick O’Dea

At the heart of the 1916 rising was a Marxist revolutionary socialist, James Connolly. This inconvenient truth was largely hidden from the Irish popul(...)

Ivan Tuite: leaving  Savills for new role with Lansdowne Partnership

Ivan Tuite has been appointed associate director of the Lansdowne Partnership, a commercial and residential estate agency.Last year, the agency sold s(...)

 A total of 397 homes were at various stages of completion in Dublin in November; of these 229 were apartments. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Almost 400 houses and apartments were under construction in estates across Dublin city towards the end of 2014.A snapshot of residential construction(...)

Legendary Irish actor Maureen O’Hara has placed her beloved west Cork home on the market for €2.3 million. In 2012 the 94-year-old star of the silv(...)

 “One can’t deny that things are improving, but I see at least another 18 months before we see a sustained level of growth in retail.” Conor Whelan at Eason’s flagship store on O’Connell Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke

On a side table of an office on the top floor of Eason & Son, the 127-year-old grand dame of Irish books-to-stationery retailing, is a collection (...)

Overall winner James Curry, a PhD history student,answers a question from the audience at the THREESIS competition final at An Taibhdhearc Theatre in Galway. Looking on are finalists Dr Su-Ming Khoo, a lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology, NUIG, and Joanne Kennedy, a PhD student. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times.

Who won the newspaper cartoon war in 1913? What are “orphaned” public goods? These and other compelling questions were the focus of an unusual contes(...)

Sir, – Vincent Browne’s belated realisation (Opinion, December 4th) that William Martin Murphy was the real victor of 1913 is to be welcomed. So is hi(...)

Pianist Conor Linehan, director Jimmy Fay and choreographer Colin Dunne take a fresh look at the 1913 Lockout in a new production at the Abbey Theatre. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s easy to be sentimental – or cynical – about such concepts as solidarity and brotherhood. It’s not so easy to bring them to life. The Abbey Theatr(...)