The mural depicts Patrick Pearse surrendering to British army officers dressed as contemporary building workers. Photograph: John Rooney

The internationally renowned graffiti artist Banksy has denied being responsible for a mural which appeared overnight at the site of the surrender of (...)

MJ O’Rahilly: Dublin Metropolitan Police files report him as being among the extremists observed moving about the centre of Dublin on January 21st, 1916.

January 21st, 1916 Dublin Metropolitan Police files: I beg to report that on the 20th, the undermentioned extremists were observed moving about and a(...)

Best production   Chekhov’s First Play A Dead Centre production with Dublin Theatre Festival, Baltoscandal and Theatre National Bordea(...)

Demonstrators vacate properties on Dublin’s Moore Street. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Campaigners who had been occupying historic buildings on Moore Street, Dublin, have vacated the properties pending the outcome of a High Court hearing(...)

Protestors occupying historical buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The group occupying the site of the proposed Easter Rising Interpretive Centre on Dublin’s Moore Street have said that they will be there until their (...)

Spokesman for the Save Moore Street group Damien Farrell.

Buildings at the centre of a protest in Dublin were in ruins prior to the 1916 Easter Rising and “are not historically significant,” the Department of(...)

A room in 14 Henrietta Street, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Funding for one of the Government’s seven “flagship” 1916 Rising commemorative projects could be at risk due to a dispute over its name. Minister of(...)

WB Yeats in Walter de la Mare’s garden at Taplow in Taplow in Buckinghamshire, England on September 14th, 1935

So much Irish cultural debate is fixated on the idea of commemoration, and as the celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’s birth come (...)

Island Ferries objects to collecting the passenger dues, levied by Galway County Council to pay for operational costs of the €50 million harbour extension on Inis Mór. Photograph: The Irish Times

Aran islanders have called on Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs Joe McHugh to ensure a guaranteed year-round ferry service to Inis Mór. The Gov(...)

The Irish Film Board facilitated use of Skellig Michael - a Unesco world heritage site - for Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2014 and 2015. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Birdwatch Ireland has said it will be pursuing changes to a “legal loophole” under which Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys approved use of Skellig (...)