Sackville Street (now O’Connell Street). Photograph: JT Westropp courtesy of the Royal Irish Academy

There was standing room only in the basement of the National Library of Ireland for the launch of The 1916 Rising Oral History Collection. Not since(...)

The Easter Rising was the seminal moment in Irish history. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The planned evening event for 1916 relatives and the search for a venue to accommodate such large numbers announced this week is a belated though welc(...)

Hard times: Henryk Piotrowski. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

It used to be easy enough to find Henryk Piotrowski. Even in the rough and tumble world of homelessness his days were carefully measured out in visits(...)