Battle of the Somme: soldiers at the trenches at Dompierre Becquincourt. Photograph from the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Collection held at Dublin City Archives

A new exhibition commemorates the thousands of Dubliners who fought and died during the Battle of the Somme. Dublin Remembers: Stories from the Somm(...)

Tom Kettle, Irish patriot, essayist, poet and British soldier.

Lt Tom Kettle, B Company, 9th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, was killed in action on September 9th, 1916, near the village of Ginchy in northern F(...)

Tom Kettle, Irish Patriot, Essayist, Poet and British Soldier, died 100 years ago on September 9th

It is 100 years since Lieut Tom Kettle was killed leading his men from the 9th Royal Dublin Fusiliers over the top during the Battle of Ginchy. He (...)

Lt Tom Kettle, in an image from his book The Ways of War. The MP and academic  was one of the most high-profile Irish casualties of the  Battle of the Somme.

One hundred years to the day after he was killed at the Battle of Ginchy in France during the first World War, Lt Tom Kettle has been remembered in Du(...)

Are we really going to defend the Ireland of the great kleptocrat Charles Haughey? Photograph: Colman Doyle

Well, at least it’s an innovative way to commemorate the centenary of the first World War. Enda Kenny is re-enacting John Redmond’s rallying cry: go t(...)

Commemorations have taken place to remember the Irish who liberated the French village of Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago. Photograph: Irish embassy in Paris

Commemorations have taken place to remember the Irish who liberated the French village of Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago. V(...)

 Irish soldiers rest during the opening hours of the Battle of the Somme,  July 1st, 1916. Photograph: Royal Engineers No 1 Printing Company/IWM via Getty Images

Minister for Arts and Heritage Heather Humphreys has travelled to France for the Somme Association centenary commemoration service for the Battles of (...)

Mayor of Guillemont Didier Samain in front of the granite cross memorial to the 16th (Irish) Division in the village.

There have been many Irish visitors to the little French village of Guillemont over the years but none gave its long-time mayor Didier Samain more sat(...)

The Republic of Councils Monument (1969), by Istvan Kiss, at Memento Park, Budapest: the park is an  intriguingly elegant  place to which the plaques and monuments to the icons of the Communist period have been exiled. Photograph:  DeAgostini/Getty Images

How we remember things is an interesting business. Neuroscientists and psychologists describe how even the act of remembering something changes memory(...)

Irish poet and soldier Francis Ledwidge (1891 - 1917). Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has unveiled a statue of Francis Ledwidge in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, where the Irish po(...)