Although he created some of the most powerful anti-war images ever seen, the German artist maintained an ambivalence about the conflict he volunteered for and survived

War writing at heart is about the ambivalence of loyalty to class, nation, and friends, and of belief and the business of being human, and more recent Irish writing on the Great War, in reopening a closed chapter in our history, is no different in exploring all those ambiguities

A new military history of the first World War not only makes the conflict more intelligible but turns it into a gripping narrative


Explore how the historic deal helped bring about peace in Northern Ireland

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Inquests into the nightclub fire that led to the deaths of 48 people

A project examining attitudes about the future of Ireland