James Connolly

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Barry Ward played Jimmy Gralton in Ken Loach’s 2014 film ‘Jimmy’s Hall’.

On the 13th of August 1933 the M.V. Britannic pulled away from Cobh Harbour with a remarkable passenger on board. Next to Passenger 17’s entry on the (...)

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them at Finglas Garda station (01-6667500), the Garda confidential line (1800-666-111) or any Garda station.

A motorcyclist in his 30s was killed when his vehicle crashed into a pole in Dublin on Sunday afternoon. The collision occurred at Dunsink Park, Fing(...)

Constance Markievicz in the uniform of the Irish Citizen Army.

A colourful and striking figure, Constance Markievicz could not be said at first glance to be a typical revolutionary of that revolutionary time. Born(...)

Ashbourne in Co Meath where the attack took place. The suspect fled the scene in the direction of Dublin following the assault. Photograph: Google Street View

A man is in a serious condition after being attacked with a machete on a busy street in Co Meath. The victim is in his 20s and was assaulted on Kill(...)

 The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock: giving Jim Larkin and James Connolly the epic musical treatment

A concept album in four movements based around the infamous 1913 Lockout in Dublin? If it doesn’t exactly sound like easy listening or a drivetime cla(...)

Brigid of Kildare: a fearless negotiator who secured women’s property rights, and freed trafficked women

History is filled with stories of great deeds, the exploits of rebels, patriots and politicians, writers and artists, scientists and innovators. They (...)

 File photograph of  Moore Street in Dublin. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Opening the final headquarters of the 1916 Rising leaders to the public remains a “top priority”, Minister for Heritage Josepha Madigan has said. In(...)

Bob Geldof: I don’t think the Easter Rising is the foundational moment of the State. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A DVD of Bob Geldof’s documentary on WB Yeats has just been released in which Geldolf pays tribute to the man “who showed Ireland wasn’t just about th(...)

Denis Coulson and Bundee Aki taking part in a Connacht squad session at the Sportsground on Tuesday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht spent little time this week smarting over their defeat to Munster as they prepare to qualify once again for the latter stages of European co(...)

Matt Murphy (85) and Michael O’Sullivan (58) pictured got married in Dublin on Friday to avoid inheritance tax. Photograph: Collins

Matt Murphy and Michael O’Sullivan, the friends who said they would marry to avoid taxes, went through with the ceremony on Friday at Dublin register (...)

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