Joe Duffy

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The memorial wall  at Glasnevin Cemetery which has been the target of attacks. Photograph: Alan Betson

The “sensitive, inclusive and visionary” memorial wall at Glasnevin Cemetery should be restored and completed, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP(...)

The Necrology Wall at Glasnevin Cemetery as it appears now. Photograph: Alan Betson

It has been five years since the Glasnevin Wall was unveiled, opened with the lofty ambition to remember everyone, friend and foe, who died during Ire(...)

 The Necrology Wall at Glasnevin Cemetery: The  names of 488 people killed in the Rising    are covered in tarpaulin, held in place by duct tape and rope. Photograph: Alan Betson

It is five years since the Glasnevin Wall was unveiled, opened with the lofty ambition to remember everyone, friend and foe, who died during Ireland’s(...)

Developer Johnny Ronan: ‘Closing down Bewley’s is very sad but they decided to close it, not me.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are dire warnings of the need for tax rises and spending cuts to deliver an economic recovery from the State’s budget watchdog. The chair of the(...)

Pensioners Christy Waters from Clondalkin, Dublin,  and Pat Daly from Galway at the launch of Siptu’s Stop 67 campaign to reverse the pension age increase. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

It started with Martin Walsh’s Wednesday lunchtime call last week to RTÉ’s Liveline – a day after Leo Varadkar called the election on January 14th – t(...)

A file image of DJ  Larry Gogan at the RTÉ studios. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

President Michael D Higgins led tributes on Tuesday to RTÉ broadcaster Larry Gogan who died aged 85. Gogan worked in broadcasting for almost six deca(...)

Peter Watterson, Philip Rafferty and Siobhan McCabe, from the book Children of the Troubles,  by Joe Duffy and Freya McClements

The number of children killed during the Troubles in Northern Ireland has been significantly underestimated, according to a new book, Children of the (...)

A commemorative play garden  opened at St Audeon’s Park in Dublin on Thursday by Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe, pictured at the fountain with pupils from St Audeon’s and St Francis national schools. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Dublin’s new Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe was unceremoniously baptised by pupils from local schools on opening the 1916 Children’s Commemorative Play Gar(...)

 Crowds attend the ‘standing down’ ceremony for the Haunting Soldier, in St Stephens Green, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It was billed as the people’s farewell to the Haunting Soldier, the giant installation made of scrap metal which has galvanised many into remembrance (...)

 Grace Lynch, grandniece of Eugene Lynch, an eight-year-old killed in the Easter Rising, at his grave in Goldenbridge Cemetery which was on Friday marked by a headstone for the first time.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

On the Friday of Easter Week 1916, eight-year-old Eugene Lynch was playing outside his family’s home on Vincent’s Street in Inchicore, Dublin. A tri(...)

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