Joseph Mary Plunkett was considered a wireless expert

The 1916 Easter Rising is thought of as a revolution led by writers and artists. How about the Irish scientists, engineers and medics of the time? To (...)

Tomás Mac Curtain, who was later murdered by members of the RIC in 1920, was the Brigade Commander of the Irish Volunteers in Cork city and county in 1916.

The mobilisation of 1,000 Irish Volunteers in Cork under the command of Tomás Mac Curtain in preparation for the 1916 Easter Rising will be remembered(...)

Page from duty log of Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance service, 24th April, 1916 (the day the Easter Rising started) to be auctioned at Whyte’s Molesworth St, Dublin on November  8th.

A log kept by Dublin Fire Brigade’s ambulance service during the 1916 Easter Rising has come to light after almost 100 years.The hand-written duty lo(...)

Former taoiseach John Bruton and his brother Richard Bruton, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has defended his brother John’s decision to highlight the importance of the Home Rule Bill of 1914 but said that the (...)