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Jake Verrecchia representing Jerome O’Leary, who died on Bloody Sunday in 1920. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The GAA is to stage a special remembrance ceremony on Saturday to honour the 14 victims killed at Croke Park by crown forces on Bloody Sunday a centur(...)

Gillian O’Brien: “It is unusual to go to a general history site and not to be told something about 1916 even though 1916 took place geographically in very few places.”  Photograph: Alistair Daniel

Author Gillian O’Brien felt that there was a tendency towards a ‘traditional’ telling of history in Ireland, and set out to find the darkness in he(...)

Sean Treacy’s body is moved, as caught by a Pathe film crew in Dublin

On October 14th, 1920 Sean Treacy, one of the most-wanted men in Ireland, was killed by a single shot to the head on Talbot Street in Dublin. He had (...)

DruidGregory at Coole Park marks Druid’s return with a Galway  tour until October 17th. Coronavirus leaves all art hanging in the balance. Photograph: Matthew Thompson

In all the talk about Covid-19, we may not have given as much consideration as we should to the role played by pure, dumb luck. Yes, it’s essential we(...)

A teenage boy has  appeared before Dublin Children’s Court  in connection with the death of a man in Kilmainham.

A 16-year-old boy has been remanded in custody and will face a psychiatric evaluation after he was charged with the murder of a homeless man in Dublin(...)

Gardaí at the  scene at  a laneway off Madison Road in Kilmainham, Dublin 8 where a man was found dead. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Gardaí believe an eastern European homeless man was beaten to death after remonstrating with a youth who had stolen his mobile phone. A 16-year-old (...)

One Ballyfermot resident said the activity is ‘terrifying for pets and older people’.

Fireworks, being let off on a nightly basis and fired at people and homes, have become a “massive problem” across Dublin, residents and elected repres(...)

Minister for Media,  Arts, Culture and Sport Catherine Martin: Did she sanity-check Government decisions or was she even consulted? Photograph: Daniel MacDonald

When Catherine Martin was appointed Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht seven weeks ago, scepticism was expressed in s(...)

The publication in 1986 of Anna Parnell’s The Tale of a Great Sham, scrupulously edited and annotated by Dana Hearne, was a landmark event in Irish wo(...)

Carmel Dwyer: ‘She was a lively one’

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

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