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Defenders of drones point out their accuracy, but a real-life example is given in Phoenix. A painter friend of one of the dancers was carrying a tube with a rolled-up canvas, but was mistaken for a soldier and killed by a drone

Drones are both harmless toys and deadly weapons. In Phoenix, French choreographer Éric Mihn Cuong Castaing brings these two extremes into the theatre(...)

US president Woodrow Wilson: he ordered General John J “Black Jack” Pershing to “pursue and disperse” the bandits

March 9th, 1916 The Cork St Patrick’s Day Committee, consisting of representatives from various societies, rejects an offer from the military authori(...)

Members of the Fingal Old IRA Commemorative Society re-enacting the Battle of Ashbourne at the launch of the Fingal 2016 Centenary Programme in Swords County Hall last month

February 26th, 1916 A disgruntled “observer” of Dublin student life has penned a caustic letter to The Irish Times noting the contrast between the n(...)

It seems mildly odd to me that the French have never enjoyed a truly great reputation for engineering prowess. Any image of rigorous quality and atte(...)

President  Higgins honouring 1916 leaders  at Arbour Hilllast month. He will visit Liege in August. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill  Donaill / The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins is to attend the first major multinational commemoration event marking the outbreak of the first World War on August 4th (...)