Irish Volunteers and one Irish Citizen Army member inside the GPO 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives, Cathal Brugha barracks www.militaryarchives.ie

Tuesday, April 25th, 1916 Government forces arrive in the city by train overnight from Belfast and the Curragh. Machine-gun  fire  (...)

Dublin Metropolitan Police files noted that Thomas Clarke  had not visited his shop  on St Patrick’s Day. Supt Owen Brien said Clarke had an injury to his arm, the result of an accidental discharge of a revolver

March 18th, 1916 The Irish Times gave extensive reportage to St Patrick’s Day celebrations at home and abroad. The paper noted that there had been no(...)

Examining the Irish  Republic flag which flew over the GPO during the 1916 Rising is the Proclaiming a Republic exhibition curator, Brenda Malone. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The best-known flag of the Easter Rising is not the Tricolour that flew over the GPO in 1916 but the Irish Republic one on display at the Proclaiming (...)

Richard Lally with Dr Rosemary O’Hara at Carlow IT’s enviroCORE (Centre of Research and Enterprise in BioEnvironmental Technologies) research centre

Dublin Institute of Technology Top five courses: 1. MSc in Marketing 2. MSc in Strategic Management 3. MSc in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance &(...)

 Michael Collins  throwing in the sliotar  to start a hurling game at Croke Park in 1921.  Photograph: Hogan/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

It appears like a different world. The 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising saw the GAA project a very conventional image of its role both in the st(...)

Dr Khaled Alotaibi at the South Circular Road mosque. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An Islamic scholar who is visiting Dublin, and has been described as extremist by two leading Irish Muslims, has said he “always encourages young peo(...)

The front page of The Irish Times on Wednesday, March 24th, 1965. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ahead of the 1965 general election, an Irishman who has lived abroad is disappointed at how bland and civilised the Irish politicians are behaving dur(...)

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking educational institution, reaching 40th position in the list.

Nine Irish higher-education institutes have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the wor(...)

Rebellion: Ruth Bradley as Frances who plays the part of a teacher at St Enda’s

RTÉ has fired the first major shot in its 1916 centenary programming with glossy drama Rebellion, set during the days surrounding the Easter Rising. (...)

 Moore Street in Dublin, one of the key sites in the 1916 Rising. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Fianna Fáil has proposed that Dublin’s historic Moore Street area, one of the key sites in the 1916 Easter Rising, should be developed in the way that(...)

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