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He was the last high profile victim of the British forces during the War of Independence and 250,000 people lined the streets of Dublin for his funera(...)

German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier; his wife, Elke Büdenbender; President Michael D Higgins; his wife, Sabina; and their dogs, Bród and Misneach, at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty

They don’t do things by halves in the Áras. When the president of Germany arrived at the start of his three-day state visit to Ireland, not only did (...)

Original photograph of crowd gathered outside Earlsfort Terrace during Treaty ratification meeting. Photograph: Irish Independent Newspapers

Some 100 years ago TDs made the most important choice in the history of the Irish State. Now, a two-day event will give audiences a sense of what i(...)

Anne-Marie Mullen with her husband Serge and her children Charles, Sebastien, Antoine and Juliette Sans-Arcidet

Anne-Marie Mullen is from Rathfarnham in Dublin. She went to school in St Louis, Rathmines, then studied tourism in Cathal Brugha Street, leaving Irel(...)

Arthur Griffith arriving at the Mansion House on July 11th, 1921, after the truce is declared. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

At 11.45am on July 11th, 1921, Hannah Carey left the Imperial Hotel in Killarney, where she worked, to observe street happenings, after two British so(...)

Willie McGee, retired head of the fraud squad, and Charlie Bird, retired former RTÉ journalist, with The Irish Times newspapers from December 1979 through to February 1980 which contain ads used by the State to communicate with a foot and mouth disease ransom demand at the time. Photograph: Alan Betson

The typed letter that arrived into the offices of the Department of Agriculture on Kildare Street in Dublin, addressed to the minister, was clear and (...)

Maj General Maureen O’Brien at Cathal Brugha Barracks. She will serve as one of two military advisors to the UN secretary general on peacekeeping operations. Photograph: Tom Honan

Galway woman Maureen O’Brien on Tuesday became the first female major general in the Irish Defence Forces ahead of her appointment as a UN military ad(...)

Éamon de Valera and the other Sinn Féin representatives in London in 1921. Photograph: Photo12/ Universal Images Group via Getty

“This was a team they were sending over and they were leaving their ablest player in reserve.” A century later, WT Cosgrave’s complaint still has forc(...)

The man (20s) was detained at Bridewell Garda Station  under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí have charged a man following a robbery at knifepoint on a business premises in Dublin city centre on Sunday morning. Shortly before 9.30am, a (...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar  arrives for leaders questions at Dáil sitting in Dublin’s Convention Centre last week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has suggested that “we have lost our way” in relation to the commemorations marking the decade of centenaries. Mr Varadkar sug(...)

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