Molly O’Reilly’s daughter Constance with a doll of her mother wearing the Irish Citizen Army uniform.

March 24th, 1916 The munitions industry was a lucrative one in 1916 as the British ramped up production in advance of the Battle of the Somme. Mi(...)

Children gather firewood from the remains of buildings destroyed in Dublin in the Easter Rising of 1916. Broadcaster Joe Duffy is to publish a book on children killed during the fighting. File photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

Broadcaster Joe Duffy is to publish a book on the children killed during the Easter Rising. Duffy has been to the forefront in seeking to commemorate (...)

 Broadcaster Joe Duffy with Richard Veale (who lost a grand aunt Margaret ‘Maggie’ Veale (13)), Marie Horan,(who lost  uncle Patrick Fetherston(12)), Cecilia Daly,(who lost a great-uncle Joseph Murray (14)), Fr Michael Scott SBD, (who lost uncle Walter Scott (8)), and Francis Caffrey,(who lost gran-aunt Christina Caffrey (age 2)) in the 1916 rising. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A two-year-old girl shot in her mother’s arms and two unidentified children are among 38 who died violently in the 1916 Rising and about whom informat(...)