John Redmond, leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, published his ‘urgent manifesto’ in response to a fall-off in recruitment in Ireland

February 19th, 1916 On February 19th, 1916, The Irish Times published an “urgent manifesto to the people of Ireland” from the Irish Parliamentary Pa(...)

Liam Keogh  at his home in Walkinstown with his father’s memorabilia. Edward (Ned) Keogh fought in the 1916 rising. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

The last veteran of the struggle for independence, Lieut Col Seán Clancy, died in 2006 at the age of 105. The direct connection to those involved in t(...)