Eamonn Ceannt

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A selection of 50 rare and signed works by 1995 Nobel Literature laureate Seamus Heaney will be offered at the Victor Mee auction.

Victor Mee’s forthcoming Irish Connections two-day sale, on May 8th and 9th, at its Belturbet, Co Cavan salerooms will offer some unique pieces of Iri(...)

Bewley’s of Grafton Street: the facade of the landmark Dublin cafe

You’re walking down Grafton Street in Dublin and duck into Bewley’s, that institution of a coffee house that’s so familiar we hardly ever think about (...)

A view of the ‘Rally for Life’ march held in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The people of Ireland have been asked to “stand in the gap” for mothers and babies by preventing the liberalisation of the State’s abortion laws. The(...)

Brother Allen with Christopher Brady, Liam O’Brien and Michael Molloy, compositors and printers of the 1916 Proclamation.

Brother William Palladius Allen, better known as WP, joined the staff of the O’Connell School in North Richmond Street in the years before the Easter(...)

Edward Thomas: often accompanied Robert Frost  on bird-watching treks through Gloucestershire

When Robert Frost wrote his famous poem The Road Not Taken in 1915, he thought of it as a playful thing, rather than any kind of manifesto. After all,(...)

A contemporary illustration of the Battle of Tallaght from the London Illustrated News

Events will take place across the country over the weekend to mark the Fenian rising of 1867. On March 5th, 1867 members of the Fenian movement stage(...)

The will of Joseph Mary Plunkett, in which he bequeaths his possessions to his future wife  Grace Gifford, which is held in the National Library.

Letters written by Proclamation signatory Éamonn Ceannt and by the wife of Joseph Mary Plunkett will be made public for the first time as part of Cul(...)

Tom Crean’s birth, marriage and death records are among 2.5 million new images of historical documents available on irishgeneaology.ie.

Millions of historic Irish births, deaths and marriage records are now available to the public online. More than 2.5 million images of old documents (...)

Times past: The original Oireachtas 1913 group photograph outside the Town Hall in Galway

Éamonn Ceannt, Douglas Hyde, Pádraig Pearse and Constance Markievicz were in anything but insurrectional mood when they gathered in Galway for a very (...)

Stonebreakers’ Yard in Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. A commemoration ceremony for Michael Mallin, Éamonn Ceannt and Sean Heuston has taken place at the jail. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The only surviving child of an executed leader of the Easter Rising has been honoured at a commemoration service in Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. Fr Jo(...)

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