Easter Day

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A relative of a victim of the explosion at St Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade church reacts at the police mortuary in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

Politicians and religious leaders were united in their shock and condemnation of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts in Sri Lanka which have left 207 dead a(...)

A victim is rushed to a hospital after explosions hit churches and hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Derana TV/Reuters.

The death toll from multiple Easter Day bomb blasts at Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels has risen to 207, with 450 others injured, a police spoke(...)

Members of the 7th Battalion, Air Corps and Naval Service members at the commemoration. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The unfamiliar might be forgiven for believing the 101st anniversary commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising were focused on the building formerly kn(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny chats to President Michael D Higgins at the Easter Sunday commemoration ceremony and parade from O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

The Easter Sunday centenary commemoration at the GPO was told the “short lives and big dreams” of the men, women and children of 1916 “extended the ho(...)

Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin. Image: Google Images

Easter Sunday services will now go ahead at Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral following consultations between the Government, the Garda and Church of I(...)