Members of the Defence forces fold the Tricolour over the coffin bearing the remains of Thomas Kent at St Nicholas’s Church, Castlelyons, Co Cork, during his State funeral and reinterment last year. He was executed 100 years ago today. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The family of Easter 1916 hero Thomas Kent have spoken of their pride in their forebear’s sacrifice as they remembered him at a special commemoration (...)

An Air Corps officer has been accused of “abusive behaviour, insubordination and assault on a superior officer”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

An Air Corps lieutenant colonel has told a court martial hearing that he was the subject of “an unprovoked and malicious attack” when another offic(...)

A file image of members of the Defence Forces during a training demonstration in The Curragh. An investigation is under way into an alleged assault on a member of the Defence Forces at the Co Kildare base. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said he is “very unhappy” about reports of an alleged assault on a member of the Defence Forces. A military pol(...)

An English auction house has described as “sensational” the diary kept by a British army officer during the Easter Rising that has come to ligh(...)