James Larkin

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Helena Molony (1883–1967), actor, republican, trade unionist, and feminist, was born on January 15th, 1883, at 8 Cole’s Lane, off Henry Street in Dubl(...)

Rioting outside the Liberty Hall headquarters of the Transport Workers Union in Dublin on the day after Shels played Bohs in Ringsend. Photo: Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

It was around lunchtime on Saturday August 30th 1913 and the Bohemians team were preparing to travel south to face Shelbourne in a charity match to ma(...)

A total of €9.4 million in settlements was agreed with 61 taxpayers

Retired consultant obstetrician Valerie Donnelly has agreed a settlement of €1.865 million with Revenue after an audit discovered a €1.145 million sho(...)

An instinctual understanding of art: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Hugh Lane in Citizen Lane

There’s a wonderful tableau in the new Irish historical film Citizen Lane depicting Hugh Lane’s wildly ambitious vision for Dublin: architect Edwin La(...)

The candlelit vigil in Blackrock, Co Louth, held on Friday night to remember Capt Mark Duffy, missing since the Rescue 116 helicopter crashed into the sea off Co Mayo. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The people of Blackrock, Co Louth, turned out in their hundreds on Friday night to remember Capt Mark Duffy, who has been missing since the Rescue 116(...)

An architectural drawing on display in the House and Home exhibition

As the debate over the housing crisis carries over into another year – conducted chiefly at the level of a political blame game – the Irish Architectu(...)

 Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and Siptu president Jack O’Connor examine the Dublin Metropolitan Police “prisoners books”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The three large leather-bound ledgers, covered in dust and cobwebs, were found in an attic of a house on Stiles Road in Clontarf. Each one was identif(...)

A grave can be anything from 4 to 10 feet deep. “The gravediggers used to get paid by the foot and they’d always be delighted to get a 10-footer.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

How mean-spirited would you have to be to have the flaws of your wife carved onto her gravestone as soon as she goes to her eternal reward? Such a mea(...)

In the capital, the newspaper forces were more or less evenly divided.The Irish Times and the Daily Express were unionist.

On Easter Saturday 1916, as both the Irish News and the Derry Journal reported with evident approbation, an enthusiastic crowd witnessed a military de(...)

Emma Leung (9) from Saggart takes part in RTÉ’s Road to the Rising on O’Connell Street on Easter Monday 2015. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There is a Massy Brothers coffin-filled hearse parked at the top of O’Connell St just under the shadow of Parnell. It’s surrounded by people laughing (...)

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