James Mckeon

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President Michael D Higgins at the GPO in Dublin to mark the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins led a commemoration marking the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising at the GPO on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Sun(...)

 Rokeby Park  in Lucan. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

It was a spa that first brought droves to visit Lucan in west Dublin in the 1750s, after a health resort sprung up around Chapel Hill. In those days L(...)

The main square in Chapelizod. The area feels more like Co Dublin than the city. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Chapelizod has the very unusual distinction of being a Dublin village that is located on both the north and south sides of the river Liffey. Located 7(...)

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 (...)