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Blockchain represents a new way to access and trust data communicated through the internet.   Photograph: EPA/Patrick Huerlimann

IDA Ireland published a report last year promoting Ireland as a European location for blockchain developments. In March this year, Minister for Financ(...)

Joanne Hession, one of the founders of Lift

More than 300 people from across business, sport and voluntary organisations gathered for a conference on Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a new i(...)

Fr Joe Mallin,  son of the Irish patriot Michael Mallin,  views the proclamation memorial following the 1916 Commemoration Ceremony at Arbour Hill, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

In the aftermath of the Easter Rising, the British prime minister Herbert Asquith promised nationalist politicians he would publish the courts-martial(...)

To mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Ancestry. ie has worked with the British National Archives, Kew, London, to bring wider online access to one(...)

July, 1942: 21-year-old Irishman, Brendan ‘Paddy’ Finucane, one of Britain’s most decorated fighter pilots, becomes the youngest Wing Commander in RAF history.

The grandson of an Easter Rising rebel who is also the son of a second World War RAF pilot will be attending this weekend’s commemorations. Brendan (...)

Sabina Higgins will attend a short wreath-laying ceremony at Constance Markievicz’s grave tomorrow. Photograph: Alan Betson

March 25th, 1916 The fate of Irishman Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to the Antarctic was a cause for serious concern in March 1916. Shackleton went(...)

Mount Street Bridge, where one of the bloodiest  fights of the Easter 1916 Rising took place.  Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Wednesday, April 26th, 1916 At 8am, the shelling of an empty Liberty Hall begins.  Rebels  holding  out  in  the &nb(...)

Gen John Maxwell and his entourage inspect British troops after the Easter Rising

The Easter Rising has generated a huge amount of analysis from an Irish perspective, but very little from the British side. It may have been the de(...)

Rescue from the ruins of the Coliseum Theatre – two soldiers, originally prisoners in the GPO took refuge in the theatre and were later rescued from the ruins. Photograph: TW Murphy/

A set of photographs of Dublin in the aftermath of the Easter Rising which were commissioned by the British military governor, General Sir John Maxwel(...)

A cross which marks the place where James Connolly was executed in the stonebreakers yard in Kilmainham Gaol. Photograph: Frank Miller

The story of Kilmainham Gaol – one of the world’s largest unoccupied jails – is interwoven with that of modern Irish history. The list of inmates a(...)

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