Keith Jeffrey

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 Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has revealed that her grandfather signed the Ulster Covenant. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has revealed that her grandfather signed the Ulster Covenant in 1912. Robert James S(...)

Members of the Defence Forces during the first major event in Ireland to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising, at Dublin Castle, January 1st, 2016. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Two of the main churches in Ireland have organised seminars on the centenary events of 2016 to take place later this month in Dublin, Belfast, and Cor(...)

A figure of 49,000 Irish dead in the first World War is often cited,  but this figure is erroneous.  Photograph: HP/HO Reuters

It remains uncertain exactly how many Irish from what is now the Republic fought in both world wars but what is not disputed is that the figure is i(...)