Kerrie O’Sullivan as Katie Crilly and Darren McMahon as British soldier Hubie Wilson enact a scene from the novel Fallen by Lia Mills, on the centenary of the 1916 Rising, as part of Dublin’s One City One Book festival.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Creating a list of Irish fiction dealing with the War of Independence, partition and the Anglo-Irish Treaty has two challenges. The first is the tende(...)

Margaret Cullen  her daughter Aideen Cullen

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Helen Baker, Gloucestershire, seen last night outside the Irish Embassy in London during a silent vigil to demand a public investigation into Ireland’s mother and baby homes. Photograph: Mark Hennessy

The Irish authorities must help the families of children who were sent to the United States for adoption to trace them, the daughter of one woman held(...)