IRA men pulling down the union jack from the Masonic Hall on Molesworth Street in Dublin in 1922.

We won the war. We brought the forces of the British Empire to a standstill. We had no resources, but we had courage and a dream. And the dream came t(...)

Band members from Carrick-on-Suir stand to attention at the Gen Liam Lynch memorial for the annual commemoration in Goatenbridge, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish republicans should aim to achieve the unity enjoyed by Sinn Féin in 1918 if they wish to realise the vision of a genuine republic held by War o(...)