At a re-enactment to commemorate Martin Doyle were Brendan O’Neill and John Greer. Photograph: Mary Browne

In March 1919 Martin Doyle returned to his native New Ross a war hero. He won the Victoria Cross in September 1918 for an incredible feat of gallantry(...)

Stonebreakers Yard at Kilmainham Gaol where 1916 Rising leaders were exectued. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Four leaders of the Easter Rising were remembered at Kilmainham Goal 100 years to the day after their execution. Joseph Mary Plunkett, a signatory t(...)

Patrick Pearse’s grandnephew, Patrick Pearse and his grandson Jamie Preston, pause to look at a plaque baring his name during a ceremony to commemorate Pearse, Thomas Clarke and Thomas MacDonagh, who were executed after the Easter Rising, at Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Commemoration events have taken place in the Stonebreakers’ Yard in Kilmainham Gaol to mark 100 years since the start of the executions of the leaders(...)

MJ O’Rahilly: Dublin Metropolitan Police files report him as being among the extremists observed moving about the centre of Dublin on January 21st, 1916.

January 21st, 1916 Dublin Metropolitan Police files: I beg to report that on the 20th, the undermentioned extremists were observed moving about an(...)