Then British ambassador to Ireland Dominick Chilcott lays a wreath, at the State event marking the deaths of British soldiers in the Easter Rising, at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin in May. Photograph: Eric Luke

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has praised the commemorations for the Easter Rising saying they “struck exactly the right note”. Mr Johnson(...)

Brendan ‘Paddy’ Finucane in the cockpit of his plane.

The documentary about the son of a volunteer in the Easter Rising who went on to become a celebrated RAF ace in the second World War has premiered in (...)

Brendan “Paddy” Finucane in the cockpit of his plane.

The story of the life of an Easter Rising rebel’s son who went on to become a celebrated RAF ace in the second World War is being made into a document(...)