Patrick Pearse

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The flourishes of both Patrick Pearse and James Connolly are evident in 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Assessing the extent to which historic social, political, cultural and economic promises or aspirations have been delivered or reneged on could lead t(...)

A British Pathé image of IRA volunteers on patrol on Grafton Street in Dublin.

Film footage covering the Irish revolution has been colourised and put into a feature length documentary. Revolution in Colour tells the story of th(...)

Members of the Association of Retired Commissioned Officers (ARCO) conducting a Wreath Laying Ceremony in the Garden of Remembrance to remember and commemorate the participants in the 1916 Easter Rising. At the ceremony were members of the 39th Cadet Class and 40th Cadet Class who marched in the Easter Parade on  April 10th 1966. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The part played by the Defence Forces in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean has highlighted how Ireland has taken its place among the nations of t(...)

Stuart Cole of James  Adam and Sons at the GPO Witness History museum with the Patrick Pearse letter of surrender. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A letter of surrender from Patrick Pearse, written four days before his execution in 1916, has gone on public display for the first time. The letter(...)

Archivists Noelle Dowling  and Brian Kirby with  Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin at exhibition in the Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new exhibition is opening in Dublin to commemorate priests and nuns who risked their lives to attend to the dead and dying, the injured and the hun(...)

One of the big underlying stories of Ireland in the past 20 years is the strange death of Anglophobia. Illustration: Mark Harwood/Getty/ITPM

The one phrase most likely to have been in the heads of those who went to fight for an Irish republic in 1916 came from the writings of Theobald Wolf(...)

Countess Constance Markievicz as a captain in the Irish Citizen Army.

Dublin will get a new piece of public artwork specifically dedicated to the achievements of Irish women over the last century and their role in 1916, (...)

At the launch of the Rising commemorative medallions in 1966 were Hungarian sculptor Paul Vincze, then minister for justice Brian Lenihan snr and then chief justice (later president of Ireland) Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh

Not quite. Commemorations marking the centenary of 1916 might be winding down but the salerooms aren’t quite finished with the Rising. In Dublin next (...)

President Michael D Higgins, at the state ceremony in honour of Patrick Pearse at St Enda’s and the new permanent Pearse Exhibition in The Pearse Museum, Rathfarnham, Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has criticised Irish historical revisionism which sought to link Patrick Pearse with the IRA violence of the 1970s. He s(...)

★★★★★ The theatrical centrepiece of Cork’s Midsummer Festival Sacrifice at Easter is billed as a creative collaboration between Pat Kiernan, Mel Me(...)

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