Roger Casement

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A statue of a soldier erected to commemorate those who took part in the War of Independence in the village square of Galbally, Co Limerick. Photograph:  Getty

County: Limerick Incident: Shooting of Robert Byrnes Date: April 6th, 1919 IRA volunteers claimed they were ready to rise up against the British army(...)

In 1955, a Soviet delegation sent a cheque to the New York apartment of a 90-year-old Irish author, translator and composer. At the time, the Soviet U(...)

Charlotte Salter-Townshend,  who devised the new walks,  will focus on the geographical origins of plants and the role some played in the development of slavery and international trading routes

Plants and Power: Botanical Imperialism is the intriguing theme of a new series of guided walks in the National Botanic Gardens on Saturdays in Septem(...)

Derrynane GAA in South Kerry. Photograph: Mike Curran

Gazing across St Mary’s pitch in Cahersiveen, Brian O’Sullivan considers its history. The club was founded in 1929 but the history of Gaelic Games in (...)

Brothers Sean and Michael Buckley outside their Sandycove auctioneering business which is due to close shortly after over 56 years in business. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

It is a death of sorts: the closure today (July 25th) , after 56 years of weekly auctions, of Buckley Galleries in Sandycove. “We miss you more, our h(...)

Germany’s then federal chancellor Helmut Kohl and Angela Merkel in 1992: perhaps the high-point of Irish-German relations was two years earlier, when the Irish EU presidency assisted Mr Kohl’s push for European acceptance of German unity.   Photograph: Thomas Imo/Photothek

When President Michael D Higgins arrives in Berlin on Tuesday evening for a three-day state visit to Germany, he is marking nine decades of bilateral (...)

Panti Bliss, real name Rory O’Neill, pictured with the outfit worn by him when he made the ‘Noble Call’ speech  as it goes on display in the National Museum of Ireland,  Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Rory O’Neill, also known as Panti Bliss, has described how advances in anti retroviral drugs to treat HIV meant he never felt “hopeless” despite the “(...)

The 14-bedroomed Óstan Thóraigh is ‘a chance for someone to embrace island life in a strong community on one of Ireland’s most beautifully scenic islands’, according to Letterkenny auctioneer Gareth McLarnon.

One of Ireland’s most remote island hotels, which had Roger Casement as a guest, has gone on the market for less than the price of a three-bedroom sem(...)

Brian John Spencer self-portrait, in the style of Sir John Lavery

When artist and political cartoonist Brian John Spencer requested permission to attend and sketch a meeting of Belfast City Council, in preparation fo(...)

Irish troops moving over the captured German 2nd line at Cambrai, France, circa 1917. Photograph: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

January 21st, 1919 was an auspicious day in Irish history. The War of Independence started when men from the 3rd Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Volunt(...)

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