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De Valera  wrote: “For the sake of the women of the world at any rate I am glad it is over. They it is who have suffered most. Their imaginings have been far worse than the worst horrors the men have had to endure.” Photograph: General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

A letter written by Éamon de Valera from prison to his wife on Armistice Day has been made public for the first time. The letter is sent from Lincol(...)

A ceremony has taken place to remember the members of the Bar who were killed in the first World War. One in five Irish barristers who signed up to (...)

Martin Doyle receiving his Victoria Cross in June 1919 at Buckingham Palace

There are 623 graves for British military personnel in Grangegorman Military Cemetery in Dublin. Each headstone is identical to the other being, accor(...)

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(...)

‘Haunting Soldier’: Created in 2017 in Dorset, England, from bits of scrap metal, this monumental installation is temporarily located (as above) at St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Few art works associated with the first World War are as impressive as the Haunting Soldier. Created in 2017 in Dorset, England, from bits of scrap m(...)

One More Yard: Sinéad O’Connor sings the EP’s title track. Photograph: David Corio/New York Times

The words of an Irish teenager who was killed in the first World War have been put to music and turned into a song sung by Sinéad O’Connor. Michael W(...)

Margaret Glennon from Baldoyle in north Dublin  vanished in May 1995.

The remains of two people who went missing in Dublin in the 1990s have now been identified using DNA technology. Margaret Glennon (49) from Seagrange(...)

President Michael D Higgins is due to be inaugerated at midday on November 11th. Photograph: EPA

The inauguration of Michael D Higgins for his second term as President is to be delayed by six hours so that Government Ministers can attend events in(...)

A man uses a torch to walk through a park during cold fog at night in Athboy on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for the west coast with strong wind and rain forecast. The wind warning is for counties Donegal, Gal(...)

Donnah Sibanda Vuma will receive an apology from the contractor which runs the Knockalisheen accommodation centre in Co Clare following the incident on Wednesday night. Photograph via Facebook

The Department of Justice has said the refusal by staff at a direct provision centre to give food to an asylum-seeking mother for her sick child was “(...)

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