Hello, good morning, and happy birthday Mr President. No, not the one who blows more than Hurricane Irma. I refer to the real President. He who was th(...)

Eoin Butler: on a  mission to inform, entertain and amuse. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In One Million Dubliners, Aoife Kelleher’s acclaimed documentary from last year, Glasnevin Cemetery’s resident historian, Shane Mac Thomáis, lays out (...)

Children scavenge in rubble during the 1916 Rising. More than half of casualties were civilian. Photograph: HultonGetty

It has taken almost 100 years, but it appears that finally we have a figure for the number of people killed in the Easter Rising. It is 485, accordin(...)