Grangegorman Military Cemetery in Dublin. There are 613 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war including soldiers killed during the Rising

As many as 125 soldiers of the British army died during the Easter Rising. They came from every part of Ireland, as well as England, Wales, Scotland a(...)

Ulster Unionist Party leader  Mike Nesbitt at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin for a UUP event examining the events of Easter 1916 from a unionist perspective, April 6th, 2016. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Easter Rising was not only the foundation event of the Irish State - but also that of Northern Ireland, Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt has sa(...)

An Post says the stamp featuring the Malone brothers is meant to convey “the complexity of Irish identities and responses to the war and the Rising”

Two brothers, one who died fighting for the British army and the other against, have been commemorated in a stamp to mark the centenary of the Easter (...)

The medals of former president of Ireland Seán T O’Kelly against the pennant carried on the president’s car. Photograph: Spink

Dozens of medals awarded to Volunteers who fought in the Easter Rising and the War of Independence are to be auctioned this month in New York. The (...)

Archive of restored film at Whyte’s history auction

The top lot in Whyte’s history auction on Saturday, May 9th, estimated at €150,000-€180,000, is described as “an extremely important archive of restor(...)

A clipping from the Irish Times in 1916 about Holden Stodart, an ambulance volunteer killed during the 1916 Rising. (Right) Mr Stodart’s grave in Mount Jerome in Dublin.

Padraig Allen, a member of St John Ambulance Brigade, recalls Holden Stodart, a volunteer who was fatally wounded while helping those engaged in th(...)

 Capt Frederick Dietrichsen of the Sherwood Foresters died in an ambush on Mount Street Bridge in 1916. Photograph: Gary Quinn

A former Tory MP and commanding officer of the Sherwood Foresters has said it would be the “ultimate reconciliation” if the Taoiseach was to visit th(...)

 The photograph was taken by a Second Lieutenant Milligan of the Royal Irish Rifles at the very north end of O’Connell Street, probably with his back to the Parnell monument. All the men are facing into Parnell Street, and on their left is Cavendish Row. On the large building, “National Bank Ltd”, which was No. 165 Parnell Street, can be made out.

Of all the executions carried out during the 1916 Easter Rising, none raised as much public anger then or since as the execution of James Connolly. Co(...)