Thomas Kent

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A file image from September 2015 showing the remains of Commandant Thomas Kent lying in state at St. Michael’s Garrison church, Collins Barracks before a State funeral. Thomas Kent was one of the 16 men executed in 1916 following the Easter Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Irish patriot Thomas Kent believed a republic was morally superior to a monarchy, a 1916 Rising commemorative event in Cork was told on Saturday. Un(...)

The Government can be relieved at how well the celebrations have gone, given the apprehensions of a couple of years ago. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

In dealing with historical commemorations, the priority of the government of the day is to make them “relevant” or at the least to survive the pitfall(...)

Portrait of Edward Daly by Mick O’Dea

  Edward Daly Supported by his Uncle James, Edward “Ned” Daly was educated in Limerick before moving to Dublin, in 1913, to stay with his si(...)

Deputy Sean Sherlock was the first over the line in Cork East securing his seat shortly after 7am on Sunday after a marathon count in Mallow You(...)

Sinn Féin has been dealt a serious blow in Cork with the announcement by sitting Cork East TD Sandra McLellan that she is not going to stand for the party in the next general election.

Sinn Féin has been dealt a serious blow in Cork with the announcement by sitting Cork East TD Sandra McLellan that she is not going to stand for the p(...)

Easter Rising 1916: Commemorative periods prompt much propaganda and education is essential to counteract it.

The Children and the Revolution supplement published in the Irish Times this week, along with the launch of the government’s 2016 education programme (...)

President Michael D Higgins speaking with Thomas Kent’s nieces Kathleen Kent and Prudence Riordan and his grandnephew Michael Riordan, after Kent’s State funeral. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ireland needs people who believe in their community, their country and in putting others before themselves, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told mourners at the (...)

 The State funeral of Thomas Kent at St Nicholas Church, Castlelyons, Co Cork. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Applause greeted the arrival of the cortege, but all conversation stopped in the churchyard as the funeral procession came through the gates. The larg(...)

Thomas (left) and William Kent being marched by British soldiers across Fermoy bridge in May 1916

The brother of Thomas Kent was turned down for a payment from the State despite being involved in the shooting incident which led to his arrest and la(...)

Portrait of Rising rebel Thomas Kent.

The remains of Thomas Kent will be brought to St Michael’s Garrison Church in Collins Barracks at 3.45pm today. About 80 members of the Kent family - (...)

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