Thomas McDonagh, one of 41 IRA men who died during the War of Independence in Roscommon, remembered on a memorial outside Elphin. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

County: Roscommon Incident: Rathra ambush Date: September 2nd, 1920 Fatalities: 3 A request to defend Ballaghaderreen from the Black and Tans was ref(...)

The damaged fender on the Toyota Avensis car, as seen 10 days after the Tuam Road incident, but not visible, according to paramedics, in the immediate aftermath  of the incident.

A High Court judge has awarded a total of €35,000 to three personal injury claimants whose case was earlier dismissed by a judge of the Circuit Court (...)

The view form the floor: Corban Walker’s installation at the Lab. Photograph: Peter Varga

The Museum of August Destiny: Aideen Barry, Mark Clare, Amanda Coogan, Anthony Haughey, Dragana Jurisic and Sarah Pierce Pearse Museum, Dublin, (...)

 David Blake (left) donates the largest known remnant of the 1916 Jacob’s tricolour to John Green of Glasnevin Trust. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The largest known piece of the tricolour that hung over Jacob’s factory during the 1916 Rising was gifted to Glasnevin Cemetery on Sunday. After maki(...)

Ann McDonagh and her daughter Melissa (in wheelchair) at the Four Courts on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts

The family of a man who died almost 10 years ago in a crash, when he was a passenger in a car driven by his brother, has been awarded €15,000 damages (...)

Irish poet and soldier Francis Ledwidge (1891 - 1917). Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has unveiled a statue of Francis Ledwidge in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, where the Irish po(...)

Peadar Kearney: Easter Rising veteran suffered such straitened circumstances during the 1920s that he was obliged to sue the State for royalties after the song was translated into Irish and became the national anthem

Peadar Kearney, the man who wrote The Soldier’s Song and a veteran of the 1916 Easter Rising, was living in such penury in the 1920s that he was forc(...)

File photo: The remains of Commandant Thomas Kent lying in state at St. Michael’s Garrison church, Collins Barracks before a state funeral on Friday 18th September.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The men and women of 1916 fought for a new Ireland where people could be free to make their own choices and the children of today should exercise that(...)

Patrick Mason (c), with the writers of Signatories: Thomas Kilroy, Frank McGuinness, Rachel Fehily, Marina Carr, Joe O’Connor and Hugo Hamilton. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin ***** This production’s public birth was on the exact weekend of the Rising centenary, in the same chilling gaol where many (...)

Irish National Teachers Organisation president Emma Dineen: “A teacher with 32 pupils in a classroom cannot find time to teach 11 subjects to every child in a child-friendly way, and still evaluate their progress.” File photograph: Twitter

The education system is failing to realise the vision of the 1916 leaders, Irish National Teachers Organisation president Emma Dineen said on the open(...)

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