Tom Clarke

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 Hull City’s Kamil Grosicki is congratulated by team-mate  David Meyler after scoring  during the Sky Bet Championship match against Brentford at KCOM Stadium. Photograph: Ashley Allen/Getty Images

Wolves extended their lead at the top of the Championship to five points despite drawing 0-0 with 10-man Sunderland at Molineux. Nuno Espirito Santo(...)

The Sinn Féin commemoration at the republican plot at St Finbarr’s Cemetery in Cork. Earlier in the day, the Cork branch of the Workers Party also held a commemoration at the graveyard

Efforts to equate the Irishmen and women who fought in World War I and World War II with those who fought for Irish freedom is hugely misguided, Sinn (...)

Think we’ve missed any important quotes? Let us know by submitting your suggestions here and we will publish a selection of the best 1(...)

Preston North End’s Daryl Horgan is tackled by Brighton and Hove Albion’s Steve Sidwell during the Sky Bet Championship match at Deepdale. Photo: Clint Hughes/PA

Preston 2 Brighton 0 Daryl Horgan impressed on his first start for Preston as they ended Brighton’s 17-match unbeaten run in the Championship. The S(...)

Gardaí at the scene in Castletown, Kilpatrick near Nobber, Co Meath where six people were arrested for false imprisonment. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Thursday was an uneventful day at Cassidy’s Tyre Centre, at the side of the R162 in Castletown, near Nobber in Co Meath – until a middle-aged man made(...)

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(...)

Stonebreakers Yard at Kilmainham Gaol where 1916 Rising leaders were exectued. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Four leaders of the Easter Rising were remembered at Kilmainham Goal 100 years to the day after their execution. Joseph Mary Plunkett, a signatory t(...)

Gabriel Doherty of the School of History at UCC said that there has been an unfortunate tendency to take individual sentences, phrases and concepts from the Proclamation out of the text and interpret them as representative of the whole document. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Easter Rising Proclamation should be considered in its entirety and not parsed into its constituent parts if it is to be viewed as the foundationa(...)

Patrick Pearse’s grandnephew, Patrick Pearse and his grandson Jamie Preston, pause to look at a plaque baring his name during a ceremony to commemorate Pearse, Thomas Clarke and Thomas MacDonagh, who were executed after the Easter Rising, at Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Commemoration events have taken place in the Stonebreakers’ Yard in Kilmainham Gaol to mark 100 years since the start of the executions of the leaders(...)

 President Michael D Higgins and Helen Litton great-grandniece of Tom Clarke during a ceremony where the East Link bridge was renamed to Tom Clarke Bridge in Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tom Clarke, first signatory of the 1916 Proclamation, stands in Irish history alongside O’Donovan Rossa, John Devoy, and Robert Emmet, President Micha(...)

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