The series of burglaries took place in the Tower Street area of Cork’s southside on Friday morning. Image: Google Maps

Two men have been remanded in custody after they were charged with a series of burglaries including one where two intruders broke into the home of an (...)

Gardaí are hoping to interview the victim, who is from the Glen on the city’s northside, after he was attacked by two men. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A 30-year-old man has suffered a fractured skull and bleed to the brain after he was attacked by two men armed with a hammer and baseball bat in Cork (...)

 The late Brendan Ó Cathaoir: devoted the best part of 10 years to editing for publication the diary of Elizabeth Mathew Dillon. Photograph: Frank Miller

Sadness at the passing of Brendan Ó Cathaoir is tempered somewhat by the fact that before he died he managed to complete the enormous task he had set (...)

Margaret Skinnider was one of more than 200 members of Cumann na mBan whose applications are contained in the archive.The files outline the women’s injuries, the risks they took and their heavy involvement in military action during the 1916 Rising and the Civil War.

County: Dublin Incident: Easter Rising Date: April 24-29th, 1916 The Irish Citizen Army assault on St Stephen’s Green during Easter Week 1916 was des(...)

Tom Johnson was the leader of the Labour Party from 1917 to 1927 and the leader of the opposition in the absence of anti-Treaty politicians between 1922 and 1927

The Democratic Programme, one of four seminal documents adopted by the first Dáil, set out the vision for a new Republic upon which the War of Indepen(...)

Mary MacSwiney (1872-1942), republican, was born on March 27th, 1872, in Bermondsey in London, the eldest of seven surviving children of an English mo(...)

Former Private Victor Murtagh had never been out of employment and brought no claim for loss of earnings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Supreme Court has halved to some €150,000 a €302,873 damages award made to a former soldier over negligence by the Army over its delay in failing (...)

A queue outside a church to sign the anti-conscription pledge in 1918.

On April 9th, 1918, House of Commons MPs gathered for a special sitting. At 3pm, British prime minister David Lloyd George briefed the house on the si(...)

Women on a suffrage march carry 617 arrows, each representing a conviction of a suffragette. Photograph: Mansell/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

The Irish suffrage movement, with a membership of about 3,000, was made up of nationalist, unionist and those who refused to take either side. It was (...)

Shakespeare’s Hamlet from Jesuit Library sale at Sotheby’s auction

A historic library of more than 1,000 books and manuscripts owned by the Jesuit Order in Ireland will come under the hammer at Sotheby’s of London on (...)

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