1916

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Thomas Kent:  executed by firing squad in the prison yard of what was then Cork Military Detention Barracks on the morning of May 9th, 1916, after he was found guilty of armed rebellion

It may have taken almost a century, but when 1916 Easter Rising martyr Thomas Kent was reinterred(...)

Canadian ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers wrestles with  protester Brian Murphy (left) during a State ceremony to remember the British soldiers who died during the 1916 Easter Rising at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

(...) event objectionable, unpalatable to be commemorating British soldiers killed in 1916. ” He also wanted(...)

Building site: workmen lay concrete at the Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street, 1926-7. Photograph: Dartmouth Building Works Collection/courtesy Irish Architectural Archive

A hundred years ago, at the end of May 1916, what was then called Sackville Street lay in(...)

 Kevin Vickers Ambassador of Canada to Ireland (wearing light coloured mac jacket) tackles Brian Murphy as he attempted to disrupt proceedings during a State ceremony to remember the British soldiers who died during the Easter Rising. Photograph: Collins

(...) the event objectionable, unpalatable to be commemorating British soldiers killed in 1916. ” He also(...)

A protester is removed from the State ceremonial event marking the deaths of British Soldiers in the Easter Rising, at Grangegorman military cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) at the service. His brother Arthur was with the Irish Volunteers during Easter Week 1916. Another(...)

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

Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme includes events that reflect on how Easter 1916 was experienced by those(...)

 Katherine Nolan performing at Future Histories at Kilmainham Gaol on Saturday. Photograph:  Clodagh Kilcoyne

Future Histories is to “question and investigate the meanings of the 1916 Rising in the light of(...)

Etáin O’Moore, principal of Ardscoil Éanna which was founded by James  O’Byrne. One of its most famous past pupils is actor Gabriel Byrne. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A secondary school founded on the principles of Patrick Pearse’s St Enda’s School is to close after 77 years. Ardscoil Éanna in Crumlin was set up (...)

 Former attorney general Paul Gallagher has said the Easter  1916 Rising should not be celebrated. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The 1916 Rising “cannot be justified by what happened in retrospect”, former Fianna Fáil attorney(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will attend a number of official events to mark the events of 1916 and the role of Irish-America in the Rising. Photograph: Bloomberg

(...) number of official events to mark the events of 1916 and the role of Irish-America in the Rising. He(...)

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