James Connolly

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The Republic of Councils Monument (1969), by Istvan Kiss, at Memento Park, Budapest: the park is an  intriguingly elegant  place to which the plaques and monuments to the icons of the Communist period have been exiled. Photograph:  DeAgostini/Getty Images

How we remember things is an interesting business. Neuroscientists and psychologists describe how even the act of remembering something changes memory(...)

The funeral of Roger Casement in Dublin. Casement’s remains were removed from England where he was hanged for high treason and reburied in Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph: McMahon/Getty Images

Roger Casement endured a horrible death, disgraced and sordid. But most of all, it was unfair. The executions of 15 of the leaders of the 1916 Rising(...)

James and Mary Connolly lived at their home in Landenstown, Co Kildare, for 29 years until it was submerged by unprecedented flash floods in August 2(...)

In the 1969 general election, the Labour party under Bredan Corish ampaigned under the slogan “the seventies will be socialist” and it promptly lost four seats.

Thirty years ago Desmond Fennell observed that socialist thought in Ireland was “virtually non-existent”. James Connolly “is still the chief reference(...)

Members of the British Army’s  Kings Troop, Royal Horse Artillery at the Thiepval Memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme on Friday. Photograph: Stephane De Sakutin/EPA

The leaders of Britain, France and Ireland honoured the victims of the Battle of the Somme yesterday in a moving and dignified ceremony on the 100th a(...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt with relay team-mate Nesta Carter: Boys and Girls worked with Bolt on a campaign for Digicel. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty

Boys and Girls is one of the Irish advertising agencies off to the Cannes Lions festival for the first time this year, as “a kind of reconnaissance”, (...)

Connacht celebrate with the Guinness Pro12 trophy. The province have a new breed of young player, along with a core of indigenous players, who now expect the province to be contenders. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Memories are made of this and therein, perhaps, lies the greatest legacy of Connacht’s stunning success. Their spectacular triumph, from Irish rugby’s(...)

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 smouldering ruins. Intensive shelling had left the street –(...)

 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 general Paul Gallagher has said, arguing the leaders(...)

Eyeing the Labour Party leadership: Brendan Howlin (left) and Alan Kelly  attend the party’s annual James Connolly commemoration at Arbour Hill Cemetery, Dublin. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

Labour leadership contender Alan Kelly is making a pitch over the heads of his Dáil colleagues and towards rank- and-file party members in his bid to(...)

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