James Connolly

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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(...)

Margaret Connolly grand daughter of James Connolly speaking with President Micheal D Higgins at the Capuchin Friary during the James Connolly centenary. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

President Michael D Higgins has said that there were people who had been poor for too long, as he marked the centenary of James Connolly’s death. Mr (...)

Brendan Howlin and Alan Kelly at the James Connolly centenary commemoration at Arbour Hill on Sunday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Labour deputy leader Alan Kelly has declined to say if he believes any of his six fellow TDs will second his nomination to contest the party leadershi(...)

Among the documents of the Dublin diocesan archives from 100 years ago there is an account of how more than 40 people sought refuge in the Pro-Cathedral (above) when fighting broke out at Easter 1916 in  the city centre. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 20 Catholic priests who ministered to people killed and wounded during the 1916 Rising were among those remembered at a special event in Dub(...)

Seán Mac Diarmada was executed at dawn on May 12th, 1916.

Seán MacDiarmada’s grandniece was in Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim on Wednesday as local people prepared for a candlelit vigil to mark the centenary of his(...)

 Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and Siptu president Jack O’Connor examine the Dublin Metropolitan Police “prisoners books”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The three large leather-bound ledgers, covered in dust and cobwebs, were found in an attic of a house on Stiles Road in Clontarf. Each one was identif(...)

Stonebreakers’ Yard in Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. A commemoration ceremony for Michael Mallin, Éamonn Ceannt and Sean Heuston has taken place at the jail. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The only surviving child of an executed leader of the Easter Rising has been honoured at a commemoration service in Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. Fr Jo(...)

James Connolly addressing a meeting of about 8,000 people in Union Square, Manhattan, New York City on May Day, 1908. Photograph: Library of Congress

The death of James Connolly in the 1916 Easter Rising was an incalculable loss to Irish socialism as he was succeeded by a labour leadership that was(...)

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