A judge refused to grant a stay on his orders preventing works to buildings and locations on and around Moore Street declared to be a national monument.   Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A High Court judge has refused to grant any stay on his orders preventing works to buildings and locations on and around Dublin’s Moore Street declare(...)

**** General Post Office, Dublin “What are you here for?” an admonishing priest asks the rebels, while tending to the wounded and dying in the GPO(...)

“The absence of appropriate sexual education left women unequipped for the vagaries of reproduction” - Rhona Mahony. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As the shots fired and almost 500 people died, babies continued to be born during the Rebellion of Easter 1916. This generation of babies would see th(...)

A  Defence Forces piper accompanies  a wreath-laying ceremony at Moore Street, Dublin, Easter Monday, 2016. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Moore Street, in the shadow of the GPO - the scene of tumult and tragedy in Easter Week 1916, and now a scene of confrontation once again. On Easter(...)

The Colour Party leaving the grave of Peader Kearney, composer of the national anthem, after a wreath laying ceremomy at Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography.

Early on Easter Sunday morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, under an icy blue sky, the British ambassador solemnly steps forward to lay a wreath at Ireland’(...)

A grave can be anything from 4 to 10 feet deep. “The gravediggers used to get paid by the foot and they’d always be delighted to get a 10-footer.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

How mean-spirited would you have to be to have the flaws of your wife carved onto her gravestone as soon as she goes to her eternal reward? Such a mea(...)

John Loder (second right) and Arthur Shields (right) in the John Ford film ‘How Green Was My Valley’. Photograph: Fox

In his 1977 autobiography the Hollywood star John Loder let slip secrets he’d kept hidden for more than 60 years, about his part in the arrest of Patr(...)

The Save Moore Street 2016 campaigners celebrate the High Court verdict designating the street as a national monument. Photograph: Alan Betson

If it wasn’t for the National Graves Association, along with relatives of those involved in the 1916 Rising, the Save 16 Moore Street campaign and som(...)

Dublin Metropolitan Police files noted that Thomas Clarke  had not visited his shop  on St Patrick’s Day. Supt Owen Brien said Clarke had an injury to his arm, the result of an accidental discharge of a revolver

March 18th, 1916 The Irish Times gave extensive reportage to St Patrick’s Day celebrations at home and abroad. The paper noted that there had been no(...)

Senior counsel for the Minister for Heritage, Michael McDowell, set out before court why State decided to save certain 1916-linked houses on street.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

The State has advanced no “cogent” reason why it has not designated as a national monument a building on Dublin’s Moore Street where wounded 1916 Ri(...)

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