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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at Sunday’s Easter Rising centenary commemorations in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Easter Rising commemorations struck the right note in terms of dignity and inclusivity and reflected how much Ireland as a state and as a populati(...)

Corp Richard King of Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa, Renmore Barracks, Galway, salutes during the playing of the National Anthem at the Athenry 1916 Centenary Commemoration on Easter Monday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The first shots were not fired in the west until Easter Tuesday, but the role played by Galway rebels who held the largest territory outside of Dublin(...)

Members of the Defence Forces pass the GPO in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Wreath-layings and proclamation readings are among a series of 1916 Rising-related events taking place across the country today. Wreaths will be laid(...)

Easter Sunday commemoration ceremony at the GPO in Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of Dublin on Sunday to witness a large military parade commemorating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Ri(...)

President Michael D Higgins lays a wreath during the Ceremony of Remembrance at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin today. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The weekend of 1916 centenary began with a dignified event in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin which sought to honour those who fought and died in(...)

Rebellion, an RTÉ five-part  drama set over three weeks of Easter 1916, is to have a follow-up set in the War of Independence

A follow-up to the drama series Rebellion which will be set in the War of Independence will be made, RTÉ’s managing director of television Glen Killan(...)

Pupils from St Patrick’s School Ringsend ‘take the GPO’ in costume. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Commemorations for the centenary of the Easter Rising this weekend will be the largest public event in the history of the State, the organisers said. (...)

March proved to be cool and windy for northern and western areas, with a large disparity in conditions witnessed across the country. Although extreme lows were rare, it was a cold month

The weather was at its worst for a wet and windy west last month, but parts of the east experienced extended sunshine and mild temperatures according (...)

Gort’s Michael Cummins is tackled by Niall Hayes of Portumna in the Galway SHC final at Athenry. Photograph: Cathall Noonan/Inpho.

Galway SHC final Gort 2-13 Portumna 1-10 Gort claimed their seventh Galway senior title and defeated reigning county and All-Ireland champi(...)

C&F Tooling designs and manufactures wind turbines and renewable-energy solutions as well as other machine parts.

Pre-tax profits at Galway manufacturing group C&F Tooling reduced by 41 per cent in 2012 to €3.75 million in spite of a major increase in revenues(...)

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