James Connolly: ‘a full life’ Donal Nevin (Gill and Macmillan,  ?29.99) ISBN 0717139115 Posterity has been oddly kind, even condescending, to James Connolly. While the motives and performance of many […]

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The manner in which Taoiseach Bertie Ahern announced the reinstatement of a state-sponsored military parade to commemorate the 1916 Rising (at the Fianna Fáil árd fheis) has led to predictable […]

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Pearse Museum St Enda’s Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 01–4934208 Open every day @ 10am. Closed for lunch (1–2pm). Closed @ 5pm (Feb.–Apr. & Sep.–Oct.), 5.30pm (May–Aug.), 4pm (Nov.–Jan.) by Tony […]

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‘Through the eyes of 1916’ RTÉ, 10–17 April 1966 Insurrection Directed by Louis Lentin and Michael Garvey by Brian Lynch Early in 1965, the director-general of Telefis Éireann, Kevin McCourt, […]

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PIM, Herbert Moore (1883–1950), writer and political activist, was born 6 June 1883 in Belfast, son of Robert Barclay Pim and Caroline Pim (née Moore). The Pims were a leading […]

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