Two letters from the Irish leader to his fiancée are part of an archive of materials related to the Easter Rising to be sold at Sotheby's on April 24.
In honor of 101 years this month since this vital event in Ireland’s history took place, we provide a day by day guide to how the Rising played out.
“I went down on my knees as a child and told God that I would work all my life to gain the freedom of Ireland.”
Irishman William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw Haw, was an Irish Nazi propagandist in WWII. The nickname "Lord Haw Haw" was coined by a British radio reviewer in 1939.
Clint Hill had been newly assigned to Jackie Kennedy’s protection detail and it became the worst first day in any job imaginable.
Dublin City’s archaeologist Ruth Johnson talks about the physical evidence left in Dublin 1,000 years on.
Buildings throughout Ireland's capital Dublin still show the signs of the country's struggle for independence.
Bill Ford returned to his family’s home town of Ballinascarthy, Cork, to commemorate the centenary of Henry Ford’s iconic company.
One of the most remarkable tales of two seamen who just happened to be in the capital when the Rising erupted.
For decades, one descendant of the Irish Famine dead has been fighting for a proper commemoration, all because it’s “the right thing to do.”
An extract from “The 1916 Irish Rebellion” the companion book to the hit documentary narrated by Liam Neeson.
Not clear on the details of the 1916 Rising? In honor of last year's centenary, here’s an infographic to help.
The given name of the Emerald Isle, the Auld Sod, has its roots deep in ancient mythology.
From Murphy to Fitzgerald the Irish have certainly made their mark, according to the US Census.
Take a look at this first-hand account of what it was like to be on the ground in Dublin during Easter 1916.
Remembering one of the most iconic villains, created by Dublin-born Bram Stoker, on the anniversary of the author's death.
Did the two leaders hate each other? Or were they coyly played by Collins?
The 1916 Easter Rising led to the loss of a conscription referendum in Australia and England were concerned they would lose the continent to the Irish.
A previous design got into trouble for being too phallic looking for local feminists.
It's a wonder Hollywood has not recreated the life of one of Michael Collins' right-hand men.
Ed Sheeran’s Irish granny hears his song about her for the first time (VIDEO)
Million dollar Ashford Castle wedding for Rory McIlroy and American bride Erica Stoll
Happy Earth Day! Ireland sure looks gorgeous from outer space
Rory McIlroy is getting married in an Irish castle this weekend
The #WeAreIrish hashtag on Twitter just got very racist
Month’s Mind memorial mass for Martin McGuinness to be held at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral
President of Ireland launches biggest redwood forest outside of California
McIlroys honeymooning on fabulous Caribbean island
Michael Collins' love letters to Kitty Kiernan up for auction in New York
Obscene Martin McGuinness banner hung on Glasgow bridge by Rangers fans
One Irish lad, ten years, every country in the world
Young Irish-born funeral home owner says dying is just part of life
Dr John Lahey to retire from Quinnipiac University
Timeline of Ireland’s 1916 Rising as it happened