The UK is in for a volatile few years, with no obvious calming measures in sight. But for a true revolution to happen, a great many stars would have to align.
The home secretary has announced that the threat of terrorism related to Northern Ireland is now highly likely in Britain.
Dublin’s General Post Office on fire after the 1916 Easter Rising.
Irish immigrants and their descendants played a leading part in the Easter Rising of 1916 and Ireland's subsequent rebellion. But the inspiration worked in the other direction as well.
Dublin, April 24, 2016.
For 100 years, the Easter Rising has occupied center stage in the memory making of republican Ireland. But the role of Irish soldiers in World War I had been all but forgotten -- until now.
The Irish government is presented with a difficult task of how to commemorate the Easter Rising, 100 years on.
Often it has been Ireland’s writers and artists that have called out the hopes and failures of national politics, holding the polity to account in the culture.
Dublin, April 24 1916.
Irish participation in World War I has been surrounded by a form of “collective amnesia” – largely because of the part the war played in the Easter Rising.
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About 250 women appear to have taken part in 1916's Easter Rising.
A century ago, a group of rebels sought to found an Irish republic. This is their story.
A father and son attend commemorations in Belfast.
As the Republic marks the centenary of this historic event, it is becoming a very contentious matter north of the border.
The effects of the Dublin insurrection went much further than Ireland.