Willie Halpin never changed his story about where he threw his rifle during the 1916 Rising. But council officials don’t want to look there.
Councillors didn’t get through all of their agenda at Monday’s full council meeting, so they’ll have to come back to finish it later this month. But here’s some of what they discussed.
A powerful economic argument fuelled the drive for independence, but those involved in the Rising didn’t envision a low-tax location for US capital, with homeless children living on its streets.
Fairview residents and councillors want to see Thomas Clarke’s home maintained better, and perhaps turned into a museum or community centre.
In her portraits of the widows of the 1916 rising, artist Ciara Harrison seeks to capture the complex emotions of those who were left behind. This is just a detail – click through to see the whole portrait.
Barred from covering meeting at which she was elected, our reporter found that many people didn’t even know who the last mayor was – or care much.