New Edition of Century Ireland

Century Ireland Issue 14, Dublin Port
Century Ireland Issue 14, Dublin Port

A new edition of Century Ireland will be published tomorrow 30 October, 2013.

The key events in Issue 14 (30 October - 12 November) include:

  • Charges of kidnapping children dropped. George Bernard Shaw speaks at rally in London (1 November 1913)
  • Government rejects Commission of Inquiry over Irish housing: Widespread criticism over failure to deal with housing crisis (5 November 1913)
  • ‘Strike-breakers’ employed at Dublin Port. More than 200 men brought in from England (7 November 1913)
  • “Be men now, or be forever slaves”: James Connolly announces mass picketing in Dublin (9 November 1913)

Additional stories include:

  • Fastest Man on Earth Dies in Car Crash (2 November 1913)
  • Balfour says idea of Home Rule for Ireland is ‘preposterous’ (4 November 1913)
  • Captain Scott’s Last Expedition (6 November 1913)
  • Monaghan Man Found Guilty of Shouting in Church (8 November 1913)

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