Century Ireland Issue 33

Century Ireland Issue 33
Century Ireland Issue 33

Issue 32 of Century Ireland is published tomorrow 30 July. Here is a preview of some of the key stories from 100 years ago.

Deaths following Howth Gun Running
Inquest into the killing of three Dubliners by the British Army.

Britain declares War on Germany
Britain declares War on Germany and Redmond pledges Irish Volunteers to defend Ireland

Irish Troops
Battalions of Irish soldiers leave Dublin for England and then for war in Europe.
 
War in Europe
Heavy fighting in Belgium as Britain, France, Germany and Russia join the war.

Additional stories include:

  • Dublin Metropolitan Police plan a strike following the dismissal of two of their colleagues
  • Kilkenny beaten by the Queen's County in Leinster Hurling Championship.
  • Thousands of English tourists are stranded as war breaks out in Europe.
  • James Connolly publishes a guide to what Irish people should do during the war.

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