Telling the story of Irish life a century ago.

The latest edition of Century Ireland is out tomorrow with all the news from 100 years ago.

Headline stories in this edition include:

German Submarines Destroyed in Air Raid on Belgian Shipyards
Two German submarines have been destroyed as the battle for control of the seas intensified this week.

Will Drinking be Banned in the UK?
A deputation of shipbuilders has met leading politicians in London to urge a total ban on the use of alcohol in the United Kingdom for the duration of the war. 

200,000 People Attend Volunteers Review in Dublin
An extraordinary parade of National Volunteers took place yesterday along O’Connell Street in Dublin.

German Officers Escape from Welsh Prison Camp
Two German officers who escaped from the internment camp at Denbighshire in Wales last Sunday are still at large.


Additional stories include:

  • Drunkenness of Wives of Men at War Condemned
  • Portadown Man Falls from Moving Train
  • 400 People Riot on Farm in Galway
  • Good Friday Solemnly Observed in Dublin
  • Jack Johnson Dethroned as World Boxing Champion


For more from Century Ireland, visit www.rte.ie/centuryireland