Edition 55 of Century Ireland is out on 3 June, 2015 with all the news from 100 years ago.

Stories from the latest edition of Century Ireland include:

Lloyd George: ‘Conscription May Prove Necessary’
The new Minister for Munitions, David Lloyd George, said that government would introduce conscription if it became necessary to do so.

Conscription for Ireland? Redmond Says 'No'
Rumours that compulsory military service is to be introduced across the United Kingdom continue to sweep London.

U.S. Secretary of State Resigns 
The U.S. Secretary of State, William Jennings Bryan, has resigned from office.

Official Inquiry Continues on Sinking of Lusitania
A stream of witnesses said that the crew had done ‘everything it was possible to do’ to save those on board.

You can also find out about 

  • Four Women Appointed as Postmen in New Ross
  • Irish Soldier Describes the Smell of the Trenches 
  • Man Dies After Falling from Bray Head
  • Irish Emigrants Humiliated on Voyage to America

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