Edition 56 of Century Ireland is out on 15 June, 2015 with all the news from 100 years ago.

Stories from the latest edition of Century Ireland include:

‘Going Down With Lusitania. Goodbye.’
A message in a bottle washes up on Carthy's Cove near Youghal, Co. Cork.

Rush in Dublin to Support New War Loan
The General Post Office in Dublin is besieged with people applying to support the new War Loan.

Irish War Hero Warmly Welcomed in Dublin
Sergeant Michael O’Leary, who received the Victoria Cross from King George V, arrives back in Dublin to a warm reception.

Irish Offices Seek Skilled Labour for Munitions Work
The latest drive by the British government to secure additional skilled workers for munitions manufacturing operations in Ireland is announced in Dublin.


Additional stories include:

  • Dublin Horse Show Cancelled for Second Year 
  • Fresh Air Association Thrives in Dublin
  • Tourism promoted in Kerry Despite War in Europe
  • Wexford No Longer a ‘Model County’

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