Edition 59 of Century Ireland is out on 29 July with all the news from 100 years ago.

Some of this issue's highlights include:

  • Douglas Hyde Resigns as President of the Gaelic League
    The shock resignation was announced at the Gaelic League’s Ard Fheis in Dundalk, Co. Louth.
  • ‘Ireland Unfree Shall Never be at Peace’
    Patrick Pearse, the school teacher and Irish language activist, delivered a stirring oration at the graveside of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.
  • Enormous Crowds Attend Funeral of O’Donovan Rossa
    The funeral of the late Fenian, Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, was the occasion of one of the most striking nationalist demonstrations ever witnessed in Dublin. 
  • Brother and Sister Found Murdered in Kildare
    A Kildare brother and sister have been burned to death in their own home, having been beaten around the head with a heavy implement.

Additional stories include:

  • Possible Introduction of Conscription
  • Wexford Nurse Drowned at Howth
  • Disorder at Monaghan Board of Guardians Meeting
  • Ernest Blythe Sentenced to Three Months Imprisonment
  • Monster Armour-Clad Fish Caught Off Blasket Islands

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