Manchester Martyrs, Recruitment plan for Dublin, 100,000 enlisted, and a visit to the Western Front.

Edition 67 of Century Ireland is out on 18 November 2015 with all the news from 100 years ago.

The main stories include: 

  • Men with Rifles March at Manchester Martyrs Procession in Dublin
    The procession was organised by the Wolfe Tone Committee and many of those involved wore the uniform of ‘the Sinn Fein Volunteers' and about 800 rifles with fixed bayonets were carried. 

    Manchester Martyrs
    Manchester Martyrs

  • Dublin Employers Form Committee to Aid Recruitment
    A meeting of Dublin employers was held in the Mansion House to examine ways in which they might be able to assist in recruitment. 
     
  • 100,000 Irishmen Enlist in a Year
    More than 100,000 Irishmen have enlisted in the British army in the last year.
     
  • John Redmond Visits the Western Front
    The leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party John Redmond visited the Western Front.

Additional stories include:

  • George Bernard Shaw's New Play to be Suppressed Over Anti-war Sentiment
  • Murder and Infanticide on the Increase in Ireland
  • Irish Children: ‘Poor and Badly Nourished’
  • The Marriage of Violet Asquith the Prime Minister’s Daughter

    Violet Asquith
    Violet Asquith

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