Aftermath of the Rising

Aftermath of the Rising

Dr Fearghal McGarry, QUB, on how the Rising changed Irish political life

Ireland 1912-1916

Ireland 1912-1916

Animated film made by Scriberia for Century Ireland on the path from Home Rule to Rising

Headlines

Headlines

RTÉ News Now and Century Ireland present the headlines from 100 years ago in under a minutes

Frongoch Remembers

Frongoch Remembers

RTÉ News reports a 1916 commemoration in the village of Frongoch in Wales, where Irish prisoners were interned after the 1916 Rising

After the Bombardment

After the Bombardment

Stephen O'Neill on the various ways in which the ruins of Dublin were represented in the aftermath of the Rising

Farming and Country Life 1916

Farming and Country Life 1916

Pat McGrath reports for RTÉ on the event which aims to recreate the 'sounds, smells, textures and tastes' of rural Ireland in 1916

Issue 77: 2016-06-22
Photograph of Major offensive begins along the Somme
The night after the first assault in the new joint British and French offensive that commenced on the 1st of the month in the Somme region of the Western Front. Photo: Manchester Guardian History of War, 1916. (Full collection available at the National Library of Ireland)

Major offensive begins along the Somme

By Century Ireland

The Somme, 5 July 1916 - A major British and French offensive has begun on the Western Front. The combined attack was commenced beneath cloudless skies at 7.30 a.m. on Friday, July ...

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Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.