Putin & Revolution

Putin & Revolution

‘Mr. Putin really doesn’t like popular revolutions’ - Dr Judith Devlin considers how Russia might mark the centenary of the October Revolution

Who was Vladimir Lenin

Who was Vladimir Lenin

Dr Judith Devlin, UCD, explains how Lenin came to lead the Bolsheviks in 1917

An t-Uachtarán

An t-Uachtarán

Éamon de Valera was elected President of Sinn Féin at the party's 10th convention in October 1917

Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

Dr. Heather Jones, LSE, discusses the treatment of prisoners in the First World War

Joyriding at the Front

Joyriding at the Front

In 1917, George Bernard Shaw was invited to visit the Front and write about his experience. Ed Mulhall tells the story of what happened.

Ireland's War Artist

Ireland's War Artist

Alyson Gray on Irishman William Orpen's trip to the Front as the British army's official war artist

Issue 113: 2017-11-08
Photograph of Russia in revolt again
Bolshevik supporters gathered to opposed General Kornilov in September 1917 Photo: Manchester Guardian History of War, 1917

Russia in revolt again

By Century Ireland

Petrograd, 20 November 1917 - There has been another revolt in Russia. On 8 November, the Russian Maximalists (often described as the Bolsheviks or extreme Socialist Peace Party) brought off a successful coup...

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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.