The Irish Question

The Irish Question

'Between armed rebellion and democratic revolution' - Mark Duncan looks at the state of Irish politics in 1917

Introducing de Valera

Introducing de Valera

Historian and broadcaster David McCullagh reflects on the 1917 East Clare by-election and the rise of an Irish political leader

A Sinn Féin Rebellion?

A Sinn Féin Rebellion?

Prof. Michael Laffan, UCD, explains how the Easter Rising gave Sinn Féin the momentum to become the biggest party in the country by 1918

History in Headlines

History in Headlines

Catch up with the news headlines from 100 years ago in less than 1 minute

The Somme & Unionist Politics

The Somme & Unionist Politics

Historian Philip Orr examines how the nature of the commemoration of the Battle of the Somme within Ulster has evolved

Who were the Irish Anzacs?

Who were the Irish Anzacs?

Professor Mike Cronin, Boston College, recounts the experience of the Irish ANZAC soldiers who fought in WW1

Issue 105: 2017-07-19
Photograph of Irish Convention opens in Dublin
A group photograph outside Trinity College of the members of the Irish Convention Photo: National Library of Ireland

Irish Convention opens in Dublin

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 25 July 1917 - The Irish Convention opened today in Dublin. The Convention – which is being held in the Regent House in Trinity College Dublin – was first suggested by...

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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.