Carson & the Fall of Asquith

Carson & the Fall of Asquith

Ed Mulhall looks at the role of Sir Edward Carson in Asquith's replacement as Prime Minister during the First World War

The 1916 Toy Show

The 1916 Toy Show

Toys and treats popular for children for Chirstmas 1916

The West Awakes

The West Awakes

Mark Duncan writes about the Mayo footballers & the 1916 All-Ireland final

A Poet’s Rebellion

A Poet’s Rebellion

Dr Lucy Collins on Francis Ledwidge & the 1916 Rising

Ireland: An Animated History

Ireland: An Animated History

From Home Rule to the Easter Rising

Irish women at a time of war

Irish women at a time of war

Prof Mary Daly talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the impact of the First World war on the everyday lives of Irish women.

Issue 89: 2016-12-07
Photograph of David Lloyd George becomes new Prime Minister
The new Prime Minister, David Lloyd George Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 16 Dec 1916

David Lloyd George becomes new Prime Minister

By Century Ireland

London, 8 December 1916 - David Lloyd George has accepted His Majesty George V’s offer of the post of Prime Minister and he will form a new government in succession...

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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.