Commemorating 1916

Commemorating 1916

An RTE History Show panel – Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Diarmaid Ferriter, Roisín Higgins & Ruth Dudley Edwards – discuss

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby, UCD, tells the story of the Wexford gaelic footballer who went to War in 1914

Casement and the War

Casement and the War

Dr Angus Mitchell discusses Casement’s efforts to rally support for Ireland in the United States and Germany

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

Catch up on the past fortnight's news through our gallery of images

The Irish Review 1911-14

The Irish Review 1911-14

From Celtic Twilight to Revolutionary Dawn

Who was Roger Casement?

Who was Roger Casement?

Dr Angus Mitchell, UL, on the making of an extraordinary Irish separatist

Issue 41: 2014-11-19
Photograph of No conscription for Ireland says Asquith
Asquith moving the second reading of the Home Rule bill earlier this year. In the House of Commons yesterday he denied that there was a plan to introduce conscription into Ireland. Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 14 March 1914

No conscription for Ireland says Asquith

By Century Ireland

London, 20 November 1914 - The Prime Minister Herbert Asquith has denied that there is any plan to introduce conscription into Ireland. He was responding to questioning from John Redmond, the leader...

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