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.

France Honours Irish war dead

France Honours Irish war dead

Petula Martin reports for RTÉ News on the ceremony held in Glasnevin Cemetery

Ireland’s Political Prisoners

Ireland’s Political Prisoners

Dr. Will Murphy considers the state, the law and political imprisonment in Ireland, 1914-18

Irish-America & the Rising

Irish-America & the Rising

Dr Mimi Cowan on how the 1916 Easter Rising was received in America

Waterford’s War Dead

Waterford’s War Dead

RTÉ’s Damien Tiernan reports on the unveiling of a plaque in Waterford City to four brothers who died in the First World War

RTÉ News Now Gallery

RTÉ News Now Gallery

Round up of the stories from 100 years ago

Issue 88: 2016-11-23
Photograph of Asquith resigns as Prime Minister
Herbert Asquith (centre) and his two main rivals, Andrew Bonar Law (left) and David Lloyd George (right) Photo: National Portrait Gallery

Asquith resigns as Prime Minister

By Century Ireland

Westminster, 6 December 1916 - The British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith has resigned. He travelled to Buckingham Palace shortly after 7pm yesterday and spent 30 minutes with King George V. This is the...

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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.