How the Volunteers Divided

How the Volunteers Divided

Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, NUIG, assesses the two factions that emerged from the Irish Volunteers split of Sept 1914

Planning a rising for Ireland

Planning a rising for Ireland

Ed Mulhall examines the meeting, in September 1914, at which it was decided that a Rising should take place in Ireland

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

September 1914

September 1914

Colm O'Flaherty, UCD, runs through the stories from home and abroad that were making the news in September 1914

RTÉ News Now

RTÉ News Now

A look at some of the stories making news in October 1914.

Irish Anzacs Project

Irish Anzacs Project

Dr Jeff Kildea, UNSW, talks about the project to identify all Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Imperial Force during WW1

Issue 38: 2014-10-08
Photograph of Split in Volunteers deepens
John Redmond addresses a body of Volunteers in Wexford on October 4th. The obelisk on the right is the momument to John E. Redmond MP, the granduncle of the present Irish leader. Photo: Irish Life, 9 Oct 1914. Full collection of Irish Life available from the National Library of Ireland.

Split in Volunteers deepens

Battle for control of the Irish Volunteers between Redmond and MacNeill

By Century Ireland

The split in the Irish Volunteer movement has deepened with branches across the country declaring their support for rival leadership groups. The majority of the branches are moving to align...

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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.