Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

Dr. Heather Jones, LSE, discusses the treatment of prisoners in the First World War

The Ireland Report, 1915

The Ireland Report, 1915

Dr. John Gibney examines a hypothetical plan for an Irish rebellion, drafted in April 1915

Ireland at War

Ireland at War

Prof. Keith Jeffery on who joins up at the outbreak of the First World War and why

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Philip Bromwell, RTÉ News, goes behind the scenes at the €5m Kilmainham Gaol 2016 Refurbishment Project in Dublin

Headlines

Headlines

The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland 26 March - 8 April

Issue 50: 2015-03-25
Photograph of 200,000 people cheer on Redmond’s Volunteers in Dublin
A group of National Volunteer officers at the Court House in Waterford, April 1915 Photo: National Library of Ireland, P_WP_2600

200,000 people cheer on Redmond’s Volunteers in Dublin

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 4 April 1915 -  A hugely successful and well attended review and parade organised by the National Volunteers took place in Dublin yesterday. Each of the four provinces was well...

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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.