Christmas at the Movies 1914

Christmas at the Movies 1914

Dr Ruth Barton, TCD, on what was big in Irish picture houses at Christmas 1914 (via RTE's 'The History Show')

ireland in 1914

ireland in 1914

Five stories that explain Ireland in 1914

'Common Sense and the War'

'Common Sense and the War'

Ed Mulhall considers writer George Bernard Shaw's response to the First World War

Press Censorship in the War

Press Censorship in the War

Ian Kenneally explains the way in which the British government suppressed certain Irish newspapers during WW1

Exploring the Irish Experience

Exploring the Irish Experience

National Library of Ireland Exhibition exploring the Irish experience in the First World War

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

Issue 43: 2014-12-17
Photograph of Christmas at the Front: Death and Destruction Reign Supreme
Photo: Die Muskete, 24 Dec 1914, ANNO / Austrian National Library

Christmas at the Front: Death and Destruction Reign Supreme

By Century Ireland

Europe, 25 December 1914 - On Christmas Day, 1914 war continues to rage in Europe. On the Eastern Front, where the Russian and German armies were locked in stalemate near Cracow a hail...

Main Stories

RTÉ

Century Ireland

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