America, WW1 & Ireland's Cause

America, WW1 & Ireland's Cause

Prof. Robert Schmuhl, Notre Dame University, explores the impact of America’s entry into WW1 on Irish-America and US policy towards Ireland

Q&A: Why did the US join WW1?

Q&A: Why did the US join WW1?

Prof. Mike Cronin, Boston College, explains why the U.S. abandoned its policy of neutrality and isolationism in 1917

Russia's Revolution

Russia's Revolution

Dr Judith Devlin, UCD, tells the story of the revolution in Russia, February 1917

Irish-America & the Rising

Irish-America & the Rising

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

Was the Rising Justified?

Was the Rising Justified?

David McCullagh in discussion with Éamon Ó Cuív, Michael McDowell, the late Prof Ronan Fanning, Patsy McGarry, Kevin Myers & Ruth Dudley Edwards

1916 Rising Chronology

1916 Rising Chronology

Prof. Mike Cronin, Boston College, takes us through the Rising, day by day, minute by minute

Issue 98: 2017-04-12
Photograph of Easter Rising anniversary marked around the country
Cover of 'Dublin: Sinn Féin Rising' which was published shortly after the Easter Rising in 1916

Easter Rising anniversary marked around the country

By Century Ireland

The Curragh, 23 April 1917 - The head of the British army in Ireland, Lt Gen. Sir Bryan Mahon has taken steps to discourage groups of republicans from organising any events to...

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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.