A Short War?

A Short War?

Professor Gearóid O Tuathaigh on the Irish Political Response to World War 1

Prelude to War

Prelude to War

Dr. William Mulligan of UCD on the killing of Franz Ferdinand

Henry Wilson's Diary

Henry Wilson's Diary

The Irish General and the Outbreak of War

War on Serbia

War on Serbia

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

Here's how the RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow unfolded

Issue 33: 2014-07-30
Photograph of Britain declares war on Germany
Angry Germans attack the British Embassy in Berlin on the evening of 4 August after learning of the British declaration of war. Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 15 Aug 1914

Britain declares war on Germany

Redmond pledges Irish Volunteers to Ireland's defence

By Century Ireland

Britain has declared war on Germany. At 11pm tonight an official statement released by the British government read: ‘Owing to the summary rejection by the German Government of 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.