War in the Mud

War in the Mud

Curator and Historian Lar Joye considers the fortunes of Irish soldiers at war in 1917

RTÉ Nationwide on Ledwidge

RTÉ Nationwide on Ledwidge

Anne Cassin presents a special edition of Nationwide commemorating the life and work of Francis Ledwidge, 'the poet of the Blackbird'

Ledwidge's life & legacy

Ledwidge's life & legacy

Prof. Mike Cronin offers a biographical profile of the short and extraordinary life of Irish poet, Francis Ledwidge

Introducing de Valera

Introducing de Valera

Historian and broadcaster David McCullagh reflects on the 1917 East Clare by-election and the rise of an Irish political leader

The Irish Question

The Irish Question

'Between armed rebellion and democratic revolution' - Mark Duncan looks at the state of Irish politics in 1917

Russia's Revolution

Russia's Revolution

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

Issue 107: 2017-08-16
Photograph of Rebel leader Thomas Ashe arrested for inflammatory speech
Thomas Ashe in British custody after the Easter Rising. He was released in July 1917, but has now been re-arrested Photo: National Library of Ireland

Rebel leader Thomas Ashe arrested for inflammatory speech

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 22 August 1917 - Thomas Ashe has been arrested in Dublin. He was taken to the Bridewell where he was handed over to the British authorities and is currently being detained...

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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.