War in the Mud

War in the Mud

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

Death of Willie Redmond

Death of Willie Redmond

Author and journalist, Ronan McGreevy, reflects on the death of Willie Redmond for RTE Radio 1’s The History Show

Messines Remembered

Messines Remembered

RTÉ News report on the memorial marking the centenary of the Battle of Messines during the First World War

A Portrait of the Artist

A Portrait of the Artist

Ed Mulhall writes about James Joyce and his 'tiresome book' - and it's not Ulysses!

Rebel Prods

Rebel Prods

Dr Heather Jones talks on RTÉ's History Show about a book written by her late mother on protestant radical nationalists

Political Prisoners

Political Prisoners

Dr William Murphy examines the state, the law and political imprisonment during the First World War

Issue 103: 2017-06-21
Photograph of Ex-prisoner Eamon de Valera campaigns in Clare
Detail of a picture of returned prisoners outside Dublin's Mansion House in June 1917. De Valera is in the centre. Eoin MacNeill is to his right. Photo: National Library of Ireland, NPA DEV67

Ex-prisoner Eamon de Valera campaigns in Clare

By Century Ireland

Ennis, 25 June 1917 - Eamon de Valera, who was recently released from prison in England, is campaigning vigorously in the East Clare for the by-election. Mr de Valera is attempting to...

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