Acts & Arms

Acts & Arms

Make this exhibition and performance part of your 'Culture Night' experience, Friday 19th September

The one bright spot is Ireland

The one bright spot is Ireland

Prof Keith Jeffery, QUB, talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on the Irish question.

Ireland, Britain & the War

Ireland, Britain & the War

Prof Ronan Fanning, UCD, discusses the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on Britain's approach to the Irish question.

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Ed Mulhall explores the significance of a meeting held in the Gaelic League Library, Parnell Square, Dublin, on 9 September 1914

Redmond at Woodenbridge

Redmond at Woodenbridge

'Wherever the firing line extends': Dr Conor Mulvagh discusses the impact of John Redmond's speech in Woodenbridge in September, 1914.

Fortnight in review

Fortnight in review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

Issue 36: 2014-09-10
Photograph of Redmond urges Irish Volunteers to join the British Army
'Presenting the Colours'. Mr. Redmond and the Maryboro Volunteers in Woodenbridge, Co. Wicklow Photo: National Library of Ireland, INDH12c

Redmond urges Irish Volunteers to join the British Army

Speech at Woodenbridge calls on men to go ‘wherever the firing line extends’

By Century Ireland

John Redmond, the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, has called on members of the Irish Volunteers to join the British Army. He said: ‘Go on drilling and make...

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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.