Punching the Wind

Punching the Wind

'Punching the wind: Captain Jack White, Misfit of the Irish Revolution' by Ed Mulhall

Female Activists

Female Activists

Dr Leeann Lane on the international story of the women’s suffrage movement

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

Dr Senia Paseta from the University of Oxford discusses the background to the founding of Cumann na mBan in April 1914

The Militarisation of Ireland

The Militarisation of Ireland

David McCullagh talks to Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh about the growth of Volunteer movements and the militarisation of Irish life

What was Home Rule?

What was Home Rule?

Q & A with Dr Conor Mulvagh from UCD

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

Issue 25: 2014-04-09
Photograph of Carson: ‘I represent not a constituency, but a nation’
Antrim Castle, where Sir Edward Carson, yesterday, inspected three battalions of the Ulster Volunteers Photo: National Library of Ireland, LROY 02349

Carson: ‘I represent not a constituency, but a nation’

Sir Edward Carson is undertaking an Easter tour of Ulster

By Century Ireland

Sir Edward Carson inspected three battalions of the Ulster Volunteers near Antrim Castle yesterday. He also inspected more than 100 members of the Nursing Corps, who wore regulation dress and Red...

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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.