Living in Epic Times

Living in Epic Times

Professor John Horne, TCD, on popular understandings of the First World War

The Call to Arms

The Call to Arms

Tom Burke considers the early involvement of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in World War 1

James Connolly on the War

James Connolly on the War

'I know of no foreign enemy... except the British Government'

The Defence Of the Realm Act

The Defence Of the Realm Act

Dr. William Murphy, DCU, assesses the significance to everyday life of restrictive war-time legislation

Ireland: August 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Mark Duncan reflects on Irish life during the first month of war

Fortnight in review

Fortnight in review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

Issue 35: 2014-08-27
Photograph of Ulster Volunteer Force to form separate division in the British Army
Edward Carson addressed the Ulster Unionist Council yesterday: 'England’s difficulty is not Ulster’s opportunity. England’s difficulty is our difficulty.' Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 18 July 1914

Ulster Volunteer Force to form separate division in the British Army

By Century Ireland

The Ulster Volunteer Force is to be given its own division within the British army. A meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council was told yesterday by Sir Edward Carson that...

Main Stories

RTÉ

Century Ireland

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