Arming Ulster

Arming Ulster

Dr Timothy Bowman of the University of Kent discusses the context of the Larne Gun Running and relative success of the event itself

Ireland under the Act of Union

Ireland under the Act of Union

David McCullagh talks to Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh about how the Irish economy fared under the Act of Union.

British Military in Ireland

British Military in Ireland

Lar Joye, of the National Museum of Ireland, discusses the status of the British Military in Ireland in 1914

The Curragh Incident

The Curragh Incident

Professor Eunan O'Halpin from Trinity College, discusses the Curragh Incident with Cathal Mac Coille on RTÉ Radio One's 'Morning Ireland'

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

Punching the Wind

Punching the Wind

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

Issue 26: 2014-04-23
Photograph of Ulster Unionists import guns at Larne
'The Fanny' which has returned to Germany after leaving a cargo of rifles in Ulster. Photo: National Library of Ireland, Ms 9469

Ulster Unionists import guns at Larne

By Century Ireland

Ulster Unionists landed a huge consignment of arms and ammunition at the ports of Larne, Donaghadee and Bangor on Friday night. More than 25,000 rifles and up to 5 million rounds of...

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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.