Francis Ledwidge: War Poet

Francis Ledwidge: War Poet

Dr Lucy Collins of UCD discusses the life of poet Francis Ledwidge and his First World War experience

Revisit the Road to the Rising

Revisit the Road to the Rising

RTÉ's Road to the Rising recreated the Ireland of 100 years ago on Easter Monday, 2015

Gallipoli Dawn Service

Gallipoli Dawn Service

RTÉ News Report on President Higgins at the Gallipoli Dawn Service, 25 April 2015

Eye witness to Lusitania

Eye witness to Lusitania

Patrick Thompson recalls dealing with the victims of the Lusitania, via RTÉ Archives

Sinking of the Lusitania

Sinking of the Lusitania

A short film by Julia Wakeham on the sinking of the Lusitania and the death of Hugh Lane

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Headlines

The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland 21 May - 2 June

Issue 54: 2015-05-20
Photograph of New coalition government announced in London
The new coalition government including Winston Churchill, Andrew Bonar Law, Lord Kitchener, Herbert Asquith, David Lloyd George, Edward Grey, Augustine Birrell, Edward Carson and Lord Lansdowne Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 5 June 1915

New coalition government announced in London

Abandonment of party system hints at severity of the war

By Century Ireland

Westminster, 25 May 1915 - A new coalition government has been announced in London by King George V. The balance of the government sees the cabinet comprised of 13 Liberals and 9 Unionists. ...

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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.