The Pals at Gallipoli

The Pals at Gallipoli

Learn more about an immersive theatrical experience at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

A film by Adam Darnell, UCD, on James Cecil Parke: Irish Olympian, Rugby Player & Wimbledon Champion

Press Censorship in the War

Press Censorship in the War

Ian Kenneally explains the way in which the British government suppressed certain Irish newspapers during WW1

How the War was Fought

How the War was Fought

Prof. John Horne, TCD, considers the strategies - political and military – used to fight the First World War

A Valid Tax?

A Valid Tax?

A Dublin Court case highlights the problem of tax non-compliance among Irish car-owners

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Dr Senia Paseta, University of Oxford, discusses the extent to which Cumann na mBan were aware of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council

Issue 46: 2015-01-28
Photograph of Submarine sinks three merchant ships in the Irish Sea
Sightings of German submarines have been increasing in both the Irish Sea and the British Channel. Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 20 Feb 1915

Submarine sinks three merchant ships in the Irish Sea

German commander expresses regret but says 'War is war'

By Century Ireland

Belfast, 1 February 1915 - Three British trading ships have been sunk in the Irish Sea by a German submarine. The submarine U21 sunk the Ben Cruachan, the Linda Blanche...

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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.