Russia's Revolution

Russia's Revolution

Dr Judith Devlin, UCD, tells the story of the revolution in Russia, February 1917

St Patrick's Day in wartime

St Patrick's Day in wartime

Prof Mike Cronin writes about celebrating St Patrick’s Day in a time of war & revolt

When Ford Motors came to Cork

When Ford Motors came to Cork

Dr Leanne Blaney looks at the history of the Ford factory in Co. Cork

St. Patrick’s Day at the Front

St. Patrick’s Day at the Front

Irish soldiers on the western front celebrate St Patrick's Day

Hugh Lane's Pictures

Hugh Lane's Pictures

Robert O'Byrne explains the dispute surrounding Hugh Lane's paintings

Driving Irish Industry

Driving Irish Industry

Seán Ó Riain writes about Ford, the Diaspora & Ireland's economic development 1917 - 2017

Issue 96: 2017-03-15
Photograph of Tsar abdicates as Russia revolts
The early days of revolution. A crowd of protesters disperses on the Nevsky Prospect in Petrograd after shots were fired from a window. Taken on 10 March 1917. Photo: © IWM (Q 69401)

Tsar abdicates as Russia revolts

By Century Ireland

Petrograd, 16 March 1917 - A revolution is taking place in Russia. Latest news from the country confirms that the Tsar, Nicholas II, has abdicated his throne and a new Provisional Government...

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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.