Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pat Cooke of University College Dublin talks about Patrick Pearse's graveside oration at O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral.

Politics and Parting

Politics and Parting

Dr Regina Uí Chollatáin explains the circumstances surrounding Douglas Hyde's decision to resign from the presidency of the Gaelic League.

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Find out more about the programme to commemorate Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in his native west Cork

Pacifism or Physical Force?

Pacifism or Physical Force?

Ed Mulhall on Francis Sheehy Skeffington, Thomas MacDonagh & the Course of Irish Nationalism, 1915

Preparing to Speak to History

Preparing to Speak to History

Ed Mulhall looks at the account given by Pearse's friend Desmond Ryan of the weeks leading up to O'Donovan Rossa's funeral

Issue 1: 2013-05-01
Photograph of Home Rule for Ireland!
John Redmond, the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, addresses a large Home Rule demonstration ca. 1912 Photo: National Library of Ireland, INDH 0009

Home Rule for Ireland!

House of Commons to debate bill for second time

By Century Ireland

The Bill to give Home Rule to Ireland will again be put before the House of Commons in London this week by the British Prime Minister and leader of the...

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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.