Why War Went Global

Why War Went Global

Prof John Horne, TCD, talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the outbreak and escalation of war in the summer of 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Mark Duncan reflects on Irish life during the first month of war

The Defence Of the Realm Act

The Defence Of the Realm Act

Dr. William Murphy, DCU, assesses the significance to everyday life of restrictive war-time legislation

A Short War?

A Short War?

Professor Gearóid O Tuathaigh on the Irish Political Response to World War 1

Countdown to War

Countdown to War

Track the events that led to the outbreak of the First World War

Fortnight in review

Fortnight in review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

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.