The Irish Brigade

The Irish Brigade

RTÉ News report on Roger Casement's attempts to create an Irish Brigade made up of prisoners of war in Germany, 1914.

1914 in Review

1914 in Review

The Century Ireland team and RTÉ Radio One’s ‘The History Show’ reflect on the major events of 1914

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

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

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

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

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby explores the story of Wexford gaelic footballer, James Rossiter

Issue 2: 2013-05-20
Photograph of Crime in the slums
The residents of Dublin’s Crabbe Lane, pictured in 1910. Poor living conditions in the capital have been linked to problems of crime. Photo: Image reproduced courtesy of Dublin City Public Library

Crime in the slums

Appalling housing conditions at the root of many problems

By Century Ireland

The evils of unhealthy housing are to blame for much of the crime in the city of Dublin, said the Recorder of Dublin, the Right Hon. T. L. O'Shaughnessy....

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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.