The Road to Croke Park

The Road to Croke Park

Dr Paul Rouse, UCD, examines how Laois won their first and only All-Ireland hurling championship in 1915

Gallipoli: 10 Horrid Realities

Gallipoli: 10 Horrid Realities

Once a soldier arrived in Gallipoli, what things did they learn to loathe?

War & Irish Agriculture

War & Irish Agriculture

Professor Mary E. Daly, Royal Irish Academy, considers the impact of the First World War on Irish agriculture

Irish Trade unions and the war

Irish Trade unions and the war

Niamh Puirséil talks about the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on the Irish trade unions

Q & A: The First World War

Q & A: The First World War

Dr. William Mulligan, UCD, explains the outbreak, conduct and consequences of the First World War

Making a Hurling Tradition

Making a Hurling Tradition

Mark Duncan explains the rise of Kilkenny hurling in the early 20th century

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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Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.