World War One Exhibition

World War One Exhibition

Find out about the National Library of Ireland’s World War Exhibition - Exploring the Irish Experience

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Learn more about an immersive theatrical experience at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

Roger Casement & the War

Roger Casement & the War

Dr. Angus Mitchell, UL, discusses Roger Casement’s experience in Germany during 1914/15

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

A film by Adam Darnell, UCD, on James Cecil Parke: Irish Olympian, Rugby Player & Wimbledon Champion

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Historian and writer Niamh Puirséil looks at the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on trade unions in Ireland

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

Dr. William Mulligan, UCD, considers the significance of an event 101 years ago that changed the course of European history

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.