Asgard & the Howth Gun Running

Asgard & the Howth Gun Running

Sandra Heise, National Museum of Ireland, discusses the events of 26 July 1914

Unionism on the eve of war

Unionism on the eve of war

Tim Bowman reflects on the state of Ulster unionism in July, 1914

Eyewitness Account

Eyewitness Account

Eamon Martin recalls his involvement in the Howth gun running operation and its aftermath

The boy who tied up the Asgard

The boy who tied up the Asgard

Billy McConkey recalls the scenes on Howth harbour

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

Catch up on the past fortnight's news through our series of images

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

Here's how the RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow unfolded

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.