Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

Dr. Heather Jones, LSE, discusses the treatment of prisoners in the First World War

The Ireland Report, 1915

The Ireland Report, 1915

Dr. John Gibney examines a hypothetical plan for an Irish rebellion, drafted in April 1915

Ireland at War

Ireland at War

Prof. Keith Jeffery on who joins up at the outbreak of the First World War and why

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Philip Bromwell, RTÉ News, goes behind the scenes at the €5m Kilmainham Gaol 2016 Refurbishment Project in Dublin

Headlines

Headlines

The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland 26 March - 8 April

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.