Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

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

Austerity Ireland, 1915

Austerity Ireland, 1915

The case of the National Library of Ireland

Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

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

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

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

Headlines

Headlines

The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland, Feb 26th - March 11th 1915

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.