The Road to the Rising

The Road to the Rising

RTÉ News reports on the spectacular 'Road to the Rising' event which recreated and analysed the Dublin of 1915

Step Into History

Step Into History

Highlights from the Road to the Rising, April 6th, 2015

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

Headlines

Headlines

The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland 9th - 22nd April

Issue 3: 2013-06-04
Photograph of Suffragette dies after protest at Epsom Derby
Jockey Hebert Jones is escorted from the Epsom race track after suffragette Emily Davison threw herself in front of his horse, Anmer. Photo: Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, EST EI-13 (270)

Suffragette dies after protest at Epsom Derby

Emily Davison struck by King's horse

By Century Ireland

Emily Wilding Davison, the known suffragette, has died as a result of injuries sustained during her extraordinary protest at this year's Derby at Epsom. As the horses rounded Tattenham...

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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.