Why War Went Global

Why War Went Global

Prof John Horne, TCD, talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the outbreak and escalation of war in the summer of 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Mark Duncan reflects on Irish life during the first month of war

The Defence Of the Realm Act

The Defence Of the Realm Act

Dr. William Murphy, DCU, assesses the significance to everyday life of restrictive war-time legislation

A Short War?

A Short War?

Professor Gearóid O Tuathaigh on the Irish Political Response to World War 1

Countdown to War

Countdown to War

Track the events that led to the outbreak of the First World War

Fortnight in review

Fortnight in review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

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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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.