Christmas at the Movies 1914

Christmas at the Movies 1914

Dr Ruth Barton, TCD, on what was big in Irish picture houses at Christmas 1914 (via RTE's 'The History Show')

ireland in 1914

ireland in 1914

Five stories that explain Ireland in 1914

'Common Sense and the War'

'Common Sense and the War'

Ed Mulhall considers writer George Bernard Shaw's response to the First World War

Press Censorship in the War

Press Censorship in the War

Ian Kenneally explains the way in which the British government suppressed certain Irish newspapers during WW1

Exploring the Irish Experience

Exploring the Irish Experience

National Library of Ireland Exhibition exploring the Irish experience in the First World War

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

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.