Commemorating 1916

Commemorating 1916

An RTE History Show panel – Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Diarmaid Ferriter, Roisín Higgins & Ruth Dudley Edwards – discuss

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby, UCD, tells the story of the Wexford gaelic footballer who went to War in 1914

Casement and the War

Casement and the War

Dr Angus Mitchell discusses Casement’s efforts to rally support for Ireland in the United States and Germany

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

The Irish Review 1911-14

The Irish Review 1911-14

From Celtic Twilight to Revolutionary Dawn

Who was Roger Casement?

Who was Roger Casement?

Dr Angus Mitchell, UL, on the making of an extraordinary Irish separatist

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.