Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pat Cooke of University College Dublin talks about Patrick Pearse's graveside oration at O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral.

Politics and Parting

Politics and Parting

Dr Regina Uí Chollatáin explains the circumstances surrounding Douglas Hyde's decision to resign from the presidency of the Gaelic League.

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Find out more about the programme to commemorate Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in his native west Cork

Pacifism or Physical Force?

Pacifism or Physical Force?

Ed Mulhall on Francis Sheehy Skeffington, Thomas MacDonagh & the Course of Irish Nationalism, 1915

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.