Francis Ledwidge: War Poet

Francis Ledwidge: War Poet

Dr Lucy Collins of UCD discusses the life of poet Francis Ledwidge and his First World War experience

Revisit the Road to the Rising

Revisit the Road to the Rising

RTÉ's Road to the Rising recreated the Ireland of 100 years ago on Easter Monday, 2015

Gallipoli Dawn Service

Gallipoli Dawn Service

RTÉ News Report on President Higgins at the Gallipoli Dawn Service, 25 April 2015

Eye witness to Lusitania

Eye witness to Lusitania

Patrick Thompson recalls dealing with the victims of the Lusitania, via RTÉ Archives

Sinking of the Lusitania

Sinking of the Lusitania

A short film by Julia Wakeham on the sinking of the Lusitania and the death of Hugh Lane

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Headlines

The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland 21 May - 2 June

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.