Acts & Arms

Acts & Arms

Make this exhibition and performance part of your 'Culture Night' experience, Friday 19th September

The one bright spot is Ireland

The one bright spot is Ireland

Prof Keith Jeffery, QUB, talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on the Irish question.

Ireland, Britain & the War

Ireland, Britain & the War

Prof Ronan Fanning, UCD, discusses the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on Britain's approach to the Irish question.

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Ed Mulhall explores the significance of a meeting held in the Gaelic League Library, Parnell Square, Dublin, on 9 September 1914

Redmond at Woodenbridge

Redmond at Woodenbridge

'Wherever the firing line extends': Dr Conor Mulvagh discusses the impact of John Redmond's speech in Woodenbridge in September, 1914.

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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Century Ireland

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