Asgard & the Howth Gun Running

Asgard & the Howth Gun Running

Sandra Heise, National Museum of Ireland, discusses the events of 26 July 1914

Unionism on the eve of war

Unionism on the eve of war

Tim Bowman reflects on the state of Ulster unionism in July, 1914

Eyewitness Account

Eyewitness Account

Eamon Martin recalls his involvement in the Howth gun running operation and its aftermath

The boy who tied up the Asgard

The boy who tied up the Asgard

Billy McConkey recalls the scenes on Howth harbour

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

Here's how the RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow unfolded

Issue 4: 2013-06-13
Photograph of Roger Casement says poverty in Connemara is ‘worst in civilised world’
Poverty in Picturesque Ireland: A view across Killary Bay in Connemara. Roger Casement has described the people’s plight here as a battle ‘for existence’. Photo: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Roger Casement says poverty in Connemara is ‘worst in civilised world’

National effort required to relieve 'abandoned people'

By Century Ireland

Roger Casement has spoken of his sorrow at the scenes of poverty and distress he witnessed on a recent visit to Connemara. Mr. Casement was knighted for reports into human...

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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.