The Pals at Gallipoli

The Pals at Gallipoli

Learn more about an immersive theatrical experience at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

A film by Adam Darnell, UCD, on James Cecil Parke: Irish Olympian, Rugby Player & Wimbledon Champion

Press Censorship in the War

Press Censorship in the War

Ian Kenneally explains the way in which the British government suppressed certain Irish newspapers during WW1

How the War was Fought

How the War was Fought

Prof. John Horne, TCD, considers the strategies - political and military – used to fight the First World War

A Valid Tax?

A Valid Tax?

A Dublin Court case highlights the problem of tax non-compliance among Irish car-owners

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Dr Senia Paseta, University of Oxford, discusses the extent to which Cumann na mBan were aware of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council

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.