A Short War?

A Short War?

Professor Gearóid O Tuathaigh on the Irish Political Response to World War 1

Henry Wilson's Diary

Henry Wilson's Diary

The Irish General and the Outbreak of War

Prelude to War

Prelude to War

Dr. William Mulligan of UCD on the killing of Franz Ferdinand

War on Serbia

War on Serbia

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

Here's how the RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow unfolded

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

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.