Commemorating 1916

Commemorating 1916

An RTE History Show panel – Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Diarmaid Ferriter, Roisín Higgins & Ruth Dudley Edwards – discuss

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby, UCD, tells the story of the Wexford gaelic footballer who went to War in 1914

Casement and the War

Casement and the War

Dr Angus Mitchell discusses Casement’s efforts to rally support for Ireland in the United States and Germany

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

The Irish Review 1911-14

The Irish Review 1911-14

From Celtic Twilight to Revolutionary Dawn

Who was Roger Casement?

Who was Roger Casement?

Dr Angus Mitchell, UL, on the making of an extraordinary Irish separatist

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.