Worst Things about Gallipoli

Worst Things about Gallipoli

Once a soldier arrived on Gallipoli, what things did they learn to loathe? Read our list to find out!

Road to the Rising Revisited

Road to the Rising Revisited

Experience RTÉ's Road to the Rising event which took place in Dublin on 6 April 2015

2016 Centenary Programme

2016 Centenary Programme

RTÉ News report on the launch of the Ireland 2016 Centenary programme to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising

The Ireland Report, 1915

The Ireland Report, 1915

Dr. John Gibney examines a hypothetical plan for an Irish rebellion, drafted in April 1915

The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly

The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly

Philip Bromwell reports on a new book by James Curry & Ciarán Wallace, ‘Thomas Fitzpatrick and the Lepracaun Monthly, 1905-15’

The Irish Brigade

The Irish Brigade

RTÉ News Report on Roger Casement’s attempts to create an Irish Brigade made up of prisoners of war in Germany, 1914

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.