Living in Epic Times

Living in Epic Times

Professor John Horne, TCD, on popular understandings of the First World War

The Call to Arms

The Call to Arms

Tom Burke considers the early involvement of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in World War 1

James Connolly on the War

James Connolly on the War

'I know of no foreign enemy... except the British Government'

Mons Memories

Mons Memories

Irish Brigades in the First World War: First hand accounts of the fighting at Mons from Irish Soldiers.

Ireland: August 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Mark Duncan reflects on Irish life during the first month of war

Fortnight in review

Fortnight in review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

Issue 5: 2013-06-26
Photograph of Douglas Hyde denounces use of Gaelic League for political purposes
Douglas Hyde out west: The Gaelic League founder (on right) walks along a Connemara road with Fr Healey and four children in 1913 Photo: National Library of Ireland, HYD8

Douglas Hyde denounces use of Gaelic League for political purposes

Support for leader as divisions in Irish language body are exposed

By Century Ireland

Dr. Douglas Hyde’s position as President of the Gaelic League has been strengthened after crowds attending the opening of the Castlebellingham Feis in County Louth loudly cheered speeches...

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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.