How the Volunteers Divided

How the Volunteers Divided

Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, NUIG, assesses the two factions that emerged from the Irish Volunteers split of Sept 1914

Planning a rising for Ireland

Planning a rising for Ireland

Ed Mulhall examines the meeting, in September 1914, at which it was decided that a Rising should take place in Ireland

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

September 1914

September 1914

Colm O'Flaherty, UCD, runs through the stories from home and abroad that were making the news in September 1914

RTÉ News Now

RTÉ News Now

A look at some of the stories making news in October 1914.

Irish Anzacs Project

Irish Anzacs Project

Dr Jeff Kildea, UNSW, talks about the project to identify all Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Imperial Force during WW1

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.