Prime Time Debates

Prime Time Debates

Claire Byrne chairs a discussion on Home Rule, violence and the campaign for Irish independence

Cumann na mBan Splits

Cumann na mBan Splits

Dr. Mary McAulliffe, UCD, on the impact of the Irish Volunteer split on Cumann na mBan

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

Acts & Arms

Acts & Arms

Recreations of the speeches of John Redmond and Eoin MacNeill by the UCD School of History & Archives, in association with Century Ireland.

Irish Cinema in 1914

Irish Cinema in 1914

Dr. Denis Condon, School of English & Media, NUIM, considers the role of cinema in the reportage and representation of war in 1914

RTÉ News Now looks back

RTÉ News Now looks back

RTÉ News Now reviews the Century Ireland stories from 10 - 23 September 1914

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.