The Road to Croke Park

The Road to Croke Park

Dr Paul Rouse, UCD, examines how Laois won their first and only All-Ireland hurling championship in 1915

Gallipoli: 10 Horrid Realities

Gallipoli: 10 Horrid Realities

Once a soldier arrived in Gallipoli, what things did they learn to loathe?

War & Irish Agriculture

War & Irish Agriculture

Professor Mary E. Daly, Royal Irish Academy, considers the impact of the First World War on Irish agriculture

Irish Trade unions and the war

Irish Trade unions and the war

Niamh Puirséil talks about the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on the Irish trade unions

Q & A: The First World War

Q & A: The First World War

Dr. William Mulligan, UCD, explains the outbreak, conduct and consequences of the First World War

Making a Hurling Tradition

Making a Hurling Tradition

Mark Duncan explains the rise of Kilkenny hurling in the early 20th century

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.