Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

Dr. Heather Jones, LSE, discusses the treatment of prisoners in the First World War

The Ireland Report, 1915

The Ireland Report, 1915

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

Ireland at War

Ireland at War

Prof. Keith Jeffery on who joins up at the outbreak of the First World War and why

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Philip Bromwell, RTÉ News, goes behind the scenes at the €5m Kilmainham Gaol 2016 Refurbishment Project in Dublin

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The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland 26 March - 8 April

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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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.