Christmas at the Movies 1914

Christmas at the Movies 1914

Dr Ruth Barton, TCD, on what was big in Irish picture houses at Christmas 1914 (via RTE's 'The History Show')

ireland in 1914

ireland in 1914

Five stories that explain Ireland in 1914

'Common Sense and the War'

'Common Sense and the War'

Ed Mulhall considers writer George Bernard Shaw's response to the First World War

Press Censorship in the War

Press Censorship in the War

Ian Kenneally explains the way in which the British government suppressed certain Irish newspapers during WW1

Exploring the Irish Experience

Exploring the Irish Experience

National Library of Ireland Exhibition exploring the Irish experience in the First World War

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

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.