Commemorating 1916

Commemorating 1916

An RTE History Show panel – Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Diarmaid Ferriter, Roisín Higgins & Ruth Dudley Edwards – discuss

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby, UCD, tells the story of the Wexford gaelic footballer who went to War in 1914

Casement and the War

Casement and the War

Dr Angus Mitchell discusses Casement’s efforts to rally support for Ireland in the United States and Germany

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

The Irish Review 1911-14

The Irish Review 1911-14

From Celtic Twilight to Revolutionary Dawn

Who was Roger Casement?

Who was Roger Casement?

Dr Angus Mitchell, UL, on the making of an extraordinary Irish separatist

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.