Acts & Arms

Acts & Arms

Make this exhibition and performance part of your 'Culture Night' experience, Friday 19th September

The one bright spot is Ireland

The one bright spot is Ireland

Prof Keith Jeffery, QUB, talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on the Irish question.

Ireland, Britain & the War

Ireland, Britain & the War

Prof Ronan Fanning, UCD, discusses the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on Britain's approach to the Irish question.

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Ed Mulhall explores the significance of a meeting held in the Gaelic League Library, Parnell Square, Dublin, on 9 September 1914

Redmond at Woodenbridge

Redmond at Woodenbridge

'Wherever the firing line extends': Dr Conor Mulvagh discusses the impact of John Redmond's speech in Woodenbridge in September, 1914.

Fortnight in review

Fortnight in review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

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.