Punching the Wind

Punching the Wind

'Punching the wind: Captain Jack White, Misfit of the Irish Revolution' by Ed Mulhall

Female Activists

Female Activists

Dr Leeann Lane on the international story of the women’s suffrage movement

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

Dr Senia Paseta from the University of Oxford discusses the background to the founding of Cumann na mBan in April 1914

The Militarisation of Ireland

The Militarisation of Ireland

David McCullagh talks to Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh about the growth of Volunteer movements and the militarisation of Irish life

What was Home Rule?

What was Home Rule?

Q & A with Dr Conor Mulvagh from UCD

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.