World War One Exhibition

World War One Exhibition

Find out about the National Library of Ireland’s World War Exhibition - Exploring the Irish Experience

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Learn more about an immersive theatrical experience at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

Roger Casement & the War

Roger Casement & the War

Dr. Angus Mitchell, UL, discusses Roger Casement’s experience in Germany during 1914/15

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

A film by Adam Darnell, UCD, on James Cecil Parke: Irish Olympian, Rugby Player & Wimbledon Champion

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Historian and writer Niamh Puirséil looks at the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on trade unions in Ireland

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

Dr. William Mulligan, UCD, considers the significance of an event 101 years ago that changed the course of European history

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.