Ireland at War

Ireland at War

Prof Keith Jeffery, QUB, discusses who joined up and why

Irish Anzacs Project

Irish Anzacs Project

Dr Jeff Kildea, UNSW, explains the project to identify all Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Imperial Force during WW1

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

Belgian Refugees in Ireland

Belgian Refugees in Ireland

Lorcan Clancy reports for RTÉ's History Show on the Belgian refugees that arrived in Ireland during WW1

The Cumann na mBan Split

The Cumann na mBan Split

Dr Mary McAuliffe, UCD, discusses the impact of John Redmond’s Woodenbridge speech on Cumann na mBan

Commemoration

Commemoration

President Michael D. Higgins reflects on the Commemoration of the First World War. Interview with RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson.

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.