Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pearse's Graveside Oration

Pat Cooke of University College Dublin talks about Patrick Pearse's graveside oration at O’Donovan Rossa’s funeral.

Politics and Parting

Politics and Parting

Dr Regina Uí Chollatáin explains the circumstances surrounding Douglas Hyde's decision to resign from the presidency of the Gaelic League.

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Commemorating O’Donovan Rossa

Find out more about the programme to commemorate Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in his native west Cork

Pacifism or Physical Force?

Pacifism or Physical Force?

Ed Mulhall on Francis Sheehy Skeffington, Thomas MacDonagh & the Course of Irish Nationalism, 1915

Preparing to Speak to History

Preparing to Speak to History

Ed Mulhall looks at the account given by Pearse's friend Desmond Ryan of the weeks leading up to O'Donovan Rossa's funeral

Issue 6: 2013-07-10
Photograph of Home Rule Bill rejected by House of Lords
A view of the Houses of Parliament from across the River Thames ca. 1900 Photo: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Home Rule Bill rejected by House of Lords

Unionists will not be 'kicked out of the Empire' says Lord Londonderry

By Century Ireland

'Will English troops be ordered at the dictation of John Redmond to shoot down loyal men who wish to remain part of the United Kingdom?', asked Lord Londonderry in the...

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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.