The Irish Brigade

The Irish Brigade

RTÉ News report on Roger Casement's attempts to create an Irish Brigade made up of prisoners of war in Germany, 1914.

1914 in Review

1914 in Review

The Century Ireland team and RTÉ Radio One’s ‘The History Show’ reflect on the major events of 1914

How the War was Fought

How the War was Fought

Prof. John Horne, TCD, considers the strategies - political and military – used to fight the First World War

Press Censorship in the War

Press Censorship in the War

Ian Kenneally explains the way in which the British government suppressed certain Irish newspapers during WW1

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Dr Senia Paseta, University of Oxford, discusses the the extent to which Cumann na mBan were aware of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby explores the story of Wexford gaelic footballer, James Rossiter

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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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.