Why War Went Global

Why War Went Global

Prof John Horne, TCD, talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the outbreak and escalation of war in the summer of 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Mark Duncan reflects on Irish life during the first month of war

The Defence Of the Realm Act

The Defence Of the Realm Act

Dr. William Murphy, DCU, assesses the significance to everyday life of restrictive war-time legislation

A Short War?

A Short War?

Professor Gearóid O Tuathaigh on the Irish Political Response to World War 1

Countdown to War

Countdown to War

Track the events that led to the outbreak of the First World War

Fortnight in review

Fortnight in review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

Issue 7: 2013-07-24
Photograph of Controversy rages as Hugh Lane Collection moved to Mansion House in Dublin
Antonia Mancini, Portrait of Sir Hugh Lane (1904) Photo: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

Controversy rages as Hugh Lane Collection moved to Mansion House in Dublin

By Century Ireland

The controversy over the building of a Municipal Gallery in Dublin to house the collection of paintings and statues donated by Sir Hugh Lane to the city of Dublin continues...

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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.