Francis Ledwidge: War Poet

Francis Ledwidge: War Poet

Dr Lucy Collins of UCD discusses the life of poet Francis Ledwidge and his First World War experience

Revisit the Road to the Rising

Revisit the Road to the Rising

RTÉ's Road to the Rising recreated the Ireland of 100 years ago on Easter Monday, 2015

Gallipoli Dawn Service

Gallipoli Dawn Service

RTÉ News Report on President Higgins at the Gallipoli Dawn Service, 25 April 2015

Eye witness to Lusitania

Eye witness to Lusitania

Patrick Thompson recalls dealing with the victims of the Lusitania, via RTÉ Archives

Sinking of the Lusitania

Sinking of the Lusitania

A short film by Julia Wakeham on the sinking of the Lusitania and the death of Hugh Lane

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The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland 21 May - 2 June

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.