Prime Time Debates

Prime Time Debates

Claire Byrne chairs a discussion on Home Rule, violence and the campaign for Irish independence

Cumann na mBan Splits

Cumann na mBan Splits

Dr. Mary McAulliffe, UCD, on the impact of the Irish Volunteer split on Cumann na mBan

How the Volunteers Divided

How the Volunteers Divided

Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, NUIG, assesses the two factions that emerged from the Irish Volunteers split of Sept 1914

Acts & Arms

Acts & Arms

Recreations of the speeches of John Redmond and Eoin MacNeill by the UCD School of History & Archives, in association with Century Ireland.

Irish Cinema in 1914

Irish Cinema in 1914

Dr. Denis Condon, School of English & Media, NUIM, considers the role of cinema in the reportage and representation of war in 1914

RTÉ News Now looks back

RTÉ News Now looks back

RTÉ News Now reviews the Century Ireland stories from 10 - 23 September 1914

Issue 8: 2013-08-07
Photograph of Industrial unrest spreads as strike action hits factories and farms
A list of services provided by the Dublin United Tramways Company (DUTC) in the early 20th century. Workers and directors at the company are in conflict over pay increase demands and the right of the former to join the ITGWU. Photo: The Michael Corcoran Collection, The National Transport Museum

Industrial unrest spreads as strike action hits factories and farms

Coachbuilders, tram-workers and farm labourers all involved in organised disputes

By Century Ireland

A settlement of the six week Dublin coachbuilders strike has not resulted in the anticipated return to work.  A deal recently negotiated between the employers and the employees may...

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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.