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

Planning a rising for Ireland

Planning a rising for Ireland

Ed Mulhall examines the meeting, in September 1914, at which it was decided that a Rising should take place in Ireland

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

Catch up on the past fortnight's news through our gallery of images

September 1914

September 1914

Colm O'Flaherty, UCD, runs through the stories from home and abroad that were making the news in September 1914

RTÉ News Now

RTÉ News Now

A look at some of the stories making news in October 1914.

Irish Anzacs Project

Irish Anzacs Project

Dr Jeff Kildea, UNSW, talks about the project to identify all Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Imperial Force during WW1

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.