Worst Things about Gallipoli

Worst Things about Gallipoli

Once a soldier arrived on Gallipoli, what things did they learn to loathe? Read our list to find out!

Road to the Rising Revisited

Road to the Rising Revisited

Experience RTÉ's Road to the Rising event which took place in Dublin on 6 April 2015

2016 Centenary Programme

2016 Centenary Programme

RTÉ News report on the launch of the Ireland 2016 Centenary programme to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising

The Ireland Report, 1915

The Ireland Report, 1915

Dr. John Gibney examines a hypothetical plan for an Irish rebellion, drafted in April 1915

The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly

The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly

Philip Bromwell reports on a new book by James Curry & Ciarán Wallace, ‘Thomas Fitzpatrick and the Lepracaun Monthly, 1905-15’

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

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.