World War One Exhibition

World War One Exhibition

Find out about the National Library of Ireland’s World War Exhibition - Exploring the Irish Experience

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Learn more about an immersive theatrical experience at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

Roger Casement & the War

Roger Casement & the War

Dr. Angus Mitchell, UL, discusses Roger Casement’s experience in Germany during 1914/15

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

A film by Adam Darnell, UCD, on James Cecil Parke: Irish Olympian, Rugby Player & Wimbledon Champion

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Historian and writer Niamh Puirséil looks at the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on trade unions in Ireland

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

Dr. William Mulligan, UCD, considers the significance of an event 101 years ago that changed the course of European history

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.