Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Kilmainham Gaol Refurbishment

Philip Bromwell, RTÉ News, goes behind scenes at the €5m Kilmainham Gaol and Courthouse 2016 Refurbishment Project in Dublin

Austerity Ireland, 1915

Austerity Ireland, 1915

The case of the National Library of Ireland

Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

Dr. Heather Jones, LSE, discusses the treatment of prisoners in the First World War

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

A Forgotten Sporting Legend

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

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The top stories of 100 years ago in less than a minute. Century Ireland, Feb 26th - March 11th 1915

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.