Punching the Wind

Punching the Wind

'Punching the wind: Captain Jack White, Misfit of the Irish Revolution' by Ed Mulhall

Female Activists

Female Activists

Dr Leeann Lane on the international story of the women’s suffrage movement

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

Dr Senia Paseta from the University of Oxford discusses the background to the founding of Cumann na mBan in April 1914

The Militarisation of Ireland

The Militarisation of Ireland

David McCullagh talks to Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh about the growth of Volunteer movements and the militarisation of Irish life

What was Home Rule?

What was Home Rule?

Q & A with Dr Conor Mulvagh from UCD

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

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.