Acts & Arms

Acts & Arms

Make this exhibition and performance part of your 'Culture Night' experience, Friday 19th September

The one bright spot is Ireland

The one bright spot is Ireland

Prof Keith Jeffery, QUB, talks to RTÉ's David McCullagh about the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on the Irish question.

Ireland, Britain & the War

Ireland, Britain & the War

Prof Ronan Fanning, UCD, discusses the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on Britain's approach to the Irish question.

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Planning a Rising for Ireland

Ed Mulhall explores the significance of a meeting held in the Gaelic League Library, Parnell Square, Dublin, on 9 September 1914

Redmond at Woodenbridge

Redmond at Woodenbridge

'Wherever the firing line extends': Dr Conor Mulvagh discusses the impact of John Redmond's speech in Woodenbridge in September, 1914.

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.