Ireland at War

Ireland at War

Prof Keith Jeffery, QUB, discusses who joined up and why

Irish Anzacs Project

Irish Anzacs Project

Dr Jeff Kildea, UNSW, explains the project to identify all Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Imperial Force during WW1

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

Catch up on the past fortnight's news through our gallery of images

Belgian Refugees in Ireland

Belgian Refugees in Ireland

Lorcan Clancy reports for RTÉ's History Show on the Belgian refugees that arrived in Ireland during WW1

The Cumann na mBan Split

The Cumann na mBan Split

Dr Mary McAuliffe, UCD, discusses the impact of John Redmond’s Woodenbridge speech on Cumann na mBan

Commemoration

Commemoration

President Michael D. Higgins reflects on the Commemoration of the First World War. Interview with RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson.

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.