Living in Epic Times

Living in Epic Times

Professor John Horne, TCD, on popular understandings of the First World War

The Call to Arms

The Call to Arms

Tom Burke considers the early involvement of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in World War 1

James Connolly on the War

James Connolly on the War

'I know of no foreign enemy... except the British Government'

Mons Memories

Mons Memories

Irish Brigades in the First World War: First hand accounts of the fighting at Mons from Irish Soldiers.

Ireland: August 1914

Ireland: August 1914

Mark Duncan reflects on Irish life during the first month of war

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.