Asgard & the Howth Gun Running

Asgard & the Howth Gun Running

Sandra Heise, National Museum of Ireland, discusses the events of 26 July 1914

Unionism on the eve of war

Unionism on the eve of war

Tim Bowman reflects on the state of Ulster unionism in July, 1914

Eyewitness Account

Eyewitness Account

Eamon Martin recalls his involvement in the Howth gun running operation and its aftermath

The boy who tied up the Asgard

The boy who tied up the Asgard

Billy McConkey recalls the scenes on Howth harbour

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

Here's how the RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow unfolded

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.