The Irish Brigade

The Irish Brigade

RTÉ News report on Roger Casement's attempts to create an Irish Brigade made up of prisoners of war in Germany, 1914.

1914 in Review

1914 in Review

The Century Ireland team and RTÉ Radio One’s ‘The History Show’ reflect on the major events of 1914

How the War was Fought

How the War was Fought

Prof. John Horne, TCD, considers the strategies - political and military – used to fight the First World War

Press Censorship in the War

Press Censorship in the War

Ian Kenneally explains the way in which the British government suppressed certain Irish newspapers during WW1

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Cumann na mBan & Ulster Women

Dr Senia Paseta, University of Oxford, discusses the the extent to which Cumann na mBan were aware of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby explores the story of Wexford gaelic footballer, James Rossiter

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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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.