Prime Time Debates

Prime Time Debates

Claire Byrne chairs a discussion on Home Rule, violence and the campaign for Irish independence

Cumann na mBan Splits

Cumann na mBan Splits

Dr. Mary McAulliffe, UCD, on the impact of the Irish Volunteer split on Cumann na mBan

How the Volunteers Divided

How the Volunteers Divided

Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, NUIG, assesses the two factions that emerged from the Irish Volunteers split of Sept 1914

Acts & Arms

Acts & Arms

Recreations of the speeches of John Redmond and Eoin MacNeill by the UCD School of History & Archives, in association with Century Ireland.

Irish Cinema in 1914

Irish Cinema in 1914

Dr. Denis Condon, School of English & Media, NUIM, considers the role of cinema in the reportage and representation of war in 1914

RTÉ News Now looks back

RTÉ News Now looks back

RTÉ News Now reviews the Century Ireland stories from 10 - 23 September 1914

Issue 9: 2013-08-21
Photograph of ‘The head and face was flattened out and the body was bruised, squashed…’
An image from The Daily Sketch shows rescuers picking through the rubble in an attempt to find more victims underneath tons of masonry. Photo: Courtesy of the Irish Capuchin Provincial Archives

‘The head and face was flattened out and the body was bruised, squashed…’

Firemen tell of heroic rescue efforts

By Century Ireland

It has left bodies broken, families fractured and a community in shock. But last night’s tragedy on Church Street, and the rescue effort that followed it, has also...

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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.