Commemorating 1916

Commemorating 1916

An RTE History Show panel – Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Diarmaid Ferriter, Roisín Higgins & Ruth Dudley Edwards – discuss

The GAA or the Great War?

The GAA or the Great War?

David Molumby, UCD, tells the story of the Wexford gaelic footballer who went to War in 1914

Casement and the War

Casement and the War

Dr Angus Mitchell discusses Casement’s efforts to rally support for Ireland in the United States and Germany

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

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

The Irish Review 1911-14

The Irish Review 1911-14

From Celtic Twilight to Revolutionary Dawn

Who was Roger Casement?

Who was Roger Casement?

Dr Angus Mitchell, UL, on the making of an extraordinary Irish separatist

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.