Worst Things about Gallipoli

Worst Things about Gallipoli

Once a soldier arrived on Gallipoli, what things did they learn to loathe? Read our list to find out!

Road to the Rising Revisited

Road to the Rising Revisited

Experience RTÉ's Road to the Rising event which took place in Dublin on 6 April 2015

2016 Centenary Programme

2016 Centenary Programme

RTÉ News report on the launch of the Ireland 2016 Centenary programme to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising

The Ireland Report, 1915

The Ireland Report, 1915

Dr. John Gibney examines a hypothetical plan for an Irish rebellion, drafted in April 1915

The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly

The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly

Philip Bromwell reports on a new book by James Curry & Ciarán Wallace, ‘Thomas Fitzpatrick and the Lepracaun Monthly, 1905-15’

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

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.