Punching the Wind

Punching the Wind

'Punching the wind: Captain Jack White, Misfit of the Irish Revolution' by Ed Mulhall

Female Activists

Female Activists

Dr Leeann Lane on the international story of the women’s suffrage movement

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

The Origins of Cumann na mBan

Dr Senia Paseta from the University of Oxford discusses the background to the founding of Cumann na mBan in April 1914

The Militarisation of Ireland

The Militarisation of Ireland

David McCullagh talks to Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh about the growth of Volunteer movements and the militarisation of Irish life

What was Home Rule?

What was Home Rule?

Q & A with Dr Conor Mulvagh from UCD

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

News highlights from the last fortnight in headlines and pictures

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.