A Short War?

A Short War?

Professor Gearóid O Tuathaigh on the Irish Political Response to World War 1

Henry Wilson's Diary

Henry Wilson's Diary

The Irish General and the Outbreak of War

Prelude to War

Prelude to War

Dr. William Mulligan of UCD on the killing of Franz Ferdinand

How & When Did WW1 Break Out?

How & When Did WW1 Break Out?

Dr Heather Jones and Prof John Horne discuss the centenary of the outbreak of WWI on RTÉ Morning Ireland

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

World War 1 Roadshow Reviewed

Here's how the RTÉ World War 1 Roadshow unfolded

Fortnight in Review

Fortnight in Review

Catch up on the past fortnight's stories through our series of images

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.