World War One Exhibition

World War One Exhibition

Find out about the National Library of Ireland’s World War Exhibition - Exploring the Irish Experience

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Learn more about an immersive theatrical experience at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

Roger Casement & the War

Roger Casement & the War

Dr. Angus Mitchell, UL, discusses Roger Casement’s experience in Germany during 1914/15

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

A film by Adam Darnell, UCD, on James Cecil Parke: Irish Olympian, Rugby Player & Wimbledon Champion

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Historian and writer Niamh Puirséil looks at the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on trade unions in Ireland

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

Dr. William Mulligan, UCD, considers the significance of an event 101 years ago that changed the course of European history

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.