Putin & Revolution

Putin & Revolution

‘Mr. Putin really doesn’t like popular revolutions’ - Dr Judith Devlin considers how Russia might mark the centenary of the October Revolution

Who was Vladimir Lenin

Who was Vladimir Lenin

Dr Judith Devlin, UCD, explains how Lenin came to lead the Bolsheviks in 1917

An t-Uachtarán

An t-Uachtarán

Éamon de Valera was elected President of Sinn Féin at the party's 10th convention in October 1917

Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

Dr. Heather Jones, LSE, discusses the treatment of prisoners in the First World War

Joyriding at the Front

Joyriding at the Front

In 1917, George Bernard Shaw was invited to visit the Front and write about his experience. Ed Mulhall tells the story of what happened.

Ireland's War Artist

Ireland's War Artist

Alyson Gray on Irishman William Orpen's trip to the Front as the British army's official war artist

Issue 2: 2013-05-20
Photograph of Crime in the slums
The residents of Dublin’s Crabbe Lane, pictured in 1910. Poor living conditions in the capital have been linked to problems of crime. Photo: Image reproduced courtesy of Dublin City Public Library

Crime in the slums

Appalling housing conditions at the root of many problems

By Century Ireland

The evils of unhealthy housing are to blame for much of the crime in the city of Dublin, said the Recorder of Dublin, the Right Hon. T. L. O'Shaughnessy....

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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.