America, the War & Ireland

America, the War & Ireland

Prof. Robert Schmuhl, Notre Dame University, explores the impact of America’s entry into WW1 on Irish-America and US policy towards Ireland

Century Ireland's Top Picks

Century Ireland's Top Picks

Read our top ten feature and analysis articles that explain what Ireland was like in 1917

Carson & Redmond in 1915

Carson & Redmond in 1915

A long read from Ed Mulhall who examines the varying political fortunes of Ireland's two principal political leaders in 1915

1918 Commemorations

1918 Commemorations

Prof Diarmaid Ferriter discusses some of the big events in 1918 with Sean O'Rourke

The Edward Carson Lecture

The Edward Carson Lecture

Edward Carson commemorative lecture, 'Reflections on Irish Unionism' recorded in Iveagh House in March 2012

Anniversaries in 2018

Anniversaries in 2018

Myles Dungan and guests discuss significant and interesting anniversaries coming up in 2018

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.