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 3: 2013-06-04
Photograph of Suffragette dies after protest at Epsom Derby
Jockey Hebert Jones is escorted from the Epsom race track after suffragette Emily Davison threw herself in front of his horse, Anmer. Photo: Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, EST EI-13 (270)

Suffragette dies after protest at Epsom Derby

Emily Davison struck by King's horse

By Century Ireland

Emily Wilding Davison, the known suffragette, has died as a result of injuries sustained during her extraordinary protest at this year's Derby at Epsom. As the horses rounded Tattenham...

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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.