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 6: 2013-07-10
Photograph of Home Rule Bill rejected by House of Lords
A view of the Houses of Parliament from across the River Thames ca. 1900 Photo: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Home Rule Bill rejected by House of Lords

Unionists will not be 'kicked out of the Empire' says Lord Londonderry

By Century Ireland

'Will English troops be ordered at the dictation of John Redmond to shoot down loyal men who wish to remain part of the United Kingdom?', asked Lord Londonderry in the...

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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.