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 8: 2013-08-07
Photograph of Industrial unrest spreads as strike action hits factories and farms
A list of services provided by the Dublin United Tramways Company (DUTC) in the early 20th century. Workers and directors at the company are in conflict over pay increase demands and the right of the former to join the ITGWU. Photo: The Michael Corcoran Collection, The National Transport Museum

Industrial unrest spreads as strike action hits factories and farms

Coachbuilders, tram-workers and farm labourers all involved in organised disputes

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 14 August 1913 - A settlement of the six week Dublin coachbuilders strike has not resulted in the anticipated return to work.  A deal recently negotiated between the employers and...

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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.