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

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.

Introducing de Valera

Introducing de Valera

Historian and broadcaster David McCullagh reflects on the 1917 East Clare by-election and the rise of an Irish political leader

Carrying a Cross for Ireland

Carrying a Cross for Ireland

Dr Mary McAuliffe profiles Thomas Ashe on the centenary of his death

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

One Day in Glasnevin Cemetery

One Day in Glasnevin Cemetery

1 day, 1 cemetery & 7 burials. John Gibney & Georgina Laragy explore what these burials say about Dublin’s complex social history

Issue 10: 2013-09-04
Photograph of Inquest verdict: James Nolan killed by police baton
Ernest Kavanagh's impression of the Dublin riots, taken from The Irish Worker Photo: National Library of Ireland

Inquest verdict: James Nolan killed by police baton

Fund to support families of dead strikers

By Century Ireland

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Lorcan Sherlock, presided over a meeting in the Mansion House last night to establish a fund to support the families of James Nolan and John...

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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.