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

From U-Boats to Human Sharks

From U-Boats to Human Sharks

Padraig Yeates explains why we should remember the tragedy of the SS Hare

America, the War & Ireland’s C

America, the War & Ireland’s C

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

A Year on from the Rising

A Year on from the Rising

Myles Dungan hosts a special live broadcast of the RTÉ History Show recorded at the National Library of Ireland

Carson, Redmond &  the Coaliti

Carson, Redmond & the Coaliti

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

The Irish Question in 1917

The Irish Question in 1917

Between armed rebellion and democratic revolution. Mark Duncan gives an overview of the political landscape in Ireland in 1917

Issue 12: 2013-10-02
Photograph of Churchill proposes partition of Ireland
'The problem of divided Ireland solved by a simple feat of engineering - if Scotland make not objections.' Satirical magazine 'Punch' offers a tongue-in-cheek suggestion for how the border might be created. Photo: Punch, 8 October 1913

Churchill proposes partition of Ireland

Immediate rejection by nationalists

By Century Ireland

Winston Churchill, the Liberal Party MP, has used his annual visit to his constituency at Dundee in Scotland to promote the idea of ‘the temporary absence of the representation...

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