Pictures of the Past

Pictures of the Past

Dr Pat Bracken gives us an overview of the Murphy Photographic Collection, Ballinamona House, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Carrying a cross for Ireland

Carrying a cross for Ireland

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

A very British Coup

A very British Coup

Ed Mulhall writes about Carson, the press and the fall of Asquith

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

A Sinn Féin Rebellion?

A Sinn Féin Rebellion?

Prof. Michael Laffan, UCD, explains how the Easter Rising gave Sinn Féin the momentum to become the biggest party in the country by 1918

Kerry remembers Thomas Ashe

Kerry remembers Thomas Ashe

From Lispole, Co. Kerry, Seán Mac an tSíthigh reports for RTÉ News on the commemorations to mark the the death of Thomas Ashe

Issue 13: 2013-10-16
Photograph of Archbishop attacks ‘export of Irish children’
Archbishop Walsh (centre) has been particularly critical of mothers willing to 'send away their little children to be cared for in a strange land, without security of any kind that those to whom the poor children are to be handed over are Catholics, or indeed are persons of any faith at all.' Photo: National Library of Ireland, KE 299

Archbishop attacks ‘export of Irish children’

By Century Ireland

The Archbishop of Dublin William Walsh has launched a bitter attack on the proposed scheme to have the children of workers affected by the Lockout moved to England where they...

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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.