Spring Tide of Nationalism

Spring Tide of Nationalism

Dr William Murphy examines how Ireland was lost in the 1918 conscription crisis

A poet among politicians

A poet among politicians

Ed Mulhall talks about George Russell's experience with the Irish Convention

Literature and 1916

Literature and 1916

Dr. P.J. Mathews explores the idea of the Easter Rising as the 'poets' revolt'

Classroom Bolsheviks

Classroom Bolsheviks

Pay, politics and Ireland's national teachers - Niamh Puirséil looks at the radicalisation of the INTO in 1918

John L. Sullivan

John L. Sullivan

Mark Duncan on the making of an Irish-American sporting legend

Ulysses Journey

Ulysses Journey

Ed Mulhall looks at the first sightings of Joyce's masterpiece

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.