Classroom Bolsheviks

Classroom Bolsheviks

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

Women & the Vote: 100 Years on

Women & the Vote: 100 Years on

Seán O'Rourke hosts as Catríona Crowe and Diarmaid Ferriter discuss the path to female suffrage in 1918

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

Votes for Women

Votes for Women

Dr Leeann Lane tells the international story of the women’s suffrage movement

Introducing Dev

Introducing Dev

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

Here comes the summer

Here comes the summer

Ben Shorten recalls how Daylight Saving Time came to Ireland

Issue 15: 2013-11-13
Photograph of Irish Volunteers founded in Dublin
Professor Eoin McNeill presided over the meeting at the Rotunda. It was his article in An Claidheamh Soluis entitled 'The North Began' that provided the impetus for this new movement. Photo: National Library of Ireland, MS 11396

Irish Volunteers founded in Dublin

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 25 November 1913 - An Irish Volunteers army was founded at a meeting in Dublin today. Up to 7,000 people attended the meeting at the Rotunda Rink, with the crowds overflowing into...

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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.