Conscription & General Strike

Conscription & General Strike

A long read from Padraig Yeates on the ‘most successful demonstration of workers political power in the revolutionary decade’

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

Ireland's Lord Lieutenant

Ireland's Lord Lieutenant

Mark Duncan examines the decline and fall of the British Crown representative in Ireland

Gaelic League & the Rising

Gaelic League & the Rising

Brian Ó Conchubhair writes about the role the Gaelic League played in the 1916 Rising

Q & A: The First World War

Q & A: The First World War

Dr William Mulligan, UCD, explains the outbreak, conduct and consequences of the First World War

Issue 18: 2014-01-03
Photograph of Open warfare in Dublin city
Inspector Purcell, Inspector Freeman and Superintendent Quinn who was in charge of the infamous baton charge during the Dublin lockout of 1913 Photo: RTÉ Cashman Collection, 0510/064

Open warfare in Dublin city

Police allege brutality on the part of strikers

By Century Ireland

‘It was open war and as dangerous as a battlefield’, Inspector Campbell of the Dublin Metropolitan Police explained as the commission of inquiry into the conduct of the...

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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.