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 25: 2014-04-09
Photograph of Carson: ‘I represent not a constituency, but a nation’
Antrim Castle, where Sir Edward Carson, yesterday, inspected three battalions of the Ulster Volunteers Photo: National Library of Ireland, LROY 02349

Carson: ‘I represent not a constituency, but a nation’

Sir Edward Carson is undertaking an Easter tour of Ulster

By Century Ireland

Antrim, 14 April 1914 - Sir Edward Carson inspected three battalions of the Ulster Volunteers near Antrim Castle yesterday. He also inspected more than 100 members of the Nursing Corps, who wore regulation...

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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.