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 27: 2014-05-07
Photograph of Armed patrols seek to intercept arms shipments
Soldiers prepare military exercises in readiness for immediate despatch to Ulster if necessary. Photo: Irish Life, May 1914. Full collection of Irish Life available in the National Library of Ireland.

Armed patrols seek to intercept arms shipments

No arrests of public office holders involved in Ulster gun running

By Century Ireland

Augustine Birrell, the Chief Secretary of Ireland, told the House of Commons in London yesterday that amongst the men and women who were involved with the gunrunning by the Ulster...

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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.