Pictures of the Past

Pictures of the Past

Dr Pat Bracken gives us an overview of the Murphy Photographic Collection, Ballinamona House, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Carrying a cross for Ireland

Carrying a cross for Ireland

Dr Mary McAuliffe profiles Thomas Ashe on the centenary of his death

One Day in Glasnevin Cemetery

One Day in Glasnevin Cemetery

1 day, 1 cemetery & 7 burials. John Gibney & Georgina Laragy explore what these burials say about Dublin’s complex social history

The Destruction of Dublin

The Destruction of Dublin

Justin Dolan Stover, Idaho State University, examines the extent of the physical damage done to Dublin during the Easter Rising

Rebuilding Dublin

Rebuilding Dublin

From the Archives: Documents relating to an architect appointed as part of the team to rebuild Dublin after the Easter Rising

A Sinn Féin Rebellion?

A Sinn Féin Rebellion?

Prof. Michael Laffan, UCD, explains how the Easter Rising gave Sinn Féin the momentum to become the biggest party in the country by 1918

Issue 28: 2014-05-21
Photograph of 1,000 drown as Empress of Ireland sinks
The Empress of Ireland sank on the morning of the 29 May, taking with her the lives of over 1,000 people Photo: Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, EST EI-13 (358)

1,000 drown as Empress of Ireland sinks

Inquest hears how liner sank within minutes

By Century Ireland

The number of lives lost following the sinking of the Empress of Ireland in the Saint Lawrence River is now officially put at 1,021, with 446 passengers having been rescued from 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.