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 29: 2014-06-04
Photograph of Redmond moves to take control of Irish Volunteers
Thousands of Volunteers parading in Derry on 31 May. Photo: National Library of Ireland, McManus Collection

Redmond moves to take control of Irish Volunteers

By Century Ireland

John Redmond has moved to take control of the Irish Volunteers. In a letter published in the press today, Mr. Redmond says that it is vital that the Volunteers -...

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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.