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 30: 2014-06-18
Photograph of Franz Ferdinand assassinated in Sarajevo
The would-be assassin arrested after throwing a bomb under a car in the Archduke's cavalcade earlier in the day Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 11 July 1914

Franz Ferdinand assassinated in Sarajevo

Heir to crowns of Austria-Hungary and his wife shot by Serbian nationalists

By Century Ireland

Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir-presumptive to the crowns of Austria-Hungary, and his wife, the Duchess of Hohenberg, have been shot dead in the city of Sarajevo in Bosnia today. The Archduke...

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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.