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 102: 2017-06-07
Photograph of Extraordinary celebrations as final rebellion prisoners released
Crowds throng the entrance to Westland Row train station to welcome the rebels home Photo: National Library of Ireland

Extraordinary celebrations as final rebellion prisoners released

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 19 June 1917 - There were scenes of jubilation at Westland Row train station yesterday where thousands gathered to greet the released Republican prisoners, arriving home from prisons throughout England. 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.