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

Literature and 1916

Literature and 1916

Dr. P.J. Mathews explores the idea of the Easter Rising as the 'poets' revolt'

Classroom Bolsheviks

Classroom Bolsheviks

Pay, politics and Ireland's national teachers - Niamh Puirséil looks at the radicalisation of the INTO in 1918

John L. Sullivan

John L. Sullivan

Mark Duncan on the making of an Irish-American sporting legend

Ulysses Journey

Ulysses Journey

Ed Mulhall looks at the first sightings of Joyce's masterpiece

Issue 103: 2017-06-21
Photograph of Ex-prisoner Eamon de Valera campaigns in Clare
Detail of a picture of returned prisoners outside Dublin's Mansion House in June 1917. De Valera is in the centre. Eoin MacNeill is to his right. Photo: National Library of Ireland, NPA DEV67

Ex-prisoner Eamon de Valera campaigns in Clare

By Century Ireland

Ennis, 25 June 1917 - Eamon de Valera, who was recently released from prison in England, is campaigning vigorously in the East Clare for the by-election. Mr de Valera is attempting to...

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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.