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 104: 2017-07-05
Photograph of ‘England has her answer’: landslide win for de Valera
Eamon de Valera addressing the crowd on the steps of the Ennis Courthouse Photo: National Library of Ireland, KE 132

‘England has her answer’: landslide win for de Valera

By Century Ireland

Ennis, 12 July 1917 - Eamon de Valera has won the East Clare by-election for Sinn Féin. The victory margin was an extremely comfortable one – de Valera secured 5,010...

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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.