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 107: 2017-08-16
Photograph of Rebel leader Thomas Ashe arrested for inflammatory speech
Thomas Ashe in British custody after the Easter Rising. He was released in July 1917, but has now been re-arrested Photo: National Library of Ireland

Rebel leader Thomas Ashe arrested for inflammatory speech

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 22 August 1917 - Thomas Ashe has been arrested in Dublin. He was taken to the Bridewell where he was handed over to the British authorities and is currently being detained...

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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.