America, the War & Ireland

America, the War & Ireland

Prof. Robert Schmuhl, Notre Dame University, explores the impact of America’s entry into WW1 on Irish-America and US policy towards Ireland

Century Ireland's Top Picks

Century Ireland's Top Picks

Read our top ten feature and analysis articles that explain what Ireland was like in 1917

Carson & Redmond in 1915

Carson & Redmond in 1915

A long read from Ed Mulhall who examines the varying political fortunes of Ireland's two principal political leaders in 1915

1918 Commemorations

1918 Commemorations

Prof Diarmaid Ferriter discusses some of the big events in 1918 with Sean O'Rourke

The Edward Carson Lecture

The Edward Carson Lecture

Edward Carson commemorative lecture, 'Reflections on Irish Unionism' recorded in Iveagh House in March 2012

Anniversaries in 2018

Anniversaries in 2018

Myles Dungan and guests discuss significant and interesting anniversaries coming up in 2018

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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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.