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 109: 2017-09-13
Photograph of Thomas Ashe dies on hunger strike in Mountjoy Jail
Colour lithographic print, featuring the original 1917 painting by Leo Whelan of Thomas Ashe, wearing a kilt, made of green material and playing the uileann pipes. Photo: National Library of Ireland, PD ASHE-TH (1) III

Thomas Ashe dies on hunger strike in Mountjoy Jail

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 26 September 1917 - Thomas Ashe has died. The 1916 rebel leader, who was serving a one year prison sentence in Mountjoy Jail, died at 10.30pm yesterday in the Mater Misericordiae Hospital,...

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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.