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 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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Century Ireland

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