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    Winter and Christmas 1913

    Winter and Christmas 1913

    This week, we went back to winter 1913 to paint a picture of life in Ireland this time 100 years ago. The run up to Christmas witnessed a frenzy of consumerism and activity. But there was a huge contrast between wealth and poverty - not only in the capital but also, elsewhere in the country.   As the Lockout headed into its fifth month, thousands of hungry and beleaguered workers faced a bleak festive season with their families. Mike Cronin, Mark Duncan and Paul Rouse of Century Ireland discussed political, sporting and social events. Other items covered included a huge increase ...
    Century Ireland Award

    Century Ireland Award

    This week, the online historical newspaper Century Ireland won a Spider Award for the best website for Irish arts, heritage and culture. Century Ireland newspaper is published fortnightly with daily updates on the news of 1913.  Century Ireland directors Mike Cronin and Mark Duncan talked about the range of 1913 stories on the website.


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