A new issue of Century Ireland will be published tomorrow 11 December, 2013.

The key events in Issue 17 include:

  • Kerry defeat Wexford in All-Ireland football final
    The Munster men ran out winners on a score-line of 2-2 to 0-3
  • Chaotic scenes at Cork Volunteers launch
    Mac Neill describes Ulster Volunteers as the ‘essence of Nationalism’
  • Ireland celebrates Christmas 1913
    Religious services, frantic shopping and heavy postal loads mark the festive period in Dublin

Grafton Street, Dublin
Grafton Street, Dublin. Source: National Library of Ireland.

  • Leading Ulster club abandons rugby for drilling
    Men of Ulster are setting an ‘example to the entire Empire’, Carson claims

Additional stories include:

  • Bray to impose 8 mph speed limit?

Bray, Co. Wicklow
Bray, Co. Wicklow. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

  • Britain launches new battle cruiser as costs of armaments soar
  • Irish year ends in big freeze
  • Postal boxes attacked by Suffragettes in Dublin
  • Sir Ernest Shackleton outlines plans for new Antarctic voyage

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Top Image: Bureau of Military History 1913-1921, Military Archives