Edition 72 of Century Ireland is out on 3 February 2016 with all the news from 100 years ago.

The main stories include:

  • Canadian Parliament Burned to the Ground
    Germans suspected of arson as Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa have been almost completely destroyed by fire.
  • How Irish Nuns Fled From Ypres
    Irish nuns who fled from the Battle of Ypres are currently living in Golders Green in London.
  • Chaos in Washington as Secretary for War Resigns
    Deep divisions in American politics have surfaced once more with the resignation of the Secretary for War.
  • Redmond: ‘The Destruction, Havoc, and Suffering is Truly Appalling’
    ‘The destruction, havoc, and suffering I have encountered, even in short time, is truly appalling,’ Captain William Redmond said in a letter from France.

Additional stories include: 

  • Getting Rich During the War
  • New Irish-American Paper Launched
  • Dublin Tramways Enjoys Most Profitable Year Ever
  • British Government Donate £5,000 for Irish Child Welfare

Century Ireland Edition 72 - Grafton Street Trams
Century Ireland Edition 72 - Grafton Street Trams

For more from Century Ireland visit www.rte.ie/centuryireland