Edition 160 of Century Ireland with all the news from 100 years ago.

The main stories from Century Ireland include: 

Press censorship to end in Ireland
Dublin, 29 August 1919
Press censorship in Ireland will come to an end at midnight on 31 August.  

Vital machinery being removed from the 'Kilkenny People' premises by the military. Press censorship was introduced under the Defence of the Realm Act after the outbreak of the war Photo: Irish Independent, 14 August 1919
Irish Independent, 14 August 1919

Carson begins his Ulster ‘warpath’
Belfast, 3 September 1919 
The future of Ireland will come down to a straightforward choice between the Union as it exists at the present time or the policy of Sinn Féin.

Sir Edward Carson and the Marquis of Londonderry on a platform at the head of members of the Ulster Unionist Council Photo: Irish Life, 12 June 1919. Full collection available from the National Library of Ireland
 Irish Life, 12 June 1919. Full collection available from the National Library of Ireland
 
New book on John Redmond’s last years to be published
Dublin, 8 September 1918
A book on the last years of the deceased Irish Party leader, John Redmond, is to be published later this year.


 
President Wilson challenges critics of the League of Nations to ‘put up or shut up’
Indianapolis, 8 September 1919
The President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, has rounded on his domestic critics of the League of Nations.

President Woodrow Wilson Photo: New York Public Library
New York Public Library

Soldiers rampage through Fermoy after church-door attack
Fermoy, 10 September 1919
Members of the British military have rampaged through the town of Fermoy in Co. Cork, destroying several properties.

A picture of Queen's Square in Fermoy showing shopfronts boarded up after the recent scenes in the town Photo: Cork Examiner, 10 September 1919
Cork Examiner, 10 September 1919

Chaos in Limerick Council chamber as athlete loses election rate collector post
Limerick, 10 September 1919
Limerick County Council chamber has been damaged and its furniture destroyed, following an election for the post of Poor Rate collector for a Tipperary district.

The damage to the Limerick council chamber after the scenes Photo: Cork Examiner, 10 September 1919
Cork Examiner, 10 September 1919
 
Prohibition not needed in Ireland, Bishop says
Dublin, 10 September 1919
Prohibition is not an urgent question for Ireland, according to John Harty, the Archbishop of Cashel, who presided over a public meeting of the Congress of the Catholic Total Abstinence Federation of Ireland yesterday in the Mansion House in Dublin.

Century Ireland Edition 160 Temperance Cartoon
Temperance Cartoon

Steamship detained in Cork on suspicion of gun-running
Cork, 23 September 1919
A steamship suspected of being involved in gun-running has been seized and escorted to Cork.

The SS Hampshire Coast, with armed guards on board Photo: Cork Examiner, 3 September 1919
Cork Examiner, 3 September 1919

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