St Patrick's Day in wartime

St Patrick's Day in wartime

Prof Mike Cronin writes about celebrating St Patrick’s Day in a time of war & revolt

Women & the Irish Revolution

Women & the Irish Revolution

Dr Margaret Ward explains the role played by republican women during the War of Independence 1919 - 1921

Global Irish Revolutionaries

Global Irish Revolutionaries

Dr Brian Hanley on why Irish revolutionaries had to go global

When Ford Motors came to Cork

When Ford Motors came to Cork

Dr Leanne Blaney tells the story of the American motor giant who, in a time of war and revolution, opened a plant on the banks of the Lee

Driving Irish Industry

Driving Irish Industry

Seán Ó Riain on Ford, the Diaspora, and Ireland's economic development between 1917 and 2017

Establishing the First Dáil

Establishing the First Dáil

A blow by blow account of everything that happened at the First Dáil in January 1919

Issue 148: 2019-03-13
Photograph of Ireland celebrates St Patrick’s Day with politics, prayer, language and leisure
A St Patrick's Day card from 1905 - 1915 that included a real packet of Shamrock seeds Photo: Nasjonalbiblioteket (National Library of Norway)

Ireland celebrates St Patrick’s Day with politics, prayer, language and leisure

By Century Ireland

Pomeroy, 18 March 1919 - This year’s St Patrick’s Day was the first since the end of the war and since the Irish republicans established a parliament of...

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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.