Ulster Unionism and the Somme

Ulster Unionism and the Somme

Philip Orr explains how and why the Battle of the Somme became an inspirational unionist narrative

Ireland and the Somme

Ireland and the Somme

Myles Dungan on the Irish regiments at the Battle of the Somme

Women's Day, 9 June 1918

Women's Day, 9 June 1918

Dr Mary McAuliffe, UCD, explains how Irish women mobilised in response to the conscription crisis in 1918

Conscription & General Strike

Conscription & General Strike

A long read from Padraig Yeates on the ‘most successful demonstration of workers political power in the revolutionary decade’

Spring Tide of Nationalism

Spring Tide of Nationalism

Dr William Murphy examines how Ireland was lost in the 1918 conscription crisis

Issue 129: 2018-06-20
Photograph of Arthur Griffith wins East Cavan by-election
Arthur Griffith sitting at a desk Photo: DigitalLibrary@Villanova University

Arthur Griffith wins East Cavan by-election

By Century Ireland

Cootehill, 22 June 1918 - Arthur Griffith, the founder of Sinn Féin, has been elected to the Westminster seat for East Cavan. Mr Griffith is currently incarcerated, having been arrested...

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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.