‘There go the Sinn Feiners’

‘There go the Sinn Feiners’

Dr Emmanuel Destenay on how the Irish political radicalisation impacted upon the front-line experience of Ireland’s WW1 troops

The GAA v the British Empire

The GAA v the British Empire

Mark Duncan explains the significance of the GAA's day of protest in 1918, Gaelic Sunday

Votes for Women

Votes for Women

Dr Leeann Lane tells the international story of the women’s suffrage movement

WW1 Explained

WW1 Explained

Dr William Mulligan, UCD, explains the outbreak, conduct and consequences of the First World War

Revisiting Russia's Revolution

Revisiting Russia's Revolution

‘Mr. Putin really doesn’t like popular revolutions’ - Dr Judith Devlin considers how Russia might mark the centenary of the October Revolution

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

Issue 135: 2018-09-12
Photograph of Sinn Féin choose election candidates as Devlin warns of the evils of abstentionism
Cartoon showing Irish Party leader John Dillon hanging from a fence with Sinn Féin supporters parading behind him Photo: 'The Literary Digest', 13 July 1918. Via the Internet Archive (www.archive.org)

Sinn Féin choose election candidates as Devlin warns of the evils of abstentionism

By Century Ireland

Belfast, 24 Sept 1918 - Sinn Féin’s preparations for a general election are gathering pace. The election has yet to be called but it is widely anticipated, and...

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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.