November 1918

November 1918

Century Ireland director, Mark Duncan, on Ireland and the end of the First World War

The Prolonged War

The Prolonged War

Prof Robert Gerwarth, UCD, on violence & the Reshaping of Europe 1918-23

Post-war Europe

Post-war Europe

Dr William Mulligan, UCD, on nations, states & collapsing empires

Exhibiting WW1

Exhibiting WW1

Dr Jennifer Wellington on the efforts made by the British state to memorialise the First World War before it had even ended

The last to die

The last to die

Century Ireland director, Prof. Mike Cronin, on Irishmen and the final days of the First World War

A Mother's War

A Mother's War

Ed Mulhall looks at poet and author Katharine Tynan's WW1 experience and her response to the armistice

Issue 139: 2018-11-07
Photograph of Armistice – war is over, peace at last!
The scenes outside Buckingham Palace the day the armistice was announced Photo: Illustrated London News [London, England], 16 Nov 1918. Full collection available at the National Library of Ireland

Armistice – war is over, peace at last!

By Century Ireland

Paris, 11 November 1918 - More than four years after it began, the most devastating war the world has known has come to an end. Yesterday morning, at 5am French time, German...

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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.