A Global Mandate

A Global Mandate

Prof. Fearghal McGarry discusses the international aspect of Ireland's struggle for self-determination

Global Irish Revolutionaries

Global Irish Revolutionaries

Dr Brian Hanley on why Irish revolutionaries had to go global

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Dr Margaret Ward on global feminist Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The democratic programme

The democratic programme

Dr Brian Hanley explains the democratic programme of the First Dáil

 Prelude to the Republic?

Prelude to the Republic?

Century Ireland director Mark Duncan explores whether the 1918 general election results were a prelude to partition or a republic

Women and the 1918 election

Women and the 1918 election

Dr Leeann Lane, DCU, discusses the first general election in which women could vote and stand as candidates

Issue 144: 2019-01-16
Photograph of Dáil Éireann meets in Mansion House
The first Dáil sitting in Mansion House, Dublin Photo: Illustrated London News, 1 February 1919

Dáil Éireann meets in Mansion House

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 23 January 1919 - Ireland has been declared an independent republic again. A declaration of Irish Independence was adopted following the opening of Dáil Éireann as a new...

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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.