The Road to Croke Park

The Road to Croke Park

Dr Paul Rouse, UCD, examines how Laois won their first and only All-Ireland hurling championship in 1915

Gallipoli: 10 Horrid Realities

Gallipoli: 10 Horrid Realities

Once a soldier arrived in Gallipoli, what things did they learn to loathe?

War & Irish Agriculture

War & Irish Agriculture

Professor Mary E. Daly, Royal Irish Academy, considers the impact of the First World War on Irish agriculture

Irish Trade unions and the war

Irish Trade unions and the war

Niamh Puirséil talks about the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on the Irish trade unions

Q & A: The First World War

Q & A: The First World War

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

Making a Hurling Tradition

Making a Hurling Tradition

Mark Duncan explains the rise of Kilkenny hurling in the early 20th century

Issue 61: 2015-08-26
Photograph of Dubliners lead the charge at Suvla Bay as savage fighting continues
Members of the 'Pals' Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers at the Royal Barracks preparing to leave for training at Basingstoke before being sent to Gallipoli Photo: National Museum of Ireland

Dubliners lead the charge at Suvla Bay as savage fighting continues

Irish Times defends Gallipoli campaign

By Century Ireland

Gallipoli, 28 August 1915 - News of Irish soldiers dying at Gallipoli comes now almost every day as fighting continues on the shores of Suvla Bay. As the British army and its...

Main Stories

RTÉ

Century Ireland

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