The RMS Leinster

The RMS Leinster

Philip Lecane writes about the commemoration of the sinking of the RMS Leinster

Remembering the RMS Leinster

Remembering the RMS Leinster

Philip Lecane recalls the greatest ever loss of life in the Irish Sea

World War 1 Explained

World War 1 Explained

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

Classroom Bolsheviks

Classroom Bolsheviks

Pay, politics and Ireland's national teachers - Niamh Puirséil looks at the radicalisation of the INTO in 1918

Spring Tide of Nationalism

Spring Tide of Nationalism

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

Homecoming of WW1 Soldiers

Homecoming of WW1 Soldiers

Read about a 2019 First World War History Competition for Secondary Schools

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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.