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

‘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

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

Q&A: Why did the US join WW1?

Q&A: Why did the US join WW1?

Prof. Mike Cronin, Boston College, explains why the U.S. abandoned its policy of neutrality and isolationism in 1917

The Civilian Dead

The Civilian Dead

Hannah Smyth counts the human cost of the 1916 Rising

Catholic church and the Rising

Catholic church and the Rising

Prof. Oliver P. Rafferty SJ explains the reaction of the Catholic Church to the 1916 Easter Rising

Issue 133: 2018-08-15
Photograph of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington voices fears for Irish women in English jails
Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (right), recently released from Holloway Prison, has voiced concerns for the Irish women still being detained without cause Photo: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington voices fears for Irish women in English jails

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 20 August 1918 - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington has returned to Ireland. Having recently endured incarceration in Holloway Jail where she had gone on hunger strike, Mrs Sheehy Skeffington was initially denied...

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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.