World War One Exhibition

World War One Exhibition

Find out about the National Library of Ireland’s World War Exhibition - Exploring the Irish Experience

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli

Learn more about an immersive theatrical experience at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

Roger Casement & the War

Roger Casement & the War

Dr. Angus Mitchell, UL, discusses Roger Casement’s experience in Germany during 1914/15

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

Ireland's Greatest Sportsman?

A film by Adam Darnell, UCD, on James Cecil Parke: Irish Olympian, Rugby Player & Wimbledon Champion

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Irish Trade Unions and the War

Historian and writer Niamh Puirséil looks at the impact of the outbreak of the First World War on trade unions in Ireland

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

The Killing of Franz Ferdinand

Dr. William Mulligan, UCD, considers the significance of an event 101 years ago that changed the course of European history

Issue 57: 2015-07-01
Photograph of Larkinites and Sinn Féiners want Home Rule immediately
The never ending procession of amending bills that were expected when the Home Rule was passed in 1914. The enactment of the bill was delayed until the end of the war, a decision with which certain members of Dublin Corporation were unhappy Photo: Irish Life, 17 July 1914. Full collection of Irish Life available in the National Library of Ireland.

Larkinites and Sinn Féiners want Home Rule immediately

Chaos at Dublin Corporation meeting in the wake of controversial votes

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 15 July 1915 - A special meeting of Dublin Corporation ended in disorder last night when a motion calling for the Home Rule Act to be put into operation for all...

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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.