Women & the Irish Revolution

Women & the Irish Revolution

Dr Margaret Ward explains the role played by republican women during the War of Independence 1919 - 1921

War and Revolution in Dublin

War and Revolution in Dublin

Professor Richard Grayson on the links between the First World War and the Irish Revolution

Soloheadbeg Centenary

Soloheadbeg Centenary

RTÉ News report by Donal Byrne on the centenary commemoration of the Soloheadbeg ambush in Tipperary

Global Irish Revolutionaries

Global Irish Revolutionaries

Dr Brian Hanley on why Irish revolutionaries had to go global

First Dáil & Soloheadbeg

First Dáil & Soloheadbeg

Dr Myles Dungan is joined, on RTÉ's History Show, by a panel of experts to assess the significance of the First Dáil & the Soloheadbeg ambush

Revolutionary Diplomats

Revolutionary Diplomats

Dr John Gibney on the Dáil Éireann foreign service 1919 - 1922

Issue 146: 2019-02-13
Photograph of De Valera says he escaped to do the country’s work
Cartoon from the Sunday Independent, showing John Bull looking on aghast at an empty cage with a tag saying De Valera Photo: Sunday Independent, 9 February 1919

De Valera says he escaped to do the country’s work

Suffragist meeting draws attention to those still incarcerated

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 26 February 1919 - A message from Éamon de Valera, the on-the-run President of Sinn Féin, was read to a meeting of the party’s ard chomhairle...

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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.