Here Comes the Summer

Here Comes the Summer

Ben Shorten explains how Daylight Saving Time came to Ireland in 1916

The Destruction of Dublin

The Destruction of Dublin

Justin Dolan Stover, Idaho State University, examines the devastation visited upon Dublin during the Easter Rising

The MP for Ireland

The MP for Ireland

Paul Hughes writes on the parliamentary campaigns of Westmeath MP, Laurence Ginnell, before and after the 1916 Rising

Transporting the Rising

Transporting the Rising

Dr Leanne Blaney, UCD, on how the motorcar shaped the Rising

Material Culture and 1916

Material Culture and 1916

Lisa Godson and Joanna Brück on how material culture of the Rising can help us understand ideas about identity, aspirations and memory

British Policy and the Rising

British Policy and the Rising

Prof. Ronan Fanning discusses British policy and the 1916 Rising with RTÉ's David McCullagh

Issue 74: 2016-05-11
Photograph of 14  men executed in Kilmainham Gaol
Irish rebellion of 1916 and its martyrs Photo: National Library of Ireland, PD HP (1916) 1

14 men executed in Kilmainham Gaol

A 15th man, Thomas Kent, has also been executed in Cork

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 13 May 1916 - 14 men have been executed in Kilmainham Gaol for their involvement in the recent Dublin rebellion. The executions were carried out by firing squad at dawn. The men...

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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.