1918 General Election

1918 General Election

Century Ireland director Mark Duncan explores whether the 1918 general election results were a prelude to partition or a republic

A Global Mandate

A Global Mandate

Prof. Fearghal McGarry discusses the international aspect of Ireland's struggle for self-determination

Cradle of the Irish Republic

Cradle of the Irish Republic

Cuan Ó Seireadáin, curator with Conradh na Gaeilge, gives a brief overview of the history of 6 Harcourt Street

The Prolonged War

The Prolonged War

Prof Robert Gerwarth, UCD, on violence & the Reshaping of Europe 1918-23

Exhibiting WW1

Exhibiting WW1

Dr Jennifer Wellington on the efforts made by the British state to memorialise the First World War before it had even ended

Women and the 1918 election

Women and the 1918 election

Dr Leeann Lane, DCU, discusses the first general election in which women could vote and stand as candidates

Issue 141: 2018-12-05
Photograph of Ireland decides – polls close on historic election day
Scenes from the election in Co. Cork Photo: Cork Examiner, 16 December 1918

Ireland decides – polls close on historic election day

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 17 December 1918 - The polls have closed on a historic general election. New constituencies, new candidates and parties and a greatly expanded electorate made this an election like never before. ...

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The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.