America, WW1 & Ireland's Cause

America, WW1 & Ireland's Cause

Prof. Robert Schmuhl, Notre Dame University, explores the impact of America’s entry into WW1 on Irish-America and US policy towards Ireland

A Year on from the Rising

A Year on from the Rising

To mark the 100th edition of Century Ireland, a special live recording of the History Show took place at the National Library

Russia's Revolution

Russia's Revolution

Dr Judith Devlin, UCD, tells the story of the revolution in Russia, February 1917

Women Casualties of the Rising

Women Casualties of the Rising

Joe Duffy talks to RTE Radio’s The History Show about the forgotten women civilians who died in Easter week, 1916

America, War and Ireland

America, War and Ireland

The late Prof. Ronan Fanning in conversation with RTÉ's David McCullagh about the impact the USA joining WW1 had on the Irish Question

The Rising Remembered

The Rising Remembered

Despite a government ban, events took place around Ireland in 1917 to mark the anniversary of the Easter Rising

Issue 99: 2017-04-26
Photograph of Abandon the Irish Party and get conscription, Irish MPs warn
The Irish Party has supported recruitment since the outbreak of the war, but have consistently opposed conscription Photo: © IWM (Art.IWM PST 13644)

Abandon the Irish Party and get conscription, Irish MPs warn

Sinn Féin ramps up canvassing efforts ahead of Longford by-election

By Century Ireland

Longford, 8 May 1917 - There would be conscription introduced in Ireland within a month without Irish Party efforts at Westminster, according to John Dillon MP. Mr Dillon was speaking in Longford...

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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.