Ulster Unionism and the Somme

Ulster Unionism and the Somme

Philip Orr explains how and why the Battle of the Somme became an inspirational unionist narrative

Ireland and the Somme

Ireland and the Somme

Myles Dungan on the Irish regiments at the Battle of the Somme

Women's Day, 9 June 1918

Women's Day, 9 June 1918

Dr Mary McAuliffe, UCD, explains how Irish women mobilised in response to the conscription crisis in 1918

Conscription & General Strike

Conscription & General Strike

A long read from Padraig Yeates on the ‘most successful demonstration of workers political power in the revolutionary decade’

Spring Tide of Nationalism

Spring Tide of Nationalism

Dr William Murphy examines how Ireland was lost in the 1918 conscription crisis

Issue 1: 2013-05-01
Photograph of Home Rule for Ireland!
John Redmond, the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, addresses a large Home Rule demonstration ca. 1912 Photo: National Library of Ireland, INDH 0009

Home Rule for Ireland!

House of Commons to debate bill for second time

By Century Ireland

Westminster, 1 May 1913 - The Bill to give Home Rule to Ireland will again be put before the House of Commons in London this week by the British Prime Minister and...

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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.