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 5: 2013-06-26
Photograph of Douglas Hyde denounces use of Gaelic League for political purposes
Douglas Hyde out west: The Gaelic League founder (on right) walks along a Connemara road with Fr Healey and four children in 1913 Photo: National Library of Ireland, HYD8

Douglas Hyde denounces use of Gaelic League for political purposes

Support for leader as divisions in Irish language body are exposed

By Century Ireland

Dr. Douglas Hyde’s position as President of the Gaelic League has been strengthened after crowds attending the opening of the Castlebellingham Feis in County Louth loudly cheered speeches...

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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.