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 6: 2013-07-10
Photograph of Home Rule Bill rejected by House of Lords
A view of the Houses of Parliament from across the River Thames ca. 1900 Photo: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Home Rule Bill rejected by House of Lords

Unionists will not be 'kicked out of the Empire' says Lord Londonderry

By Century Ireland

'Will English troops be ordered at the dictation of John Redmond to shoot down loyal men who wish to remain part of the United Kingdom?', asked Lord Londonderry in the...

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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.