The GAA v the British Empire

The GAA v the British Empire

Mark Duncan explains the significance of the GAA's day of protest in 1918, Gaelic Sunday

‘There go the Sinn Feiners’

‘There go the Sinn Feiners’

Dr Emmanuel Destenay on how the Irish political radicalisation impacted upon the front-line experience of Ireland’s WW1 troops

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

Q&A: Why did the US join WW1?

Q&A: Why did the US join WW1?

Prof. Mike Cronin, Boston College, explains why the U.S. abandoned its policy of neutrality and isolationism in 1917

The Civilian Dead

The Civilian Dead

Hannah Smyth counts the human cost of the 1916 Rising

Catholic church and the Rising

Catholic church and the Rising

Prof. Oliver P. Rafferty SJ explains the reaction of the Catholic Church to the 1916 Easter Rising

Issue 8: 2013-08-07
Photograph of Industrial unrest spreads as strike action hits factories and farms
A list of services provided by the Dublin United Tramways Company (DUTC) in the early 20th century. Workers and directors at the company are in conflict over pay increase demands and the right of the former to join the ITGWU. Photo: The Michael Corcoran Collection, The National Transport Museum

Industrial unrest spreads as strike action hits factories and farms

Coachbuilders, tram-workers and farm labourers all involved in organised disputes

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 14 August 1913 - A settlement of the six week Dublin coachbuilders strike has not resulted in the anticipated return to work.  A deal recently negotiated between the employers 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.