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 13: 2013-10-16
Photograph of Archbishop attacks ‘export of Irish children’
Archbishop Walsh (centre) has been particularly critical of mothers willing to 'send away their little children to be cared for in a strange land, without security of any kind that those to whom the poor children are to be handed over are Catholics, or indeed are persons of any faith at all.' Photo: National Library of Ireland, KE 299

Archbishop attacks ‘export of Irish children’

By Century Ireland

The Archbishop of Dublin William Walsh has launched a bitter attack on the proposed scheme to have the children of workers affected by the Lockout moved to England where they...

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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.