‘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

Spring Tide of Nationalism

Spring Tide of Nationalism

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

Putin & Revolution

Putin & Revolution

‘Mr. Putin really doesn’t like popular revolutions’ - Dr Judith Devlin considers how Russia might mark the centenary of the October Revolution

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

Gaelic League & the Rising

Gaelic League & the Rising

Brian Ó Conchubhair writes about the role the Gaelic League played in the 1916 Rising

Introducing Dev

Introducing Dev

Historian and broadcaster David McCullagh reflects on the 1917 East Clare by-election and the rise of an Irish political leader

Issue 16: 2013-11-27
Photograph of Ban imposed on arms imports to Ireland
A sketch from the satirical magazine, Punch. Sir Edward Carson instructs Customs Officer Birrell to search John Redmond: "That's just the sort of bag he'd have a couple of howitzers concealed in." Photo: Punch, 17 December 1913

Ban imposed on arms imports to Ireland

MacNeill declares the right of every nationalist ‘to bear arms’

By Century Ireland

A Royal Proclamation was last night published in The London Gazette prohibiting, under the provisions of the Customs Consolidation Act, 1876, the importation of arms and ammunition into Ireland. This significant...

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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.