Spring Tide of Nationalism

Spring Tide of Nationalism

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

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

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

America, WW1 & Ireland

America, WW1 & Ireland

Prof. Robert Schmuhl, Notre Dame University, explores the impact of America’s entry into WW1 on Irish-America and US policy towards Ireland

Ireland's Lord Lieutenant

Ireland's Lord Lieutenant

Mark Duncan examines the decline and fall of the British Crown representative in Ireland

Issue 17: 2013-12-11
Photograph of Chaotic scenes at Cork Volunteers launch
The admission ticket from the first public meeting of the Cork Volunteers Photo: Bureau of Military History 1913-1921, Military Archives

Chaotic scenes at Cork Volunteers launch

Uproar as MacNeill describes Ulster Volunteers as the ‘essence of Nationalism’

By Century Ireland

A meeting at Cork City Hall last night, which had been organised to establish a city corps of the new Volunteer movement, ended in chaos. Violence erupted after a call...

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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.