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 19: 2014-01-14
Photograph of Murder of ‘free labourer’ in Dublin
A policeman on patrol on Eden Quay where, last night, 'free labourer' Thomas Harten was attacked Photo: National Library of Ireland, CLAR 73

Murder of ‘free labourer’ in Dublin

Man found lying in pool of blood on Eden Quay

By Century Ireland

Thomas Harten, a ‘free labourer’, died last night after he was the victim of a brutal assault on Eden Quay in Dublin. Mr. Harten was discovered lying in...

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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.