‘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 21: 2014-02-12
Photograph of Fourteen Dublin Corporation members own tenement houses
A page from the report showing the miserable conditions of the Dublin slums. The photographs included in the report were taken by John Cooke and W.J. Joyce. Photo: South Dublin County Libraries

Fourteen Dublin Corporation members own tenement houses

Dublin Housing Inquiry reveals scandal at the heart of Dublin’s slums

By Century Ireland

The report of the Dublin Housing Inquiry has revealed that 14 sitting members of Dublin Corporation own tenement houses in the city. Several members of the Corporation own more than a...

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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.