‘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 23: 2014-03-12
Photograph of Mutiny in The Curragh!
The Curragh Camp, where as many as 100 officers are said to have resigned their commissions instead of going to Ulster Photo: National Library of Ireland, LCAB 02873

Mutiny in The Curragh!

By Century Ireland

The Curragh, 22 March 1914 - Reports from The Curragh state that up to 100 officers have resigned their commissions as a result of a decision by the War Office to send extra...

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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.