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

Votes for Women

Votes for Women

Dr Leanne Lane considers the growth of an international movement towards women’s suffrage in the early 20th century

Remembering Redmond

Remembering Redmond

Rónán O'Brien looks at the legacy of John Redmond and explores how we remember him on the centenary of his death

Women of the Revolution

Women of the Revolution

Prof. Lucy McDiarmid tells the untold stories of the women of the Irish revolution

Issue 27: 2014-05-07
Photograph of Armed patrols seek to intercept arms shipments
Soldiers prepare military exercises in readiness for immediate despatch to Ulster if necessary. Photo: Irish Life, May 1914. Full collection of Irish Life available in the National Library of Ireland.

Armed patrols seek to intercept arms shipments

No arrests of public office holders involved in Ulster gun running

By Century Ireland

Augustine Birrell, the Chief Secretary of Ireland, told the House of Commons in London yesterday that amongst the men and women who were involved with the gunrunning by the Ulster...

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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.