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 108: 2017-08-30
Photograph of Irish manifesto presented to US Senate
Ireland's Appeal to America, 1917 - Address presented to Congress, Washington Photo: Dublin City Library and Archive

Irish manifesto presented to US Senate

By Century Ireland

Washington, 4 September 1917 - An ‘Irish manifesto’ signed by 26 released Sinn Féin prisoners, including Mr Éamon de Valera and Prof. Eoin Mac Neill, has been presented...

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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.