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 109: 2017-09-13
Photograph of Thomas Ashe dies on hunger strike in Mountjoy Jail
Colour lithographic print, featuring the original 1917 painting by Leo Whelan of Thomas Ashe, wearing a kilt, made of green material and playing the uileann pipes. Photo: National Library of Ireland, PD ASHE-TH (1) III

Thomas Ashe dies on hunger strike in Mountjoy Jail

By Century Ireland

Dublin, 26 September 1917 - Thomas Ashe has died. The 1916 rebel leader, who was serving a one year prison sentence in Mountjoy Jail, died at 10.30pm yesterday in the Mater Misericordiae Hospital,...

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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.