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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# 100 years on

Last year
# 100 years on
€5 million allocated to digitise and publish 1926 Census data by 2026
The 1926 Census was the first census undertaken following the foundation of the state.
# On this Day
The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War
Pro-Treaty forces hoped the attack would bring conflict to a close but historians say it prolonged hostilities.
# 100 years on
Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today
On 16 January 1922 at 1.45pm, the Viceroy of Ireland formally handed over power.
David McCullagh: 'The vote on the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1922 was tense to say the least'
The RTÉ journalist looks at the events of 7 January 1922 which are analysed in a TV special tonight.
# 100 years on
Timeline of ‘22: Civil war centenary makes for dark year of commemorations
What were the key developments as Ireland spiralled into civil war?
All time
Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted
There was huge interest in the representatives of republican Ireland in some sections of London society, Donal Fallon writes.
# 100 years on
Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.
# 100 years on
The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'
The Anglo-Irish Treaty, or simply ‘The Treaty’, was signed on 6 December 1921.
Burning the Custom House: Some Dublin firefighters played significant role by deliberately spreading the blaze
Las Fallon explores the role of Dublin Fire Brigade members in aiding the attack.
The burning of Cork: Donal Fallon remembers a night of chaos and terror in 1920
The historian recounts the violence before and the cruelty during the devastating Cork city fire that took place 100 years ago this week.
# 100 years on
Watching the haunting Bloody Sunday centenary commemoration at a dark and silent Croke Park
The GAA poignantly remembered the 14 people who were killed on a harrowing afternoon 100 years ago.
# 100 years on
Ceremonial 'finishing of the match' one of many tributes as GAA set to honour Bloody Sunday centenary
The Association launched a major initiative to remember the 14 victims today.
# red storm rising
On its centenary, these were the five key events of the Russian revolution
The abdication of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917 led to a Bolshevik revolution, the rise of Lenin and Stalin, and the eventual establishment of the Soviet Union.
# 100 years of radio
37 Irish radio stations will broadcast rebel morse code this evening at the exact same time
100 years ago today, the first radio broadcast was sent out in Ireland.
# 100 years on
Braving snow and seals: Irish adventurers retrace Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition
The team sailed through iceberg-strewn waters to reach South Georgia, the scene of Shackleton’s legendary exploit.
# 100 years on
How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton
Here’s how the Kildare-born explorer dealt with an attempted mutiny, 100 years ago today.
# occupy o'connell st
The Rising: Sinn Féin is booking out the Ambassador Theatre for most of 2016
Sinn Féin’s ‘alternative 2016’ launch featured actors dressed as 1916 rebels, and a guitar-playing Mayor. It was all a little surreal…
# shackleton and crean
Irish explorers almost killed themselves to reach this island ... Now, it's on Google Street View
Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean risked their lives sailing to the isolated island of South Georgia — before crossing its hostile landscape to seek help for their stranded crewmates.
# In Pictures
Irish ambassador takes part in Cenotaph wreath-laying for first time in almost 70 years
The ambassador was invited to take part to mark “the immense contribution and shared sacrifice” of Irish people who served in Britain’s armed forces.
# titanic100
Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking
Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.