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#100 years on

# 100-years-on - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today
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# 100 Years On

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today

Jan 16th 2022, 7:45 AM 14,379 Views 14 Comments

On 16 January 1922 at 1.45pm, the Viceroy of Ireland formally handed over power.

# 100-years-on - Friday 7 January, 2022

David McCullagh: 'The vote on the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1922 was tense to say the least'
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# 100 Years On

David McCullagh: 'The vote on the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1922 was tense to say the least'

Updated Jan 7th 2022, 7:00 PM 24,514 Views 27 Comments

The RTÉ journalist looks at the events of 7 January 1922 which are analysed in a TV special tonight.

# 100-years-on - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Timeline of ‘22: Civil war centenary makes for dark year of commemorations
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# 100 Years On

Timeline of ‘22: Civil war centenary makes for dark year of commemorations

Jan 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 31,487 Views 34 Comments

What were the key developments as Ireland spiralled into civil war?

# 100-years-on - Monday 6 December, 2021

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted
# Donal Fallon
# Donal Fallon

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted

Dec 6th 2021, 2:15 AM 35,788 Views 17 Comments

There was huge interest in the representatives of republican Ireland in some sections of London society, Donal Fallon writes.

# 100-years-on - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
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# 100 Years On

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?

Dec 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 41,420 Views 21 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.

# 100-years-on - Saturday 4 December, 2021

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'
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# 100 Years On

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'

Dec 4th 2021, 12:04 PM 31,763 Views 35 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, or simply ‘The Treaty’, was signed on 6 December 1921.

# 100-years-on - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Burning the Custom House: Some Dublin firefighters played significant role by deliberately spreading the blaze
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Burning the Custom House: Some Dublin firefighters played significant role by deliberately spreading the blaze

May 25th 2021, 1:08 PM 16,305 Views 13 Comments

Las Fallon explores the role of Dublin Fire Brigade members in aiding the attack.

# 100-years-on - Friday 11 December, 2020

The burning of Cork: Donal Fallon remembers a night of chaos and terror in 1920
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# 100 Years On

The burning of Cork: Donal Fallon remembers a night of chaos and terror in 1920

Dec 11th 2020, 9:40 AM 31,416 Views 37 Comments

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 - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Watching the haunting Bloody Sunday centenary commemoration at a dark and silent Croke Park
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From The42
# 100 Years On

Watching the haunting Bloody Sunday centenary commemoration at a dark and silent Croke Park

Nov 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 37,219 Views 23 Comments

The GAA poignantly remembered the 14 people who were killed on a harrowing afternoon 100 years ago.

# 100-years-on - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Ceremonial 'finishing of the match' one of many tributes as GAA set to honour Bloody Sunday centenary
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From The42
# 100 Years On

Ceremonial 'finishing of the match' one of many tributes as GAA set to honour Bloody Sunday centenary

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 10:17 PM 30,715 Views 7 Comments

The Association launched a major initiative to remember the 14 victims today.

# 100-years-on - Saturday 18 March, 2017

On its centenary, these were the five key events of the Russian revolution
# Red Storm Rising
# Red Storm Rising

On its centenary, these were the five key events of the Russian revolution

Mar 18th 2017, 10:30 AM 16,224 Views 43 Comments

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-on - Monday 25 April, 2016

37 Irish radio stations will broadcast rebel morse code this evening at the exact same time
# 100 Years Of Radio
# 100 Years Of Radio

37 Irish radio stations will broadcast rebel morse code this evening at the exact same time

Apr 25th 2016, 1:07 PM 22,746 Views 32 Comments

100 years ago today, the first radio broadcast was sent out in Ireland.

# 100-years-on - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Braving snow and seals: Irish adventurers retrace Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition
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# 100 Years On

Braving snow and seals: Irish adventurers retrace Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition

Jan 14th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,427 Views 6 Comments

The team sailed through iceberg-strewn waters to reach South Georgia, the scene of Shackleton’s legendary exploit.

# 100-years-on - Sunday 27 December, 2015

How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton
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# 100 Years On

How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton

Dec 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 27,072 Views 31 Comments

Here’s how the Kildare-born explorer dealt with an attempted mutiny, 100 years ago today.

# 100-years-on - Friday 6 February, 2015

The Rising: Sinn Féin is booking out the Ambassador Theatre for most of 2016
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# Occupy O'connell St

The Rising: Sinn Féin is booking out the Ambassador Theatre for most of 2016

Feb 6th 2015, 4:00 PM 32,820 Views 246 Comments

Sinn Féin’s ‘alternative 2016’ launch featured actors dressed as 1916 rebels, and a guitar-playing Mayor. It was all a little surreal…

# 100-years-on - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Irish explorers almost killed themselves to reach this island ... Now, it's on Google Street View
# Shackleton And Crean
# Shackleton And Crean

Irish explorers almost killed themselves to reach this island ... Now, it's on Google Street View

Nov 30th 2014, 10:30 AM 32,769 Views 34 Comments

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.

# 100-years-on - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Irish ambassador takes part in Cenotaph wreath-laying for first time in almost 70 years
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# In Pictures

Irish ambassador takes part in Cenotaph wreath-laying for first time in almost 70 years

Nov 9th 2014, 2:22 PM 14,826 Views 132 Comments

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.

# 100-years-on - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking

Mar 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,349 Views 2 Comments

Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.