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4 August 2014 Edition

Asgard Gun-Running Centenary

4 August 2014

HUNDREDS of people gathered in the north Dublin fishing village of Howth on Saturday 26 July to mark 100 years since the Asgard yacht, loaded with 900 rifles and 29,000 rounds of ammunition destined for the Irish Volunteers, landed on the East Pier in 1914. Free article

Ireland and the war of empires, 1914

4 August 2014

AS we mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA looks at how that imperialist conflagration commenced and Ireland’s role in it. Free article


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