The Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) Prisoners Books for 1905-1908 and 1911-1918 - UCD Digital Library Collection
The Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) Prisoners Books for 1905-1908 and 1911-1918 are amongst the most valuable new documents to come to light on the revolutionary decade. They include important information on social and political life in the capital during the last years of the Union, from the period of widespread anticipation of Home Rule, to the advent of the 1913 Lockout, the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the Easter Rising and its aftermath in 1916, and including the conscription crisis of 1918. They will also be invaluable to those interested in criminology, genealogy, and family history.
National Folklore Collection UCD presents Remembering 1916 - UCD Digital Library Collection
A series of interviews made with Dublin people in the years 1979 and 1980 contain vivid eyewitness accounts of the 1916 Easter Rising and the events leading to independence and the Civil War. They form part of the Urban Folklore Project, which was undertaken by the Department of Irish Folklore, University College Dublin. From October 1979 to December 1980 a team of UCD graduates conducted more than 700 interviews on subjects dealing with Dublin's folklore and social history. These audio recordings and transcriptions are preserved in the National Folklore Collection UCD.
The Kangaroo, a newspaper published in 1914 on-board the troop ship HMAT Afric - UCD Digital Library Collection
HMAT Afric carried the men of the 1st battalion Australian Imperial Force (AIF) during World War I. The first issue of the newspaper was published after the ship's departure from Sydney on the 19th October, 1914, and publication ran until its arrival in Alexandria, Egypt on the 3rd December 1914. The newspaper was edited by Walter Wade, an Irish-born soldier in the AIF. This collection represents twenty-three issues of the paper, comprising of most issues published, along with variant editions and duplicates.
Free Online Course
16 Lives Book Series
Visit the Library Catalogue for other books on 1916
Back to top
Back to top