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#100 years on

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

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-on - Monday 25 April, 2016

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 - Thursday 14 January, 2016

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 - Sunday 27 December, 2015

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.

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

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…

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.