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# archive - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Shhh! Let’s go to the cinema just like it’s 1914

Charlie Chaplin, looping-the-loop, and suffragettes in action get a rare outing on Dublin screen.

# archive - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The Score Where are they now? Liverpool’s 1990 title-winning team Archive

Where are they now? Liverpool’s 1990 title-winning team

In May 1990, Liverpool were crowned league champions but whatever happened to those players?

# archive - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland Precious This post contains images

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland

The collection includes unpublished works and letters from his lover Beth Moore.

# archive - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party

Give or take a few strings of beads.

# archive - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

The 10-stone baby and the Human Fish: slow news days of old

They don’t make ‘human interest’ stories at the end of the TV news like they did in the 1940s.

# archive - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Ireland’s first tourism boom was… in 1907

“Determined efforts to win for the Emerald Isle some share of the sightseers’ coin have met with decided success.”

# archive - Monday 9 December, 2013

# archive - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Wealth of government and historical documents available in new online library

Featuring material from the Dáil Library as well as documents laid before government, the collection dates back to the 1600s.

# archive - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Are these your favourite Late Late Toy Show moments?

RTÉ has released some special archive clips from the Late Late Show – and there are even more to come.

# archive - Friday 1 November, 2013

National Library finds new display place – on Google exhibit hotspot

The NLI has become first Irish group to feature on Google Cultural Institute, bringing their archive to world attention.

# archive - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive

These top tips from National Library of Ireland’s conservation expert could help you hold onto family memories for longer.

# archive - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From The Score Then and now: How NFL cheerleader uniforms have changed through the decades History Lesson This post contains images

# archive - Saturday 31 August, 2013

‘North’, ‘Norah’… possibly even ‘Leenwerrare’: Can you tell what’s written on this stone?

National Library of Ireland researchers have been trying to identify the inscription, but they’ve hit a wall…

# archive - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

World’s first ever web page to be brought back to life

CERN is recreating the website that launched the world wide web to mark the 20th anniversary of the Tim Berners-Lee invention.

# archive - Friday 19 April, 2013

Stolen rhino horns were removed from exhibition ‘due to risk of theft’

The horns were stolen from the archives in Dublin on Wednesday night by three masked men.

# archive - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962 Christmas Capers This post contains videos

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962

But those pesky tree thieves had to contend with the gardaí’s genius ‘element of surprise’ tactic…

# archive - Monday 24 December, 2012

PICS: Surviving Christmas during World War II Archive This post contains images

PICS: Surviving Christmas during World War II

Poignant archive pictures show attempts to bring Christmas cheer and boost morale through 1939 to 1945.

# archive - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations? Have Your Say

Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations?

The Wright Brothers knew how to deck out this tree to the max – but what have been your most memorable decorations?

# archive - Friday 21 December, 2012

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement’s incarceration

Materials include portraits, documents relating to the degradation of his knighthood and touching letters to his family in the final days before his execution.

# archive - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The Score From 2000: Dublin’s Dessie Farrell and his 11-year-old cousin, Seamus Coleman Archive

From 2000: Dublin’s Dessie Farrell and his 11-year-old cousin, Seamus Coleman

Never EVER throw out old match programmes.

# archive - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Futuristic Bed Pic of the Day

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# archive - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Archive Dog Auditioning for Film of the Day Pic Of The Day This post contains videos

# archive - Friday 3 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Archive footage shows off our wartime expertise Defence Forces This post contains videos

Video: Archive footage shows off our wartime expertise

Try to keep a straight face please ladies and gents.

# archive - Sunday 8 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: archive photos of Cuba’s Havana from the early 1900s Cuba This post contains images

In pictures: archive photos of Cuba’s Havana from the early 1900s

Street vendors, mounted police, and walking on the Malecon…

# archive - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge In photos: NASA’s aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s Space This post contains images

In photos: NASA’s aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s

Langley Research Center was founded in 1917 and later became famous as the site where the first moon landing was planned.

# archive - Sunday 24 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Archive Don’t Forget Your Gas Mask Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

# archive - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Archive Daredevil Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

Archive Daredevil Pic of the Day

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# archive - Sunday 27 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Archive Feat of Engineering Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

Archive Feat of Engineering Pic of the Day

It’s 75 years since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco.

# archive - Sunday 13 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# archive - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Here’s how an atomic clock operates Work Can Wait This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here’s how an atomic clock operates

Short archive 1950s film explains the processes behind the clock’s accurate timekeeping.

# archive - Saturday 3 March, 2012

In pictures: America’s WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans WWII This post contains images

In pictures: America’s WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans

Seventy years ago this month, the US began sending thousands of its citizens into an internment camp in Manzanar, California.Here are Ansel Adams’ photos of that camp.

# archive - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin – in 1932 Old School This post contains videos

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin – in 1932

Check out this 1932 video of the legendary department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, including the bargain basement, the ‘gay and lively’ café – and a mechanical zoo…

# archive - Friday 30 December, 2011

Archives show Bobby Sands “offered to end hunger strike”

New documents released under the 30-year rule give an insight into some previously unknown occurrences in 1981, such as Bobby Sands allegedly offering to suspend his hunger strike.

# archive - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Enda and Micheál give thumbs-up to 1916 Rising website

Their parties may have been divided by the Civil War but the leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are joined in admiration of interactive site which aims to make 1916 archives more accessible to public.

# archive - Thursday 29 September, 2011

We’ll always have Connemara: John Hinde Ltd facing examinership Postcards From The Edge This post contains images

We’ll always have Connemara: John Hinde Ltd facing examinership

The picture postcard company is in financial difficulties but its rose-tinted archive of Ireland lives on in our slideshow…

# archive - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge What happened in 2010? The show that YOU wrote Fringe

What happened in 2010? The show that YOU wrote

Must-see project at ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 reveals the day-by-day diaries of ordinary Irish people throughout the tumultuous last year.

# archive - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Golly gosh! Lost book written by Enid Blyton found in archive Enid Blyton

Golly gosh! Lost book written by Enid Blyton found in archive

The book, that tells the story of a caravan with a mind of its own, might well be worth lashings of euro.