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#History

# history - Today’s News

Dublin used to have a pretty amazing public transport system

But we had to go and rip the whole thing up.

# history - Yesterday’s News

The unknown story of the Irish who risked their lives to build the New York underground

“Without the men risking their lives, there would be no New York City. It wouldn’t even be close.”

# history - Friday 21 August, 2015

This could be the oldest message in a bottle ever found

It’s a bottle intended to track sea currents.

# history - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

A 71-year-old man got an A1 in Leaving Cert History

Denis North now has his sights set on English and Geography.

# history - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme

Ireland won 5-2. How times have changed.

From The Daily Edge Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme Ire V Ger

Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme

Ireland won 5-2. How times have changed.

# history - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The forgotten women of Irish history might finally be remembered

A new project will see them sharing their stories.

# history - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Hero or terrorist? This Cork patriot should be remembered whatever the answer

UCC historian Gabriel O’Doherty on the life and legacy of Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, whose funeral centenary is being commemorated today.

# history - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The42 The resignation letter of one of football’s greatest managers has been revealed History

The resignation letter of one of football’s greatest managers has been revealed

Bill Shankly won on three First Division titles and two FA Cups with Liverpool.

# history - Sunday 26 July, 2015

WATCH: A treasure trove of old Irish newsreels has gone online for the first time

Walt Disney meets Dev, Miss Ireland 1942, and the ESB in Bahrain, 1977.

Was 19th-century Dublin really the ‘decaying Calcutta of the north’?

The standard narrative represents the pre-independence city as economically stagnant and socially polarised.

# history - Friday 17 July, 2015

# history - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Was ‘Typhoid Mary’ the victim of an unjust system or a menace to public health?

Irishwoman Mary Mallon (better known as ‘Typhoid Mary’) was an infamous asymptomatic typhoid carrier who has been blamed for the deaths of several people.

# history - Sunday 5 July, 2015

How women in 1960s Ireland finally started talking about sex

A new exhibition presents a history of Irish women through the biggest-selling glossy magazines of the decade.

# history - Saturday 4 July, 2015

These everyday objects bring a century of Irish history to life online

Two new exhibitions chronicle the defining decades of modern Irish history.

# history - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Investigation underway after examiner pictured correcting Leaving Cert paper on a train

The woman was pictured appearing to correct the higher level history paper on Tuesday.

# history - Friday 26 June, 2015

From Business ETC The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago Money Money Money

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago

Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.

# history - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The incredible story of an Irish woman who lived as a man – and fought as an American soldier

Soldier Albert Cashier, who fought notably bravely in the American Civil War, was born Jennie Hodgers in Co Louth in 1843.

# history - Thursday 18 June, 2015

An Irishman led the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, not that you’d ever hear about it Feel Like I Win When I Lose This post contains videos

An Irishman led the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, not that you’d ever hear about it

The Duke of Wellington is not well thought of in his homeland.

# history - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The42 The42′s alternative Leaving Cert History quiz Legends

The42′s alternative Leaving Cert History quiz

We test your knowledge of all-time Irish sporting records.

# history - Sunday 7 June, 2015

‘It’s time Constance Markievicz gets the recognition she deserves’

A permanent plaque honouring Countess Constance Markievicz would go some way towards reversing the exclusion of Irish women from popular history, according to a campaign.

# history - Monday 1 June, 2015

# history - Saturday 23 May, 2015

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images

AS IT HAPPENED: It’s official – Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage

It’s 62% FOR and 38% AGAINST – as Ireland gives a big YES to same-sex marriage.

# history - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die Diggin

11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die

So much history, all around us.

# history - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The42 Classic analysis: Sexton leads Leinster to greatest European comeback History

Classic analysis: Sexton leads Leinster to greatest European comeback

We look back on one of the most legendary games in the history of European rugby.

# history - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Snoop Dogg thinks Game of Thrones is based on real history Ser Snoop

Snoop Dogg thinks Game of Thrones is based on real history

Ah Snoop. No, Snoop.

# history - Friday 8 May, 2015

Alice Perry: The first female Engineering graduate in Ireland

The Galway woman was “the first lady to obtain the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in the UK”, graduating with first class honours in 1906.

# history - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From The42 Toulon just became the best club team ever as success eludes Clermont in another heartbreaker History Makers

Toulon just became the best club team ever as success eludes Clermont in another heartbreaker

The galacticos became the first team to ever win three straight European Cups.

# history - Friday 1 May, 2015

Ireland’s largest Norman castle was built by a womaniser who ended up being decapitated

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores two of Ireland’s most beautiful castles – Emo Court in Laois and Trim Castle in Meath.

# history - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 Terry is now joint-top-scoring defender in PL history while an Irishman is 3rd Prolific

Terry is now joint-top-scoring defender in PL history while an Irishman is 3rd

Leighton Baines, William Gallas and Julian Dicks also feature on the list.

# history - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

This is what Dublin Bay used to look like

The Great South Wall is celebrating 300 years.

# history - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From Business ETC You can now see everything you’ve ever googled in one place Please God No

# history - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.

# history - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Survivors remember the Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years ago today

9.02 am, Wednesday 19 April, 1995.

From The42 Rodgers: Manchester City are ’20 years’ behind Liverpool Riled

Rodgers: Manchester City are ’20 years’ behind Liverpool

The Northern Irishman believes that only Manchester United sit on par with the Reds, suggesting that Raheem Sterling would be taking a step down if he left Anfield.

# history - Friday 17 April, 2015

These mysterious caves in a Sligo hillside carry secrets from the Ice Age

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores two of Ireland’s most intriguing ancient sites – the Caves of Keash and Dun Aonghasa.

# history - Thursday 16 April, 2015

This mill house has a great history – and a pretty amazing interior

Dromore Mill has wet rooms and a bootroom. Say no more.

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