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#History

# history - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From The42 The teenage gymnast set to make history for Ireland at the Olympics Interview

The teenage gymnast set to make history for Ireland at the Olympics

Ellis O’Reilly chats to The42 about competing in Rio, balancing education and sport, and her link with Katie Taylor.

# history - Sunday 3 April, 2016

These photos of 20th century Limerick are incredible Down Memory Lane This post contains images

These photos of 20th century Limerick are incredible

Sit back and enjoy.

# history - Sunday 27 March, 2016

100 years of Irish history told through 10 sporting events

The games we play give us a snapshot of the country through the past century, writes Mick O’Keeffe.

# history - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From The42 History-maker Gianluigi Buffon wrote a fantastic open letter to the goal he protects Take A Bow

History-maker Gianluigi Buffon wrote a fantastic open letter to the goal he protects

The 38-year-old has 154 Italy caps and has appeared over 400 times for Juventus.

# history - Monday 21 March, 2016

The mystery of the historic bomb-making equipment found in a Dublin attic

Jorge Zulkouski found the items ten years ago and with the 1916 centenary coming up, he thought now was the time to try to find out more.

# history - Sunday 20 March, 2016

This bear bone discovery in Sligo could re-write Irish history

The examination of a bear patella shows that humans were in Ireland 2,500 years earlier than thought.

# history - Friday 18 March, 2016

Adolf Hitler’s own copy of Mein Kampf has just sold at auction Going Going Gone This post contains videos

Adolf Hitler’s own copy of Mein Kampf has just sold at auction

The book from his Munich apartment sold for more than €18,000.

# history - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

This amazing mural of 1916 women just appeared in Dublin city centre

It shows three women who were all involved in the Rising.

# history - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Photos: Inside the abandoned schoolhouses of rural Ireland

Archaeologist Enda O’Flaherty’s photography project captures the ruins of old national schools left dotted across the Irish countryside.

# history - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From The42 How well do you know your League of Ireland history? Quiz

How well do you know your League of Ireland history?

Do you know your Gary Twiggs from your Glenn Crowes?

# history - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The GPO’s flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty The Rising This post contains videos This post contains images

The GPO’s flashy new 1916 exhibit is a cross between Rebellion and Call of Duty

It opens the day after Easter Monday.

# history - Monday 22 February, 2016

From The42 Now there’s a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans History

Now there’s a Dublin version of that 1916 commemorative jersey for all you true blue Easter Rising fans

A rubble-surrounded GPO now adorns the front of the jersey.

# history - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The42 History! Oliver Dingley becomes first Irish diver to qualify for Olympics in 68 years History

History! Oliver Dingley becomes first Irish diver to qualify for Olympics in 68 years

The 23-year-old secured qualification in Rio this afternoon.

# history - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Was Polish anti-Communist hero Lech Walesa secretly a Communist informant?

Shocking new documents suggest the Solidarity icon was a paid informant for the secret police. But Walesa says they’re fake.

# history - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From The42 Another day, another milestone – Lionel Messi becomes first player to score 300 La Liga goals History

# history - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The42 This man is one win away from being the first Olympic and UFC champion History

This man is one win away from being the first Olympic and UFC champion

“I would hope the people would see me as probably the greatest combat athlete to compete in the sport.”

# history - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Police probe Irish link to mystery man found dead on the moors near Manchester

Greater Manchester Police suspect the unidentified, elderly man may be connected to a 1949 plane crash.

# history - Monday 25 January, 2016

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse ‘signed the death warrants’ of 1916’s leaders?

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

# history - Saturday 23 January, 2016

After 70 years apart, D-Day veteran and wartime sweetheart to reunite

10,000 miles and seven decades are not enough to keep them away from each other, apparently.

# history - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Check out these images of 19th century Ireland Memory Lane This post contains images

Check out these images of 19th century Ireland

The US Library of Congress has a very impressive archive.

# history - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Gangs of Westmeath: ‘I am getting money for shooting every last landlord’

The story of how a violent chapter in one county’s history struck terror into the heart of the British establishment in Ireland.

# history - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz’s home

The Na Fianna Éireann banner has been in a collection at the British Imperial War Museum since 1936.

# history - Monday 11 January, 2016

‘I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they’re gone’

The ultimate question in all of this is, ‘what we value more as a society’. We can always build more shopping centres or hotels in different city centre sites, but we can never rebuild our history once destroyed, writes Sean Fox.

# history - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online

To research Irish history, all you need is an internet connection.

# history - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From The42 McGregor’s shot at dos Anjos moves closer as White opens door for lightweight title bout History

McGregor’s shot at dos Anjos moves closer as White opens door for lightweight title bout

Another Brazilian champion could be next for ‘The Notorious’.

# history - Sunday 3 January, 2016

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

# history - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Murder, theft, corruption – The most notorious crimes in American history

These are crimes that will not soon be forgotten.

Margaret Thatcher wanted to crush Loyalist strikers just like she did the miners

The UK Prime Minister was determined not to let them take down the Anglo-Irish Agreement.

# history - Thursday 31 December, 2015

State Papers 1985: Garret Fitzgerald’s government wasn’t too keen on helping Stardust victims

An official wanted a redress scheme kept well away from the Taoiseach’s department.

# history - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From Business ETC There’s a small but handy way to navigate between old and new pages on your browser TechGuide

There’s a small but handy way to navigate between old and new pages on your browser

You don’t have to constantly click or tap the back button to get to where you want.

# history - Friday 25 December, 2015

Your Christmas Day in front of the telly, December 1962

Teilifís Éireann’s first ever TV Christmas, 53 years ago.

# history - Thursday 24 December, 2015

What Ireland looked like on every White Christmas since 1964

What did we watch on RTE in 1964? Who had the Christmas No 1 during the Big Freeze of 2010?

# history - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

The forgotten story of Peter Paul Dolata and the worst Christmas ever

Meeting Santa can be a terrifying experience for children, but this time, an even bigger nightmare was avoided.

# history - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

24 weird and wonderful seasonal photos that you won’t find on a Christmas card

The best presents are left at the bottom of the stocking.

# history - Monday 21 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Men read old-school dating advice for women, and were totally astounded Welcome To The 50s

Men read old-school dating advice for women, and were totally astounded

“Man, advice to women is very strange.”

# history - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Never-before-seen Abbey Theatre papers show how it fought against censorship

The minute books have been digitised and transcripts made.

# history - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

# history - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From The42 Here’s the sensational finish that gave Connacht their first Thomond victory since 1986 Bundee Jump

Here’s the sensational finish that gave Connacht their first Thomond victory since 1986

Connacht beat Munster 18-12 thanks to this late, late winner.

# history - Monday 16 November, 2015

From The42 Here’s the goal that secured Ireland’s place at the Euros Superman

Here’s the goal that secured Ireland’s place at the Euros

Jon Walters’ second ensured a famous win for the Boys in Green.

# history - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Google keeps records of all your voice searches, but you can remove them

Anytime you activate Google Now, it saves the audio and transcript of each search to your history, but you can control it.

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