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History

# history - Yesterday’s News

Ever hear of the Irish Jesuit priest who volunteered for WW1 and took these amazing pictures? In The Trenches This post contains images

Ever hear of the Irish Jesuit priest who volunteered for WW1 and took these amazing pictures?

Fr Frank Browne’s work as a photographer is being remembered.

# history - Saturday 26 July, 2014

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories Tell Your Story This post contains videos

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories

“Some will make you laugh, others might make you cry – but they are all genuine Irish stories told from the heart,” the project co-ordinator said.

Heritage Ireland: The oldest lighthouse still in use in the world

Let archaeologist Neil Jackman lead you through the amazing past and present of Hook Lighthouse as well as trips to a major ancient monastery and Georgian splendour.

# history - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Score Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire Final Round

Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire

Shane Lowry was the clubhouse leader until Australia’s Marc Leishmann equalled his score to go -12.

# history - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Heritage Ireland: Who is this man with the frightfully fancy tomb?

Archaeologist Neil Jackman brings us on a round tower with a view and a fantastically flamboyant neo-gothic mansion.

# history - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Rare treasures displayed for first time at Dublin’s Chester Beatty Library

The A-Z exhibition showcases a diverse range of beautiful and culturally significant artifacts.

# history - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Score 5 reasons why Brazil can retain hope despite Neymar injury History

5 reasons why Brazil can retain hope despite Neymar injury

The 22-year-old is not the first high-profile star to withdraw from the tournament.

# history - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Neanderthals made sure to eat their greens, ancient poo reveals

The study in the journal PLOS ONE is the first to analyze feces in an attempt to show precisely what kinds of foods our long-extinct kin were eating.

# history - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 iconic photos from history, brought to life in colour History In Colour

8 iconic photos from history, brought to life in colour

Colour makes all these amazing photos seem that little bit more real.

# history - Friday 6 June, 2014

70 years on, here’s how D-Day was originally reported to the world

“Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast of France in tremendous strength by cloudy daylight today and stormed several miles inland.”

# history - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Multiple government departments to deal with ‘deeply disturbing revelations’ of child burials

The issue has come to light as a result of research which found death records for 796 infants in an unmarked grave beside a children’s home.

The world is talking about Tuam’s 800 dead babies

Even if the Government hasn’t yet.

# history - Friday 30 May, 2014

From Business ETC Google now has a form for those who want to be ‘forgotten’ Links

Google now has a form for those who want to be ‘forgotten’

If follows a European Court of Justice ruling that individuals have the right to have links to information about them deleted from searches

# history - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Watch: We wish this guy was our history teacher

The Battle of Clontarf did not go down exactly as you might have read in primary school.

# history - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The Score Inspirational Borthwick fit for Saracens as Wilkinson leads Toulon Final Final

Inspirational Borthwick fit for Saracens as Wilkinson leads Toulon

Mark McCall’s captain has been passed fit to face a star-studded Toulon team in the Heineken Cup final.

# history - Monday 19 May, 2014

From Business ETC Apple’s original multi-coloured logo boards will be up for auction Memorabilia

Apple’s original multi-coloured logo boards will be up for auction

And the bidding starts at $10,000 for those interested.

# history - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Was Cromwell framed? Why one man thinks he might not have been that bad after all…

A new book by an Irish amateur historian says that two men were responsible for Cromwell’s dastardly reputation.

# history - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Here’s how €22 million will be spent on 1916 Rising commemorations

The money will be made available so that the projects can open in time for the centenary of the 1916 Rising.

# history - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The Score Michael Sam becomes the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL History

Michael Sam becomes the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL

The Missouri player was picked by the St. Louis Rams.

# history - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Dublin was served by trams over 100 years ago Supertrams

# history - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From Business ETC Ever wonder what the Irish gaming industry looks like today? This map will show you On The Map

Ever wonder what the Irish gaming industry looks like today? This map will show you

Hands up those who knew Atari had a manufacturing plant in Tipperary during the late 70s/early 80s?

Letters and wills of World War I soldiers made available online

The newly-available batch includes the will of Irish poet Francis Ledwidge.

# history - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Heritage Ireland: Discovering the ancient Slí Mhór among the bluebells

Archaeologist Neil Jackman guides us through an ancient roadway that traversed Ireland, a fine medieval priory and an intriguing hermit cell hidden in a church.

# history - Thursday 1 May, 2014

We’re almost as fond of marriage as we were in 1864 (and we’re rather less likely to die)

Details of deaths, births and marriages recorded in Ireland from 150 years ago are now available to view online…

# history - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

After 98 years, Moore Street buildings are to become 1916 Rising commemoration

The site where the 1916 Rising leaders surrendered on Moore Street is to become a commemorative centre.

# history - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree

The National Archives and findmypast.ie team up to release records which survived Civil War blaze.

# history - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 18 must-see gems from RTÉ’s huge archives… in Vine form Reeling In The Years

18 must-see gems from RTÉ’s huge archives… in Vine form

Honestly, these are wonderful.

# history - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The sweetest lamppost art you’ll see in Dublin today

It tells the story of the groundskeeper who called a ceasefire during the Easter Rising in order to feed the ducks.

# history - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising Ireland Remembers This post contains images

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising

A wreath was laid outside the steps of the GPO with the Proclamation of the Republic also read out.

Video: Watch Michael Collins address a crowd before it gets broken up by gunshots From The Archives This post contains videos

Video: Watch Michael Collins address a crowd before it gets broken up by gunshots

Collins gives an impassioned speech before shots are fired and some fights break out.

# history - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

Heritage Ireland: 3 amazing sites to see this Easter weekend

Lovely Doneraile Park, ancient Derrynaflan and iconic Clonmacnoise – archaeologist Neil Jackman guides you through these magical sites.

# history - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Internet provider posts how-to video… and accidentally reveals porn history Morto

Internet provider posts how-to video… and accidentally reveals porn history

Hmm, “All Star Teens” is an odd network name…

# history - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Video column: The priest – a tribute Fr Peter McVerry

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan paint a picture of the characters of the capital.

# history - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From The Score The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past The Penalty King

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past

Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.

# history - Friday 11 April, 2014

Column: ‘Traditional’ marriage? It hasn’t always been between a man and a woman

Many opponents of marriage equality espouse the values of ‘tradition’ and believe sanctioned unions have always been between a man and a woman … but that’s not true, writes Peter Ferguson.

History experts descend on Trinity College to discover the truth about the Battle of Clontarf

The Battle of Clontarf was fought on Good Friday 1014, when the high-king Brian Boru lost his life.

# history - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

# history - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

275 horses and an Irish Wolfhound named Domhnall welcome President to Windsor Good Neighbours Become... This post contains videos This post contains images

275 horses and an Irish Wolfhound named Domhnall welcome President to Windsor

Although one Windsor resident asked “what’s happening here today?”

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