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# history - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From The42 Liverpool record biggest away victory by an English club in Champions League history Rout

Liverpool record biggest away victory by an English club in Champions League history

The Reds arrived in Slovenia with critics questioning Jurgen Klopp’s signings and tactics.

# history - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster History

Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster

Fiona Coghlan and the Barbarians will face Munster in Thomond Park next month.

# history - Monday 2 October, 2017

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland History This post contains images

Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland

The artworks, which are currently on display at a museum in Connecticut, will be displayed in Ireland for eight months next year.

# history - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin

Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.

# history - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From The42 More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international Breaking New Ground

More history to be made by Joy Neville as she'll take charge of men's international

The former Ireland back row will become one of the first female referees to oversee a men’s international next month.

# history - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Found destitute and demented': Limerick police records give insight into Irish life in 1922

The collection was made available online this week as part of a project by the council to digitise its archive.

# history - Saturday 9 September, 2017

How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine

The farm taught hundreds of Irishmen to be self-sustaining during the worst of the Great Famine.

# history - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Neglect and abuse of Irish children in institutions led them to set cells on fire and swallow nails

There was a huge resistance to child psychology in Ireland up to the 1950s due to the close connections between state and church.

Head shavings at gunpoint and sexual assaults - Violence against women during the Irish Revolution

A Maynooth professor has said history may be downplaying the level of violence directed towards women during the conflict.

# history - Thursday 31 August, 2017

# history - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'It would make you wonder has anything changed?': Over a century later, Ireland still can't shake its eviction past

The rent uncertainty of today is not only widespread – but goes deep through the ages of Irish history.

# history - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

The public is being asked to help at archaeological dig at Glendalough.

# history - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Why was this medieval Roscommon village abandoned centuries ago?

Heritage Week kicks off today, and a talk in Kilkenny on the abandoned medieval village of Rindoon is just one great example of what’s on.

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate

There are more than 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy on public land, mostly in the South.

# history - Friday 11 August, 2017

The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113

Yisrael Kristal survived Auschwitz and lived out his life in Israel.

# history - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps

The documentary maker who compiled the diaries said they show the family share Tom Crean’s “traits of endurance”.

# history - Saturday 22 July, 2017

The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee

Plane-weary passengers inspired a Tyrone chef to invent an Irish coffee almost 75 years ago.

# history - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Long-lost photo supposedly of Amelia Earhart couldn't be her, says expert

A new documentary claims to shed new light on her disappearance.

# history - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From The42 The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon History Makers

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

1890 was the most successful year in Irish tennis when it comes to Wimbledon.

# history - Saturday 24 June, 2017

This new database shows you all the ancient hill forts across Ireland

The database reveals that Mayo and Cork each have more than 70 ancient hill fort sites.

# history - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Ireland become full Test-playing nation after landmark ICC vote in London History

Ireland become full Test-playing nation after landmark ICC vote in London

After a 10-year quest to join cricket’s elite club, Ireland have been promoted from Associate status after a unanimous vote.

# history - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Patrick Pearse 1916 surrender letter sells for £263,000 at London auction

The estimated sale price was less than half of that.

# history - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Irish chaplain patrolled 1917 frontlines with a shovel, gave last rites and then buried the dead

The extraordinary bravery of Fr William Doyle is told in new exhibition at National Museum.

# history - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From the front room to The Long Hall: The history of the Dublin pub

‘A Little History of the Dublin Pub’ opens on 1 June and will run until 24 September.

Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale Going Going Gone This post contains images

Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale

The objects on offer range from a barista bar to large desks, chairs, plants, printers and even water coolers.

# history - Sunday 21 May, 2017

France to honour prisoners forced to work on Hitler's secret weapon in WWII

Thousands of slaves were forced to work on Hitler’s secret weapon: the V2 rockets.

# history - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 Chloe and Sam Magee win first ever medal for Ireland at European badminton championships Sibling Act

Chloe and Sam Magee win first ever medal for Ireland at European badminton championships

The Donegal pair overcame opponents from Poland in today’s quarter-final.

# history - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Trump's plan to slash corporate rates to 15% could pose 'competitive challenge to Ireland'

The plan could face stiff opposition in Congress.

# history - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb

“This is an important discovery.”

# history - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The42 'He was a very sore loser': Harrington opens up on testy relationship with Garcia Bad Blood

'He was a very sore loser': Harrington opens up on testy relationship with Garcia

The Dubliner admits the pair are civil to each other, but it’s always through gritted teeth.

# history - Monday 10 April, 2017

From The42 WATCH: Sergio Garcia's moment of a lifetime History This post contains videos

WATCH: Sergio Garcia's moment of a lifetime

The Spaniard kept his nerve at the first playoff hole to secure an historic win.

# history - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge This man has your childhood dream job: Neil the archaeologist Job Goals

This man has your childhood dream job: Neil the archaeologist

DailyEdge.ie speaks to the people who have the jobs you wanted as a kid.

# history - Monday 20 March, 2017

'They’d put me in a room with nothing to eat and no windows. Then they would cut my hair to the bone'

A survivor returned this week to the Magdalene Laundry where she had been forced to spend her youth.

# history - Sunday 19 March, 2017

The price of betrayal: Who did the British pay for info on Irish rebels and how much did they pay?

A old manuscript currently on display has those answers.

One of Dublin's most iconic buildings is taking a trip down memory lane

A new exhibition explores the role Custom House played while Ireland fought for independence.

# history - Saturday 18 March, 2017

A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project

Researchers don’t know if it was from a male or female, how the person died, or even what form of early human it was.

# history - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 Analysis: The most extraordinary 7 minutes in Champions League history Late Drama This post contains videos

Analysis: The most extraordinary 7 minutes in Champions League history

Barcelona became the first-ever side to overturn a four-goal first-leg deficit in Europe during the week.

# history - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From The42 Step one of double dream complete as Slaughtneil deliver emotional victory The Toughest

Step one of double dream complete as Slaughtneil deliver emotional victory

The Derry side edged past Sarsfields in Croke Park in front of a record attendance.

# history - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery

A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# history - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer

14 Henrietta Street will showcase the long and pockmarked history of Dublin’s tenements.

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