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#History

# history - Today’s News

Volunteers are reclaiming this motte and bailey after decades of neglect and bonfires

Several sites around Ireland are being ‘adopted’ by their local communities.

# history - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle

Once a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic hub, Mosul has become the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.

# history - Saturday 17 September, 2016

A Nazi programme and GAA medals are among pieces of Irish history soon to go on sale

The auction in Kilkenny features over 800 lots.

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army

Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.

# history - Saturday 10 September, 2016

This is how you can see everything you've ever searched for on Google

Including any Maps, YouTube and voice searches you have ever made.

# history - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Nazi resort ruin is being transformed into a luxury tourist destination

Prices start at €350,000 for a room in the complex, but some aren’t happy with the plans for the site that has such a weighted past.

# history - Monday 29 August, 2016

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

# history - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match History

Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match

The Dubliner can seal early progression from his group with a win over a home favourite tomorrow.

# history - Friday 29 July, 2016

'Herstory' - Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination

In a wide-ranging speech Clinton vowed to help America’s poor and took aim at her rival.

# history - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man

He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.

# history - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

FactCheck: No, "Irish slaves" did NOT build the White House

FactCheck debunks a false claim that has gone viral after a major speech by Michelle Obama, last night.

# history - Saturday 9 July, 2016

"I'm losing money every day while nothing is being done... it's a nightmare" - How Moore Street's traders have been forgotten about

Marie Cullen sells her fruit and veg on Moore Street in the shadow of the battle for the National Monument.

# history - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Remembering the Irish murderer who made it to the Wimbledon final

It is a tale of love, money, murder and tennis.

# history - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Heaps of wounded and dead. Showers of dust and earth and lead. Deafening explosions and blinding smoke'

More than 3,500 Irish soldiers perished in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.

# history - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The42 Amy Perrett to make history as Super Rugby's first-ever female match official History

Amy Perrett to make history as Super Rugby's first-ever female match official

Perrett is a product of the ARU’s Referee Pathways program

# history - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 Let's turn Lord's green! Ireland to play historic series against England next year History

Let's turn Lord's green! Ireland to play historic series against England next year

The two countries will meet next May.

# history - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 22 facts you probably didn't know about Panini stickers Fyi

22 facts you probably didn't know about Panini stickers

With Euro 2016 in full swing, sticker nerds everywhere are set for a busy couple of weeks.

# history - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From The42 Hal Robson-Kanu the hero as Wales earn famous win History

Hal Robson-Kanu the hero as Wales earn famous win

Gareth Bale had previously put Chris Coleman’s side ahead with a powerful free-kick.

From The42 Red card be damned! Incredible Irish effort earns first-ever win in South Africa Cape Crusaders

Red card be damned! Incredible Irish effort earns first-ever win in South Africa

Despite losing CJ Stander mid way through the first half, Ireland carved out a win in Cape Town.

# history - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Locked up for years for stealing a handkerchief - Delving into Spike Island's dark past

The prison was intended only as a temporary response to increased criminality during the famine, but remained open for 36 years.

# history - Saturday 21 May, 2016

70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a gold ring and necklace are found hidden in an old mug

One million European Jews died between 1940 and 1945 at the Auschwitz camp in the southern city of Oswiecim.

# history - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Photos: Leicester fans celebrate after being crowned Premier League champions History This post contains images

Photos: Leicester fans celebrate after being crowned Premier League champions

They are England’s first new title-winners since Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest 1978.

# history - Monday 2 May, 2016

From The42 'Greatest achievement in the history of our game': What they said after Leicester's title win Success Story

'Greatest achievement in the history of our game': What they said after Leicester's title win

Gary Lineker, David Cameron and Rory McIlroy were among those to pay tribute.

From The42 Leicester crowned Premier League champions after Spurs let two-goal lead slip History

Leicester crowned Premier League champions after Spurs let two-goal lead slip

Leicester’s players reportedly gathered at the home of striker Jamie Vardy to watch the match.

# history - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From The42 New York fall agonisingly short in their bid to make GAA history Disappointment

New York fall agonisingly short in their bid to make GAA history

Roscommon were given the fright of their Championship lives in the Bronx.

# history - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 Bayern made to wait for historic fourth Bundesliga title in row Frustration

Bayern made to wait for historic fourth Bundesliga title in row

The champagne had to be put back on ice after Thomas Mueller’s first-half header for Bayern was cancelled out

# 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.

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