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# 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

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 images

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

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

# history - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Score Power ranking the managers in Tottenham’s Premier League history from best to worst Looking Back

Power ranking the managers in Tottenham’s Premier League history from best to worst

Christian Gross, Tim Sherwood and Jacques Santini all feature on our list.

# history - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Column: ‘We must look beyond 1913 and learn the lessons from the Lockout’

The anniversary of the 1913 Lockout has ended, but it offers us an opportunity to re-examine this history.

# history - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

President pays tribute to women in Irish history at Cumann na mBan commemoration

An exclusively all female Guard of Honour, drawn from women serving in the Army, Navy and Air Corps, gathered to commemorate the women of the Cumann na mBan today.

# history - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Column: Shane MacThomais was a tireless champion of those forgotten by our history books

Following the untimely passing of the Glasnevin Cemetery historian Shane MacThomais, his friend and fellow historian Donal Fallon remembers a man who was “beloved of Dubliners of all classes and professions”.

# history - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin

This week in 1923 saw an extraordinary boxing match emerge amid the chaos of the Irish Civil War.

# history - Friday 21 March, 2014

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies RIP

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.

# history - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: A novel approach to exploring Irish history

Comic book writer Sean Michael Wilson discusses the value and challenges of depicting history in graphic novels.

# history - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Hidden Ireland: From the Boyne flows the story of Ireland

Archaeologist Neil Jackman takes us on a guided tour of the treasures of one of Ireland’s most important historical hotspots.

# history - Friday 7 March, 2014

An ‘original Fine Gael Blueshirt uniform’ has just gone on sale…on eBay

Dyed-in-the-wool Fine Gael members take note.

# history - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: Ireland Women call for support ahead of history-maker against Italy BePartOfIt

VIDEO: Ireland Women call for support ahead of history-maker against Italy

This weekend’s Six Nations clash will be the first time a women’s international has been held at the Aviva Stadium.

# history - Monday 3 March, 2014

Heavy rains cause wall and arch collapse in Pompeii

Deterioration in state of ancient Roman site described as “dramatic”.

# history - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# history - Saturday 1 March, 2014

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)

A new play tells the story of the historical event by using loyalist and nationalist characters.

# history - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Protestant Elected’: This Irish headline from 100 years ago is really something Outrage

# history - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Photos: On this day in 1993 a bomb exploded at the World Trade Center New York In Memory This post contains images

Photos: On this day in 1993 a bomb exploded at the World Trade Center New York

A car bomb exploded underneath car park killing six people and injuring many more.

# history - Monday 17 February, 2014

3,000 people sign petition to save Moore Street’s Paris Bakery

A room on the premises that has been boarded up for years is being inspected today to see if there are elements relating to the 1916 Rising present.

# history - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Looking for weapons, buildings and mass graves at Vinegar Hill

The site is to be comprehensively surveyed later this year.

From The Score O’Driscoll ‘grudge’ talk angers Wales boss Gatland History

O’Driscoll ‘grudge’ talk angers Wales boss Gatland

“As far as I am concerned, that’s dead and gone,” he insisted.

# history - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From The Score Celebrations for Leitrim footballers as they retain FBD League title Silverware

Celebrations for Leitrim footballers as they retain FBD League title

They claimed a narrow one-point victory over Roscommon today in Carrick-on-Shannon.

# history - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Score Warburton looking to make history as Wales target three in a row Holders This post contains a poll

Warburton looking to make history as Wales target three in a row

The Cardiff Blues openside’s future remains in the balance, but those distractions have been put to one side.

# history - Saturday 18 January, 2014

“Extraordinary” – Visitors to Dublin’s Little Museum up 114 per cent

The team behind the museum say they are delighted – and gobsmacked – by the figure.

# history - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Spot the difference? Stunning footage of 1920s London vs modern day London Recalling

Spot the difference? Stunning footage of 1920s London vs modern day

Cor blimey. Jolly good show old chap.

# history - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Dine like the Romans? Then try some giraffe legs and sea urchins…

We don’t think it will be the new Atkins.

# history - Sunday 5 January, 2014

1,000-year-old looted Celtic treasure discovered in British Museum storeroom

The brooch is believed to have been taken by Vikings over 1,000 years ago.

# history - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Mexican archaeologists find Aztec dog skull displayed like a human sacrifice

The dog skull looks like it was displayed on a skull rack usually reserved for the severed heads of captured warriors from rival groups.

# history - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Analysis: How an RTÉ satire (possibly) helped bring down a government

Ahead of tonight’s reportedly controversial Oliver Callan sketch, Dr Ciara Meehan looks at how Hall’s Pictorial Weekly is associated with the defeat of the then-government in 1977 – but questions whether it was really to blame.

# history - Monday 30 December, 2013

Wooden shoes, leather-belt beatings and hunger: Slavery, in their own words

Extracts from the WPA Slave Narrative Collection.

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