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# history - Saturday 19 November, 2016

'People definitely don't realise the depth of the historical treasures around them'

The Archives and Records Association, Ireland (ARAI) is running Explore Your Archive week from today until next Sunday.

# history - Monday 14 November, 2016

From The42 'We've poked the bear' - Schmidt's Ireland eye more history against All Blacks Looking Up

'We've poked the bear' - Schmidt's Ireland eye more history against All Blacks

The Ireland head coach has some big selection decisions to make this week.

# history - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From The42 England end South Africa 10-year hoodoo History

England end South Africa 10-year hoodoo

Jonny May, Courtney Lawes, George Ford and Owen Farrell all crossed for tries.

# history - Sunday 6 November, 2016

From The42 Treat yourself to all the highlights from Ireland 40 New Zealand 29 right here Special Occasion This post contains videos

Treat yourself to all the highlights from Ireland 40 New Zealand 29 right here

Prepare to watch this over and over again for the next few decades.

# history - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Back in time: The Galway of 600 years ago shows just how much of the city has survived

A new collection of Galway maps has illustrations going back to the 16th century.

# history - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'

A historian talks us through some Halloween traditions, from preparing the house for spirits to trick or treating.

# history - Friday 28 October, 2016

Controversy over €8.5 million price tag for Mary Robinson's Presidential library Pricey Papers This post contains videos

Controversy over €8.5 million price tag for Mary Robinson's Presidential library

Questions have been raised about costs to the State.

# history - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

The making of Dracula: How Bram Stoker's 'in-betweener' status inspired horror

Being a middle-class Anglican in Victorian Dublin helped Stoker create one of literature’s most monstrous characters.

From The42 'They are just 15 blokes on a field' - Heaslip hungry for shot at All Blacks History

'They are just 15 blokes on a field' - Heaslip hungry for shot at All Blacks

The Leinster number eight has played the Kiwis seven times, with some bitter memories.

# history - Sunday 16 October, 2016

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

# history - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 History made in Italy as Serie B ref awards first-ever green card Initiative

History made in Italy as Serie B ref awards first-ever green card

Officials for the Italian second tier announced at the beginning of the season that the player shown the most cards for fair play will receive an award

# history - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Sitdown Sunday: Meet the rising star of Germany's Far Right

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# history - Saturday 1 October, 2016

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.

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