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# history - Yesterday’s News

Detectives hunting the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart have travelled to a remote Pacific island

Earhart disappeared in 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the world.

# history - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Uncovering another Ireland… by cycling 1000kms along an old railway line

Artist Pamela de Brí found lots of interesting people and places during her trip.

# history - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Did this famous Irish designer nearly fall into obscurity because of chauvinism?

Eileen Gray was known for her pioneering work within architecture’s Modern Movement.

# history - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 The men’s All-Ireland League will have its first-ever female referee tonight History

The men’s All-Ireland League will have its first-ever female referee tonight

IRFU match official Helen O’Reilly takes charge of her first Ulster Bank League clash.

# history - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

PICS: The iconic Iveagh Market is to undergo a €90m transformation

The market was opened in the early 1900s.

# history - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

A 1795 time capsule placed by one of the US Founding Fathers will be opened tonight

The capsule from Samuel Adams is believed to contain old coins and documents.

# history - Monday 5 January, 2015

The tomb of a mysterious Pharaoh queen has been unearthed in Egypt

Until now, the name of Khentakawess had been unknown.

# history - Friday 2 January, 2015

Meet the Irishman who learned to mime with Marcel Marceau

Niall Henry went on to found Blue Raincoat Theatre.

# history - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Thousands of Northern refugees streamed over the border in the 1970s – some were called “ungrateful”

The situation is detailed in a memo to Government from 1973.

# history - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI

An Irishwoman and her friends sent comfort and hope to soldiers in the bleakest midwinters of the Great War.

# history - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Boiled pike and Queen Elizabeth’s cure for a cold: A rare cookery book from the 1680s Gem

Boiled pike and Queen Elizabeth’s cure for a cold: A rare cookery book from the 1680s

Some of these recipes are a must-have for the cook in your life.

# history - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From The42 Tyrone tonight elected the first woman chairperson of a GAA county board in Ireland History

Tyrone tonight elected the first woman chairperson of a GAA county board in Ireland

Roisin Jordan was elected for the post in Tyrone.

# history - Sunday 30 November, 2014

8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I

The daughter of a Kerry clergyman, three Irish air aces and a Corkman who won the Victoria Cross – some of the hidden heroes of WWI.

# history - Saturday 22 November, 2014

The 33 men and a boy who kept 10,000-strong English army at bay in Cork

The incredibly arduous siege at Castle Park in Kinsale saw the English gain the upper hand over a small Spanish band – but it took them 100 days.

From The Daily Edge 7 important Irish moments, improved by Brian McFadden in his Toy Show suit Suits You

7 important Irish moments, improved by Brian McFadden in his Toy Show suit

Officially the greatest suit of all time.

# history - Friday 21 November, 2014

The Irish government were briefed on flying saucers in 1950

The letter came from the embassy in Washington.

# history - Thursday 13 November, 2014

A bedroom frozen in time – the interiors of a life 100 years ago

The room in a French village has remained as it was at the time of the World War I soldier’s death almost a century ago.

What else could I get for… the €3.5 million pricetag on this Georgian mansion in Wicklow

We take a look at what €3.5 million could get you around the country.

# history - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ancient Waterford site reveals Vikings moved from raiding to trading

New publication and guide uncover the 9th century power of a settlement at Woodstown on the River Suir.

# history - Saturday 1 November, 2014

IN IMAGES: A brief history of the Irish protest

This ain’t our first rodeo.

# history - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Extract: The bits of Irish history you weren’t taught at school

Do you remember when ‘I Shot JR’ windscreen sticker were ubiquitous or The Hucklebuck dominated the Irish music scene?

# history - Monday 20 October, 2014

From The42 11 of the most humiliating defeats in Premier League history Easy

11 of the most humiliating defeats in Premier League history

Southampton’s 8-0 thrashing of Sunderland from this weekend plus other big wins.

# history - Sunday 19 October, 2014

How the CIA tried to raise a lost Soviet submarine with a giant crane — and sort of succeeded

The sunken Soviet submarine sank in the Pacific Ocean some 1,500 miles northwest of Hawaii.

From The Daily Edge Take This Tricky Irish History Quiz Quiz

Take This Tricky Irish History Quiz

How much do you actually know about your country?

Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family’s story

The American Civil War might seem like a long time ago, but the last pensioned Irish veteran was still alive in 1950.

# history - Friday 17 October, 2014

$125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a “sombre, respectful” affair

The event is taking place in New Orleans in November.

# history - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Irish items are in this incredible Viking hoard found in a Scottish field

The man who found it did so using a metal detector.

# history - Monday 13 October, 2014

These historic photos of Dublin are great

A new book juxtaposes modern and historic scenes in the capital.

# history - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The42 Tubbercury are Sligo champions as St Michael’s ease into their first ever Galway SFC decider At Last

Tubbercury are Sligo champions as St Michael’s ease into their first ever Galway SFC decider

Eddie Hoare continues to light up the Galway championship.

# history - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The42 Kilmacud Crokes to meet St Jude’s in Dublin senior hurling final History

Kilmacud Crokes to meet St Jude’s in Dublin senior hurling final

A Danny Sutcliffe point in the 56th minute turned out to be the winner.

# history - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The42 Gaffney’s last-gasp winner leads Limerick to first-ever win at Brandywell History

Gaffney’s last-gasp winner leads Limerick to first-ever win at Brandywell

A much-changed Derry City side were beaten on home soil.

# history - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Heritage Ireland: A born fighter, bloody battles and the castle at the heart of it

Archaeologist Neil Jackman criss-crosses the country to bring you a massive cairn in Sligo, a castle in Antrim with a bloody past, and a dolmen with an interesting supersition…

# history - Friday 3 October, 2014

One Million Dubliners: ‘Everyone has someone buried in Glasnevin’

New Irish doc finds there is a whole lot of life in the country’s most famous burial place.

# history - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Remember when Tayto packets looked like this? Crispory

Extract: The passionate and inspirational women of the Irish Revolution – in photos

Remembering some of the women played who played pivotal roles in Irish revolution.

# history - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From Business ETC Happy birthday Nintendo! The gaming giant is 125 years old today Staying Power

Happy birthday Nintendo! The gaming giant is 125 years old today

It’s come a long way from manufacturing playing cards in the 19th century.

Some of Ireland’s strangest old laws are to be repealed

Did you know we’re (kind of) at war with Denmark?

# history - Monday 22 September, 2014

Is the government protecting the wrong house on Moore Street?

The Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage says no.

# history - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Extract: 16 Dead Men – The Easter Rising Executions

The men who were killed for their involvement in the Easter Rising were diverse in age and occupation, but brought together by a common vision.

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