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#History

# 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.

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Some of Ireland’s strangest old laws are to be repealed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

What’s being done about historic gravestones at the ‘Cabbage Gardens’ being vandalised?

The burial site is located in a park, but even CCTV hasn’t deterred people from vandalising them.

From Business ETC How to change the password for your WiFi modem TechKnowHow

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.

Executioners, Vikings and women at war… Dublin’s history unlocked

The festival will take place later this month – and we have tickets to give away.

# history - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Heritage Ireland: The church at the crossroads of Dublin’s ancient past

St Audoen’s in Dublin city centre stands by the most ancient road into Dublin. (And learn, too, about where the monks from Skellig Michael fled from their lonely rock in the sea.)

# history - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE MIDLANDS on Culture Night

It’s Culture Night on Friday – and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

# history - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

93-year-old former Auschwitz guard charged with 300,000 crimes

Oskar Groening is accused of managing money and property stolen from victims.

# history - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here’s the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath

Part of a leg and foot were discovered by Bord na Mona workers.

Danish archaeologists uncover ringed Viking fortress for first time in 60 years

The fortress was a genuine military facility and was probably the scene of fighting as well.

# history - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 200 years ago there was an Ireland v Russia hurling match in London Lovely Hurling

Column: Who was the Irish nanny in the (other) White House?

‘Catherine the Irish nanny’ has almost been forgotten by history – but she was employed by Confederate president Jefferson Davis.

# history - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Heritage Ireland: Why you need to see the Copper Coast

Archaeologist Neil Jackman transports us to another batch of wonderful Irish historical gems in Sligo, Dublin – and that incredible southerly Copper Coast.

# history - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Grand nieces of Michael Collins present his death mask to museum

A ceremony was held at the Cathal Brugha Barracks yesterday to mark Collins’ death in 1922.

Heritage Week: Here’s how to kick off your weekend

In this special edition of our Heritage Ireland series, Neil Jackman takes his pick of Heritage Week events and fun…

# history - Friday 22 August, 2014

10,000 people have signed up to study Trinity’s first (free) online course

Luckily they won’t all have to cram into one classroom.

# history - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

America’s long history of police riots – the short version

Armed police, brutality, rioting and racial tension – sound familiar?

# history - Monday 18 August, 2014

WATCH: This colour video brings 1950s Dublin to life

“I want to go to there…”

# history - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Public urged to join “ramped up” Michael Collins commemoration today

The event will be the first attended by the Defence Forces in recent decades.

# history - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Kilkenny ‘pop-up’ museum lets you uncover Ireland’s past

The project will run in the Parade in Kilkenny city today.

# history - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

A revolutionary era ship from the 1770s was found buried underneath the World Trade Center

Archaeologists say it was built from same wood used to build Philadelphia’s Independence Hall.

Heritage Ireland: The lonely Kilkenny cave that witnessed a massacre of 1,000 people

Dunmore Cave has a chilling tale to tell visitors.

# history - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Opinion: What’s the point in learning about history?

Every History teacher in the country can attest to hearing the Dreaded Question at least once a year: “What’s the point in learning about this?”

# history - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From The Score Interview: The man who made football history with the Ireland under-19 women this summer ACHIEVEMENT

Interview: The man who made football history with the Ireland under-19 women this summer

Dave Connell and his side reached the semi-finals of the European Championships recently.

# history - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Ever hear of the Irish Jesuit priest who volunteered for WW1 and took these amazing pictures? In The Trenches This post contains images

Ever hear of the Irish Jesuit priest who volunteered for WW1 and took these amazing pictures?

Fr Frank Browne’s work as a photographer is being remembered.

# history - Saturday 26 July, 2014

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories Tell Your Story This post contains videos

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories

“Some will make you laugh, others might make you cry – but they are all genuine Irish stories told from the heart,” the project co-ordinator said.

Heritage Ireland: The oldest lighthouse still in use in the world

Let archaeologist Neil Jackman lead you through the amazing past and present of Hook Lighthouse as well as trips to a major ancient monastery and Georgian splendour.

# history - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Score Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire Final Round

Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire

Shane Lowry was the clubhouse leader until Australia’s Marc Leishmann equalled his score to go -12.

# history - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Heritage Ireland: Who is this man with the frightfully fancy tomb?

Archaeologist Neil Jackman brings us on a round tower with a view and a fantastically flamboyant neo-gothic mansion.

# history - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Rare treasures displayed for first time at Dublin’s Chester Beatty Library

The A-Z exhibition showcases a diverse range of beautiful and culturally significant artifacts.

# history - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Score 5 reasons why Brazil can retain hope despite Neymar injury History

5 reasons why Brazil can retain hope despite Neymar injury

The 22-year-old is not the first high-profile star to withdraw from the tournament.

# history - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Neanderthals made sure to eat their greens, ancient poo reveals

The study in the journal PLOS ONE is the first to analyze feces in an attempt to show precisely what kinds of foods our long-extinct kin were eating.

# history - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 iconic photos from history, brought to life in colour History In Colour

8 iconic photos from history, brought to life in colour

Colour makes all these amazing photos seem that little bit more real.

# history - Friday 6 June, 2014

70 years on, here’s how D-Day was originally reported to the world

“Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast of France in tremendous strength by cloudy daylight today and stormed several miles inland.”

# history - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Multiple government departments to deal with ‘deeply disturbing revelations’ of child burials

The issue has come to light as a result of research which found death records for 796 infants in an unmarked grave beside a children’s home.

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