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# history - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Police probe Irish link to mystery man found dead on the moors near Manchester

Greater Manchester Police suspect the unidentified, elderly man may be connected to a 1949 plane crash.

# history - Monday 25 January, 2016

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse ‘signed the death warrants’ of 1916’s leaders?

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

# history - Saturday 23 January, 2016

After 70 years apart, D-Day veteran and wartime sweetheart to reunite

10,000 miles and seven decades are not enough to keep them away from each other, apparently.

# history - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Check out these images of 19th century Ireland Memory Lane This post contains images

Check out these images of 19th century Ireland

The US Library of Congress has a very impressive archive.

# history - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Gangs of Westmeath: ‘I am getting money for shooting every last landlord’

The story of how a violent chapter in one county’s history struck terror into the heart of the British establishment in Ireland.

# history - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Britain to return 1916 banner seized as war trophy from Countess Markievicz’s home

The Na Fianna Éireann banner has been in a collection at the British Imperial War Museum since 1936.

# history - Monday 11 January, 2016

‘I slept in 18 Moore Street in protest this weekend. Once these buildings are gone, they’re gone’

The ultimate question in all of this is, ‘what we value more as a society’. We can always build more shopping centres or hotels in different city centre sites, but we can never rebuild our history once destroyed, writes Sean Fox.

# history - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online

To research Irish history, all you need is an internet connection.

# history - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From The42 McGregor’s shot at dos Anjos moves closer as White opens door for lightweight title bout History

McGregor’s shot at dos Anjos moves closer as White opens door for lightweight title bout

Another Brazilian champion could be next for ‘The Notorious’.

# history - Sunday 3 January, 2016

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

# history - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Murder, theft, corruption – The most notorious crimes in American history

These are crimes that will not soon be forgotten.

Margaret Thatcher wanted to crush Loyalist strikers just like she did the miners

The UK Prime Minister was determined not to let them take down the Anglo-Irish Agreement.

# history - Thursday 31 December, 2015

State Papers 1985: Garret Fitzgerald’s government wasn’t too keen on helping Stardust victims

An official wanted a redress scheme kept well away from the Taoiseach’s department.

# history - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From Business ETC There’s a small but handy way to navigate between old and new pages on your browser TechGuide

There’s a small but handy way to navigate between old and new pages on your browser

You don’t have to constantly click or tap the back button to get to where you want.

# history - Friday 25 December, 2015

Your Christmas Day in front of the telly, December 1962

Teilifís Éireann’s first ever TV Christmas, 53 years ago.

# history - Thursday 24 December, 2015

What Ireland looked like on every White Christmas since 1964

What did we watch on RTE in 1964? Who had the Christmas No 1 during the Big Freeze of 2010?

# history - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

The forgotten story of Peter Paul Dolata and the worst Christmas ever

Meeting Santa can be a terrifying experience for children, but this time, an even bigger nightmare was avoided.

# history - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

24 weird and wonderful seasonal photos that you won’t find on a Christmas card

The best presents are left at the bottom of the stocking.

# history - Monday 21 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Men read old-school dating advice for women, and were totally astounded Welcome To The 50s

Men read old-school dating advice for women, and were totally astounded

“Man, advice to women is very strange.”

# history - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Never-before-seen Abbey Theatre papers show how it fought against censorship

The minute books have been digitised and transcripts made.

# history - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

# history - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From The42 Here’s the sensational finish that gave Connacht their first Thomond victory since 1986 Bundee Jump

Here’s the sensational finish that gave Connacht their first Thomond victory since 1986

Connacht beat Munster 18-12 thanks to this late, late winner.

# history - Monday 16 November, 2015

From The42 Here’s the goal that secured Ireland’s place at the Euros Superman

Here’s the goal that secured Ireland’s place at the Euros

Jon Walters’ second ensured a famous win for the Boys in Green.

# history - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From Business ETC Google keeps records of all your voice searches, but you can remove them TechGuide

Google keeps records of all your voice searches, but you can remove them

Anytime you activate Google Now, it saves the audio and transcript of each search to your history, but you can control it.

# history - Monday 26 October, 2015

# history - Thursday 15 October, 2015

A Dublin home used by Michael Collins as a safe house is for sale…

And it’s really very swanky.

# history - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Over 9,000 Irish women or ‘inmates’ went through these doors, forced to repent

Paul Redmond tells us what he has learned about St Patrick’s Mother and Baby Home in Dublin.

# history - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From The42 Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed Memory Lane

Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed

This is the 25th meeting between the sides – and there have been a few classics.

# history - Monday 21 September, 2015

On this day 414 years ago, thousands of Spanish troops invaded Kinsale

The takeover was followed by an incredibly arduous siege that saw the English gain the upper hand over a small Spanish band – but it took them 100 days.

# history - Friday 18 September, 2015

What you need to know about the ‘forgotten patriot’ who is getting a state funeral today

Thomas Kent is among the least recognisable of the men executed in 1916, but today he will take centre-stage in the centenary commemorative narrative, writes Brian Hughes.

# history - Sunday 13 September, 2015

From Business ETC How much do you really know about Super Mario? Anniversary

How much do you really know about Super Mario?

The mustachioed wonder appeared in Super Mario Bros 30 years ago and the rest is history.

# history - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Dublin used to have a pretty amazing public transport system

But we had to go and rip the whole thing up.

# history - Friday 28 August, 2015

A Nazi train filled with gold has almost certainly been found buried in Poland

And everyone’s getting awfully excited.

The unknown story of the Irish who risked their lives to build the New York underground

“Without the men risking their lives, there would be no New York City. It wouldn’t even be close.”

# history - Friday 21 August, 2015

This could be the oldest message in a bottle ever found

It’s a bottle intended to track sea currents.

# history - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

A 71-year-old man got an A1 in Leaving Cert History

Denis North now has his sights set on English and Geography.

# history - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme

Ireland won 5-2. How times have changed.

From The Daily Edge Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme Ire V Ger

Here’s the story behind that Ireland v Germany swastika match programme

Ireland won 5-2. How times have changed.

# history - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The forgotten women of Irish history might finally be remembered

A new project will see them sharing their stories.

# history - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Hero or terrorist? This Cork patriot should be remembered whatever the answer

UCC historian Gabriel O’Doherty on the life and legacy of Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, whose funeral centenary is being commemorated today.

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