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# history - Saturday 23 May, 2015

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images

AS IT HAPPENED: It’s official – Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage

It’s 62% FOR and 38% AGAINST – as Ireland gives a big YES to same-sex marriage.

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# history - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die Diggin

11 graveyards to visit in Ireland before you die

So much history, all around us.

# history - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The42 Classic analysis: Sexton leads Leinster to greatest European comeback History

Classic analysis: Sexton leads Leinster to greatest European comeback

We look back on one of the most legendary games in the history of European rugby.

# history - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Snoop Dogg thinks Game of Thrones is based on real history Ser Snoop

Snoop Dogg thinks Game of Thrones is based on real history

Ah Snoop. No, Snoop.

# history - Friday 8 May, 2015

Alice Perry: The first female Engineering graduate in Ireland

The Galway woman was “the first lady to obtain the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in the UK”, graduating with first class honours in 1906.

# history - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From The42 Toulon just became the best club team ever as success eludes Clermont in another heartbreaker History Makers

Toulon just became the best club team ever as success eludes Clermont in another heartbreaker

The galacticos became the first team to ever win three straight European Cups.

# history - Friday 1 May, 2015

Ireland’s largest Norman castle was built by a womaniser who ended up being decapitated

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores two of Ireland’s most beautiful castles – Emo Court in Laois and Trim Castle in Meath.

# history - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 Terry is now joint-top-scoring defender in PL history while an Irishman is 3rd Prolific

Terry is now joint-top-scoring defender in PL history while an Irishman is 3rd

Leighton Baines, William Gallas and Julian Dicks also feature on the list.

# history - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

This is what Dublin Bay used to look like

The Great South Wall is celebrating 300 years.

# history - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From Business ETC You can now see everything you’ve ever googled in one place Please God No

# history - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.

# history - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Survivors remember the Oklahoma City bombing, 20 years ago today

9.02 am, Wednesday 19 April, 1995.

From The42 Rodgers: Manchester City are ’20 years’ behind Liverpool Riled

Rodgers: Manchester City are ’20 years’ behind Liverpool

The Northern Irishman believes that only Manchester United sit on par with the Reds, suggesting that Raheem Sterling would be taking a step down if he left Anfield.

# history - Friday 17 April, 2015

These mysterious caves in a Sligo hillside carry secrets from the Ice Age

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores two of Ireland’s most intriguing ancient sites – the Caves of Keash and Dun Aonghasa.

# history - Thursday 16 April, 2015

This mill house has a great history – and a pretty amazing interior

Dromore Mill has wet rooms and a bootroom. Say no more.

# history - Saturday 4 April, 2015

“Your borstal is a disgrace”: A grim century of St Pat’s

St Patrick’s Institution started in Co Tipperary – and was once condemned by Fr Edward Flanagan of ‘Boys’ Town’ fame.

Step from Ireland’s pre-Famine past to life in the New World in the Sperrins

Fancy stretching the legs over the Easter weekend? Archaeologist Neil Jackman has more suggestions for great historical sites to visit around the island of Ireland.

# history - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The42 SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht’s other European knock-outs Classic

SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht’s other European knock-outs

We take a trip down memory lane to recall the westerners’ past efforts in the Challenge Cup.

# history - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Amazing insights into what US intelligence knew about Hitler in 1943

The precursor to the CIA commissioned a 229-page report into the German leader.

# history - Sunday 22 March, 2015

This hideous beige 1980s kitchen? It’s now a museum piece

That was three decades ago. In the last century.

# history - Monday 16 March, 2015

(Saint) Patrick – The Bits They Left Out

Documents and archaeological evidence paint a picture of the man behind the legend.

# history - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From Business ETC These ghost signs are a window into Dublin’s fading past Urban History

These ghost signs are a window into Dublin’s fading past

You can find 150 years of history on the streets if you know where to look.

# history - Sunday 8 March, 2015

No one could see the colour blue until modern times

Blue doesn’t even exist for everyone.

# history - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Did you ever climb 121 steps up through Irish history? You should

St Canice’s Cathedral – and its fantastically-preserved round tower – is a jewel in the centre of medieval Kilkenny.

# history - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Column: The tale of the 18th century baronet, his Irish mistress and a horrific love charm

Nothing prepared me for the unearthing this tale of witchcraft, lust and horror, set in 18th century Co Mayo.

# history - Saturday 21 February, 2015

This dramatic Derry clifftop estate was a magnet for high society

Archaeologist Neil Jackman finds medieval magic in Limerick and a splendid demesne in Derry.

# history - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hey world, here are Ireland’s oldest pubs that you should definitely visit Like A Fine Wine

Hey world, here are Ireland’s oldest pubs that you should definitely visit

You like old pubs? We’ve got old, old pubs.

# history - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how you can properly clean up your browser history TechGuide

Here’s how you can properly clean up your browser history

It’s handy to refer back to, but what if there are certain things you want to remove?

# history - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

# history - Sunday 25 January, 2015

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.

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