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# historian - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated
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Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated

Sep 24th 2020, 4:00 PM 31,288 Views 30 Comments

Historian Kyle Leyden has argued that there are “definite issues” with the statues – even if they are not depicting slaves.

# historian - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery
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'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery

Dec 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,314 Views 26 Comments

Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.

# historian - Friday 31 October, 2014

Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?
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Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?

Oct 31st 2014, 3:57 PM 29,644 Views 37 Comments

An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.

# historian - Friday 21 March, 2014

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies
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# RIP

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Mar 21st 2014, 10:41 AM 96,623 Views 80 Comments

Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.

# historian - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Royal Irish Academy appoints first woman president in 229 years
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Royal Irish Academy appoints first woman president in 229 years

Mar 16th 2014, 2:42 PM 10,692 Views 15 Comments

The academy appointed its second female chief executive in November 2013.

# historian - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Column: Objects can tell us startling stories about our history - we should cherish them
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Column: Objects can tell us startling stories about our history - we should cherish them

Mar 17th 2013, 1:00 PM 260 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is lucky to have so many national treasures that reveal our shared past; we should be proud and share them with the world, says Ruth Hegarty.

# historian - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

PIC: Cats… ruining people’s lives since the 15th century
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From The Daily Edge
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PIC: Cats… ruining people’s lives since the 15th century

Feb 20th 2013, 4:45 PM 10,527 Views 37 Comments

This is why they can’t have nice things.