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# historians - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago

The Natufians, the first people in the world to abandon the nomadic way of life, buried their dead on beds of colourful and sweet-smelling plants.

# historians - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

University looks for 'amateur sleuths' to help unlock pre-Famine stories

NUI Maynooth wants to learn more about an 1841 manuscript, the Morpeth Roll.

# historians - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Government asks historians for advice on centenary commemorations

An advisory group made up of eleven academics has been put together ahead of events to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.

# historians - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Challenge to release of Boston College tapes dismissed

A legal challenge to the release of a series of interviews with former IRA members, conducted by researchers at Boston College, has been dismissed by a US federal judge.