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# historical - Monday 13 April, 2020

Quiz: Michael Collins is on TV again tonight - how well do you know the movie?

Test your knowledge of the 1996 classic.

# historical - Friday 4 March, 2016

Army bomb disposal team called to explosive items in Waterford and Kilkenny

Controlled explosions were carried out in both instances.

# historical - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard

The painting was once used to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s legal fees.

# historical - Monday 15 June, 2015

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward

The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.

# historical - Saturday 31 January, 2015

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

# historical - Monday 29 December, 2014

Conserving some of Ireland's most historical houses and churches cost €15m this year

A total of 540 projects benefited from funding .

# historical - Sunday 14 September, 2014

This 86 year old JUST saw a 1950s film he was in for the first time Mission Complete This post contains images

This 86 year old JUST saw a 1950s film he was in for the first time

His nephew made it happen.

# historical - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Clare County Council set to buy Holy Island but won't say for how much

The 50 acre island contains a round tower, an oratory and a number of churches.

# historical - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Man arrested over 'cold case' murder of father-of-five in 1993

Joseph Reynolds, a 40-year-old painter, was shot dead as he made his way to work in east Belfast 20 years ago.

# historical - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Two early 20th century artillery shells discovered in Dublin

The shells were discovered by a construction worker at a house in Ballsbridge this afternoon.

# historical - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Part of St Patrick's Cathedral opens to the public for first time since 13th century

The Lady Chapel has been closed to the public since it was built in 1270.

# historical - Friday 24 May, 2013

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA Funding Appeal This post contains images

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

# historical - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

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GAA stars tog out to remember first Gaelic football match

Two teams of past and present inter-county stars will play in a celebrity game at Cuchulainn Gaels in Louth on Saturday afternoon.

# historical - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

A rivalry remembered: Notre Dame and Navy need no introduction

We begin our build-up to Saturday’s Emerald Isle Classic by looking at the story behind the oldest rivalry in NCAA college football.

# historical - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# historical - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Timbuktu tomb destruction condemned by UNESCO

Islamist hardliners in northern Mali have claimed responsibility for what UNESCO termed “repugnant acts” of destruction on historical sites.

# historical - Monday 12 March, 2012

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Video: Gothic castle destroyed by fire in Slovakia

Police say they suspect two boys started the fire while experimenting with cigarettes.

# historical - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Archbishop appeals for return of relics of 'True Cross'

A portion of the cross upon which Christ is said to have been crucified was stolen from Holycross Abbey in Thurles yesterday.