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#living history

# living-history - Thursday 18 July, 2019

30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations

A range of activities from Irish crochet lace to the Burren Winterage festival have been given official status.

# living-history - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam

All of the items are on display on a fascinating website.

# living-history - Thursday 1 June, 2017

The Books of Kells has some company as Trinity unveils four priceless manuscripts

The Garland of Howth, the Book of Dimma, the Book of Mulling and the Codex Usserianius Primus will now be shown for the first time.

# living-history - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Ireland's Vikings still haven't unveiled all of their secrets

We’ve found graveyards, houses, and bodies – but there’s still much to be discovered.

# living-history - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery

A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# living-history - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Do you know these men? The Casino in Marino wants to recreate this 1940 photo of Dublin soldiers

The 83 men were photographed outside the Dublin landmark at a reunion

# living-history - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This guy turned his museum trip into one epic face-swapping session Living History

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

# living-history - Sunday 17 November, 2013

"The street was my playground": A journey back to the tenement days

Phyllis Radburn, who lived on Henrietta St, was able to take a trip back to her former home thanks to Dublin City Council.

# living-history - Friday 5 October, 2012

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention History This post contains images

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention

The exhibition includes uniforms, weaponry, photographs, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia from the time.

# living-history - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets 1916 Rising This post contains images

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets

From bullet holes in masonry to trenches in St Stephen’s Green, we take a look at the physical remnants of the 1916 Easter Rising.