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# living history

Last year
# living history
Call for former Dublin tenement residents to share their memories
The tenements play a big role in Dublin’s history.
All time
# living history
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.
# below the surface
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.
# restored
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.
# history under the streets
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.
# one million dubliners
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
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
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.
# hidden history
"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.
# History
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.
# 1916 rising
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.