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# living-history - Thursday 18 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 2:35 PM 17,631 Views 44 Comments

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
# Below The Surface
# Below The Surface

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

Jul 8th 2018, 1:00 PM 27,531 Views 14 Comments

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
# Restored
# Restored

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

Jun 1st 2017, 2:10 PM 14,104 Views 22 Comments

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
# History Under The Streets
# History Under The Streets

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

May 6th 2017, 8:00 PM 38,877 Views 22 Comments

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
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# One Million Dubliners

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

Feb 26th 2017, 10:00 PM 18,306 Views 6 Comments

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
# Living History
# Living History

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

Aug 14th 2016, 11:15 AM 18,038 Views 18 Comments

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

# living-history - Sunday 17 April, 2016

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

Apr 17th 2016, 2:39 PM 5,275 Views 3 Comments

Genius.

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
# Living History
# Living History

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 12,903 Views 8 Comments

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
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

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

Nov 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 22,220 Views 29 Comments

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
# History

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

Oct 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,623 Views 14 Comments

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
# 1916 Rising

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

Sep 16th 2012, 9:15 AM 64,922 Views 79 Comments

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.