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The burning of Cork: Donal Fallon remembers a night of chaos and terror in 1920
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The burning of Cork: Donal Fallon remembers a night of chaos and terror in 1920

Dec 11th 2020, 9:40 AM 30,944 Views 37 Comments

The historian recounts the violence before and the cruelty during the devastating Cork city fire that took place 100 years ago this week.

Watching the haunting Bloody Sunday centenary commemoration at a dark and silent Croke Park
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Watching the haunting Bloody Sunday centenary commemoration at a dark and silent Croke Park

Nov 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 37,120 Views 24 Comments

The GAA poignantly remembered the 14 people who were killed on a harrowing afternoon 100 years ago.

Ceremonial 'finishing of the match' one of many tributes as GAA set to honour Bloody Sunday centenary
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Ceremonial 'finishing of the match' one of many tributes as GAA set to honour Bloody Sunday centenary

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 10:17 PM 30,679 Views 7 Comments

The Association launched a major initiative to remember the 14 victims today.

On its centenary, these were the five key events of the Russian revolution
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On its centenary, these were the five key events of the Russian revolution

Mar 18th 2017, 10:30 AM 15,901 Views 43 Comments

The abdication of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917 led to a Bolshevik revolution, the rise of Lenin and Stalin, and the eventual establishment of the Soviet Union.

37 Irish radio stations will broadcast rebel morse code this evening at the exact same time
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37 Irish radio stations will broadcast rebel morse code this evening at the exact same time

Apr 25th 2016, 1:07 PM 22,665 Views 32 Comments

100 years ago today, the first radio broadcast was sent out in Ireland.

Braving snow and seals: Irish adventurers retrace Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition
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Braving snow and seals: Irish adventurers retrace Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition

Jan 14th 2016, 6:03 AM 8,395 Views 6 Comments

The team sailed through iceberg-strewn waters to reach South Georgia, the scene of Shackleton’s legendary exploit.

How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton
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How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton

Dec 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 27,026 Views 31 Comments

Here’s how the Kildare-born explorer dealt with an attempted mutiny, 100 years ago today.

The Rising: Sinn Féin is booking out the Ambassador Theatre for most of 2016
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The Rising: Sinn Féin is booking out the Ambassador Theatre for most of 2016

Feb 6th 2015, 4:00 PM 32,800 Views 246 Comments

Sinn Féin’s ‘alternative 2016’ launch featured actors dressed as 1916 rebels, and a guitar-playing Mayor. It was all a little surreal…

Irish explorers almost killed themselves to reach this island ... Now, it's on Google Street View
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Irish explorers almost killed themselves to reach this island ... Now, it's on Google Street View

Nov 30th 2014, 10:30 AM 32,733 Views 34 Comments

Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean risked their lives sailing to the isolated island of South Georgia — before crossing its hostile landscape to seek help for their stranded crewmates.

Irish ambassador takes part in Cenotaph wreath-laying for first time in almost 70 years
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Irish ambassador takes part in Cenotaph wreath-laying for first time in almost 70 years

Nov 9th 2014, 2:22 PM 14,746 Views 132 Comments

The ambassador was invited to take part to mark “the immense contribution and shared sacrifice” of Irish people who served in Britain’s armed forces.

Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking
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Mayo village which lost eleven people on the Titanic to commemorate sinking

Mar 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,206 Views 2 Comments

Fourteen residents of the small village of Lahardane were on board the Titanic when it sank one hundred years ago next month.