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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

#Heritage

From TheJournal.ie Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago NLI

Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago

The National Library of Ireland has launched its latest exhibition, which will run until May 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Potato stealing and pig theft: The stories of Irish convicts sent to Australia now available online Heritage

Potato stealing and pig theft: The stories of Irish convicts sent to Australia now available online

Many of the people sent from Ireland to Australia for petty crimes “generally weren’t coming home”.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dry stone walls are part of our history and culture but there are plans to replace them with fencing' Opinion

'Dry stone walls are part of our history and culture but there are plans to replace them with fencing'

The first proposed stretch of wall to be replaced is along the N67 between Kinvara and Ballindereen, Co. Galway.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare

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From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Clare Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Clare

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next? Ancient Ireland This post contains videos

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?

The dry weather has revealed previously undiscovered site around the county.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is an urgency to this': The government wants to double Ireland's 'global footprint' by 2025 Global Ireland

'There is an urgency to this': The government wants to double Ireland's 'global footprint' by 2025

The government launched its Global Ireland plan today.

From TheJournal.ie The past isn't the past, it's not even over: We can't discard Junior Cert History History

The past isn't the past, it's not even over: We can't discard Junior Cert History

Author John Connell agrees with President Higgins that making the study of History optional at junior cycle is to lose a part of our national identity.

From TheJournal.ie Government to invest an "unprecedented" €1.2 billion in culture, language and heritage Culture

Government to invest an "unprecedented" €1.2 billion in culture, language and heritage

The move is as part of the Ireland 2040 plan.

From TheJournal.ie Walk along Ireland's answer to the Camino this Easter Pilgrim Paths

Walk along Ireland's answer to the Camino this Easter

The penitential trail paths aren’t just for those who are religious.

From TheJournal.ie Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing City Planning

Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing

The State conservation group had suggested the houses be made protected structures, but an order to demolish them to build housing for senior citizens had already been made.

From TheJournal.ie Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol French President

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

From TheJournal.ie Heritage Department has ‘no intention’ of investigating mysterious Loughcrew ‘find’ Discovery

Heritage Department has ‘no intention’ of investigating mysterious Loughcrew ‘find’

A group of workers posted a video on Facebook purporting to have found something at the ancient site.

From TheJournal.ie Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron Invasive Species

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.

From TheJournal.ie 'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition Unesco This post contains videos

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition

President Michael D Higgins is among those to welcome the news

From TheJournal.ie Great tragedy of 500 lives lost in sunken mail boat RMS Leinster retold Rms Leinster

Great tragedy of 500 lives lost in sunken mail boat RMS Leinster retold

Over 500 people were killed when the boat sank, just a month before the First World War ended.

From TheJournal.ie The artist who captured Ireland in the 1800s with thousands of watercolours Du Noyer

The artist who captured Ireland in the 1800s with thousands of watercolours

George Victor du Noyer travelled around Ireland drawing various features, accompanied by his spaniel Mr Buff.

From TheJournal.ie Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am'

Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am'

#IamIrish exhibition opens this month to explore issues around identity and culture with Irish people of mixed heritage.

From TheJournal.ie A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin Dublin Docks

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin

Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job

The public is being asked to help at archaeological dig at Glendalough.

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