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Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated
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Dublin City Council confirms Shelbourne hotel statues to be reinstated

Sep 24th 2020, 4:00 PM 31,190 Views 30 Comments

Historian Kyle Leyden has argued that there are “definite issues” with the statues – even if they are not depicting slaves.

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery
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'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery

Dec 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,218 Views 24 Comments

Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.

Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?
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Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?

Oct 31st 2014, 3:57 PM 29,248 Views 37 Comments

An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies
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Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Mar 21st 2014, 10:41 AM 95,663 Views 80 Comments

Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.

Royal Irish Academy appoints first woman president in 229 years
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Royal Irish Academy appoints first woman president in 229 years

Mar 16th 2014, 2:42 PM 10,686 Views 15 Comments

The academy appointed its second female chief executive in November 2013.

Column: Objects can tell us startling stories about our history - we should cherish them
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Column: Objects can tell us startling stories about our history - we should cherish them

Mar 17th 2013, 1:00 PM 237 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is lucky to have so many national treasures that reveal our shared past; we should be proud and share them with the world, says Ruth Hegarty.

PIC: Cats… ruining people’s lives since the 15th century
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PIC: Cats… ruining people’s lives since the 15th century

Feb 20th 2013, 4:45 PM 10,332 Views 38 Comments

This is why they can’t have nice things.