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All first-year students will have to study history as part of the Junior Cycle from September
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All first-year students will have to study history as part of the Junior Cycle from September

Feb 18th 2020, 2:57 PM 21,702 Views 26 Comments

History is now a core subject on the Junior Cycle.

Hennessey 'desperate' to be educated about Hitler and Nazism, says Roy Hodgson
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Hennessey 'desperate' to be educated about Hitler and Nazism, says Roy Hodgson

Apr 19th 2019, 8:27 PM 9,795 Views 30 Comments

Wayne Hennessey escaped punishment for an alleged Nazi salute after claiming ignorance and now wants to be educated on the subject.

'The Crusader' was never intended to be a mummy ... and he may not even have been a crusader
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'The Crusader' was never intended to be a mummy ... and he may not even have been a crusader

Mar 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 28,661 Views 19 Comments

As the church tour guide explains, not much is known about the life of the figure known as ‘The Crusader’.

Eric Reid, ‘Big’ Jim Larkin and your NFL week 5 preview
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Eric Reid, ‘Big’ Jim Larkin and your NFL week 5 preview

Oct 4th 2018, 12:48 PM 2,780 Views 1 Comment

The Panthers did right by Reid, but why did it take so long asks Steve O’Rourke.

Sean Spicer just said even Hitler 'didn't sink to using chemical weapons'
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Sean Spicer just said even Hitler 'didn't sink to using chemical weapons'

Apr 11th 2017, 8:40 PM 24,669 Views 147 Comments

The White House Press Secretary is under fire once again for his comments.

Fermanagh man Dolan sent packing at Ally Pally as his second round hoodoo continues
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Fermanagh man Dolan sent packing at Ally Pally as his second round hoodoo continues

Dec 28th 2016, 5:09 PM 4,651 Views 3 Comments

Jelle Klassen proved too strong for ‘The History Maker’.

Crime, murder and the end of the Civil War: The story of the first man hanged by the Irish Free State
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Crime, murder and the end of the Civil War: The story of the first man hanged by the Irish Free State

Dec 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 17,724 Views 11 Comments

Author Colm Wallace tells the story of soldier-turned-criminal William Downes.

Walt Disney came to Ireland in search of leprechauns and gold
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Walt Disney came to Ireland in search of leprechauns and gold

Dec 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 21,931 Views 16 Comments

The Hollywood legend has, in fact, a direct line to county Kilkenny.

Letter from Vienna: A footballing great, the Ireland curse and Harry's Challenge
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Letter from Vienna: A footballing great, the Ireland curse and Harry's Challenge

Nov 12th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,177 Views 2 Comments

Ben Blake has learned all about the man Austria’s Ernst-Happel Stadium is named after on the latest away trip.

The GAA was founded 132 years ago today - but what happened at the first meeting?
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The GAA was founded 132 years ago today - but what happened at the first meeting?

Nov 1st 2016, 3:00 PM 20,279 Views 25 Comments

The billiards room of Lizzy Hayes’ Commercial Hotel, Thurles was the starting point of the GAA as we know it.

CNN host's 'Irish Lives Matter' joke caught on mic at Democrat convention
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CNN host's 'Irish Lives Matter' joke caught on mic at Democrat convention

Jul 26th 2016, 4:23 PM 44,187 Views 47 Comments

John King, who is of Irish descent, said he wasn’t making fun of the speaker.

The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty
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The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty

Mar 28th 2016, 9:45 PM 39,911 Views 22 Comments

Patrick Aylward, 63, was accused of burning a young child to death.

The story of the chip shop, a Hollywood actor and Pearse's 1916 surrender
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The story of the chip shop, a Hollywood actor and Pearse's 1916 surrender

Mar 5th 2016, 10:00 PM 33,846 Views 17 Comments

The Kingfisher sadly burnt down last week, and the site has an interesting history

Stade de France set to host two of Ireland's greatest sporting moments of 2016
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Stade de France set to host two of Ireland's greatest sporting moments of 2016

Feb 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 12,863 Views 3 Comments

Both this weekend’s Six Nations clash and Ireland’s Euro 2016 curtain-raiser are being staged at the Paris ground.

Ireland v Poland: History shows draws not enough
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Ireland v Poland: History shows draws not enough

Mar 26th 2015, 8:15 AM 4,439 Views 4 Comments

Ireland and Poland face off for only the third time competitively but a draw mentality might backfire.

Germans reject talk of Algerian 'revenge'
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Germans reject talk of Algerian 'revenge'

Jun 29th 2014, 7:27 AM 3,507 Views 0 Comments

Jogi Loew isn’t buying talk that the infamous 1982 carve up with Austria is a factor in 2014.

Did you know self-heating cans of soup were a thing in the 1940s?
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Did you know self-heating cans of soup were a thing in the 1940s?

Mar 23rd 2014, 4:00 PM 21,528 Views 8 Comments

A welcome comfort for WWII soldiers…if they didn’t explode.

Teacher causes uproar by giving non-alcoholic beer to primary school class
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Teacher causes uproar by giving non-alcoholic beer to primary school class

Mar 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 37,832 Views 47 Comments

The beer was offered to students during a history lesson.

Hilarious old British print shows just what our Irish women were made of
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Hilarious old British print shows just what our Irish women were made of

Mar 1st 2014, 4:00 PM 26,352 Views 26 Comments

It shows an Irish Peg tackle a macaroni…but the parsnip loses. Confused? Read on…

'When are the other boys coming?' WWI posters try to recruit Irish friends
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'When are the other boys coming?' WWI posters try to recruit Irish friends

Feb 22nd 2014, 5:30 PM 15,433 Views 41 Comments

Guilt, fear and the lure of hero worship were all used by the Dublin recruitment office in 1915. Check out the posters.

This was the first ever news article written about Facebook
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This was the first ever news article written about Facebook

Feb 9th 2014, 3:00 PM 23,684 Views 10 Comments

“I think it’s kind of silly that it would take the University a couple of years to get around to it. I can do it better than they can, and I can do it in a week.”

Ireland has always been the best small country in the world in which to do business
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Ireland has always been the best small country in the world in which to do business

Feb 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 16,295 Views 36 Comments

See this 1919 American newspaper article for ‘proof’.

American campaign to help 'starving, cold, barefooted children' of Ireland
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American campaign to help 'starving, cold, barefooted children' of Ireland

Jan 26th 2014, 6:30 PM 27,782 Views 55 Comments

The advertisement was found in the archives of the Washington Herald from 24 March 1921.

The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal
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The story behind a Dublin chorus girl's British Military Medal

Jan 25th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,219 Views 16 Comments

Louisa Nolan’s acts even made headlines in the US.

Then and now: How NFL cheerleader uniforms have changed through the decades
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Then and now: How NFL cheerleader uniforms have changed through the decades

Sep 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 4,676 Views 4 Comments

God bless ‘em.

So what happened when the Council of State was convened in the past?
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So what happened when the Council of State was convened in the past?

Jul 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,329 Views 15 Comments

Today will be the 27th time the Council of State has been convened to discuss legislation – but it’s not the first time abortion laws have been discussed.

Brazil still haunted by 1950 final defeat to Uruguay at the Maracana
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Brazil still haunted by 1950 final defeat to Uruguay at the Maracana

Jun 26th 2013, 11:17 AM 1,065 Views 2 Comments

The South American pair face off in the Confederations Cup semi-final tonight with Big Phil’s men out to avenge one of the nation’s most heartbreaking losses.

VIDEO: A stroll through Dublin in 1915
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VIDEO: A stroll through Dublin in 1915

Jun 14th 2013, 8:15 PM 24,103 Views 86 Comments

Can you spot what has changed and what has stayed the same?

From the photo archives: Easter Sunday through the 20th century
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From the photo archives: Easter Sunday through the 20th century

Mar 31st 2013, 11:00 AM 14,170 Views 11 Comments

Easter around the world, from 1929 to 1979.

8 things The Wedding Singer taught us about the 80s
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8 things The Wedding Singer taught us about the 80s

Mar 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 3,342 Views 4 Comments

From the birth of hip hop to Madonna’s influence on fashion.

Letterman springs a history quiz on David Cameron
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Letterman springs a history quiz on David Cameron

Sep 27th 2012, 11:46 AM 9,262 Views 6 Comments

The talk show host presented the British prime minister with a citizenship challenge.

Olympics: London's third time shows how Games have changed
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Olympics: London's third time shows how Games have changed

Jul 16th 2012, 1:51 PM 480 Views 0 Comments

The English capital is gearing up for its time in the spotlight. They’ve been here before, but never like this.

Explainer: The Third Home Rule Bill is 100 years old today. What did it do?
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Explainer: The Third Home Rule Bill is 100 years old today. What did it do?

Apr 11th 2012, 7:34 PM 7,414 Views 11 Comments

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the Third Home Rule Bill to Westminster. But what was it?

GAA rows in behind cultural centre being planned for Killarney
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GAA rows in behind cultural centre being planned for Killarney

Jan 6th 2012, 7:28 PM 2,977 Views 1 Comment

An independent company has garnered wide-ranging support for its efforts to build a museum next to the home of Kerry GAA.

Here's 7 things you (probably) didn't know about Ireland's Euro 2012 base
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Here's 7 things you (probably) didn't know about Ireland's Euro 2012 base

Dec 9th 2011, 4:01 PM 803 Views 1 Comment

Following the announcement that Trap’s team are set to make Gdynia their Euro 2012 home, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most intriguing facts relating to the city.

Open season: what happened on the last four occasions at Sandwich
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Open season: what happened on the last four occasions at Sandwich

Jul 17th 2011, 9:30 AM 113 Views 0 Comments

The Championship at St Georges has had some thrilling finales, surprise victors and a host of memorable moments. We look back at its recent history there.