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From The42 Jennifer Kupcho creates history at Augusta after claiming National Women's Amateur History This post contains videos

Jennifer Kupcho creates history at Augusta after claiming National Women's Amateur

The amateur tournament was the first women’s trophy ever contested at Augusta National.

From The42 'Everything we need' - Big Olympic boost as top Irish sailors open the doors of their 'new home' First And Foremost

'Everything we need' - Big Olympic boost as top Irish sailors open the doors of their 'new home'

Rio medallist Annalise Murphy is among the 13 leading sailors based at the new facility in Dún Laoghaire.

From TheJournal.ie 'Great Escape' veteran who called film 'absolute rubbish' dies aged 101 RIP

'Great Escape' veteran who called film 'absolute rubbish' dies aged 101

The former RAF navigator never managed to escape the camp in events later portrayed in the Steve McQueen film.

From TheJournal.ie Hiding in plain sight: 5 fascinating old buildings around Dublin you probably never noticed If These Walls Could Talk

Hiding in plain sight: 5 fascinating old buildings around Dublin you probably never noticed

Behind nondescript facades, some of Dublin’s oldest houses are being lovingly preserved.

From TheJournal.ie This historical clock tower has started chiming for the first time in over 30 years Co Down

This historical clock tower has started chiming for the first time in over 30 years

The clock began chiming to signify the countdown to the opening of the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in April.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document History

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document

Far removed from the romantic vision of the Easter Proclamation, the programme outlined the material reality of what a new Ireland should stand for, writes Donal Fallon.

From TheJournal.ie Travel Identity cards and Free State passports: how Irish people travelled to the UK before free movement Common Travel Area

Travel Identity cards and Free State passports: how Irish people travelled to the UK before free movement

The two countries have enjoyed free movement between them since 1952.

From TheJournal.ie What is the truth behind Resistance's forced adoption storyline that really got people talking? Historical Drama

What is the truth behind Resistance's forced adoption storyline that really got people talking?

It’s loosely based on the incredible story of Cork spies Florence and Josephine O’Donoghue.

From TheJournal.ie A look back at the last referendum the UK had on EU membership The European Ideal

A look back at the last referendum the UK had on EU membership

The British electorate were first asked if they wanted to be part of the precursor to the EU after they were already a member of it.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sometimes being true to history you get as much flack': Historical drama Resistance's creator on annoying Twitter RTÉ

'Sometimes being true to history you get as much flack': Historical drama Resistance's creator on annoying Twitter

The new RTÉ One flagship drama looks at Bloody Sunday in 1920. It’s a follow up to Rebellion, which was aired in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: As the spectre of fascism threatens Europe again - learning history is more important than ever Opinion

Opinion: As the spectre of fascism threatens Europe again - learning history is more important than ever

‘Brexit is a tangible manifestation of the enduring power of idealised versions of history to lead otherwise well-meaning and right-thinking people astray,’ writes Matthew Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie Close to a million Ford cars recalled to replace airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel Recall

Close to a million Ford cars recalled to replace airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel

The move includes over 782,000 vehicles in the US and is part of the largest series of recalls in US history.

From TheJournal.ie Maamtrasna murders: Wrongful detention and execution in a divided Ireland Galway

Maamtrasna murders: Wrongful detention and execution in a divided Ireland

Myles Joyce, who was hanged for the murders, was pardoned President by Michael D Higgins this year.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a Snapshot: Inside our crumbling former asylums, the walls whisper 'forgive me' Column

Ireland in a Snapshot: Inside our crumbling former asylums, the walls whisper 'forgive me'

Magnificent 19th-century buildings housed the homeless, misfits and the mentally ill. They are shameful relics of the past but we should not forget their story, writes Donal Moloney.

From TheJournal.ie Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election Vótáil 100

Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election

A 32-county ballot that changed the course of Irish history.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit Opinion

Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit

Irish negotiators had to agree that Ireland would remain within the British empire while May’s deal could keep the UK trapped in the EU indefinitely, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

From TheJournal.ie What is the psychological impact of Christmas? Opinion

What is the psychological impact of Christmas?

‘Christmas affects the human mind in many ways, capable of stimulating joy, nostalgia, excitement, trepidation, and stress – occasionally all at the same time’, writes Professor Brian Hughes.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know from the Junior Cert history syllabus? It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How much do you know from the Junior Cert history syllabus?

We’ve taken ten questions from the current syllabus to see how much you know about the past.

From The42 'It was a whirlwind' - Rams edge out Chiefs in high-scoring NFL classic History This post contains videos

'It was a whirlwind' - Rams edge out Chiefs in high-scoring NFL classic

A thrilling toe-to-toe battle at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

From The42 Stunning Stockdale score sees Schmidt's Ireland down the All Blacks again History

Stunning Stockdale score sees Schmidt's Ireland down the All Blacks again

A sublime defensive effort from Peter O’Mahony and his team-mates was key.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland look to repeat 2016 feat by beating the All Blacks Preview

Schmidt's Ireland look to repeat 2016 feat by beating the All Blacks

A thriller awaits at the Aviva Stadium this evening at 7pm.

From TheJournal.ie Decision to make history optional for the Junior Cert to be reviewed Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Decision to make history optional for the Junior Cert to be reviewed

The minister said the government has a duty to make sure the next generation is informed.

From TheJournal.ie The man who spoke Irish in the British parliament Column

The man who spoke Irish in the British parliament

After yesterday’s cúpla focal in the House of Commons, Neil Glackin takes a look back at the first occasion Irish was spoken in the British parliament.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

Free tours of Dublin’s finest architecture; from eighteenth-century townhouses to tenement buildings.

'The west of Ireland should be really proud of these men'

Andy Friend hailed a ‘gutsy’ inter-pro win that means far more than bragging rights for Connacht.

From The42 Fierce forward effort as Connacht end 58-year wait for victory in Ulster History

Fierce forward effort as Connacht end 58-year wait for victory in Ulster

A red card for Matty Rea gave Ulster an uphill climb after falling behind to Andy Friend’s marvellous men of the west.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are telling very vulnerable, raw stories': Documentary series looks at dark moments in Ireland's past Finné

'People are telling very vulnerable, raw stories': Documentary series looks at dark moments in Ireland's past

The series, which is on TG4, will look at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home in its next episode.

From TheJournal.ie This inner city Dublin house was once home to 100 people from 17 families 14 Henrietta Street This post contains videos

This inner city Dublin house was once home to 100 people from 17 families

The new museum provides an insight into how Dubliners lived over the last 300 years.

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 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 Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland Papal Taxation

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland

They suggest a more complex Gaelic economy than often believed.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The shipwreck on Inis Oirr that stars in Father Ted Double Take

Double Take: The shipwreck on Inis Oirr that stars in Father Ted

The story of MV Plassy, the steam trawler enjoying island life.

From The42 History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla Foreign Shores

History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla

The Spanish Super Cup will see Barcelona returning to Africa for the second time in three months

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: Have you walked down Murdering Lane in Dublin? Murdering Lane

Double Take: Have you walked down Murdering Lane in Dublin?

A horrible history of this unassuming alleyway in Dublin 8.

From TheJournal.ie 'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath Brú Na Bóinne

'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath

To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland' Aslan

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'

After over 35 years in the business, Irish rock band Aslan are still going strong.

From TheJournal.ie Mexico earthquake unearths a temple dedicated to an ancient rain god Mexico

Mexico earthquake unearths a temple dedicated to an ancient rain god

The structure is believed to date back to around the year 1150.

From TheJournal.ie 12 evocative vintage snapshots from Irish family photo albums Snapshot

12 evocative vintage snapshots from Irish family photo albums

Scroll through The Photo Album of Ireland.

From The42 'If we can pull this one off, it will be a little bit special for this group' Sydney Decider

'If we can pull this one off, it will be a little bit special for this group'

Joe Schmidt spoke to legendary Ireland out-half Ollie Campbell about the last series success in 1979.

From TheJournal.ie Former tenement house will take visitors on 300-year tour of Dublin life 14 Henrietta Street

Former tenement house will take visitors on 300-year tour of Dublin life

The building in Dublin’s north inner city has won two architectural awards.

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