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Jacksonville end second-longest losing run in NFL history with over 60,000 fans watching on in London
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Jacksonville end second-longest losing run in NFL history with over 60,000 fans watching on in London

Sun 11:26 PM 6,714 Views 2 Comments

The Jaguars ended a 20-game losing run by beating the Miami Dolphins thanks to a field goal at the death.

Royal fairytale - The day of days for Meath ladies football
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Royal fairytale - The day of days for Meath ladies football

Sep 7th 2021, 2:47 PM 5,650 Views 0 Comments

The Green and Gold took Croke Park by storm to land a first-ever All-Ireland senior title after a remarkable journey.

Quiz: How much do you know about July in history?
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Quiz: How much do you know about July in history?

Jul 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 63,003 Views 8 Comments

Reeling in the Julys.

Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon
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Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon

Jul 11th 2021, 5:44 PM 31,752 Views 15 Comments

He overcame Italy’s Matteo Berrettini and lost just two sets during the entire championship.

Galway defeat Kilkenny to seal historic win
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# Four In A Row

Galway defeat Kilkenny to seal historic win

Jul 10th 2021, 7:02 PM 21,895 Views 17 Comments

It was the Tribesmen’s third successive victory over the Cats in as many years.

Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education
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Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education

Jul 2nd 2021, 3:44 PM 14,339 Views 24 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said “much remains to be done” in creating a more inclusive and supportive education system.

Robert Lewandowski poised to make Bundesliga history
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Robert Lewandowski poised to make Bundesliga history

May 21st 2021, 11:45 PM 8,044 Views 8 Comments

The striker can break Gerd Mueller’s 49-year-old Bundesliga single-season goal record this weekend.

'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'
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'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'

Updated May 18th 2021, 5:35 PM 29,219 Views 11 Comments

Ronan O’Gara hopes to see La Rochelle claim their first European title this weekend.

Opinion: From aristocrats to revolutionaries - No 6 Harcourt Street was at the centre of Irish history
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Opinion: From aristocrats to revolutionaries - No 6 Harcourt Street was at the centre of Irish history

Apr 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,987 Views 3 Comments

Cuan Ó Seireadáin discusses 6 Harcourt Street, which is the subject of a TG4 documentary tonight.

'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon
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'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon

Apr 1st 2021, 3:17 PM 6,614 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster boss has experienced defeat to Toulon as both a player and a coach.

'A huge step for the club' - Cork City women to play home matches at Turner's Cross
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'A huge step for the club' - Cork City women to play home matches at Turner's Cross

Feb 2nd 2021, 11:07 AM 1,426 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere in WNL news, DLR manager Graham Kelly has signed a new two-year contract.

Explainer: The curious case of Michael Collins' bloodstained cap being removed from museum display
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Explainer: The curious case of Michael Collins' bloodstained cap being removed from museum display

Jan 8th 2021, 5:39 PM 25,406 Views 27 Comments

The National Museum of Ireland said the 2005 decision was ‘primarily’ about preserving the hat.

Opinion: The best address - a history of Henrietta Street and its first residents
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Opinion: The best address - a history of Henrietta Street and its first residents

Dec 25th 2020, 10:00 AM 23,781 Views 7 Comments

Dr Melanie Hayes’ new historical book looks at Dublin’s first Georgian street, Henrietta Street, and its colourful residents in the eighteenth century.

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 31,049 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.

Opinion: What exactly is the history of modern Sinn Féin?
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Opinion: What exactly is the history of modern Sinn Féin?

Dec 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 17,549 Views 20 Comments

As Sinn Féin defends itself this week over its stance on past events, Brian Hanley takes a look at the history of the party.

Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain
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Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain

Nov 21st 2020, 8:30 AM 34,074 Views 45 Comments

The historian sets the scene of the morning of that fateful day 100 years ago today and the killings that preceded the Croke Park massacre.

Lewis Hamilton eclipses Schumacher's record with Grand Prix victory in Portugal
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Lewis Hamilton eclipses Schumacher's record with Grand Prix victory in Portugal

Oct 25th 2020, 3:09 PM 6,143 Views 9 Comments

Hamilton beat Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to make F1 history.

Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916
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Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 24,389 Views 45 Comments

Historian Donal Fallon tells of ‘The O’Rahilly’, one of The Rising’s most colourful characters and how his recently demolished home, 40 Herbert Park, played a part in the history of the rebellion.

'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan
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'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan

Sep 20th 2020, 2:22 PM 40,939 Views 26 Comments

100 years ago today more than 100 Black and Tans ransacked the north Dublin town and two men were beaten to death.

How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough
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How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough

Sep 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 26,284 Views 11 Comments

They’re on display now in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland, which can be viewed online.

Women's Champions League final to be shown on Irish television for the first time this weekend
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# Can't See Can't Be

Women's Champions League final to be shown on Irish television for the first time this weekend

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:00 PM 18,694 Views 32 Comments

RTÉ has announced live coverage of the European showpiece.

The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires
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The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires

Jul 26th 2020, 7:50 PM 12,132 Views 4 Comments

Leighton Baines has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history...
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# Leopold Kerney

Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history...

Jul 4th 2020, 4:00 PM 29,096 Views 19 Comments

Leopold Kerney was an Irish diplomat in the first half of the last century and we can learn much from his handling of Britain, writes historian Barry Whelan.

150/1 outsider defies the odds to make Royal Ascot history
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150/1 outsider defies the odds to make Royal Ascot history

Jun 20th 2020, 5:47 PM 5,324 Views 1 Comment

The Clive Cox-trained winner, Nando Parrado, powered home under Adam Kirby.

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp
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# Nazi History

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

Jun 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,165 Views 105 Comments

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture'
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President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture'

Jun 10th 2020, 12:13 PM 21,961 Views 57 Comments

The President’s comments come at a time when there is is a global focus on the history of colonialism.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 1798 rebellion from the Junior Cert?
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 1798 rebellion from the Junior Cert?

May 24th 2020, 10:00 PM 49,087 Views 43 Comments

Just the 222 years ago.

They were called 'dirty Irish bloodhounds'. Life as an emigrant servant in the early 20th Century
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They were called 'dirty Irish bloodhounds'. Life as an emigrant servant in the early 20th Century

May 16th 2020, 9:00 PM 50,708 Views 26 Comments

Catherine Healy is hoping to gather the stories of domestic servants who worked abroad in the lead up to WW II.

Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'
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Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'

May 9th 2020, 8:27 AM 32,641 Views 63 Comments

Donal Fallon reflects on the end of an era, as Bewley’s cafe on Grafton street prepares to close its doors.

'It brings history to life': The project giving colour to Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz and other Irish figures
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# Old Ireland In Colour

'It brings history to life': The project giving colour to Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz and other Irish figures

Apr 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 36,340 Views 39 Comments

Hundreds of historic Irish photos have been given a new lease of life by NUI Galway professor John Breslin.

The Irish For: Kiltartanese and a passionate affair. The story of Galway's Lady Gregory
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The Irish For: Kiltartanese and a passionate affair. The story of Galway's Lady Gregory

Mar 29th 2020, 8:30 AM 29,909 Views 11 Comments

Darach Ó Séaghdha follows the artistic path of one of Ireland’s most fascinating historical women.

Judd Trump makes snooker history
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# World Class

Judd Trump makes snooker history

Mar 15th 2020, 11:22 PM 19,483 Views 7 Comments

The Englishman landed a sixth snooker ranking title in the 2019-20, setting a new record.

Opinion: A tribute to Tomás Mac Curtain, the martyred Lord Mayor
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Opinion: A tribute to Tomás Mac Curtain, the martyred Lord Mayor

Mar 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 29,147 Views 32 Comments

Donal Fallon looks at the life of Tomás Mac Curtain, who was shot dead in his home on 20 March 1920.

Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women
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# Pritzker Prize

Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:45 PM 34,643 Views 29 Comments

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker prize today.

A century of splits and the 'passing on of authority' : How does the modern Sinn Féin trace its roots back to the civil war?
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A century of splits and the 'passing on of authority' : How does the modern Sinn Féin trace its roots back to the civil war?

Feb 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 28,560 Views 51 Comments

The party of today owes its success to the peace process, writes Brian Hanley.

How well do you know your League of Ireland history?
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How well do you know your League of Ireland history?

Feb 13th 2020, 5:12 PM 4,303 Views 1 Comment

Ahead of the new season, we look back at previous years.

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
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'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 17,157 Views 13 Comments

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920
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History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920

Jan 18th 2020, 9:30 AM 12,223 Views 18 Comments

Women stood for election for the first time in 1920, in considerable numbers, writes Dr Margaret Ward.

Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag
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Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag

Jan 6th 2020, 6:30 PM 56,344 Views 105 Comments

The controversy around the RIC commemoration is entirely understandable, but it’s not that simple, writes Dr Mary McAuliffe.

Buck Whaley: The Irish adventurer's feverish Christmas
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Buck Whaley: The Irish adventurer's feverish Christmas

Dec 25th 2019, 3:00 PM 21,452 Views 6 Comments

In December 1788, Whaley was struck by a malignant fever.

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