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'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 1,384 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 25,036 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 23,489 Views 4 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 30,564 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 17,027 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 33,823 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 6,127 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 24,064 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 40,807 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 26,061 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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Women's Champions League final to be shown on Irish television for the first time this weekend

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:00 PM 18,639 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 12,099 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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Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history...

Jul 4th 2020, 4:00 PM 28,924 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 5,304 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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Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

Jun 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,132 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 21,850 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 47,482 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 50,346 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 32,080 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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'It brings history to life': The project giving colour to Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz and other Irish figures

Apr 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 35,987 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 29,766 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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Judd Trump makes snooker history

Mar 15th 2020, 11:22 PM 19,468 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 29,019 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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Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:45 PM 34,554 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 28,440 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 4,276 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 17,066 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 12,164 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 56,178 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 21,417 Views 6 Comments

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

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'
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Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'

Dec 1st 2019, 12:00 PM 14,720 Views 16 Comments

Sheehy Skeffington fought for equality and the republican cause – but why wasn’t she put forward as a candidate in the crucial 1918 election?

Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'...  A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words
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Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'... A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words

Nov 12th 2019, 7:03 PM 16,243 Views 6 Comments

Ancient Irish texts teach us about how people saw the world back then, as the authors of a new book explain.

Tiger Woods equals Snead's 'crazy' 54-year-old record for US PGA Tour wins
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Tiger Woods equals Snead's 'crazy' 54-year-old record for US PGA Tour wins

Oct 28th 2019, 9:18 AM 9,106 Views 8 Comments

The American met the record at the Zozo Championship in Japan.

'The difference now is we're not favourites going into this quarter-final'
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'The difference now is we're not favourites going into this quarter-final'

Oct 14th 2019, 5:33 AM 15,179 Views 18 Comments

Ireland have never won a World Cup knock-out game but Joe Schmidt’s men are quietly confident.

Rhys McClenaghan wins bronze with incredible performance in World Championship final
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Rhys McClenaghan wins bronze with incredible performance in World Championship final

Oct 12th 2019, 4:59 PM 24,804 Views 9 Comments

Newtownards youngster adds historic world medal to his CV in Stuttgart.

History maker! Kenya's Kipchoge busts two-hour marathon barrier
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History maker! Kenya's Kipchoge busts two-hour marathon barrier

Oct 12th 2019, 9:27 AM 43,282 Views 64 Comments

The Olympic champion becomes the first-ever athlete to run a sub two-hour marathon.

Quiz: Can you pass this Junior Cert History test?
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Quiz: Can you pass this Junior Cert History test?

Oct 5th 2019, 9:00 PM 91,255 Views 48 Comments

The subject was given special status by the Government this week.

Opinion: 'History's special status at Junior Cert level should be celebrated, but the curriculum has major blind spots'
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Opinion: 'History's special status at Junior Cert level should be celebrated, but the curriculum has major blind spots'

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 10,518 Views 14 Comments

Aspects of Irish history are conspicuous by their absence from the syllabus, writes Caoimhín de Barra.

History beckons for Enable and Dettori in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
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History beckons for Enable and Dettori in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:52 PM 2,724 Views 4 Comments

Khalid Abdullah’s mare will look to claim the race for a record third time this Sunday, writes Donn McClean.

Minister wants History to be 'mandatory' for Junior Cycle
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Minister wants History to be 'mandatory' for Junior Cycle

Oct 1st 2019, 8:23 AM 9,909 Views 53 Comments

Maths, Irish and English are currently the only compulsory subjects, bar some exceptions.

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