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30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations
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30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations

Jul 18th 2019, 2:35 PM 17,637 Views 43 Comments

A range of activities from Irish crochet lace to the Burren Winterage festival have been given official status.

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam
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Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam

Jul 8th 2018, 1:00 PM 27,534 Views 14 Comments

All of the items are on display on a fascinating website.

The Books of Kells has some company as Trinity unveils four priceless manuscripts
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The Books of Kells has some company as Trinity unveils four priceless manuscripts

Jun 1st 2017, 2:10 PM 14,115 Views 22 Comments

The Garland of Howth, the Book of Dimma, the Book of Mulling and the Codex Usserianius Primus will now be shown for the first time.

Ireland's Vikings still haven't unveiled all of their secrets
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Ireland's Vikings still haven't unveiled all of their secrets

May 6th 2017, 8:00 PM 38,925 Views 22 Comments

We’ve found graveyards, houses, and bodies – but there’s still much to be discovered.

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery
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Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery

Feb 26th 2017, 10:00 PM 18,379 Views 6 Comments

A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.

Do you know these men? The Casino in Marino wants to recreate this 1940 photo of Dublin soldiers
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Do you know these men? The Casino in Marino wants to recreate this 1940 photo of Dublin soldiers

Aug 14th 2016, 11:15 AM 18,057 Views 18 Comments

The 83 men were photographed outside the Dublin landmark at a reunion

This guy turned his museum trip into one epic face-swapping session
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This guy turned his museum trip into one epic face-swapping session

Apr 17th 2016, 2:39 PM 5,276 Views 3 Comments

Genius.

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
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Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 12,916 Views 8 Comments

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

"The street was my playground": A journey back to the tenement days
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"The street was my playground": A journey back to the tenement days

Nov 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 22,233 Views 29 Comments

Phyllis Radburn, who lived on Henrietta St, was able to take a trip back to her former home thanks to Dublin City Council.

Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention
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Irish War of Independence exhibition to mark centenary of The Fianna Convention

Oct 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,628 Views 14 Comments

The exhibition includes uniforms, weaponry, photographs, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia from the time.

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets
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Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets

Sep 16th 2012, 9:15 AM 65,025 Views 79 Comments

From bullet holes in masonry to trenches in St Stephen’s Green, we take a look at the physical remnants of the 1916 Easter Rising.