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Eight fascinating facts about Mary Queen of Scots you definitely didn't know
# The More You Know
# The More You Know

Eight fascinating facts about Mary Queen of Scots you definitely didn't know

Jan 18th 2019, 8:15 PM 29,332 Views 0 Comments

Knowledge is power

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison
# Centenary
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# Centenary

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison

Feb 9th 2018, 8:10 AM 12,665 Views 52 Comments

In our final piece marking the centenary of the women’s vote in 1918, we take a look at items in the archive related to Countess Markievicz.

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit
# Hidden Ireland
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# Hidden Ireland

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit

May 11th 2013, 12:00 PM 28,897 Views 55 Comments

As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman suggests four more heritage sites to visit in Offaly, Roscommon, Meath and Tipperary.

Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter
# Objectified
# Objectified

Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter

Jun 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 4,277 Views 8 Comments

Tired of celebrities? Here’s what these inanimate objects have to say about the world.

Study suggests human life evolved from southern Africa
# Out Of Africa
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# Out Of Africa

Study suggests human life evolved from southern Africa

Mar 8th 2011, 11:40 AM 505 Views 0 Comments

Modern humans could have evolved from the southern part of the continent – instead of from the east, as previously thought.

The oldest sign of life, ever: a 650-million-year-old fossil
# Animal Life
# Animal Life

The oldest sign of life, ever: a 650-million-year-old fossil

Aug 19th 2010, 8:57 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

A glacial deposit found in Australia shows that life is at least 70 million years older than we thought.