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'If we've done our job well you shouldn't know we've done anything at all': Preserving books that are thousands of years old
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'If we've done our job well you shouldn't know we've done anything at all': Preserving books that are thousands of years old

Jul 20th 2019, 9:00 PM 8,359 Views 2 Comments

We visited the labs of the Chester Beatty Library where they work on preparing items for display.

'Ireland makes headlines in Norway when a white-tailed eagle is killed here'
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'Ireland makes headlines in Norway when a white-tailed eagle is killed here'

Oct 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 70,436 Views 58 Comments

The Norwegian government donated 15 white-tailed eagles to Ireland in 2007, in an attempt to reintroduce the species here.

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections
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Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Jul 12th 2017, 6:30 PM 6,205 Views 6 Comments

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.

Revamped Stella Cinema could be open by the end of July
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# Rathmines

Revamped Stella Cinema could be open by the end of July

May 13th 2017, 8:30 AM 20,200 Views 11 Comments

The cinema will have a cocktail bar and you can order food to your seat.

Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'
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# Voices Of The Mountain

Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'

Apr 8th 2017, 11:04 AM 9,015 Views 13 Comments

An Indian court made the decision because the glaciers were “losing their very existence”.

Indonesia's 'selfie monkey' threatened by hunger for its meat
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# Candid

Indonesia's 'selfie monkey' threatened by hunger for its meat

Apr 8th 2017, 7:30 AM 10,636 Views 4 Comments

The native Indonesian monkeys are eaten by locals who compare them to ‘wild boar or dog’.

Once extinct white-tailed eagle chicks fly the nest in three counties
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Once extinct white-tailed eagle chicks fly the nest in three counties

Sep 9th 2016, 10:21 PM 18,105 Views 46 Comments

This year is the most successful to date with a total of six chicks in Kerry, Cork and Galway.

Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael?
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Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael?

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,133 Views 35 Comments

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

A 3,000-year-old wooden roadway in Westmeath could be destroyed
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# Mayne Bog

A 3,000-year-old wooden roadway in Westmeath could be destroyed

Aug 29th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,658 Views 28 Comments

An Taisce consider the structure in Westmeath a major archaeological monument.

Conserving some of Ireland's most historical houses and churches cost €15m this year
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# Lick Of Paint

Conserving some of Ireland's most historical houses and churches cost €15m this year

Dec 29th 2014, 1:35 PM 6,921 Views 12 Comments

A total of 540 projects benefited from funding .

France has a plan to save the endangered Great Hamster of Alsace
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France has a plan to save the endangered Great Hamster of Alsace

May 6th 2014, 2:09 PM 5,291 Views 13 Comments

The hamster has been protected legally since 1993 but their numbers have dropped to as low as 161 in 2007.

Ever wanted to sleep in a lighthouse? Cutbacks might make it impossible
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# Return To Ruin

Ever wanted to sleep in a lighthouse? Cutbacks might make it impossible

May 5th 2014, 7:55 PM 22,034 Views 32 Comments

Restored buildings managed by the Landmark Trust are in danger following funding cuts.

Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive
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Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive

Oct 19th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,695 Views 5 Comments

These top tips from National Library of Ireland’s conservation expert could help you hold onto family memories for longer.

This brown panda is one of only five in the world
# Brown Noser
# Brown Noser

This brown panda is one of only five in the world

Aug 28th 2013, 10:07 AM 14,308 Views 38 Comments

Qizai is the only one in captivity.

Kildare locals question why old Quaker school was delisted and is due to be demolished
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Kildare locals question why old Quaker school was delisted and is due to be demolished

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:09 AM 14,277 Views 50 Comments

Locals are fighting to preserve the historic 18th century building which is being redeveloped by the food giant Glanbia.

Poll: Would you like to see the 1916 site at Moore Street preserved?
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Poll: Would you like to see the 1916 site at Moore Street preserved?

Apr 9th 2013, 10:05 AM 16,160 Views 134 Comments

Let us know what you think…

Deenihan to undertake assessment of Moore Street 1916 site
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Deenihan to undertake assessment of Moore Street 1916 site

Oct 4th 2012, 11:28 AM 4,901 Views 26 Comments

Proposed plans for a shopping mall that would include a commemorative centre cannot go ahead without ministerial consent.

Bog body found in Co Laois could be that of sacrificed king
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Bog body found in Co Laois could be that of sacrificed king

Aug 15th 2011, 7:44 PM 6,086 Views 19 Comments

The National Museum of Ireland’s head of antiquities says further examination of the human remains would reveal more details about their life and social status.