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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 10,556 Views 14 Comments

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

World's first newspaper interview may have been with Irish woman during famine
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World's first newspaper interview may have been with Irish woman during famine

Nov 8th 2015, 7:00 PM 22,063 Views 73 Comments

Bridget was interviewed by one of the many journalists sent from London to find out if the famine was actually as bad as the Irish press was making out.

Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant'
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Channel 4's proposed sitcom about The Famine called 'insulting' and 'ignorant'

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:28 AM 35,786 Views 224 Comments

But the Irish-produced series – called Hungry – has been defended by other comedians.

Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship
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Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship

Dec 31st 2014, 8:00 PM 25,929 Views 41 Comments

The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.