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# archive - This year 2022

Remembrance centre to be located at site of former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street
# SITE OF CONSCIENCE
# SITE OF CONSCIENCE

Remembrance centre to be located at site of former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 4:45 PM 10,149 Views 2 Comments

The centre will honour survivors of mother and baby homes, industrial schools, reformatories, Magdalene laundries and related institutions.

# archive - All time

Tributes paid to people with Covid-19 who have died, as Stormont decides on next steps for the North
# Grief Archive
# Grief Archive

Tributes paid to people with Covid-19 who have died, as Stormont decides on next steps for the North

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 3:38 PM 26,265 Views 7 Comments

A woman whose parents died from Covid-19 three days apart launched an online archive of grief stories.

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?
# National Archive
# National Archive

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?

Nov 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,998 Views 20 Comments

Survivors want Ireland to face up to its past – but there are different views on the best way to do this.

Bob Geldof says he would accept Freedom of Dublin if it was reinstated
# Bob Geldof
# Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof says he would accept Freedom of Dublin if it was reinstated

Dec 20th 2017, 3:58 PM 20,108 Views 79 Comments

The paperwork and files from the Band Aid Trust is being transferred to the National Library of Ireland where it will be catalogued and exhibited.

State spends €650k on WB Yeats' furniture and letters to his wife
# Yeats Collection
# Yeats Collection

State spends €650k on WB Yeats' furniture and letters to his wife

Sep 27th 2017, 3:24 PM 10,470 Views 42 Comments

In the past two years, the State has spent €4 million on archive material once belonging to the great Irish poet.

Old Irish ads from the past 50 years are free to view online from today
# The Irish Adverts Project
# The Irish Adverts Project

Old Irish ads from the past 50 years are free to view online from today

Apr 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 47,676 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Film Institute have been working to restore almost 8,000 rolls of film that had been damaged by mould.

Picture this: Looking back at Dublin's old St Patrick's Day Parades
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Picture this: Looking back at Dublin's old St Patrick's Day Parades

Mar 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 21,675 Views 19 Comments

From jesters to Wombles, from young to old, here’s a quick history of Dublin’s old St Patrick’s Day parades.

260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle
# Parliament Street
# Parliament Street

260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle

Feb 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 23,408 Views 14 Comments

Dublin City Council published archived photos and pictures of old documents – this map is the oldest of them.

Santa on the Liffey and 1960s Dublin: A look back at Ireland's Christmas past
# IFI Player
# IFI Player

Santa on the Liffey and 1960s Dublin: A look back at Ireland's Christmas past

Dec 22nd 2016, 10:28 PM 19,163 Views 6 Comments

“Don’t talk about chimneys or reindeer, leave the country or keep up with the trends.”

These old photos show a changing Ireland as electricity spread across the country
# Light Up
# Light Up

These old photos show a changing Ireland as electricity spread across the country

Apr 22nd 2016, 2:27 PM 30,493 Views 29 Comments

An interactive map lists each area connected during the rural electrification and shows when they were connected.

Here's what you need to know about Alexa Chung's clothing line for Marks & Spencer
# Archive By Alexa Chung
From The Daily Edge
# Archive By Alexa Chung

Here's what you need to know about Alexa Chung's clothing line for Marks & Spencer

Apr 13th 2016, 11:17 AM 5,393 Views 0 Comments

It went on sale this morning.

Goodbye letter from Dutch resistance fighter delivered 70 years on
# World War Two
# World War Two

Goodbye letter from Dutch resistance fighter delivered 70 years on

Nov 12th 2015, 7:39 PM 10,278 Views 7 Comments

Peter Will wrote the letter to his wife and son shortly before being sent to a concentration camp.

More than his left foot: New archive shows the real life of Christy Brown
# Down All The Days
# Down All The Days

More than his left foot: New archive shows the real life of Christy Brown

May 2nd 2015, 8:30 AM 21,306 Views 14 Comments

Photos, letters and paintings are all on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails
# Data Dump
# Data Dump

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails

Apr 17th 2015, 1:08 PM 15,867 Views 24 Comments

And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.

Check out this remarkable news footage of Christmas swimmers in the '20s and '30s
# Clontarf Baths
# Clontarf Baths

Check out this remarkable news footage of Christmas swimmers in the '20s and '30s

Dec 25th 2014, 12:00 PM 10,848 Views 8 Comments

What’s black and white and blue all over?

24 fascinating photos of Christmas in Ireland from every decade of the twentieth century
# Holiday Snaps
From The Daily Edge
# Holiday Snaps

24 fascinating photos of Christmas in Ireland from every decade of the twentieth century

Dec 24th 2014, 8:15 PM 48,576 Views 20 Comments

… and into this one.

Blizzards and blurs: how FC Porto won an incredible world title in Tokyo
# Archive
From The42
# Archive

Blizzards and blurs: how FC Porto won an incredible world title in Tokyo

Dec 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,870 Views 1 Comment

As the FIFA Club World Cup moves towards conclusion, we look back on an incredible 1987 decider.

Manchester derbies: the top-5 most memorable matches
# Archive
From The42
# Archive

Manchester derbies: the top-5 most memorable matches

Nov 2nd 2014, 12:06 AM 10,559 Views 14 Comments

From Denis Law’s silky but devastating back-heel to an Eric Cantona-inspired comeback, this clash has seen it all.

Flashback: The last time Manchester United beat Chelsea at Old Trafford
# Archive
From The42
# Archive

Flashback: The last time Manchester United beat Chelsea at Old Trafford

Oct 26th 2014, 3:08 PM 3,950 Views 0 Comments

THAT miss by Torres was the stand-out memory as the hosts claimed a 3-1 win.

Flashback: West Brom 5-5 Manchester United
# Archive
From The42
# Archive

Flashback: West Brom 5-5 Manchester United

Oct 20th 2014, 5:04 PM 2,234 Views 0 Comments

Many would argue Fergie’s final game in charge was where it all started to go wrong but issues were already eating away at the club.

Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914
# Wartime Watching
# Wartime Watching

Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914

Jul 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,337 Views 7 Comments

Charlie Chaplin, looping-the-loop, and suffragettes in action get a rare outing on Dublin screen.

Where are they now? Liverpool's 1990 title-winning team
# Archive
From The42
# Archive

Where are they now? Liverpool's 1990 title-winning team

May 4th 2014, 10:00 AM 26,915 Views 6 Comments

In May 1990, Liverpool were crowned league champions but whatever happened to those players?

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland
# Precious
# Precious

Christy Brown letters, photos and poems to remain in Ireland

Mar 19th 2014, 4:25 PM 18,144 Views 11 Comments

The collection includes unpublished works and letters from his lover Beth Moore.

Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party
# Fat Tuesday
# Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party

Mar 8th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,135 Views 4 Comments

Give or take a few strings of beads.

The 10-stone baby and the Human Fish: slow news days of old
# Fantasy Taxidermy
# Fantasy Taxidermy

The 10-stone baby and the Human Fish: slow news days of old

Dec 31st 2013, 7:00 PM 17,489 Views 7 Comments

They don’t make ‘human interest’ stories at the end of the TV news like they did in the 1940s.

Ireland’s first tourism boom was… in 1907
# Poverty Gap
# Poverty Gap

Ireland’s first tourism boom was… in 1907

Dec 26th 2013, 8:15 AM 7,577 Views 7 Comments

“Determined efforts to win for the Emerald Isle some share of the sightseers’ coin have met with decided success.”

Have You Ordered The Turkey Yet Pic of the Day
# Pic Of Day
# Pic Of Day

Have You Ordered The Turkey Yet Pic of the Day

Dec 9th 2013, 2:45 PM 11,347 Views 13 Comments

No comment.

Wealth of government and historical documents available in new online library
# Documents Laid
# Documents Laid

Wealth of government and historical documents available in new online library

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,587 Views 5 Comments

Featuring material from the Dáil Library as well as documents laid before government, the collection dates back to the 1600s.

Are these your favourite Late Late Toy Show moments?
# Xmas Jumpers
# Xmas Jumpers

Are these your favourite Late Late Toy Show moments?

Nov 24th 2013, 3:48 PM 20,269 Views 23 Comments

RTÉ has released some special archive clips from the Late Late Show – and there are even more to come.

National Library finds new display place - on Google exhibit hotspot
# Open Archive
# Open Archive

National Library finds new display place - on Google exhibit hotspot

Nov 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 6,826 Views 5 Comments

The NLI has become first Irish group to feature on Google Cultural Institute, bringing their archive to world attention.

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

Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive

Oct 19th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,806 Views 5 Comments

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

Then and now: How NFL cheerleader uniforms have changed through the decades
# History Lesson
From The42
# History Lesson

Then and now: How NFL cheerleader uniforms have changed through the decades

Sep 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 4,877 Views 4 Comments

God bless ‘em.

‘North’, ‘Norah’… possibly even ‘Leenwerrare’: Can you tell what’s written on this stone?
# Set In Stone
# Set In Stone

‘North’, ‘Norah’… possibly even ‘Leenwerrare’: Can you tell what’s written on this stone?

Aug 31st 2013, 9:15 AM 11,944 Views 38 Comments

National Library of Ireland researchers have been trying to identify the inscription, but they’ve hit a wall…

World's first ever web page to be brought back to life
# Blast From The Past
# Blast From The Past

World's first ever web page to be brought back to life

May 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 18,978 Views 23 Comments

CERN is recreating the website that launched the world wide web to mark the 20th anniversary of the Tim Berners-Lee invention.

Stolen rhino horns were removed from exhibition 'due to risk of theft'
# Rhino Robbery
# Rhino Robbery

Stolen rhino horns were removed from exhibition 'due to risk of theft'

Apr 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 9,908 Views 38 Comments

The horns were stolen from the archives in Dublin on Wednesday night by three masked men.

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962
# Christmas Capers
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Capers

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962

Dec 25th 2012, 4:00 PM 9,140 Views 11 Comments

But those pesky tree thieves had to contend with the gardaí’s genius ‘element of surprise’ tactic…

PICS: Surviving Christmas during World War II
# Archive
# Archive

PICS: Surviving Christmas during World War II

Dec 24th 2012, 10:00 AM 10,697 Views 15 Comments

Poignant archive pictures show attempts to bring Christmas cheer and boost morale through 1939 to 1945.

Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations?
# Have Your Say
From The Daily Edge
# Have Your Say

Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations?

Dec 22nd 2012, 6:00 PM 8,683 Views 28 Comments

The Wright Brothers knew how to deck out this tree to the max – but what have been your most memorable decorations?

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement's incarceration
# Archive
# Archive

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement's incarceration

Dec 21st 2012, 7:45 AM 5,781 Views 20 Comments

Materials include portraits, documents relating to the degradation of his knighthood and touching letters to his family in the final days before his execution.

From 2000: Dublin's Dessie Farrell and his 11-year-old cousin, Seamus Coleman
# Archive
From The42
# Archive

From 2000: Dublin's Dessie Farrell and his 11-year-old cousin, Seamus Coleman

Oct 31st 2012, 10:57 AM 3,323 Views 2 Comments

Never EVER throw out old match programmes.

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