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# archive - Tuesday 29 March, 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 10,095 Views 2 Comments

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

# archive - Thursday 12 November, 2020

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 26,261 Views 7 Comments

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

# archive - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'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 22,968 Views 20 Comments

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

# archive - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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 20,106 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.

# archive - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

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 10,467 Views 42 Comments

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

# archive - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

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 47,558 Views 55 Comments

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

# archive - Friday 17 March, 2017

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 21,645 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.

# archive - Saturday 25 February, 2017

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 23,399 Views 14 Comments

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

# archive - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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 19,149 Views 6 Comments

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

# archive - Friday 22 April, 2016

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 30,481 Views 29 Comments

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

# archive - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

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 5,382 Views 0 Comments

It went on sale this morning.

# archive - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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 10,273 Views 7 Comments

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

# archive - Saturday 2 May, 2015

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 21,232 Views 14 Comments

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

# archive - Friday 17 April, 2015

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 15,858 Views 26 Comments

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

# archive - Thursday 25 December, 2014

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 10,846 Views 8 Comments

What’s black and white and blue all over?

# archive - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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 48,454 Views 20 Comments

… and into this one.

# archive - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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 5,856 Views 1 Comment

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

# archive - Sunday 2 November, 2014

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 10,556 Views 15 Comments

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

# archive - Sunday 26 October, 2014

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 3,949 Views 0 Comments

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

# archive - Monday 20 October, 2014

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

Flashback: West Brom 5-5 Manchester United

Oct 20th 2014, 5:04 PM 2,233 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.

# archive - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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 6,336 Views 7 Comments

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

# archive - Sunday 4 May, 2014

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 26,836 Views 6 Comments

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

# archive - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

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 18,094 Views 11 Comments

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

# archive - Saturday 8 March, 2014

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.

# archive - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

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 17,448 Views 7 Comments

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

# archive - Thursday 26 December, 2013

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 7,567 Views 7 Comments

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

# archive - Monday 9 December, 2013

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 11,346 Views 13 Comments

No comment.

# archive - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

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 7,584 Views 5 Comments

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

# archive - Sunday 24 November, 2013

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 20,247 Views 23 Comments

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

# archive - Friday 1 November, 2013

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 6,822 Views 5 Comments

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

# archive - Saturday 19 October, 2013

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 13,804 Views 5 Comments

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

# archive - Saturday 21 September, 2013

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 4,848 Views 4 Comments

God bless ‘em.

# archive - Saturday 31 August, 2013

‘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…

# archive - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

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 18,975 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.

# archive - Friday 19 April, 2013

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 9,903 Views 38 Comments

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

# archive - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

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 9,135 Views 11 Comments

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

# archive - Monday 24 December, 2012

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

PICS: Surviving Christmas during World War II

Dec 24th 2012, 10:00 AM 10,675 Views 15 Comments

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

# archive - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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 8,681 Views 28 Comments

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

# archive - Friday 21 December, 2012

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 5,767 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.

# archive - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

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 3,313 Views 2 Comments

Never EVER throw out old match programmes.

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