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# archives - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Records of compensation claims during War of Independence and Civil War to be released
# Archives
# Archives

Records of compensation claims during War of Independence and Civil War to be released

Wed 3:40 PM 9,598 Views 2 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the collection ‘brings home the true reality of the human cost of those turbulent times’.

# archives - This year 2022

Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
# US Archives
# US Archives

Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Feb 7th 2022, 10:23 PM 60,487 Views 50 Comments

The National Archives and Records Administration pursues records it learns have been “improperly removed”.

# archives - All time

Early Blair-Ahern meeting gave rise to potential for peace in Northern Ireland, documents show
# Archives
# Archives

Early Blair-Ahern meeting gave rise to potential for peace in Northern Ireland, documents show

Dec 30th 2020, 8:50 AM 9,084 Views 24 Comments

Records released from the National Archives give details of an early meeting involving the two leaders.

Prince Charles' 1996 visit to Ireland was scrapped amid safety concerns, records show
# Archives
# Archives

Prince Charles' 1996 visit to Ireland was scrapped amid safety concerns, records show

Dec 30th 2020, 7:06 AM 12,939 Views 3 Comments

The Prince of Wales had planned to visit the Republic a year after his historic maiden trip.

A look back at the last referendum the UK had on EU membership
# The European Ideal
# The European Ideal

A look back at the last referendum the UK had on EU membership

Jan 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 14,673 Views 33 Comments

The British electorate were first asked if they wanted to be part of the precursor to the EU after they were already a member of it.

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland
# Centenary
# Centenary

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

Dec 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 9,184 Views 20 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy
# Rome
# Rome

Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy

Nov 2nd 2018, 11:54 AM 32,668 Views 13 Comments

Another potential victim emerged today.

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

May 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 43,837 Views 67 Comments

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.

Hooded Man: 'They asked me to count to ten; I refused in case I couldn’t do it'
# Francie Mcguigan
# Francie Mcguigan

Hooded Man: 'They asked me to count to ten; I refused in case I couldn’t do it'

Mar 24th 2018, 10:00 PM 34,820 Views 69 Comments

A European court ruled that the 14 men “did not occasion suffering of the particular intensity and cruelty implied by the word torture”.

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918
# Centenary
# Centenary

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918

Feb 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,983 Views 33 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

Remembering the 35 girls who died in a Cavan orphanage fire in 1943
# St Joseph’s Orphanage
# St Joseph’s Orphanage

Remembering the 35 girls who died in a Cavan orphanage fire in 1943

Jan 20th 2018, 11:28 AM 27,067 Views 47 Comments

Fine Gael TD Kate O’Connell highlighted the tragic fire in the Dáil this week during a debate on the Eighth Amendment.

'Found destitute and demented': Limerick police records give insight into Irish life in 1922
# History
# History

'Found destitute and demented': Limerick police records give insight into Irish life in 1922

Sep 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 27,472 Views 26 Comments

The collection was made available online this week as part of a project by the council to digitise its archive.

White House ordered to save all of Trump's tweets - even the ones he deleted or changed
# Tweet Nothings
# Tweet Nothings

White House ordered to save all of Trump's tweets - even the ones he deleted or changed

Apr 9th 2017, 12:30 PM 25,608 Views 16 Comments

The 45th president of the US has been using two different accounts since his inauguration.

Pictures: New online archive gives public access to Dublin's visual history
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Pictures: New online archive gives public access to Dublin's visual history

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 26,987 Views 20 Comments

Dublin City Council have published their archives online, in the hope it would help members of the public access records they need.

'People definitely don't realise the depth of the historical treasures around them'
# Know Your History
# Know Your History

'People definitely don't realise the depth of the historical treasures around them'

Nov 19th 2016, 9:00 PM 18,176 Views 24 Comments

The Archives and Records Association, Ireland (ARAI) is running Explore Your Archive week from today until next Sunday.

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online
# Family Trees
# Family Trees

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online

Jan 9th 2016, 10:45 AM 27,074 Views 22 Comments

To research Irish history, all you need is an internet connection.

WATCH: Santa visits the children of Dublin in 1948
# Christmas Past
# Christmas Past

WATCH: Santa visits the children of Dublin in 1948

Dec 24th 2015, 11:00 AM 7,625 Views 6 Comments

Best day ever.

WATCH: A treasure trove of old Irish newsreels has gone online for the first time
# The Past Is Another Country
# The Past Is Another Country

WATCH: A treasure trove of old Irish newsreels has gone online for the first time

Jul 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 50,392 Views 13 Comments

Walt Disney meets Dev, Miss Ireland 1942, and the ESB in Bahrain, 1977.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 15,017 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

"I would have preferred not to have seen Mr Browne at all"
# Interview
# Interview

"I would have preferred not to have seen Mr Browne at all"

Dec 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 29,992 Views 37 Comments

Vincent Browne wanted to interview the Irish Ambassador in 1984 – who wasn’t happy about it.

Here's a letter giving state approval of Tuam mother and baby home
# Archives
# Archives

Here's a letter giving state approval of Tuam mother and baby home

Jun 14th 2014, 7:45 AM 16,231 Views 18 Comments

The letter on behalf of the Minister for Health of the day was issued to mother and baby homes who were seeking approval as maternity homes.

Letters and wills of World War I soldiers made available online
# Where There's A Will
# Where There's A Will

Letters and wills of World War I soldiers made available online

May 4th 2014, 9:15 AM 8,808 Views 8 Comments

The newly-available batch includes the will of Irish poet Francis Ledwidge.

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree
# Lost History
# Lost History

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree

Apr 29th 2014, 9:45 PM 28,579 Views 7 Comments

The National Archives and findmypast.ie team up to release records which survived Civil War blaze.

Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old
# Irish History
# Irish History

Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old

Dec 30th 2013, 7:45 PM 33,979 Views 30 Comments

Franz Haselbeck cycled around Limerick and South Clare taking photographs of daily events – and major happenings.

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.

Update: Hyundai apologises for 'pipe job' ad after major criticism
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Update: Hyundai apologises for 'pipe job' ad after major criticism

Apr 25th 2013, 4:44 PM 34,923 Views 83 Comments

The video shows a man apparently trying to die by suicide in his car.

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago
# Suffragettes
# Suffragettes

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago

Dec 30th 2012, 9:25 AM 7,527 Views 13 Comments

In 1912, the suffragettes were engaged in an increasingly confrontational campaign to secure voting rights for women which included bomb attacks and hunger strikes.

VIDEO: Dunphy and Giles sing 'Que Sera, Sera' on Nighthawks in 1989
# Archives
From The42
# Archives

VIDEO: Dunphy and Giles sing 'Que Sera, Sera' on Nighthawks in 1989

Dec 18th 2012, 10:37 PM 2,228 Views 0 Comments

Gone are the days when a television programme consisted of a couple of cans and a sing-song.

Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?

Dec 17th 2012, 8:30 PM 21,426 Views 16 Comments

If you were a NUI Galway student in the late forties… he might have been.

PHOTO: Celtic manager Neil Lennon, wearing Mikasa gloves, playing for Armagh's minors
# Archives
From The42
# Archives

PHOTO: Celtic manager Neil Lennon, wearing Mikasa gloves, playing for Armagh's minors

Nov 8th 2012, 3:13 PM 3,660 Views 4 Comments

Enjoy.

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years
# The Red Planet
# The Red Planet

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years

Aug 6th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,955 Views 2 Comments

As NASA lands a new exploratory probe on Mars, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over previous Mars missions…

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration
# Polar Exploration
# Polar Exploration

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

Jul 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,972 Views 9 Comments

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944

Jun 6th 2012, 4:27 PM 4,821 Views 19 Comments

The Normandy landings got underway on this day 68 years ago.

From the archives: Photos of life in early 20th century Ireland
# Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland

From the archives: Photos of life in early 20th century Ireland

May 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 27,331 Views 25 Comments

Can you identify the unknown locations of these images depicting daily life in Ireland in the early 1900s?

In pictures: New York City street scenes from the early 1900s
# New York New York
From The Daily Edge
# New York New York

In pictures: New York City street scenes from the early 1900s

May 13th 2012, 6:00 PM 10,982 Views 9 Comments

Archived photographs from the Bain Collection show daily life in NYC at the dawn of the 20th century.

Photos from the archives: policing in Ireland
# Archives
From The Daily Edge
# Archives

Photos from the archives: policing in Ireland

May 5th 2012, 8:45 AM 7,190 Views 10 Comments

From the crowds gathered along O’Connell Street to RIC officers in the park – take a look through the photographic archives of the Garda Museum.

It’s magic: 34 forgotten pictures from the FA Cup final archives
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

It’s magic: 34 forgotten pictures from the FA Cup final archives

May 4th 2012, 10:26 PM 1,675 Views 2 Comments

Ah, the romance of the Cup. We’ve dug into the vaults to remind ourselves why the FA Cup is so special.

In pictures: Awesome (and unusual) animal combos
# Cute
From The Daily Edge
# Cute

In pictures: Awesome (and unusual) animal combos

Apr 7th 2012, 3:00 PM 7,077 Views 11 Comments

From abandoned opossums and their feline friend, to a dog-loving duck…

World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia
# WWI
# WWI

World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia

Mar 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,671 Views 1 Comment

Call for public to find old documents, photographs etc. relating to ‘The Great War’ – they will be scanned and recorded on a pan-European website.

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters
# World War I
# World War I

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

Mar 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 11,946 Views 7 Comments

National Library of Ireland’s archive shows the emotional, moral and practical pressure put on Irish men to join the ranks in the ‘Great War’.

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