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#Historical

# historical - Monday 13 April, 2020

Quiz: Michael Collins is on TV again tonight - how well do you know the movie?
# Irish History
# Irish History

Quiz: Michael Collins is on TV again tonight - how well do you know the movie?

Apr 13th 2020, 10:00 PM 57,326 Views 82 Comments

Test your knowledge of the 1996 classic.

# historical - Friday 4 March, 2016

Army bomb disposal team called to explosive items in Waterford and Kilkenny
# Made Safe
# Made Safe

Army bomb disposal team called to explosive items in Waterford and Kilkenny

Mar 4th 2016, 9:01 PM 15,088 Views 11 Comments

Controlled explosions were carried out in both instances.

# historical - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard
# That Old Thing?
# That Old Thing?

The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard

Jul 22nd 2015, 2:11 PM 19,588 Views 17 Comments

The painting was once used to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s legal fees.

# historical - Monday 15 June, 2015

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward
# Historical
# Historical

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward

Jun 15th 2015, 7:16 AM 6,537 Views 3 Comments

The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.

# historical - Saturday 31 January, 2015

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen
# Look Familiar?
# Look Familiar?

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Jan 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 15,056 Views 10 Comments

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

# historical - Monday 29 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 29th 2014, 1:35 PM 6,939 Views 12 Comments

A total of 540 projects benefited from funding .

# historical - Sunday 14 September, 2014

This 86 year old JUST saw a 1950s film he was in for the first time
# Mission Complete
# Mission Complete

This 86 year old JUST saw a 1950s film he was in for the first time

Sep 14th 2014, 8:30 PM 37,881 Views 17 Comments

His nephew made it happen.

# historical - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Clare County Council set to buy Holy Island but won't say for how much
# Historical
# Historical

Clare County Council set to buy Holy Island but won't say for how much

Sep 10th 2014, 11:19 AM 13,828 Views 42 Comments

The 50 acre island contains a round tower, an oratory and a number of churches.

# historical - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Man arrested over 'cold case' murder of father-of-five in 1993
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man arrested over 'cold case' murder of father-of-five in 1993

Oct 15th 2013, 1:03 PM 4,516 Views 9 Comments

Joseph Reynolds, a 40-year-old painter, was shot dead as he made his way to work in east Belfast 20 years ago.

# historical - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Two early 20th century artillery shells discovered in Dublin
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Two early 20th century artillery shells discovered in Dublin

Aug 27th 2013, 6:10 PM 7,807 Views 21 Comments

The shells were discovered by a construction worker at a house in Ballsbridge this afternoon.

# historical - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Part of St Patrick's Cathedral opens to the public for first time since 13th century
# Historical
# Historical

Part of St Patrick's Cathedral opens to the public for first time since 13th century

Jul 2nd 2013, 2:30 PM 9,521 Views 27 Comments

The Lady Chapel has been closed to the public since it was built in 1270.

# historical - Friday 24 May, 2013

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA
# Funding Appeal
# Funding Appeal

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

May 24th 2013, 1:12 PM 6,993 Views 7 Comments

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

# historical - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

GAA stars tog out to remember first Gaelic football match
# Historical
From The42
# Historical

GAA stars tog out to remember first Gaelic football match

Sep 12th 2012, 3:00 PM 2,126 Views 0 Comments

Two teams of past and present inter-county stars will play in a celebrity game at Cuchulainn Gaels in Louth on Saturday afternoon.

# historical - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

A rivalry remembered: Notre Dame and Navy need no introduction
# Emerald Isle Classic
From The42
# Emerald Isle Classic

A rivalry remembered: Notre Dame and Navy need no introduction

Aug 29th 2012, 4:00 PM 1,442 Views 0 Comments

We begin our build-up to Saturday’s Emerald Isle Classic by looking at the story behind the oldest rivalry in NCAA college football.

# historical - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
# Relics
# Relics

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 15,007 Views 19 Comments

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# historical - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Timbuktu tomb destruction condemned by UNESCO
# Unesco
# Unesco

Timbuktu tomb destruction condemned by UNESCO

Jul 3rd 2012, 11:07 AM 3,654 Views 18 Comments

Islamist hardliners in northern Mali have claimed responsibility for what UNESCO termed “repugnant acts” of destruction on historical sites.

# historical - Monday 12 March, 2012

Video: Gothic castle destroyed by fire in Slovakia
# Slovakia
# Slovakia

Video: Gothic castle destroyed by fire in Slovakia

Mar 12th 2012, 8:39 AM 3,631 Views 17 Comments

Police say they suspect two boys started the fire while experimenting with cigarettes.

# historical - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Archbishop appeals for return of relics of 'True Cross'
# Stolen
# Stolen

Archbishop appeals for return of relics of 'True Cross'

Oct 12th 2011, 3:40 PM 1,804 Views 66 Comments

A portion of the cross upon which Christ is said to have been crucified was stolen from Holycross Abbey in Thurles yesterday.