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#History

# history - Tuesday 27 September, 2022

'It would be my greatest achievement as a coach, a manager and a player'
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# Preview

'It would be my greatest achievement as a coach, a manager and a player'

Tue 12:00 PM 16,613 Views 2 Comments

Jim Crawford’s Ireland side are 90 minutes away from an unprecedented Euros qualification.

# history - Monday 26 September, 2022

Anchor discovered off the coast of Suffolk may date from Roman times
# Shiver Me Timbers
# Shiver Me Timbers

Anchor discovered off the coast of Suffolk may date from Roman times

Mon 8:09 AM 19,968 Views 9 Comments

The wrought iron artefact was discovered during a seabed survey off the coast of Suffolk.

# history - Saturday 10 September, 2022

QUIZ: How well do you know these surprising overlaps in history?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

QUIZ: How well do you know these surprising overlaps in history?

Sep 10th 2022, 10:00 PM 50,485 Views 22 Comments

Frank Sinatra could’ve seen the first four seasons of Friends you know.

# history - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Quiz: How well do you know the end of the Cold War?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know the end of the Cold War?

Sep 3rd 2022, 10:00 PM 39,263 Views 17 Comments

Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this quiz.

# history - Friday 2 September, 2022

History for Ciara Mageean as she breaks Sonia O'Sullivan's long-standing Irish record
# History
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# History

History for Ciara Mageean as she breaks Sonia O'Sullivan's long-standing Irish record

Sep 2nd 2022, 9:44 PM 57,555 Views 28 Comments

Her victory in the 1500m in the Diamond League in Brussels came in a time of three minutes 56.63 seconds.

# history - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Ireland secure historic World Cup play-off with victory over Finland
# The Dream Continues
From The42
# The Dream Continues

Ireland secure historic World Cup play-off with victory over Finland

Sep 1st 2022, 9:04 PM 37,849 Views 15 Comments

A record crowd of 6,952 watched on at Tallaght Stadium.

# history - Monday 22 August, 2022

The death of Michael Collins and the what-ifs of Irish history
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

The death of Michael Collins and the what-ifs of Irish history

Aug 22nd 2022, 7:00 AM 22,514 Views 19 Comments

The revolutionary-turned finance minister died aged just 32.

# history - Sunday 14 August, 2022

The Dublin All-Ireland winner who sparked Chelsea-Spurs rivalry, then became Ajax boss
# History
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# History

The Dublin All-Ireland winner who sparked Chelsea-Spurs rivalry, then became Ajax boss

Aug 14th 2022, 7:00 AM 22,866 Views 8 Comments

Jack Kirwan not only made his mark in GAA and English football at the turn of the 20th century, he also has a special place in the history books of the Dutch giants.

# history - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Bloody Friday: Taoiseach pays tribute to victims on 50th anniversary of 'devastating' bombings
# Troubles
# Troubles

Bloody Friday: Taoiseach pays tribute to victims on 50th anniversary of 'devastating' bombings

Jul 21st 2022, 9:25 AM 12,786 Views 42 Comments

Nine people were killed and approximately 130 others were seriously injured on this day in 1972.

# history - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Croke Park silverware 'what it's all about' for Tailteann Cup finalists Cavan
# History
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# History

Croke Park silverware 'what it's all about' for Tailteann Cup finalists Cavan

Jul 7th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,294 Views 0 Comments

Oisin Kiernan and the Breffni county face Westmeath in Saturday’s inaugural decider.

# history - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Ireland U21s secure Euro play-off but boss Crawford insists 'job is far from over'
# History
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# History

Ireland U21s secure Euro play-off but boss Crawford insists 'job is far from over'

Jun 9th 2022, 7:56 PM 24,802 Views 13 Comments

Sweden’s draw with Italy means the Young Boys in Green can still qualify for the European U21 Championships automatically by winning in Ascoli on Tuesday.

# history - Monday 30 May, 2022

'David Moyes told me what was best for me and I know I'll get the truth from him'
# History
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# History

'David Moyes told me what was best for me and I know I'll get the truth from him'

May 30th 2022, 11:00 PM 17,609 Views 1 Comment

The West Ham boss has been up front with Conor Coventry about his club future as the Ireland Under-21 captain eyes history on two fronts this week.

# history - Monday 16 May, 2022

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup
# Schedule
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# Schedule

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup

May 16th 2022, 9:09 AM 31,747 Views 13 Comments

The action gets underway this coming weekend.

# history - Friday 22 April, 2022

History made as record crowd of 91,648 watch Barcelona crush Wolfsburg
# Popular
From The42
# Popular

History made as record crowd of 91,648 watch Barcelona crush Wolfsburg

Apr 22nd 2022, 9:19 PM 9,607 Views 1 Comment

Tonight’s women’s Champions League semi-final was a one-sided encounter.

# history - Friday 15 April, 2022

Opinion: My journey to discover the San Francisco Tapes that held Ireland's lost WWII secrets
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: My journey to discover the San Francisco Tapes that held Ireland's lost WWII secrets

Apr 15th 2022, 9:00 PM 34,150 Views 7 Comments

Mark Mc Menamin writes about how he discovered the fascinating story of the hunt for the Ireland’s Nazi spies.

# history - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

AIL Women's final to be aired live on television for the first time
# History
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# History

AIL Women's final to be aired live on television for the first time

Feb 9th 2022, 3:34 PM 4,128 Views 7 Comments

The division and conference finals will be live as part of a unique double-header on Saturday, February 26th.

# history - Monday 7 February, 2022

15-year-old Russian star makes history at Winter Olympics
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

15-year-old Russian star makes history at Winter Olympics

Feb 7th 2022, 1:40 PM 11,068 Views 0 Comments

Kamila Valieva has become the first woman to land a quadruple jump in the competition.

# history - Monday 31 January, 2022

'It’s amazing for the whole parish that's here today' - first All-Ireland crown for Galway champs
# Scenes
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# Scenes

'It’s amazing for the whole parish that's here today' - first All-Ireland crown for Galway champs

Jan 31st 2022, 10:51 AM 4,220 Views 1 Comment

Kilkerrin-Clonberne lifted the Dolores Tyrrell Memorial Cup and ended Mourneabbey’s bid for three-in-a-row.

# history - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?

Dec 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 41,563 Views 21 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.

# history - Saturday 4 December, 2021

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'

Dec 4th 2021, 12:04 PM 31,924 Views 35 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, or simply ‘The Treaty’, was signed on 6 December 1921.

# history - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Experts say UK government's plans for 'official' Troubles history would be 'almost impossible'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Experts say UK government's plans for 'official' Troubles history would be 'almost impossible'

Nov 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 30,334 Views 25 Comments

The proposal was first reported last weekend.

# history - Monday 25 October, 2021

'It has to be now' - The Liverpool captain eyeing a first-ever major tournament for Ireland
# History
From The42
# History

'It has to be now' - The Liverpool captain eyeing a first-ever major tournament for Ireland

Oct 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 18,482 Views 0 Comments

Niamh Fahey: ‘You can’t keep saying, ‘We’re building, we’re waiting.’ There’s no more time to talk, it has to be done.’

# history - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Jacksonville end second-longest losing run in NFL history with over 60,000 fans watching on in London
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Jacksonville end second-longest losing run in NFL history with over 60,000 fans watching on in London

Oct 17th 2021, 11:26 PM 6,740 Views 2 Comments

The Jaguars ended a 20-game losing run by beating the Miami Dolphins thanks to a field goal at the death.

# history - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Royal fairytale - The day of days for Meath ladies football
# History
From The42
# History

Royal fairytale - The day of days for Meath ladies football

Sep 7th 2021, 2:47 PM 5,902 Views 0 Comments

The Green and Gold took Croke Park by storm to land a first-ever All-Ireland senior title after a remarkable journey.

# history - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about July in history?
# Down The Years
# Down The Years

Quiz: How much do you know about July in history?

Jul 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 63,162 Views 8 Comments

Reeling in the Julys.

Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon

Jul 11th 2021, 5:44 PM 31,847 Views 15 Comments

He overcame Italy’s Matteo Berrettini and lost just two sets during the entire championship.

# history - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Galway defeat Kilkenny to seal historic win
# Four In A Row
From The42
# Four In A Row

Galway defeat Kilkenny to seal historic win

Jul 10th 2021, 7:02 PM 22,105 Views 17 Comments

It was the Tribesmen’s third successive victory over the Cats in as many years.

# history - Friday 2 July, 2021

Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education
# Culture
# Culture

Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education

Jul 2nd 2021, 3:44 PM 14,483 Views 24 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said “much remains to be done” in creating a more inclusive and supportive education system.

# history - Friday 21 May, 2021

Robert Lewandowski poised to make Bundesliga history
# Star
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# Star

Robert Lewandowski poised to make Bundesliga history

May 21st 2021, 11:45 PM 8,090 Views 8 Comments

The striker can break Gerd Mueller’s 49-year-old Bundesliga single-season goal record this weekend.

# history - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'
# First Time
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# First Time

'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'

Updated May 18th 2021, 5:35 PM 29,284 Views 11 Comments

Ronan O’Gara hopes to see La Rochelle claim their first European title this weekend.

# history - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Opinion: From aristocrats to revolutionaries - No 6 Harcourt Street was at the centre of Irish history
# TG4
# TG4

Opinion: From aristocrats to revolutionaries - No 6 Harcourt Street was at the centre of Irish history

Apr 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 13,148 Views 3 Comments

Cuan Ó Seireadáin discusses 6 Harcourt Street, which is the subject of a TG4 documentary tonight.

# history - Thursday 1 April, 2021

'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon
# History
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# History

'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon

Apr 1st 2021, 3:17 PM 6,644 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster boss has experienced defeat to Toulon as both a player and a coach.

# history - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

'A huge step for the club' - Cork City women to play home matches at Turner's Cross
# History
From The42
# History

'A huge step for the club' - Cork City women to play home matches at Turner's Cross

Feb 2nd 2021, 11:07 AM 1,481 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere in WNL news, DLR manager Graham Kelly has signed a new two-year contract.

# history - Friday 8 January, 2021

Explainer: The curious case of Michael Collins' bloodstained cap being removed from museum display
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Explainer: The curious case of Michael Collins' bloodstained cap being removed from museum display

Jan 8th 2021, 5:39 PM 26,095 Views 27 Comments

The National Museum of Ireland said the 2005 decision was ‘primarily’ about preserving the hat.

# history - Friday 25 December, 2020

Opinion: The best address - a history of Henrietta Street and its first residents
# History
# History

Opinion: The best address - a history of Henrietta Street and its first residents

Dec 25th 2020, 10:00 AM 24,124 Views 8 Comments

Dr Melanie Hayes’ new historical book looks at Dublin’s first Georgian street, Henrietta Street, and its colourful residents in the eighteenth century.

# history - Friday 11 December, 2020

The burning of Cork: Donal Fallon remembers a night of chaos and terror in 1920
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

The burning of Cork: Donal Fallon remembers a night of chaos and terror in 1920

Dec 11th 2020, 9:40 AM 31,464 Views 37 Comments

The historian recounts the violence before and the cruelty during the devastating Cork city fire that took place 100 years ago this week.

# history - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Opinion: What exactly is the history of modern Sinn Féin?
# History
# History

Opinion: What exactly is the history of modern Sinn Féin?

Dec 1st 2020, 7:00 PM 17,842 Views 20 Comments

As Sinn Féin defends itself this week over its stance on past events, Brian Hanley takes a look at the history of the party.

# history - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain
# Centenary
# Centenary

Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain

Nov 21st 2020, 8:30 AM 34,274 Views 45 Comments

The historian sets the scene of the morning of that fateful day 100 years ago today and the killings that preceded the Croke Park massacre.

# history - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Lewis Hamilton eclipses Schumacher's record with Grand Prix victory in Portugal
# History
From The42
# History

Lewis Hamilton eclipses Schumacher's record with Grand Prix victory in Portugal

Oct 25th 2020, 3:09 PM 6,172 Views 9 Comments

Hamilton beat Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to make F1 history.

# history - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916
# History
# History

Opinion: Goodbye to O'Rahilly's 40 Herbert Park, an integral part of the story of 1916

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 25,016 Views 45 Comments

Historian Donal Fallon tells of ‘The O’Rahilly’, one of The Rising’s most colourful characters and how his recently demolished home, 40 Herbert Park, played a part in the history of the rebellion.

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