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# Irish History

This month
February 2024
The Irish For: Is Brigid the only saint in space?
Last year
2023
Extract: Coroners exposed corruption, social and moral failures in nineteenth century Ireland
Extract: 'I was privileged to interview people with so much knowledge of the Irish revolution'
Historian: Irish emigrants were once labelled 'scum' and tormented in the United States
The Phoenix Park: 'We became an oasis for a new generation who had never visited parks before'
Excerpt: Born in a Dublin tenement, Michael Healy set the bar for excellence in stained glass
Extract: Our mother was left vulnerable after we lost our father during the kidnapping standoff
Irish history: 'For the first time since the Civil War, soldiers found themselves in combat'
Simon McGarr: This is not RTÉ's first scandal - the broadcaster was at the heart of one in 1967
Kilmainham Gaol showcases queer history of Irish revolutionaries
Extract: Life and death in a Dublin tenement - 'finding rent was a struggle'
Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend national Civil War commemoration in Dublin today
“A celebration of the rich working-class culture”: A look at 2023’s James Connolly Festival
Brian Rowan: The magic of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 was how a firm 'no' became 'yes'
Paranormal activity and a 900-year-old omen: The haunted history of Charleville Castle
The hurt remains: Ballyseedy and the story of a bomb blast that still roars 100 years later
Celtic Goddess and protector of livestock: The story of The Mother Saint of Ireland, St Brigid
Bad Bridget: Uncovering the secret lives of Ireland's emigrant women
All time
Sink your Claus into the story of Saint Nicholas and his burial site in Kilkenny
Analysis: Let's hear it for Ireland's success on our 100th birthday - we’ve come a long way
Opinion: What colourised images can teach us about the Irish Civil War
Donal Fallon: The Castle, the intrigue and the Italians - welcome to old Dublin's Ship Street
Ó Cuív donates gun owned by Éamon de Valera to museum
David McCullagh: 'The vote on the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1922 was tense to say the least'
From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week
Opinion: RTÉ's GunPlot looks back at the 1970 Arms Crisis with 2021 vision
Opinion: From aristocrats to revolutionaries - No 6 Harcourt Street was at the centre of Irish history
The story of the Irish who fought for Republican Spain
They were called 'dirty Irish bloodhounds'. Life as an emigrant servant in the early 20th Century
Quiz: Michael Collins is on TV again tonight - how well do you know the movie?
Another lost World War II ÉIRE sign has been discovered at Wexford’s Hook Head
Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'
'Does my Granny hold the secret to who stole the Crown Jewels from Dublin Castle?'
Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched
Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'
FactCheck: No, hundreds of thousands of Irish people were not sold as slaves in the 17th century
Double Take: The hidden Dublin graveyard that's more than 1,000 years old
Double Take: The bench in St Stephen's Green celebrating a little-known married couple
Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago
Double Take: The street in a Sligo town mysteriously named after Buenos Aires