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#History

# history - Saturday 21 November, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain Centenary

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

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

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

# history - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

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

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

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.

# history - Sunday 20 September, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan History

'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan

100 years ago today more than 100 Black and Tans ransacked the north Dublin town and two men were beaten to death.

From TheJournal.ie How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough Hidden History

How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough

They’re on display now in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland, which can be viewed online.

# history - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Women's Champions League final to be shown on Irish television for the first time this weekend

RTÉ has announced live coverage of the European showpiece.

# history - Sunday 26 July, 2020

The defender with the most assists in Premier League history retires

Leighton Baines has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

# history - Saturday 4 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history... Leopold Kerney

Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history...

Leopold Kerney was an Irish diplomat in the first half of the last century and we can learn much from his handling of Britain, writes historian Barry Whelan.

# history - Saturday 20 June, 2020

150/1 outsider defies the odds to make Royal Ascot history

The Clive Cox-trained winner, Nando Parrado, powered home under Adam Kirby.

# history - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp Nazi History

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

# history - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture' History This post contains videos

President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture'

The President’s comments come at a time when there is is a global focus on the history of colonialism.

# history - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you remember the 1798 rebellion from the Junior Cert? History

Quiz: How well do you remember the 1798 rebellion from the Junior Cert?

Just the 222 years ago.

# history - Saturday 16 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie They were called 'dirty Irish bloodhounds'. Life as an emigrant servant in the early 20th Century History

They were called 'dirty Irish bloodhounds'. Life as an emigrant servant in the early 20th Century

Catherine Healy is hoping to gather the stories of domestic servants who worked abroad in the lead up to WW II.

# history - Saturday 9 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin' History

Remembering Bewley’s: Once 'the heart and the hearth of Dublin'

Donal Fallon reflects on the end of an era, as Bewley’s cafe on Grafton street prepares to close its doors.

# history - Sunday 26 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It brings history to life': The project giving colour to Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz and other Irish figures Old Ireland In Colour

'It brings history to life': The project giving colour to Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz and other Irish figures

Hundreds of historic Irish photos have been given a new lease of life by NUI Galway professor John Breslin.

# history - Sunday 29 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Kiltartanese and a passionate affair. The story of Galway's Lady Gregory History

The Irish For: Kiltartanese and a passionate affair. The story of Galway's Lady Gregory

Darach Ó Séaghdha follows the artistic path of one of Ireland’s most fascinating historical women.

# history - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Judd Trump makes snooker history

The Englishman landed a sixth snooker ranking title in the 2019-20, setting a new record.

# history - Saturday 14 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A tribute to Tomás Mac Curtain, the martyred Lord Mayor History

Opinion: A tribute to Tomás Mac Curtain, the martyred Lord Mayor

Donal Fallon looks at the life of Tomás Mac Curtain, who was shot dead in his home on 20 March 1920.

# history - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women Pritzker Prize

Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker prize today.

# history - Friday 14 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie A century of splits and the 'passing on of authority' : How does the modern Sinn Féin trace its roots back to the civil war? Ge2020

A century of splits and the 'passing on of authority' : How does the modern Sinn Féin trace its roots back to the civil war?

The party of today owes its success to the peace process, writes Brian Hanley.

# history - Thursday 13 February, 2020

How well do you know your League of Ireland history?

Ahead of the new season, we look back at previous years.

# history - Monday 3 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history Herstory

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

# history - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920 1920

History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920

Women stood for election for the first time in 1920, in considerable numbers, writes Dr Margaret Ward.

# history - Monday 6 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag 1920

Dr Mary McAuliffe: Debate about an RIC commemoration needs more than a Black and Tans hashtag

The controversy around the RIC commemoration is entirely understandable, but it’s not that simple, writes Dr Mary McAuliffe.

# history - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Buck Whaley: The Irish adventurer's feverish Christmas EXTRACT

Buck Whaley: The Irish adventurer's feverish Christmas

In December 1788, Whaley was struck by a malignant fever.

# history - Sunday 1 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom' Opinion

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'

Sheehy Skeffington fought for equality and the republican cause – but why wasn’t she put forward as a candidate in the crucial 1918 election?

# history - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'... A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words

Ancient Irish texts teach us about how people saw the world back then, as the authors of a new book explain.

# history - Monday 28 October, 2019

Tiger Woods equals Snead's 'crazy' 54-year-old record for US PGA Tour wins

The American met the record at the Zozo Championship in Japan.

# history - Monday 14 October, 2019

'The difference now is we're not favourites going into this quarter-final'

Ireland have never won a World Cup knock-out game but Joe Schmidt’s men are quietly confident.

# history - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Rhys McClenaghan wins bronze with incredible performance in World Championship final

Newtownards youngster adds historic world medal to his CV in Stuttgart.

History maker! Kenya's Kipchoge busts two-hour marathon barrier History This post contains videos

History maker! Kenya's Kipchoge busts two-hour marathon barrier

The Olympic champion becomes the first-ever athlete to run a sub two-hour marathon.

# history - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Can you pass this Junior Cert History test? Quiz

Quiz: Can you pass this Junior Cert History test?

The subject was given special status by the Government this week.

# history - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'History's special status at Junior Cert level should be celebrated, but the curriculum has major blind spots' Opinion

Opinion: 'History's special status at Junior Cert level should be celebrated, but the curriculum has major blind spots'

Aspects of Irish history are conspicuous by their absence from the syllabus, writes Caoimhín de Barra.

# history - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

History beckons for Enable and Dettori in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Khalid Abdullah’s mare will look to claim the race for a record third time this Sunday, writes Donn McClean.

# history - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister wants History to be 'mandatory' for Junior Cycle Special Status

Minister wants History to be 'mandatory' for Junior Cycle

Maths, Irish and English are currently the only compulsory subjects, bar some exceptions.

# history - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should History be compulsory for Junior Cycle students? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should History be compulsory for Junior Cycle students?

The subject became optional for students last September.

# history - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II World War II

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II

Nearly six million Poles died in the conflict that killed more than 50 million people overall.

# history - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland Free Derry

Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland

In August 1969, the people of the city’s Bogside area erected barricades to prevent the RUC entering.

# history - Sunday 4 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Alice Kyteler: The Kilkenny 'witch' condemned for sorcery Alice Kyteler

Alice Kyteler: The Kilkenny 'witch' condemned for sorcery

Author Niamh Boyce spoke to us about her new book on the story.

# history - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Redmond scores 1-11 as Wexford end Leinster final hoodoo with win over Kilkenny

Wexford’s star man struck a flurry of late points to seal a first provincial title since 1985.

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