Karel Kiely

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The Hobbit: Real life battles that inspired wars of Middle Earth

Thousands of warriors huddle in the mud among shattered skulls and broken bones, waiting for the order to advance. They know many of them will not …

Leinster Express joins Irish Newspaper Archives

The Irish Newspaper Archive has added the <i>Leinster Express</i>, 1831–1949, to its database.<p>The weekly title will be of particular interest to those with …

Vouchers Archives | Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Society

Vouchers<p>Showing all 1 results<p>A selection of gifts from Sligoroots.com<p>US Congressman welcomed by Sligo Community

Rothe House Museum & Garden

Searching for the perfect gift this year? Or, something a little different and worthwhile?<p>Why not consider a Rothe House & Garden Certificate of …

Great launch of Tracing Kildare Ancestors with Johnny Doyle last night. Order now @flyleafpress @kildarelibrary http://t.co/T7aHK67RG1

Viewpoint: Christmas is not for trivialising war

<b>The UK may be busy commemorating the Christmas Truce of 1914, when soldiers on the WW1 front line briefly made friends with the enemy, but few Germans have heard of it - and most would be startled to see it dramatised in a TV ad, writes Sebastian Borger of Berliner Zeitung.</b><p>Whatever else their …

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1831 – A process server and 13 policemen are killed by tithe protesters at Carrickshock, Co. Kilkenny.

The event occurred on an isolated road in south Kilkenny in December 1831 when an armed police column clashed with a large crowd, resulting in the …

RT @StPatsCollege: Congrats to our librarian Cathal Coyle on the launch of his book "The Little Book of Tyrone".#greatmangreatcounty http://t.co/s8MJmwL48n

'In Account Of We Being Irish': A New Irish Brigade Letter After Fredericksburg - Irish in the American Civil War

<b>As some readers will be aware I am currently working on a long-term project identifying and transcribing the letters of Irish and Irish-American</b> …

Save Moore Street campaign launches in Dublin with candlelight vigil

A candlelight vigil has taken place in Dublin this evening to launch the Save Moore Street campaign.<p>Sinn Féin wants the Department of Arts and …

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D-Day: A Photo Gallery by David Burnett

How Google Maps and Gmail Will Distort Human History

Author Simon Garfield doesn't consider himself nostalgic. But his two new books, On the Map and To the Letter, chronicle just how much history we have lost due to the prevalence of digital maps and correspondence.<p>How has the Internet changed maps?<p>Beyond anyone's imagination, really. The effects …

A history of the Viking world – in 10 extraordinary objects

Author of A History of the World in 100 Objects and director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor condenses the museum's latest blockbuster show into 10 fascinating pieces<p><b>New Valkyrie, 800</b><p>This little pendant from Denmark was unearthed just over a year ago. It is the only known three-dimensional …

Crimea and the Hysteria of History

Well, that was fast. At the beginning of the year, it seemed apt to meditate on the catastrophes of a century past, and on the chance that we might, once again, be passengers on some Titanic of history, with a small flaw in the hull opened by some unforeseen iceberg. And it seemed worth stressing …

Men of Ballycroy, Co. Mayo, 1895 (DRIS) http://t.co/GVi9wm91qr

The Cookbook of Unknown Ladies

With Tuesday’s Georgian pancake recipes, our <i>Cookbook of Unknown Ladies</i> project draws to a close…<p>We have had a wonderful time discovering the dishes …

St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway!

Listowel (courtesy of Vincent Carmody)<p>St. Patrick’s Day Weekend is here and it is time for our Giveaway! This is your chance to win a signed copy of …

Completely Floored, Part Two

The entrance hall of Ballyfin, County Laois is paved with an elaborate marble floor the centre of which features a large antique Roman mosaic. Along …

What I Love about Ireland

While I’m certainly not a huge St. Patrick’s Day person in terms of getting all decked out in green and wearing shamrock, I find myself being more …

Limerick rings in the New Year at 20:14 on the banks of the Shannon to celebrate its designation as the first irish National City of Culture .

The New Year celebrations will mark the first event of the year with family friendly activities taking place in locations across the city including …

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St Patrick's Day 2014 #IrelandInspires

US Navy veteran in iconic WW2 kissing photo dies

<b>A Texas man thought to be the US Navy sailor kissing a nurse in an iconic end of World War Two photo has died.</b><p>Glenn McDuffie died aged 86 at a nursing home in Dallas on Sunday, his daughter said.<p>McDuffie's claim to be the man in the famed VJ day photo was supported by a police forensic artist's …

U.S. Navy

Remembering the Curragh Mutiny, March 1914

A commanding officer’s panic had far-reaching consequences for the army and for home rule<p>Sat, Mar 15, 2014, 01:00<p>Drama, intrigue and urgency …

Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park

BBC Two - I Was There: The Great War Interviews

ClipsSee all clips from I Was There: The Great War Interviews<p>TV Blog: I wanted the interviews to tell their own story<p><b>"My ambition was to help restore the humanity of the Great War generation."</b><p>The director of I Was There, Detlef Siebert, discusses the challenges of revisiting and re-telling the …