Category: History

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Book launched on how the Kennedy Family helped transform an Irish town

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A newly published book, ‘Dunbrody, A Famine Odyssey – How JFK’s roots helped to revive an Irish town’, tells the story of how with thanks to the Kennedy family, a

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First genome sequences of Irish Vikings reveal ties to Norway

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Cutting-edge DNA analysis on archaeological remains has shed new light on the identity of Irish Vikings. The first Irish Viking genomes have been published in the leading international journal, Nature, as

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Meet the Irish folklorist preserving our stories for future generations

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If you grew up in Ireland, then chances are that you’ve heard about the wondrous tales of the likes of The Children of Lír and The Salmon of Knowledge, but

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