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# archives - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s a letter giving state approval of Tuam mother and baby home Archives

Here’s a letter giving state approval of Tuam mother and baby home

The letter on behalf of the Minister for Health of the day was issued to mother and baby homes who were seeking approval as maternity homes.

# archives - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Letters and wills of World War I soldiers made available online Where There's A Will

Letters and wills of World War I soldiers made available online

The newly-available batch includes the will of Irish poet Francis Ledwidge.

# archives - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree Lost History

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree

The National Archives and findmypast.ie team up to release records which survived Civil War blaze.

# archives - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cycling photographer’s rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old Irish History This post contains images

Cycling photographer’s rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old

Franz Haselbeck cycled around Limerick and South Clare taking photographs of daily events – and major happenings.

# archives - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive Yourstory

Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive

These top tips from National Library of Ireland’s conservation expert could help you hold onto family memories for longer.

# archives - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Update: Hyundai apologises for ‘pipe job’ ad after major criticism Badvertising

Update: Hyundai apologises for ‘pipe job’ ad after major criticism

The video shows a man apparently trying to die by suicide in his car.

# archives - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago Suffragettes This post contains images

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago

In 1912, the suffragettes were engaged in an increasingly confrontational campaign to secure voting rights for women which included bomb attacks and hunger strikes.

# archives - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

VIDEO: Dunphy and Giles sing ‘Que Sera, Sera’ on Nighthawks in 1989 Archives This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dunphy and Giles sing ‘Que Sera, Sera’ on Nighthawks in 1989

Gone are the days when a television programme consisted of a couple of cans and a sing-song.

# archives - Monday 17 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers? Nui Galway

Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?

If you were a NUI Galway student in the late forties… he might have been.

# archives - Thursday 8 November, 2012

# archives - Monday 6 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Missions to Mars through the years The Red Planet This post contains images

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years

As NASA lands a new exploratory probe on Mars, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over previous Mars missions…

# archives - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration Polar Exploration This post contains images

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

# archives - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 Pic Of The Day This post contains images

In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944

The Normandy landings got underway on this day 68 years ago.

# archives - Sunday 27 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge From the archives: Photos of life in early 20th century Ireland Ireland This post contains images

From the archives: Photos of life in early 20th century Ireland

Can you identify the unknown locations of these images depicting daily life in Ireland in the early 1900s?

# archives - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: New York City street scenes from the early 1900s New York New York This post contains images

In pictures: New York City street scenes from the early 1900s

Archived photographs from the Bain Collection show daily life in NYC at the dawn of the 20th century.

# archives - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Photos from the archives: policing in Ireland Archives This post contains images

Photos from the archives: policing in Ireland

From the crowds gathered along O’Connell Street to RIC officers in the park – take a look through the photographic archives of the Garda Museum.

# archives - Friday 4 May, 2012

It’s magic: 34 forgotten pictures from the FA Cup final archives Memory Lane This post contains images

It’s magic: 34 forgotten pictures from the FA Cup final archives

Ah, the romance of the Cup. We’ve dug into the vaults to remind ourselves why the FA Cup is so special.

# archives - Saturday 7 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Awesome (and unusual) animal combos Cute This post contains images

In pictures: Awesome (and unusual) animal combos

From abandoned opossums and their feline friend, to a dog-loving duck…

# archives - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia WWI

World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia

Call for public to find old documents, photographs etc. relating to ‘The Great War’ – they will be scanned and recorded on a pan-European website.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters World War I This post contains images

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

National Library of Ireland’s archive shows the emotional, moral and practical pressure put on Irish men to join the ranks in the ‘Great War’.

# archives - Monday 19 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Street scenes from Paris in the early 1900s Paris Je T'aime This post contains images

In pictures: Street scenes from Paris in the early 1900s

New York’s MoMA is exhibiting some of French photographer Eugène Atget’s thousands of photos of Paris.

# archives - Saturday 25 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Remember this? The most pivotal moments of #GE11 One Year On

Remember this? The most pivotal moments of #GE11

Plus, some of the more memorable (and funny) episodes from the campaigns.

# archives - Thursday 15 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie National Library gets visitor boost from its online activity Virtual Visitors

National Library gets visitor boost from its online activity

The Library has revolutionised its presence on digital media – and has a newfound popularity to prove it.

# archives - Thursday 3 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s archive collections go online Archives

Ireland’s archive collections go online

History-sleuths, amateur and professional, are invited to search through wide collection of personal and State archives of cultural, sporting, political and social documents.