History of Ireland
Early Medieval Ireland (500-800 CE) was known as the Land of Saints and Scholars. This was because, once Christianity arrived in Ireland around 400 CE, it spread quickly. By the seventh century there were many...
Rationing in WW2 in Ireland. Memories of people in Dublin of The Emergency. Bomb Shelters and The Glimmer Man
Margaret Aylward was a nun who spent 6 months in Grangegorman Female Prison in Dublin Ireland. History of Baby Farms were thousands of babies died
Irish prisons in 1800s. Conditions for Women and Children prisoners in Grangegorman Female Prison in Dublin.
The word 'whiskey' (or whisky) comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, meaning water of life. This gives you an idea of the importance of whiskey to Irish culture. Whiskey (we spell it with an 'e' in Ireland!) was first...
Easter Rising 1916. Tom Clarke shot by firing squad at Kilmainham Jail. His wife Kathleen Clarke in prison too.
The story of Bridget Ennis and Bridget Butterly the last women hanged in Kilmainham Jail in 1821 in Dublin Ireland.
1916 Easter Rising, Irish War of Independence. Black and Tans. 1920's Ireland was occupied by British Troops
Black and Tan Raids in Ireland in 1921. Life during the Irish War of Independence. Balbriggan in co Dublin Ireland
Irish female convicts sent to Australia. Children 12 years old and women were among the convicts transported on the John Calvin ship in 1848.
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