The Saami, also Sami, people live in the far north of Scandinavia and Russia. Reindeer herding has historically been a strong tradition in their culture.
The Victorians are well known for the rules they followed to maintain a place in 'polite society'. For us today, many of these 'rules' are shocking and downright weird!
Here are some of the stories of Irish women and young girls who were sent to Tasmania in Australia as punishment for small crimes. Women and children convicts were transported to Australia on the John Calvin ship in 1848.
The 1916 Easter Rising leader Edward Daly was an Irish soldier in Dublin Ireland. Irish history of the British troops and the North King Street Massacre.
Irish prisons in 1800s. Conditions for Women and Children prisoners in Grangegorman Female Prison in Dublin, Ireland.
A brief overview of the history of Orkney, from early Pictish origins to Viking settlement, and a tour of Orkney's neolithic sites and standing stones such as Stenness, a site similar to Stonehenge
Sean McDermott was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. This was a week long battle that took place in Dublin Ireland in order to free the Irish people from hundreds of years of British rule. Sean MacDermott was executed in Kilmainham Jail and buried at Arbour Hill.
Germany's answer to Stonehenge, Externsteine is a natural rock formation that has been altered by human hands. What was it used for? Does it hold special meaning?
Grangegorman Female Penitentiary also The Richmond Penitentiary was an Irish Prison in Dublin Ireland. Stories of some of the women and children who were imprisoned in one jail in Ireland.
Such wonderful, positive images usually flood children's imaginations when the words "Fairy Tale" are uttered. Disturbingly though, Fairy Tales in their original form, even the tales written and told by the Brothers Grimm, were in all actuality quite morbid and frightening stories.