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Ireland places the wee cottage from John Wayne film 'The Quiet Man' under protection

Ireland places the wee cottage from John Wayne film 'The Quiet Man' under protection | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
The stone walls were giving way and the greenery was taking over. But what’s left of a famous little home has been saved from the elements.
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Members of Galway County Council unanimously agreed to add White O’Morn cottage, "The Quiet Man" in Maam in Connemara, to its list of protected structures,” says Irish Central correspondent Nick Bramhill

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What happened on Inishbofin in July 1890? Three days that changed the history of Anthropology in Ireland and Britain.

What happened on Inishbofin in July 1890?  Three days that changed the history of Anthropology in Ireland and Britain. | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
On 16 July 1890 - 125 years ago to the day - the steamer Fingal anchored in Inishbofin and set in train a series of events that changed the history of anthropology in the Ireland and the UK. This...
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The Learning Annex: Irish Settlers of Fitchburg

This is a segment from a presentation on the Irish Settlers of Fitchburg, WI. Take a moment and learn about this areas history. more information and videos ...
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Patrick Griffin - Why We Migrate: The Irish American Case

Patrick Griffin, Professor and chair of the Department of History at the University of Notre Dame, was the first morning lecturer for Week Three Theme ...

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7 important Irish moments, improved by Brian McFadden in his Toy Show suit

7 important Irish moments, improved by Brian McFadden in his Toy Show suit | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Officially the greatest suit of all time.
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John Gilroy - a Community Treasure

John Gilroy - a Community Treasure | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
John Patrick Gilroy was born in early 1937 to Bridgit McCann and John Gilroy[1] From his childhood John has been either a participant in the annual Saint Patrick’s Parade or has been involved in it...
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Statue honours iconic moment in rugby history | Irish Examiner

Statue honours iconic moment in rugby history | Irish Examiner | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
An iconic moment in Irish sporting history recreated in bronze splendour, has gone on display at Shannon Airport.
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An Irish invention that has tracked viruses and scaled Kilimanjaro - Irish Times

An Irish invention that has tracked viruses and scaled Kilimanjaro - Irish Times | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
In the 1980s Irish scientist Des Higgins developed the computer programme Clustal, which is now used to address a range of global problems
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Review: 'Jimmy's Hall' -- enjoyable lesson in Ireland's social history - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Review: 'Jimmy's Hall' -- enjoyable lesson in Ireland's social history - Santa Cruz Sentinel | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
In 'Jimmy's Hall' director Ken Loach revisits themes from his greatest hits.
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Ireland make history as they win Regions Cup for first time - Irish Independent

Ireland make history as they win Regions Cup for first time - Irish Independent | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Gerry Smith's Ireland amateur team have made history as they saw off Croatia 1-0 to win the Regions Cup for the very first time.
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A complicated past: How complex Irish history still influences our present - BBC News

A complicated past: How complex Irish history still influences our present - BBC News | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Almost a century on, the events of 1916 at the Somme and in Dublin still have enormous significance on the island of Ireland, as Stephen Walker discovers.
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Trinity zoological museum recognised with award - The Irish Times - Irish Times

Trinity zoological museum recognised with award - The Irish Times - Irish Times | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Collection includes Prince Tom the elephant, glass sea models and thousands of insects
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In 1897, NY Irish immigrants paid 10 cents to touch land from home

In 1897, NY Irish immigrants paid 10 cents to touch land from home | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
A floor map at the 1897 New York Irish fair offered Irish immigrants the chance to walk on their county soil again.
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JFK in Ireland: The early visits of a future US president

JFK in Ireland: The early visits of a future US president | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
A look at the early visits to Ireland of the iconic John F Kennedy
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The pope’s Irish battalion, 1860

The pope’s Irish battalion, 1860 | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Italy was not a united sovereign nation but a patchwork of small independent states, each influenced to a greater or lesser degree by neighbouring powers such as France or Austria.
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Dot Irish means a new digital identity for Irish people everywhere - IrishCentral

Dot Irish means a new digital identity for Irish people everywhere - IrishCentral | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
From June 25 when ‘General Availability’ registration of .IRISH domain names begins.
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DANVILLE HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Germans, Irish find new home in Danville - Sunbury Daily Item

DANVILLE HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Germans, Irish find new home in Danville - Sunbury Daily Item | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it

A Danville native who doesn’t live far from former Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin will present a program on Pennsylvania Germans and Scotch Irish immigrating to Danville.

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Irish history strengthened, track safety urged - Vernon Morning Star

Irish history strengthened, track safety urged - Vernon Morning Star | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Armstrong city council signed the formal sister city agreement with Rathfriland, Northern Ireland Monday.
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Irish amateur Paul Dunne may well have written himself into golfing history at ... - SportsJOE

Irish amateur Paul Dunne may well have written himself into golfing history at ... - SportsJOE | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Heroics
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Historical Fiction: An Irish writer conjures an American poet, and a Canadian ... - Toronto Star

Historical Fiction: An Irish writer conjures an American poet, and a Canadian ... - Toronto Star | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Ireland invades historical fiction as Linda Diebel takes a look at two books set in the 19th century with Irish characters.
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More Aer Lingus US flights likely as EU approve...

More Aer Lingus US flights likely as EU approve... | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
By Casey Egan Wednesday, July 15, 2015 The EU Commission has approve IAG’s buyout bid for Irish airline Aer Lingus. Read more
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New documentary explores County Wexford from Vinegar Hill to Hook Head - IrishCentral

New documentary explores County Wexford from Vinegar Hill to Hook Head - IrishCentral | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
Do you know someone from Wexford? Now, no matter where in the world they live, they can watch this documentary.
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A Short History of Irish Moiled Cattle

The story of one of Irelands rarest and most distinctive cattle breeds.
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'Shamrock Aborigines: the Irish, the Aboriginal Australians and their children' in Aboriginal History Volume 34, 2010 by Edited by Shino Konishi and Maria Nugent | ANU Press

'Shamrock Aborigines: the Irish, the Aboriginal Australians and their children' in Aboriginal History Volume 34, 2010 by Edited by Shino Konishi and Maria Nugent | ANU Press | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
ANU EPress EPUBViewer is a cut-down version of Bookworm, developed by Liza Daly at threepress.org.
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Irish Slaves – What The History Books Will Never Tell You

Irish Slaves – What The History Books Will Never Tell You | Diverse Eireann-Geneology and History | Scoop.it
**Did you know that more Irish slaves were sold in the 17th century than black slaves?
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