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Welcome to Sligoville: The Story of The Irish In Jamaica

Cromwell sent many Irish to Jamaica in the 1600s. But the emigration by the Irish continued for more than 200 years.......

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WATCH: First Look: Inside 14 Henrietta Street - Dublin's Newest Museum

14 Henrietta Street is the city's newest museum, and a rabbit hole of social history.....

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19 Unique Gaelic Baby Names

Naming a baby can be a difficult task for new parents so we've come up with nineteen unusual suggestions....

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WATCH: Artist Theo Jansen's Incredible Moving Sculptures Could Be On Their Way To Mars

The incredible moving sculptures of Dutch artist Theo Jansen can be seen sometimes on the coast of Holland but soon they could be traveling through outer space. See the story here....

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The Humanists Are Coming.....

Increasing numbers of Irish people are turning away from religious ritual and choosing humanist ceremonies to mark births, deaths and marriages, but what is humanism?

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The Honeymoon Party? Is This The Latest Wedding Gimmick?

Honeymoon parties: the latest US imposition on Irish weddings...

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Boy George's Family Role in Irish War of Independence Revealed in Who Do You Think You Are?

Read how Eighties pop star Boy George was shocked to discover his family's loss in the fight for Irish Independence in the new BBC series of Who Do You Think You Are?......

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Meghan Markle's Missing Irish Branch of Family Tree Revealed

During her recent visit to Dublin with Prince Harry, Megan Markle was presented with documents which revealed her Irish ancestor...

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Further Significant Prehistoric Sites found in Meath

A number of "extremely significant" sites have been found in an aerial survey at Brú na Bóinne in Co Meath.

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The Story Of the Frenchman Who Gave The Statue of Liberty To The USA

To celebrate the 4th July - America's Independance Day - we recall the the creation of the Statue of Liberty - that icon of American liberty - that was presented to the US by a French sculptor.....

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