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Wed. 24 Aug. 2016

Fleadh Cheoil, Sligo (1991)

Sligo Hosts The Fleadh 1991

Organisers at the annual Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo say that the festival is now bigger and better than ever.

Merriman Summer School (1981)

Merriman Summer School 1981

'Ireland and France' is the theme of the 1981 Merriman Summer School in Ennistymon, County Clare.

Howth Harbour

Howth Harbour Redevelopment 1986

In August 1986 work is completed on the redevelopment of Howth Harbour in North County Dublin.


Death of Michael Collins

Death of Michael Collins 1965

John O'Connell was a private in the Free State army travelling in the convoy that was ambushed at Béal na Bláth on 22 August 1922 when Michael Collins was killed.


Before They Were Famous

Irish celebrities, politicians, sports people, actors, singers and performers in the early years of their careers.

Wood Quay

The campaign to preserve the site of Viking settlement at Wood Quay, Dublin began in 1976, headed by Professor F.X. Martin, Chairman of the Friends of Medieval Dublin.