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History News Index 2011

On this page, we provide links to up-to-date news from around the world that concerns issues of historical study & interest. Click on each of the headlines to access the external link report.


WWII Spitfire found in Donegal bog. Excavations to begin immediately
BBC News Magazine – 29th June, 2011


Oliver Napier, founder of Alliance Party, dies at age of 75
RTÉ News Ireland – 3rd July, 2011


Anniversary of British Truce Offer in Irish War of Independence (1921)
www.theirishstory.com – 11th July, 2011

97-year old Hungarian cleared of Nazi War Crimes
www.thejournal.ie – 18th July, 2011

Possible Human Sacrifice Body from 3,000 years ago found in Co. Laois
RTÉ News Ireland – 14th August, 2011

Newgrange contains more hidden passages?
RTÉ News Ireland – 17th October, 2011

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