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538100_549266911763738_741141455_nLinks to recently-released news articles, books and documentaries on history. All articles contain a specific theme on history, teaching of history, historical figures & events etc. (Click on ‘read article here’ to view original, opens in new window)




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‘The War to End All War’
“One day the great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans.”– Otto von Bismarck (1888)

Source: The Irish Times, May 14th, 2014

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  • imageHave the ‘Troubles’ of 1969-1998 in Northern Ireland affected most historians’ critique of early 20th Century Irish History? 
    Source: The Irish Times: Saturday, April 5, 2014

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  • 1972371_602204503181372_137165108_nThe Men, Women & Children of Easter 1916
    Source: The Irish Times, January 17, 2014

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