- To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland, read the National Records of Scotland’s feature article about the biggest sea battle of WWI, and the effect that loss of life had on communities in Ireland and across the United Kingdom.
- Archaeologists realize that you can’t understand how a society works if you only study the 1%. The study of toilets is part of the broader effort to understand how society worked, which includes — especially — studying how the non-glamorous parts. NATURE.
- Bruce Springsteen’s family roots go back to County Kildare
- This map takes the guesswork out of your Irish genealogy research
- The latest NLI blog on the commissioners of Irish Lights Collection. Written by Mike Bors and completed as part of his 2014 NPA/DIT Internship in the NPA.
- Ellis Island footage reminds us of where we all came from (VIDEO)
- Embroidery conjures up ideas of the domestic, feminine and decorative. An ongoing study in the U.K. shows that many of the suffragettes incarcerated, embroidered while in prison. The surviving debunk stereotypes of who the suffragettes really were, and offers some evidence of suffragette prison experiences.
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