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Ireland’s Astonishing System of Ancient Laws – The Oldest in Europe

Indigenous Irish people have detested inequality since records began…they even had an extensive legal system to prove it. We take a fascinating look at Brehon law and how it was

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The Abandoned Mansions of Ireland

These haunting relics from a bygone era stand as a reminder of just how turbulent times have been for this island. For the past four years, Tarquin Blake has been

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Princess, I Have Foundeth a Tower

Looking for something to do? How about a wildly romantic renovation project? It may make you poor and stressed, but it will be worth it. Probably. By Nicole Buckler There

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Stolen Irish Treasure: The Coggalbeg Hoard

The journey these valuables have taken to get into our museum is utterly remarkable. This story begins in March 1945 when a Roscommon farmer, Mr Hubert Lannon, was cutting turf

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The Brazen Head Pub – A Secret History

It is the oldest tavern in Ireland and maybe even the oldest Europe. Here’s what you need to know about it. The Brazen Head on Dublin’s Bridge Street is a