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News Ireland History: Couple Make History With N.Ireland's First Same-sex Marriage

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Couple Make History With N.Ireland's First Same-sex Marriage
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/couple-make-history-nirelands-first-same-sex-marriage-2920138

A Belfast couple on Tuesday made history by becoming the first same-sex couple to get married in Northern Ireland, following a landmark change in the law last year. Robyn Peoples, 26, and Sharni ...

News Ireland History: Northern Ireland Celebrates First Same-Sex Marriage: 'Our Love Is Just the Same'

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Northern Ireland Celebrates First Same-Sex Marriage: 'Our Love Is Just the Same'
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/northern-ireland-celebrates-first-same-184228239.html

A happy couple celebrating their sixth anniversary made history Tuesday as the first same-sex couple to be married in Northern Ireland. Robyn Peoples and Sharni Edwards tied the knot at the Loughshore ...

News Ireland History: Northern Ireland couple make history as region's first same-sex marriage

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Northern Ireland couple make history as region's first same-sex marriage
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/northern-ireland-couple-is-countrys-first-same-sex-marriage

Canning said Northern Ireland’s first same-sex marriage was “a wonderful moment in our history." "This really means so much and has brought me some much-needed light in what has been a dark year," she ...

News Ireland History: 10 of the best food experiences in Northern Ireland

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
10 of the best food experiences in Northern Ireland
News source: https://www.10best.com/interests/food-travel/10-of-the-best-food-experiences-in-northern-ireland/

Northern Ireland's history has long cast a shadow on just how beautiful it is, not to mention its absolutely amazing food scene. With its bounty of ingredients, innovative chefs and entrepreneurs are turning the landscape into a foodie paradise.

News Ireland History: Candles in the windows: The surprising history behind the Christmas tradition

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Candles in the windows: The surprising history behind the Christmas tradition
News source: https://www.pilotonline.com/holidays/vp-nw-fzx19-candlelight-tradition-20191224-qxyjkidmdzaylnf25umyecvgvu-story.html

“When the government officials inquired about the candles, they were told they were lit at Christmas time as a sign for Mary and Joseph and Jesus that there was room for them in this house,” according ...

News Ireland History: Ancient Irish Pagans Travelled Vast Distances for Large Feasts at Legendary Site, Ancient Animal Bones Reveal

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Ancient Irish Pagans Travelled Vast Distances for Large Feasts at Legendary Site, Ancient Animal Bones Reveal
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/ancient-irish-pagans-distances-large-feasts-legendary-site-ancient-animal-bones-1478875

"Food was clearly a central part of people's exchanges and traditions." Navan Fort was the earliest capital of the Ulaidh people of early Irish history, from whom the traditional province of Ulster in ...

News Ireland History: Founded in faith: Derry, Londonderry churches honor longstanding history

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Founded in faith: Derry, Londonderry churches honor longstanding history
News source: https://www.eagletribune.com/news/new_hampshire/founded-in-faith-derry-londonderry-churches-honor-longstanding-history/article_24839abd-db0e-5c59-9056-14d1db0b837a.html

The Londonderry Presbyterian Church hosted a day of Nutfield birthday events on Oct. 27, with special services, music, history talks and special guests from Northern Ireland. This weekend, First ...

News Ireland History: Fintan O’Toole: Ireland's history of coffin ships means we know the Essex migrants

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
Fintan O’Toole: Ireland's history of coffin ships means we know the Essex migrants
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/fintan-o-toole-ireland-s-history-of-coffin-ships-means-we-know-the-essex-migrants-1.4064935

While 39 people were dying in a trailer in Essex, the fruit was rotting on the trees in Kent. Sixteen million apples have been left as a windfall for the foxes and the worms. Autumn in England may be ...

News Ireland History: Katie Taylor bids to make history as Ireland's third two-weight champion

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Katie Taylor bids to make history as Ireland's third two-weight champion
News source: https://www.skysports.com/boxing/news/12183/11848373/katie-taylor-bids-to-make-history-as-irelands-third-two-weight-champion

She now steps up to 140lbs aiming to become only the third Irish fighter to win world titles in two weight classes. "This is going to be a tough challenge but the chance to become a two-weight ...

News Ireland History: New photography exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland is a must-see

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
New photography exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland is a must-see
News source: https://www.irishcentral.com/travel/travel-tips/national-gallery-ireland-photography-exhibition

Opening November 30, Moment in Time: A Legacy of Photographs features over 100 rare works spanning the history of photography from the Bank of America collection. The National Gallery of Ireland in ...

News Ireland History: Colourful social history adds to charm of refurbished cottage

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Colourful social history adds to charm of refurbished cottage
News source: https://www.independent.ie/life/home-garden/homes/colourful-social-history-adds-to-charm-of-refurbished-cottage-38579154.html

Mixed marriages (as in marriages between Catholics and Protestants) were very uncommon in Ireland a century ago. Where they did occur, the Catholic partner was nearly always the woman. The Catholic ...

News Ireland History: Brexit deal can be done by October 31, Ireland says after 'positive' Johnson meeting

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Brexit deal can be done by October 31, Ireland says after 'positive' Johnson meeting
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/last-chance-brexit-saloon-british-065555483.html

A Brexit deal could be clinched by the end of October to allow the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in an orderly fashion, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said after what he called a very positive meeting with Boris Johnson. With just three weeks to go before the United Kingdom is due to

News Ireland History: Japan the latest in Ireland’s history of losing to Rugby World Cup hosts

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Japan the latest in Ireland’s history of losing to Rugby World Cup hosts
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/rugby/international/japan-the-latest-in-ireland-s-history-of-losing-to-rugby-world-cup-hosts-1.4034222

Japan’s stunning defeat of Ireland continued a curse of sorts at World Cups for Irish sides going back to 1991. The Japanese win in Shizuoka was the fourth time Ireland have played against and lost to ...

News Ireland History: 'Re-written history': how Japan reacted to shock win over Ireland

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
'Re-written history': how Japan reacted to shock win over Ireland
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/sep/29/re-written-history-japan-reacted-shock-win-ireland-rugby-world-cup

Japan fans celebrate wildly after stunning Ireland in Rugby World Cup – video Japan’s media devoted copious column inches to Japan’s stunning victory over Ireland on Saturday, in a reflection of the ...

News Ireland History: The awesome story of how this mom of 4 founded the largest pro-life group in N. Ireland

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
The awesome story of how this mom of 4 founded the largest pro-life group in N. Ireland
News source: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/the-awesome-story-of-how-this-mom-of-4-founded-the-largest-pro-life-group-in-n-ireland

One of the most important things shared is this episode is an update on the status of abortion in Northern Ireland. Smyth provides a brief history of everything that led up to the repeal of Ireland’s ...

News Ireland History: Irish Band Channels the Spirit of Punk, and James Joyce

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Irish Band Channels the Spirit of Punk, and James Joyce
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/31/arts/music/fontaines-dc.html

“You know I love that violence that you get around here, that kind of ready-steady violence,” Chatten singsong shouts on the track “Liberty Belle”: It could be a hand sweep toward Ireland’s bloody ...

News Ireland History: Olive Smith: A woman at the heart of Irish musical history

Published on: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Olive Smith: A woman at the heart of Irish musical history
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/olive-smith-a-woman-at-the-heart-of-irish-musical-history-1.3971781

Gillian Smith’s book about her mother, Olive Smith: A Musical Visionary (Somerville Press) is first and foremost a book about a woman with a passion for the well-being of music. Olive Smith (1906-93) ...

News Ireland History: Ireland's Lowry shoots 63, leads The Open by 4

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Ireland's Lowry shoots 63, leads The Open by 4
News source: https://www.unionleader.com/sports/golf/ireland-s-lowry-shoots-leads-the-open-by/article_1e0db08b-8654-5ef6-ba56-a6e1bdfa03d5.html

but the first British Open held at Northern Ireland’s Royal Portrush in 68 years. Lowry tied the second-lowest score in major championship history with his 8-under-par 63 on Saturday, narrowly missing ...