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Paul Boyton – Fearless Frogman from Co Kildare

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Paul Boyton was a world famous adventurer and showman, known as ‘The Fearless Frogman’. He specialised in daring stunts and challenges across water  and set up the United States Life-Saving Service, a forerunner of today’s Coastguards. He also developed a water sports park that became the forerunner of the Luna …

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The early Irish were dark skinned says Trinity Professor

The early Irish were dark skinned says Trinity Professor

The first people to live in Ireland would have had a much darker skin tone than a modern day white Irish person, according to a Trinity College Dublin professor. It follows the news that scientists had tested the DNA of the early British person ‘Cheddar Man’ and discovered that he …

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Ireland Inspires video will have you beaming with pride

Ireland Inspires video will have you beaming with pride

St Patrick’s Day is a time when Irish people and those with Irish ancestry take pride in their heritage and celebrate together. One video from Faile Ireland released on St Patrick’s Day in 2014 really encapsulates the pride and passion people feel about their Irish heritage.

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