News Digest

Sixteen more historical Irish newspapers go online

http://www.irishcom/roots/Sixteen-more-historical-Irish-newspapers-go-online.html

Ireland’s war: Life during the Emergency

http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/Irelands-war-Life-during-the-Emergency.html

How Irish and Italian immigrants initially pitched battles against each other

http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/How-Irish-and-Italian-immigrants-initially-pitched-battles-against-each-other.html

Irish family welcomes the first baby girl to the family in 117 years

http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/craic/Mayo-family-welcomes-the-first-baby-girl-to-the-family-in-117-years.html

Do you know who’s dead? A list of things that are uniquely Irish.
http://www.todayfm.com/shows/421.445.1142/24354/0/

Star Wars made Science Fiction a cultural phenomenon, but the film’s origins lie in other texts and ancient myths conceived a long time ago, in civilizations far, far away.
http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/dec/04/sci-fi-books-inspired-star-wars-legend-george-lucas-force-awakens

Walker Evans photographed American life for nearly 70 years. Now a new book,Depth of Field, published by Prestel is the most comprehensive study of his work ever published.
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2015/dec/03/walker-evans-documentary-photography-great-depression-gallery

They can’t ration festive spirit! A wartime Christmas
https://blog.findmypast.ie/christmas-will-be-eggless-1487850488.html


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