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The Slave Debunker Debunked!
Debunking a claimed Historical Debunking - Slave myth Part 1 Recently a post on Irish History's Facebook page carried out
Irish independent Adding Fuel to the Fire
Coronavirus: Pictures emerge of temporary mass graves in New York as US Covid-19 death toll surpasses 16,500 (Irish independent April
Imagination Replaces Knowledge
Poor quality thinking is much in evidence these days, especially in the media, both traditional and non-traditional. One recent exemplar
Carl Sagan – Mythmaker & the Priests of Science
America's most popular science writer was a lousy historian! Carl Sagan (1934-1996) was a revered and immensely popular public figure
Debunked – Historical Misogyny
Una Mullally writing for the Irish Times asks "Out of 697 Dublin mayors, why have only eight been women?" Una
Little Mistakes Grow into Big False Impressions
Little mistakes that go unchallenged are one of the primary contributors to false history. Here is one which is not
Historian Questions the Tuam Claims
Plastered and legless – Her friends have no sympathy!
A classic of the genre - At first glance, this appears to be a troubling story of a woman, Paula
Dumped in a septic tank!
‘This erroneous assertion that 800 bodies were dumped in a septic tank. That is not true’. Prof Diarmaid Ferriter -
The Mass Grave Lie
Would you consider your local cemetery to be a mass grave, perhaps an old burial ground with no headstones or