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This history article ‘Irish Inventions’ features important factual background information about inventions made by Irish people during the 19th century that have shaped the way we live today. It highlights seismology, the modern stethoscope, colour photography and the successful launch of the submarine as key Irish inventions. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of Irish history or inventions.