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#50 Years On

From TheJournal.ie Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar 50 Years Ago

Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar

No, it wasn’t blown up by the IRA… And no – the Defence Forces didn’t make a hames of clearing the site.

From TheJournal.ie Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all Scandal

Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the lie that toppled Harold Macmillan’s government in 1963.

From TheJournal.ie 16 unbelievable images of nature taking back a deserted New York City island 50 Years On

16 unbelievable images of nature taking back a deserted New York City island

Yes, you read that. There is an abandoned island in NYC. (Wonder what the rents would be like?)

From TheJournal.ie "The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington 50 Years On

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington

John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.