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Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war
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# A Decade Later

Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war

Mar 15th 2021, 12:19 PM 5,586 Views 7 Comments

A popular uprising turned into a civil war with world powers backing different sides.

Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
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Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives

Dec 30th 2020, 3:13 PM 20,246 Views 2 Comments

At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.

The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics
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The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics

Jul 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,648 Views 0 Comments

‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.

'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19
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'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19

Jun 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 18,464 Views 7 Comments

Experts have warned that Yemen’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched
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Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched

Dec 5th 2019, 1:40 PM 15,865 Views 6 Comments

Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.

Civil War grenade found in Malahide and made safe
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Civil War grenade found in Malahide and made safe

Jul 26th 2019, 7:23 PM 20,998 Views 30 Comments

An Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at the scene shortly after noon today.

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
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'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 27,268 Views 48 Comments

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country
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Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country

Jan 25th 2019, 7:49 AM 11,987 Views 62 Comments

US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself ‘acting president’.

Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War
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Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War

Dec 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,721 Views 67 Comments

In the Dáil in 2011, Leo Varadkar said those executed without trial during this time period were “murdered”.

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...
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Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...

Dec 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 23,714 Views 6 Comments

Did you have a family member who fought in the Civil War or War of Independence?

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
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# Humanitarian Disaster

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Oct 15th 2018, 1:21 PM 14,264 Views 30 Comments

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane
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'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane

Sep 22nd 2018, 9:36 AM 39,818 Views 118 Comments

And the former Ireland boss admits he knew the Saipan pitch was ‘shite’.

In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past
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# Solace

In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past

Jul 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 15,155 Views 14 Comments

After his Mum passed away, Eoin O’Callaghan began to look into his grandfather’s football career in 1920s Cork.

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
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Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

Jun 9th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,214 Views 33 Comments

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor
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# New Lives

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor

Mar 31st 2018, 9:15 AM 9,648 Views 3 Comments

Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.

A Civil War mortar shell was found in a tree in Co Kildare
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A Civil War mortar shell was found in a tree in Co Kildare

Mar 11th 2018, 12:19 PM 28,876 Views 12 Comments

The munition was found in Ballymore Eustace.

'We have two options: death or displacement'
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'We have two options: death or displacement'

Feb 27th 2018, 10:27 AM 5,141 Views 23 Comments

Air strikes, barrel bombs dropped by regime aircraft and heavy artillery shelling have turned several towns in Eastern Ghouta into fields of ruins.

Wounded Syrians are arriving in Israel on donkeys, desperate for treatment
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Wounded Syrians are arriving in Israel on donkeys, desperate for treatment

Nov 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 11,087 Views 62 Comments

Israel and Syria are officially at war, but wounded people are seeking care in the Golan Heights.

Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service
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Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service

Oct 24th 2017, 9:47 AM 37,595 Views 20 Comments

The new documents also reveal his involvement in the Civil War on the Anti-Treaty side.

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today
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Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today

Sep 6th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,075 Views 61 Comments

The group is credited with saving tens of thousands of lives in war-ravaged Syria.

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus
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# Robert E Lee

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus

Aug 21st 2017, 7:03 PM 20,394 Views 199 Comments

The statues were moved at night for safety reasons, a spokesperson for the University of Texas said.

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
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# Yemen

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

Aug 10th 2017, 8:43 PM 16,723 Views 16 Comments

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
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The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Jul 21st 2017, 4:26 PM 9,264 Views 21 Comments

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus
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Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:10 PM 7,462 Views 12 Comments

It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
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Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

May 3rd 2017, 10:47 PM 16,130 Views 128 Comments

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen
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Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen

Jan 4th 2017, 9:26 PM 12,050 Views 38 Comments

Almost 19 million Yemenis require humanitarian support, said Minister Charlie Flanagan.

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo
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Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo

Dec 17th 2016, 6:53 PM 4,902 Views 29 Comments

The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week
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Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 5,398 Views 5 Comments

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

Syria's heroes: the volunteers who run towards the bombing
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# Syrian White Helmets

Syria's heroes: the volunteers who run towards the bombing

Oct 15th 2016, 9:00 PM 9,978 Views 78 Comments

“To save one life is to save all of humanity”.

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia
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The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia

Oct 7th 2016, 10:13 AM 10,170 Views 51 Comments

Juan Manuel Santos has won for his efforts to broker a civil war peace deal.

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby
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German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

Sep 29th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,508 Views 28 Comments

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

Divorces and multiple marriages - the other issues in the Syrian civil war
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# Polygamy

Divorces and multiple marriages - the other issues in the Syrian civil war

Sep 18th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,700 Views 13 Comments

According to official figures, polygamous relationships accounted for 30% of marriages registered in Damascus in 2015, up from just 5% in 2010.

Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo
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Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo

Sep 7th 2016, 7:47 AM 12,692 Views 50 Comments

At least 71 people were hospitalised after the attack, with 10 in critical condition.

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today
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The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:26 AM 27,192 Views 45 Comments

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities
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Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities

Apr 18th 2016, 5:08 PM 31,144 Views 121 Comments

The 24-year-old is currently being held by Kurdish authorities.

The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty
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The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty

Mar 28th 2016, 9:45 PM 39,876 Views 22 Comments

Patrick Aylward, 63, was accused of burning a young child to death.

Aid will finally reach 500,000 besieged Syrians today but peace is a long way off
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Aid will finally reach 500,000 besieged Syrians today but peace is a long way off

Feb 17th 2016, 7:15 AM 5,729 Views 68 Comments

Almost half a million people in Syria are in areas under siege.

Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo
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Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo

Feb 6th 2016, 2:41 PM 12,447 Views 54 Comments

Turkey last faced such an influx in 2014 when 200,000 refugees fled the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane over three days.

'When a working class person writes, you're asked: Is it like Roddy Doyle?'
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'When a working class person writes, you're asked: Is it like Roddy Doyle?'

Jan 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 25,695 Views 19 Comments

Emmet Kirwan spoke to us about his role in Juno and the Paycock.

The UN Security Council has backed a US-Russian plan for peace in Syria
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The UN Security Council has backed a US-Russian plan for peace in Syria

Dec 18th 2015, 10:54 PM 10,145 Views 26 Comments

The US and Moscow are ‘agreeing to disagree’ on the fate of Bashar al-Assad.

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