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Opinion: Independent Ireland was established through violent revolution - there were few peacemakers
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Opinion: Independent Ireland was established through violent revolution - there were few peacemakers

May 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,906 Views 82 Comments

It is important that we don’t judge the events of the Irish revolution against fictional, sanitised versions of the Irish past, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed
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Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed

Apr 13th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,743 Views 41 Comments

The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971.

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'
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Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Oct 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 7,291 Views 20 Comments

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area
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Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area

May 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,837 Views 16 Comments

Goldenbridge Cemetery in Inchicore, Dublin re-opens today.

Irish welcome for civil rights leader who 'fought the scars and stains of racism all his life'
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Irish welcome for civil rights leader who 'fought the scars and stains of racism all his life'

Apr 24th 2014, 8:11 AM 5,134 Views 4 Comments

John Lewis, an iconic figure from the US civil rights movement, was in Dublin yesterday to talk about his struggle, the lessons he learned and how it can apply to Northern Ireland.

The Guardian mixed up Daniel O'Donnell and Daniel O'Connell
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# O'connell/o'donnell

The Guardian mixed up Daniel O'Donnell and Daniel O'Connell

Apr 10th 2014, 10:12 AM 2,903 Views 0 Comments

The political leader, or the lovably twee singer? WHICH ONE IS IT?

Rebuilding work begins on bombed O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin
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Rebuilding work begins on bombed O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin

Feb 13th 2014, 6:37 PM 13,610 Views 22 Comments

Forty years ago, loyalist paramilitaries blew up the original wooden stairs that led to the top of the tower.

Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt
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Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt

Dec 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,083 Views 19 Comments

Planning permission secured to rebuild structure, 40 years after loyalists blew up original wooden stairs which led to top windows.

A memorial day for Daniel O'Connell? Is he worthy?
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A memorial day for Daniel O'Connell? Is he worthy?

Sep 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,011 Views 56 Comments

A UCC professor wants O’Connell honoured, stating that like Barack Obama and Martin Luther, he was a keen instigator of democracy and civil rights.

Could Molly be the next to emigrate?
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Could Molly be the next to emigrate?

Jul 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 8,955 Views 17 Comments

Molly Malone could be following thousands of her fellow citizens to Australia shortly.

Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery
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Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery

Jun 22nd 2012, 9:53 PM 13,973 Views 34 Comments

Bill Clinton took in some bookshops in Cork today, while Yoko Ono visit Daniel O’Connell’s crypt.

Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell
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Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:40 PM 9,797 Views 9 Comments

Who knew?