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From TheJournal.ie ‘Fake’ deaf interpreter at Mandela memorial says he had ‘schizophrenic episode’ Mandela Memorial

‘Fake’ deaf interpreter at Mandela memorial says he had ‘schizophrenic episode’

“There was nothing I could do. I was alone in a very dangerous situation,” Thamasanqa Jantjie has told a South African newspaper.

From TheJournal.ie Deaf interpreter at Mandela's memorial was a fake CONFIRMED

Deaf interpreter at Mandela's memorial was a fake

The deaf community in South Africa is outraged by the error.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela's body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria Mandela

Mandela's body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria

Madiba will lie in state for three days in Pretoria where heads of state, celebrities and the general public will view the open casket.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

From The42 Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute Political Football

Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute

The Gala fans backed their star striker and Emmanuel Eboue tonight.

From TheJournal.ie "Slán abhaile, Madiba" - TDs pay tribute to Nelson Mandela Madiba

"Slán abhaile, Madiba" - TDs pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

Party leaders were given time to speak today in the chamber in memory of the South African leader.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I attended Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in 1994 and he will be missed’ Opinion

Column: ‘I attended Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in 1994 and he will be missed’

The obscenity of the apartheid system was brought home to me when Bishop Desmond Tutu visited Ireland in 1984 and he shared his stories, writes Joe Murray, who says the world has lost a unique leader.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

US network plays Toto's Africa over Mandela memorial footage

The station has been criticised for its decision.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTO: Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban president Raul Castro US-Cuba Relations

PHOTO: Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban president Raul Castro

The moment is a significant one in US-Cuban relations.

From TheJournal.ie PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa? Selfie Style

PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?

So, the Tánaiste does selfies… we think.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue Opinion

Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue

Mandela did not topple white rule single-handedly – nor did he ever claim to, writes David Cronin, who says that while he retains a deep admiration for Mandela, he did turn his back on some of his beliefs.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: The Rainbow Nation says goodbye to its founding father South Africa

LIVE: The Rainbow Nation says goodbye to its founding father

Up to 100 world leaders and 80,000 people are expected at the FNB Stadium today.

From TheJournal.ie More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg Long Goodbye

More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg

Here’s what else will happen in South Africa this week as the country says goodbye to its former leader.

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Castro to deliver eulogies at Mandela memorial service Madiba

Obama and Castro to deliver eulogies at Mandela memorial service

Heads of state and government have been arriving ahead of tomorrow’s State Memorial Service. President Michael D Higgins is representing Ireland.

The internet is outraged by false Kanye West claim that he's 'the next Mandela'

The quotes were fabricated by a satirical website.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago Mandela In Ireland

A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago

Mandela noted the success the Irish soccer team in handwritten notes on a speech he gave at Dublin’s Mansion House in July 1990.

From The42 ‘It’s amazing what sport can do’: Muller looks back on Mandela’s World Cup More Than Sport

‘It’s amazing what sport can do’: Muller looks back on Mandela’s World Cup

The Ulster captain looks back on the moment Pienaar and Mandela met on the field.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times

Is it just a readiness to believe the worst, born of begrudgery, that allows us to fall for outrageous celebrity quotes?

From TheJournal.ie Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes

“In terms of my personal view, I would have no issue living next to a pylon.”

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores strikers to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral Tribute

Dunnes Stores strikers to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral

Nelson Mandela met with the Dunnes Stores strikers after his release in 1990 and said that their stand helped keep him going during his imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela, the NSA and amazeyballs: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Mandela, the NSA and amazeyballs: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does the average family with two children spend on childcare every year?

From TheJournal.ie Madiba: The last official portrait Up Close

Madiba: The last official portrait

Nelson Mandela’s last official photoshoot caught him in reflective mood. The portrait sold for charity just days before he died.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

The death of Nelson Mandela has dominated headlines worldwide today…

From The42 The 16th Man: ESPN's documentary on Mandela and the World Cup that united South Africa Documentary

The 16th Man: ESPN's documentary on Mandela and the World Cup that united South Africa

How hosting and winning the 1995 Rugby World Cup helped to transform post-apartheid South Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed RIP

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed

South Africa has declared a period of mourning all next week. Here at home, books of condolence have been opened in honour of the iconic leader.

When Nelson Mandela danced to The Corrs in Galway (video) RIP

When Nelson Mandela danced to The Corrs in Galway (video)

He got up and held the floor on a visit in 2003. Watch here.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela was only taken off US terrorism watchlist in 2008 Madiba

Mandela was only taken off US terrorism watchlist in 2008

South Africa’s apartheid regime designated the African National Congress as a terrorist organisation as it fought against racial segregation.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams insists IRA volunteers ‘were doing their duty as they saw it’ Smithwick Tribunal

Gerry Adams insists IRA volunteers ‘were doing their duty as they saw it’

The Sinn Féin president has said the IRA members behind the killing of Harry Breen and Bob Buchanan were doing their duty in the same way as the RUC officers were doing theirs.

From The42 VIDEO: Nelson Mandela describes the importance of sport Looking Back

VIDEO: Nelson Mandela describes the importance of sport

The former South African spoke about its “power to unite and inspire people” back in 2010.

Paris Hilton is not happy about this Nelson Mandela tweet hoax

A tweet reportedly from the socialite attributing Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech to Mandela was a hoax.

From The42 8 pictures and videos that prove Nelson Mandela was a sporting icon Invictus This post contains videos

8 pictures and videos that prove Nelson Mandela was a sporting icon

From inspiring a nation to Rugby World Cup success to his stunning appearance at the 2003 Special Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are in struggle because we value life and love all humanity': Mandela's address to the Dáil Mandela In Ireland

'We are in struggle because we value life and love all humanity': Mandela's address to the Dáil

Freed from prison six months earlier, Mandela made a stirring speech to the Dáil in that glorious summer of 1990. Here’s what he said.

From The42 Black armbands, tributes as sports world pays tribute to Mandela Respect

Black armbands, tributes as sports world pays tribute to Mandela

Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali said he “taught us forgiveness on a grand scale”.

From TheJournal.ie 18 years ago, Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to present the Rugby World Cup Power Of Sport This post contains videos

18 years ago, Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to present the Rugby World Cup

“We didn’t have 60,000 South Africans, we had 43 million South Africans” – Francois Pienaar.

From TheJournal.ie A world mourns: Memories of Mandela grace the front pages Madiba This post contains images

A world mourns: Memories of Mandela grace the front pages

“We thank God for you, Madiba. May you rest in peace and rise in glory.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela: A life in pictures Madiba This post contains images

Nelson Mandela: A life in pictures

The former president of South Africa, who spent 27 years in prison, has died.

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