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#Poppies

From TheJournal.ie Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell Heroin

Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell

It’s the cash crop for the Taliban – and it’s about to get even scarier.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled Seas Of Red
From TheJournal.ie 283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year Drugs

283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year

And one Sinn Féin TD says that is a problem for Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: As an Irish woman, I believe in wearing the remembrance poppy. Here's why... Opinion

Column: As an Irish woman, I believe in wearing the remembrance poppy. Here's why...

The poppy does not glorify warfare, death, or British nationalism – it recognises the senseless horror of our shared European past, which we have a moral duty to remember, writes Kate Bellamy.

From The42 English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest Remembrance Row

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Football’s governing body are targeted after decision to deny English football chiefs’ request to wear commemorative flower on Saturday against Spain.