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Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century'
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Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century'

Nov 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 36,184 Views 132 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at nationalism and unionism, and the conflicting emotions people have around the use of the poppy.

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
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Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,086 Views 112 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,556 Views 59 Comments

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

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled
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In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled

Nov 12th 2014, 2:23 PM 13,216 Views 28 Comments

All 888,246 flowers.

Restaurant owner admits to lacing customers' noodles with opium to get them hooked
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Restaurant owner admits to lacing customers' noodles with opium to get them hooked

Sep 25th 2014, 8:00 PM 4,959 Views 3 Comments

That would explain a lot.

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

Feb 20th 2014, 7:05 AM 8,539 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 556 Views 251 Comments

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.

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest
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English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Nov 9th 2011, 3:47 PM 1,178 Views 30 Comments

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