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Student in Iran: 'Mahsa's death has lit a fire within - please do not forget us'
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Student in Iran: 'Mahsa's death has lit a fire within - please do not forget us'

Updated Oct 17th 2022, 5:00 AM 39,324 Views 34 Comments

One young student has risked her safety to tell us her story.

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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 16,961 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.

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document
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Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document

Jan 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 11,289 Views 36 Comments

Far removed from the romantic vision of the Easter Proclamation, the programme outlined the material reality of what a new Ireland should stand for, writes Donal Fallon.

Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt
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Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt

Jun 30th 2018, 5:30 PM 21,463 Views 21 Comments

Stencilled images in the style of the mysterious British graffiti star began appearing on walls across the French capital last week.

Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'
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Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'

Jun 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,289 Views 102 Comments

It was the active involvement of tens of thousands on the ground in the referendum campaign – a social and political movement in itself – that was critical to the resounding win, writes Ruth Coppinger.

Liverpool's team of misfits against Real Madrid in 2014 demonstrates radical Klopp effect
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Liverpool's team of misfits against Real Madrid in 2014 demonstrates radical Klopp effect

May 24th 2018, 9:50 AM 12,726 Views 7 Comments

Just five of the Liverpool side that played against Real Madrid three and a half years ago will feature on Saturday.

New diets, more freedom and less interfering - How Guardiola is fixing Man City's problems
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New diets, more freedom and less interfering - How Guardiola is fixing Man City's problems

Sep 17th 2016, 1:05 PM 7,438 Views 10 Comments

The Etihad outfit suffered the most muscle-related injuries of any Premier League club last season.

Micheál Martin reckons Sinn Féin are "twisting history" with their 1916 events
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Micheál Martin reckons Sinn Féin are "twisting history" with their 1916 events

Apr 17th 2016, 1:20 PM 33,738 Views 156 Comments

The FF leader’s no fan of the event Sinn Féin is running at the Ambassador.

Cuba: If it's such a health superpower, why have thousands of doctors fled?
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Cuba: If it's such a health superpower, why have thousands of doctors fled?

Mar 28th 2016, 8:30 AM 25,724 Views 118 Comments

A total of 1,278 Cuban medics fled to make use of a US parole programme for doctors in 2013 alone.

The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture
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The story behind the railroad workers airbrushed out of this 1916 picture

Mar 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 34,153 Views 29 Comments

Changing attitudes over the past century saw railway workers hidden away.

This Blackrock bakery is doing amazing things with doughnuts
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This Blackrock bakery is doing amazing things with doughnuts

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:56 AM 9,662 Views 0 Comments

Oh sweet Jesus.

Ireland Women aiming for 'the next level' with big changes on and off the field
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Ireland Women aiming for 'the next level' with big changes on and off the field

Feb 3rd 2015, 3:40 PM 4,506 Views 2 Comments

New head coach Tom Tierney wants to bring more great athletes onto Ireland’s rugby scene.

David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester
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David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester

Jan 29th 2015, 10:47 AM 4,989 Views 1 Comment

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister will head for Kingsholm at the end of the season.

Here is Sinead O'Connor's call for non-violent revolution on the Late Late Show
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Here is Sinead O'Connor's call for non-violent revolution on the Late Late Show

Nov 22nd 2014, 11:00 AM 35,108 Views 160 Comments

She called for “the creation of a second Republic of Ireland.”

Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?
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Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?

Oct 31st 2014, 3:57 PM 29,762 Views 37 Comments

An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.

10 people who absolutely agreed with Russell Brand's Newsnight rant
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10 people who absolutely agreed with Russell Brand's Newsnight rant

Oct 24th 2014, 8:16 AM 7,588 Views 6 Comments

The comedian didn’t go down well with many, but he has some fans.

After struggling in 2013, Kilkenny are back in 'sixth gear', says TJ Reid
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After struggling in 2013, Kilkenny are back in 'sixth gear', says TJ Reid

Jul 11th 2014, 6:44 AM 2,655 Views 0 Comments

“This year, the fitness and the speed and the touch is all back,” says the forward who broke his knee cap in 2012.

Here's what people want to do with this 'wonder material'
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Here's what people want to do with this 'wonder material'

Jun 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 13,624 Views 13 Comments

Not, sadly, make a superhero suit out of it.

Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards
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Ousted Ukrainian President tried to flee but was stopped by border guards

Feb 23rd 2014, 10:39 AM 15,745 Views 83 Comments

Viktor Yanukovych’s plane was from leaving the country as Yulia Tymoshenko announces a bid for the presidency.

Muller, Munster and Matt Williams: How Ulster transformed from Heineken Cup also-rans to elite
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Muller, Munster and Matt Williams: How Ulster transformed from Heineken Cup also-rans to elite

Jan 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,162 Views 6 Comments

Players with the nothern province won’t be happy with the progress they’ve made until they ‘actually win something.’

Defence Forces celebrate birthday of Michael Collins
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Defence Forces celebrate birthday of Michael Collins

Oct 16th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,081 Views 59 Comments

Visitors to the barracks in Cork will have an opportunity to see armoured fighting vehicles including the ‘Sliabh na mBan’, which accompanied Collins at the Béal na mBláth ambush in 1922.

Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo
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Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader arrested in Cairo

Aug 20th 2013, 8:25 AM 3,173 Views 41 Comments

The Egyptian military’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued today, as a leading figure was arrested for his part in the killing of eight protesters in June.

'Intern bank execs and politicians' - revolution in the small ads?
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'Intern bank execs and politicians' - revolution in the small ads?

Jul 5th 2013, 6:15 PM 8,589 Views 36 Comments

An online recruitment call for revolutionaries promises all the interned a fair trial. At a later date.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died

Mar 5th 2013, 10:07 PM 18,720 Views 169 Comments

The fiery populist has died following a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

Ecuador: President secures third term, says revolution cannot be stopped
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Ecuador: President secures third term, says revolution cannot be stopped

Feb 18th 2013, 8:24 AM 42,880 Views 7 Comments

“Nobody is going to stop this revolution. We are making history,” leftist leader Rafael Correa declared as he secured a third term in office.

Try not to cry: New Les Miserables trailer
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Try not to cry: New Les Miserables trailer

Nov 9th 2012, 8:53 AM 864 Views 1 Comment

The Internet’s general consensus is that this is going to be one epic film.

Suicide attack hits central Syria
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Suicide attack hits central Syria

Nov 5th 2012, 1:34 PM 2,052 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Syria’s main opposition group has broadened its base in the country, voting to add more women members as well as activists and local council representatives.

Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez
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Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez

Oct 7th 2012, 12:05 PM 3,273 Views 31 Comments

Hugo Chavez has been in power for almost 14 years – but his opponent in the presidential election is in a statistical dead heat with the president in opinion polls.

A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels
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A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels

Aug 27th 2012, 2:00 PM 5,478 Views 20 Comments

Butchers, barbers and students are now getting used to guns, tanks and warfare.

Poll: Should a statue of Che Guevara be erected in Galway?
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Poll: Should a statue of Che Guevara be erected in Galway?

Mar 25th 2012, 3:16 PM 14,377 Views 126 Comments

A US politician has written to the Taoiseach urging him to stop the statue being built – but supporters of the project say the statue will commemorate Che’s Irish heritage. What do you think?

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment
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Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

Feb 27th 2012, 2:09 PM 2,326 Views 23 Comments

The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?
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One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,784 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

Column: Revolution? Who needs it – here’s what we can do instead
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Column: Revolution? Who needs it – here’s what we can do instead

Jan 22nd 2012, 6:00 PM 96 Views 65 Comments

History tells us a popular uprising would do us no good, writes Derry Nairn – but that doesn’t mean Irish people are powerless. Here’s what we can do…

UN chief says Syrian president must stop violence
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UN chief says Syrian president must stop violence

Jan 15th 2012, 10:39 AM 994 Views 2 Comments

Fears of all-out civil war increase as Ban says one-man rule and family dynasties are a thing of the past.

Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring
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Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring

Jan 14th 2012, 1:14 PM 1,115 Views 0 Comments

Tunisians are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their revolution, which sparked anti-government protests across the Arab world.

Women (slightly) more likely to "neglect" their cars, says AA
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Women (slightly) more likely to "neglect" their cars, says AA

Dec 29th 2011, 12:10 PM 2,115 Views 16 Comments

That is according a new AA Rescue survey which showed that more women neglect “simple yet important” tasks like checking tyre pressure than men – but both genders fare badly overall.

Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets
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Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets

Nov 28th 2011, 9:42 AM 478 Views 0 Comments

The parliamentary elections are significant as it is the first time Egyptians have voted since the overthrow of former president Hosni Mubarak in February.

Syria calls for Arab summit on deepening unrest
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Syria calls for Arab summit on deepening unrest

Nov 13th 2011, 12:53 PM 183 Views 2 Comments

Saturday’s raids on the Saudi and Qatari raids have been condemned while thousands of pro-regime supporters take to the streets.

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923
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In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Nov 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 11,475 Views 17 Comments

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

Cuba to allow citizens to buy and sell property
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Cuba to allow citizens to buy and sell property

Nov 3rd 2011, 5:35 PM 507 Views 8 Comments

The move is part of a series of free-market changes introduced by Raul Castro since he took over from Fidel.

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