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#1987

# 1987 - Sunday 31 December, 2017

State Papers: RTÉ crew were 'somewhat cavalier' and acted 'on impulse' during US trip
# 1987
# 1987

State Papers: RTÉ crew were 'somewhat cavalier' and acted 'on impulse' during US trip

Dec 31st 2017, 8:15 PM 31,553 Views 11 Comments

The Irish Embassy had to rebook flights and arrange interviews for RTÉ when its crew visited in 1987.

State Papers: Irish government on the PIRA's 'biggest propaganda coup since the 1981 hunger strike'
# 1987
# 1987

State Papers: Irish government on the PIRA's 'biggest propaganda coup since the 1981 hunger strike'

Dec 31st 2017, 6:00 PM 27,140 Views 84 Comments

The Irish government raised its concerns to the British over the RUC’s handling of Larry Marley’s funeral.

A bizarre story about a 'stolen' lawnmower made it into official government records 30 years ago
# Important Business
# Important Business

A bizarre story about a 'stolen' lawnmower made it into official government records 30 years ago

Dec 31st 2017, 10:30 AM 23,169 Views 23 Comments

A tale about a Qualcast Punch Lawnmower worth £210 made it all the way into official Irish government records.

# 1987 - Monday 21 August, 2017

RTÉ dug up this clip of Pierce Brosnan apologising to Irish people for the dodgy accents in Remington Steele
# On This Day
From The Daily Edge
# On This Day

RTÉ dug up this clip of Pierce Brosnan apologising to Irish people for the dodgy accents in Remington Steele

Aug 21st 2017, 12:14 PM 8,290 Views 1 Comment

What a throwback.

# 1987 - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'We couldn't afford to lose a third All-Ireland' - Galway legend reflects on famous win in stirring video
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'We couldn't afford to lose a third All-Ireland' - Galway legend reflects on famous win in stirring video

Feb 23rd 2017, 5:36 PM 7,215 Views 3 Comments

Pete Finnerty looks back at a huge day in sport for the county.

# 1987 - Saturday 21 January, 2017

The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village
# The Clontibret Affair
# The Clontibret Affair

The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village

Jan 21st 2017, 10:00 PM 53,816 Views 55 Comments

The incursion terrorised a village – and later criminal charges threatened to derail the future first minister’s career.

# 1987 - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Cold case: PSNI re-opens probe into murder of mother-of-two at loyalist club
# 1987
# 1987

Cold case: PSNI re-opens probe into murder of mother-of-two at loyalist club

Nov 23rd 2016, 5:00 PM 11,937 Views 21 Comments

Police say Lorraine McCausland was “brutally raped” and “savagely beaten”.

# 1987 - Monday 31 December, 2012

Fairytale of New York breaks the one million mark
# Million Seller
From The Daily Edge
# Million Seller

Fairytale of New York breaks the one million mark

Dec 31st 2012, 2:29 PM 14,365 Views 28 Comments

The 25-year-old song has now sold more than one million copies in the UK.

# 1987 - Monday 29 October, 2012

In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park 350
# Phoenix Park 350

In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park

Oct 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 11,174 Views 15 Comments

The pen and ink drawings by the Irish artist Sheelagh Duff are part of a free exhibition in the Phoenix Park until the end of November.

# 1987 - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Olazabal says he won't play in Ryder Cup
# No Thanks
From The42
# No Thanks

Olazabal says he won't play in Ryder Cup

Sep 27th 2011, 1:18 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish golfer says he would be unable to cope with the responsibility of playing and captaining the team at the same time.