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# 20 years on

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Larry Donnelly: 9-11 sparked a global war on terror that ended with American isolationism
Our columnist looks back at the events of September 11 and the impact that day on the world.
# 20 years on
'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob
Alice-Lee Bunting was five when she was photographed running a loyalist gauntlet 20 years ago.
# 20 years on
Solskjaer drawing on spirit of '99 in search of another Nou Camp miracle
Solskjaer’s 93rd-minute winner 20 years ago lives on in United folklore.
# 20 years on
Quiz: How well do you remember 1998?
Cast your mind back and see how well you can remember the year that was.
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Report on how an IRA armed robbery went drastically wrong set to criticise gardaí
Ronan MacLochlainn was shot dead by gardaí during an attempted armed robbery of a Securicor van in Ashford in 1998.
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Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?
The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.
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'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement
A special event to mark the 20th anniversary of the deal has been held in Washington DC.
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Anarchic writing sessions and battles with RTÉ: Dermot Morgan's collaborators remember the comedy icon
20 years on from his untimely death, we sat down with Barry Devlin and Morgan’s Scrap Saturday co-creator Gerry Stembridge.
# 20 years on
Before Ted: What was it like to work with Dermot Morgan?
The much-loved comedian died 20 years ago – we spoke to his former collaborators Gerry Stembridge and Barry Devlin.
# revelations
Kate Winslet answered a very entertaining quickfire set of questions about Titanic last night
She auditioned with Matthew McConaughey. IMAGINE.
# 20 years on
'The queues wound round the embassy building' - Ireland's grief at the death of Princess Diana
The much-loved British royal died 20 years ago this week.
# the unsinkable
23 thoughts everyone has when they watch Titanic
I watched Titanic (again) for this.
# 20 years on
'There are people out there that know': Mother makes emotional plea for missing Ciara Breen
Ciara Breen went missing more than 20 years ago, and the main suspect in her disappearance died last week.
# 20 years on
'Some days I just cry and cry': Fiona Pender's mother on her daughter's disappearance
Fiona Pender (25) went missing on this day 20 years ago.
# Remembered
20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe
The detective garda was shot dead by the IRA on this day 20 years ago.
# 20 years on
Veronica Guerin's son: 'My mother never wanted to be a victim.'
Cathal Turley says living with hatred wouldn’t be true to her memory.
# 20 years on
QUIZ: How well do you remember Ireland in 1995?
It was really sunny, remember?
# 20 years of ted
Arthur Mathews is coming in for some 'Ted talk' ... Send us your questions
Got any questions for the Father Ted co-creator? He’ll be dropping by the newsroom tomorrow.
# 20 years on
Think you know everything there is to know about Father Ted? Try these...
We tried our best to unearth some facts that even the show’s most ardent fans didn’t know…
# 20 years on
Nick Leeson: I sat my sons down this week to pass on the hard lessons I have learned
In an exclusive piece for TheJournal.ie, the former ‘rogue’ trader writes of his panic and embarrassment on this week 20 years ago as he collapsed a 232-year-old bank.
# 20 years on
'Step away from conflict': Martin McGuinness's peace plea to dissidents
“I would urge dissident republicans still committed to armed actions to take that same step,” McGuinness said, as he marked the anniversary of the 1994 ceasefire in Derry.
# 20 years on
20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?
The humanitarian aid community learned its lessons, but what about the political world?
# Let the Devil Sleep
20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children
Today, survivors and perpetrators come together to learn how to live side by side so their country can move towards reconciliation.
# vigil for kurt
Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago today. Here's how one group of Irish schoolfriends reacted...
Worried parents were reluctant to let their teenagers go to the Phoenix Park vigil for Kurt Cobain, its young organisers remember. But hundreds showed up, to share their memories… and sing his songs.