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#50 Years On

# 50-years-on - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

SDLP's Colum Eastwood calls on Parachute Regiment to apologise for Bloody Sunday
# 50 Years On
# 50 Years On

SDLP's Colum Eastwood calls on Parachute Regiment to apologise for Bloody Sunday

Jan 26th 2022, 12:47 PM 10,044 Views 9 Comments

This weekend marks; the 50th anniversary of the massacre.

# 50-years-on - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar
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# 50 Years Ago

Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:10 PM 81,729 Views 97 Comments

No, it wasn’t blown up by the IRA… And no – the Defence Forces didn’t make a hames of clearing the site.

# 50-years-on - Friday 19 December, 2014

Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all
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# Scandal

Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all

Dec 19th 2014, 10:00 AM 32,056 Views 24 Comments

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the lie that toppled Harold Macmillan’s government in 1963.

# 50-years-on - Sunday 8 June, 2014

16 unbelievable images of nature taking back a deserted New York City island
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# 50 Years On

16 unbelievable images of nature taking back a deserted New York City island

Jun 8th 2014, 5:30 PM 52,057 Views 46 Comments

Yes, you read that. There is an abandoned island in NYC. (Wonder what the rents would be like?)

# 50-years-on - Saturday 8 February, 2014

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington
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# 50 Years On

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington

Feb 8th 2014, 3:00 PM 7,249 Views 7 Comments

John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.