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# 50 years

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# 50 years later
Timeline of '72: Northern Ireland facing 50-year anniversary of Troubles' bloodiest year
The 50-year anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Bloody Friday and several other atrocities will take place in 2022.
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# commemorative
An Post stamp marks 50th anniversary of free secondary education
The stamp features two students from the largest second level school in the country.
# Anniversary
50 years later and the Nelson's Pillar bomber says he has no regrets
Liam Sutcliffe planted the bomb which destroyed the monument half a century ago.
# Anniversary
It's 50 years since a teenage George Best and Man United took English football by storm
The late Northern Irishman’s 10 goals in 41 league appearances helped inspire the club’s title triumph.
# 50 years
VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper
Archive footage shows the huge crowds that gathered when the building was officially opened, 50 years ago today.
# 50 years
Marriage, flags and secret phones... what was left after JFK visited Ireland
It is 50 years since JFK visited Ireland, and people are sharing their memories with the National Library.
# Remembering marilyn
Marilyn Monroe: 50 years gone, 5 pictures of beauty
A half century may have come and gone but the world still remembers Hollywood’s blonde bombshell.
# Marilyn Monroe
VIDEO: Marilyn Monroe's great on-screen moments
The Hollywood actress died 50 years ago today. We take a look at some of her finest on-screen moments.
# As Years Go By
In Pictures: Rolling Stones celebrate 50 years
Fifty years and 200 million records later, the Rolling Stones mark their golden anniversary.
# Late Late Show
In pictures: The Late Late Show celebrates 50 years on air
Guests line up on the RTÉ’s red carpet for anniversary special…
# 50 years
RTÉ to launch celebration of 50 years of TV at midnight tonight
Over the next year, RTÉ will celebrate 50 years of television – from the Late Late Show’s launch to Miley and Fidelma in Glenroe, to the Wanderly Wagon.