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# Anniversary

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2022
# Anniversary
Gardaí take part in parade to mark 100th anniversary of policing handover
The Civic Guard, formed by Michael Collins and the Irish Government in 1922, was later renamed An Garda Síochána.
Voices
Mary Lou McDonald: Michael Collins is a divisive figure, but history is complex
As the anniversary of Collins’ death approaches this weekend, the Sinn Féin leader examines his legacy.
# One Year On
Taliban celebrates 'day of conquest' to mark turbulent first year in power
While the Taliban is celebrating the anniversary, ordinary Afghans are facing increased hardships – especially women.
# Anniversary
Warnings over nuclear weapons as 1945 Hiroshima bombing remembered
Around 140,000 people died following the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima on this day in 1945.
# Disaster
Part of Beirut’s port silos collapse on second anniversary of massive explosion
The northern block of the silos consisting of four towers had been slowly tilting for days.
# Anniversary
Thousands of runners to mark five-year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing
Survivors of the attack, Mayor Andy Burnham and Coronation Street actors are among those taking part in the Great Manchester Run.
# Elad
Israel launches manhunt after attack kills three
It is understood three men in their 40s were killed in the attack.
# 100 years
Irish Air Corps celebrates 100 years of service with Dublin city fly past
The Irish Air Corps celebrated 100 years since its formation at Casement Aerodrome this morning.
All time
# Anniversary
Michael Collins should be commemorated like a statesman, says Micheál Martin
The Taoiseach ruled out holding a state inquiry into who killed the republican leader when he was shot dead in Co Cork in 1922.
# 100 years on
Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.
# Anniversary
Commemorations held for the 80th anniversary of the North Strand bombing
Dublin’s Lord Mayor Hazel Chu and the German Ambassador to Ireland led a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the event.
# Anniversary
Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China
Hundreds gathered online this evening for a prayer service via Zoom.
# jacinda ardern
New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake
The 2011 quake killed 185 people and flattened much of the city’s central area.
# Anniversary
Italy marks one year since country's first death from Covid-19
Italy’s first known fatality from Covid-19 was a 77-year-old man from Vo.
# white island
New Zealand marks one year since deadly volcanic eruption
22 people died after superheated steam spewed out from the volcanic crater’s floor on White Island last year.
# Going Strong
Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15
The Dublin Devils have enjoyed good growth since starting out as a casual kickabout.
# Anniversary
Tributes paid to former Cork Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney on centenary of his death
MacSwiney died in Brixton Prison, where he had been on a hunger strike for 74 days.
# Anniversary
On this day in 2002, Middlesbrough smashed their club transfer record for an Italian striker
Massimo Maccarone arrived from Empoli for £8.15m.
# Youghal
Tomorrow marks three years since missing Cork woman Tina Satchwell was last seen
Gardaí today made a renewed appeal for information about the missing woman.
# Artane
'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster
A permanent plaque listing all 48 names was unveiled.
# Flowers for Emma
Cervical cancer campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathuna to be honoured on first anniversary
Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016.
# Looking Back
Williams to leave Harlequins 10 years on from 'Bloodgate' scandal
‘There’s a stigma that’s still attached to my name now that’s no longer attached to Harlequins.’
# FA CUP
Sanchez set to feature against Arsenal on anniversary of uninspiring first year at Man United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed the 30-year-old will be involved on his return to the Emirates tomorrow night.
# mirror image
'People say life goes on, but tomorrow I think it should stop for a day': Busby, Fergie and United's mid-90s heyday
It’s 25 years since the death of the club’s first great Scottish boss.
# Genocide
Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown
The Myanmar military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of 700,000 to camps in Bangladesh.
# Naas
'Get it off your mind': 20 years on, family of Deirdre Jacob plead for 'vital' information
Her family has called for the establishment of a dedicated garda missing person’s investigation unit.
# Coast Guard
Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.
# Anniversary
Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington
The rally is due to take place on the anniversary of the Charlottesville event during which a woman was killed.
# Anniversary
Taoiseach planning measures to 'recognise the wrongs' done to those criminalised for homosexuality
Ireland officially passed legislation which finally decriminalised homosexuality on 24 June 1993.
# retro
Nike are bringing back some iconic football boots for the 20th anniversary of the Mercurial
They were first released back in 1998.
# Dolores O'Riordan
Watch: A four-minute director's cut of a famous, 'critical' 1996 tourism ad
The video features the Cranberries song Dreams sung by the late Dolores O’Riordan.
# Anniversary
Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release
The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.
# amyloidosis
'Chieftain's Walk' to raise awareness of rare disease Martin McGuinness died from
It’s just under a year since the former Deputy First Minister died.
# finish it
Cranberries to go ahead with anniversary album following death of Dolores O'Riordan
“This is something that we started as a band, with Dolores, we should push ahead and finish it.”
# Ballymoney
Fresh appeal issued for information on 'horrific murder by cowards' of 42-year-old father-of-five
Brian McIlhagga was murdered while visiting a friend in Co Antrim in January 2015.
# Genocide
Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?
Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.
# In Memory
Pictures: New memorial marks 30 years since an IRA bomb tore Enniskillen asunder
The Remembrance Day bombing of 8 November 1987 claimed 11 lives, and injured 63 others.
# Axel
One year on, Anthony Foley's wife recalls how the loss of her husband 'brought us to our knees'
Anthony Foley passed away suddenly one year ago today.
# happy anniversary
Wenger savours 21st anniversary as stylish Arsenal sink Brighton at the Emirates
The Gunners got October off to the perfect start as they rise to fifth in the Premier League with back-to-back wins.
# Let there be light
ESB map shows when over 1,300 Irish towns, villages and parishes got electricity
Ireland’s network was the first fully integrated national electricity service in the world.