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# 25 Years On
What happened to Tiananmen Square's famous - but anonymous - Tank Man?
“Maybe he was killed, maybe he was thrown in prison, maybe he went abroad, but it doesn’t matter any more.”
# Anniversary
Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests
The government has deployed thousands of riot police to enforce a ban on protests at Taksim Square, the epicentre of last year’s demonstrations.
# timewaster
Today's Rubik's Cube Google Doodle is a productivity vacuum
We can’t stop playing.
# Anniversary
'He believed he had a God-given right to win': Check out this fantastic film on Senna
On the annniversary of the late Formula One star’s death, this film looks back on his incredible career.
# Anniversary
23 pics revisiting the life and tragic death of legendary Formula One driver Ayrton Senna
The Brazilian passed away on this day 20 years ago.
# Senna
20 years on, memorial held in Imola for Senna and Ratzenberger
Racing fans are remembering the two drivers who died tragically two decades ago.
# Anniversary
It's the 10 year anniversary of the Children's Ombudsman Office
Children’s Ombudsman, Emily Logan, says accountability is needed for the independence of Ombudsman institutions.
# Anniversary
Runners reclaim Boston Marathon one year after attacks
36,000 competitors took part.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?
Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.
# Anniversary
On this day in 1995, the Oklahoma bombing killed 168 people including 19 children
The motive behind the bombing was said to be in retaliation to the Waco siege which also happened on the same day.
# Anniversary
The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead
The Branch Davidians was a sect that separated from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1955 and were led by David Koresh .
# Anniversary
Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor
But amputee Jeff Glasbrenner is coming back this year.
Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings
It is unfortunate that, sometimes, it takes a tragedy of this magnitude to vitiate differences and to remind us of our common humanity, writes Larry Donnelly.
# then and now
Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings
A look at Boston on the day of the bombings, and today.
# Reunion
Do you know the mystery leader in this 1974 Kildare Scout photo?
The Celbridge Scout group is holding a reunion to celebrate its 40th anniversary during the summer and is trying to contact as many former scouts and leaders as possible to bring them all together.
# Irish History
History experts descend on Trinity College to discover the truth about the Battle of Clontarf
The Battle of Clontarf was fought on Good Friday 1014, when the high-king Brian Boru lost his life.
# Anniversary
On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed
Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the historic Good Friday Agreement, the most important step towards achieving peace in Northern Ireland.
Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium'
The atmosphere in Rwanda as it remembers its horrific genocide of 20 years ago has been equal parts sombre and hopeful, writes Karen Power.
# Anniversary
VIDEO: It's four years today since this classic Chris Kamara blunder
Where were you for our generation’s Kennedy moment?
# Anniversary
Seán Bán Breathnach is celebrating 45 years on air, so here's a chance to revisit his classic Katie Taylor commentary
No better excuse to recall the Irish boxer’s triumph.
# Anniversary
It's five years since Ronan O'Gara clinched the Grand Slam in drop kick style
ROG had us in raptures before Bernard Dunne
# Anniversary
It's 20 years since Mick Foley came 'within minutes of dying' and lost his ear in a wrestling match
The accident took place in a match with Vader when he was wrestling under his ‘Cactus Jack’ pseudonym.
# Twickenham
An oral history: Ireland's famous win over world champions England, a decade ago
We caught up with some of the people closest to the action on a day that Irish rugby was finally convinced they could take on the best in the world.
# Total Godfather
WATCH: Marlon Brando NOT accepting an Oscar for The Godfather
There was booing. There was cheering.
# Retrospective
Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign
This time three years ago Ireland was in the middle of one of the most dramatic general elections the country has ever seen. Remember all these memorable moments from the campaign?
# staying power
'Like', failure and ads: The moments that helped define Facebook
With the site celebrating its tenth birthday today, here are the moments that made Facebook what it is today.
# Anniversary
Watch: This Apple short was shot using only iPhones
The video celebrates the Mac’s 30th anniversary and all footage was shot in the one day.
# interstellar trekker
Is there life on Mars? Ten years on the Opportunity rover is still looking
The rover was only supposed to run for 90 days, but 10 years a 40 Martian kilometers later, it shows no signs of stopping.
# killing
Candlelit vigil to be held at site of Adrian Donohoe’s death
The anniversary of the death of Detective Garda Donohoe will be marked today in Dundalk.
# One Year On
This is what gardaí have done to try and catch the killers of Adrian Donohoe
And how you might be able to help.
Louth GAA club to mark anniversary of Detective Adrian Donohoe's death with candlelight walk
Donohoe was shot dead on January 25th last year during a robbery at the Lordship Credit Union.
# cultures
Celebrating 50 years of bringing intercultural learning to Ireland
EIL Ireland director Kevin Hickey said that Ireland is no longer the mono-cultural country it was when the non-profit was first set up.
Great Train Robbery's Ronnie Biggs dies, aged 84
Biggs had suffered a series of strokes in recent years.
# North Korea
Military and party vow loyalty to Jong-Un on anniversary of father's death
Today marks the second anniversary of the death of his father, Kim Jong-il
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…
# Power of Sport
18 years ago, Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to present the Rugby World Cup
“We didn’t have 60,000 South Africans, we had 43 million South Africans” – Francois Pienaar.
# Tribute
75 years ago this week, this man saved 669 children from Nazi death camps
Hearing of violence against Jewish community in Germany and Austria, English stockbroker Nicholas Winton organised transport of children to safety.
# safe to turn off
Microsoft Windows was launched 28 years ago today, and here’s how it looked
On this day in 1985, your desktop looked like this.
# Anniversary
Candlelit vigils mark one year since Savita’s death
The vigils took place simultaneously in Galway, Dublin and Cork.
# Anniversary
It's 15 years ago today since Robbie Keane scored his first-ever Ireland goal
The then-18-year-old hit a brace against Malta.