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# apartheid - Monday 30 December, 2019

Irish government ‘outraged’ over IRFU participation in South Africa sports event

Details of correspondence and government letters have been released by the National Archives.

# apartheid - Saturday 3 November, 2018

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela

Thulani Mabaso has given tours of the Robben Island prison since 2002.

# apartheid - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

# apartheid - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'Still to this day I always say I would do it again': How a 21-year-old Dunnes Stores worker stood up against apartheid

Mary Manning kickstarted a two year campaign when she refused to process the sale of two South African grapefruits.

# apartheid - Saturday 29 July, 2017

46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds

An inquest at the time said Ahmed Timol died by suicide. A review of the case now, however, is telling a different story.

# apartheid - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Joe Dolan was on a UN blacklist over a performance in South Africa

As were Foster and Allen.

# apartheid - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The42 'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham' Debut

'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham'

At the age of 31, Billy Holland will win his first Ireland cap against Canada tomorrow.

# apartheid - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

30 years ago Dunnes Stores was involved in ANOTHER workers' dispute... one that shook the world

The protest of Dunnes workers against South Africa’s apartheid regime was one of the most compelling stories of 1985.

# apartheid - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard

The painting was once used to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s legal fees.

# apartheid - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid

“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”

# apartheid - Monday 2 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever

FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.

# apartheid - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Irish parachutists given out to for breaking rules on apartheid

The Minister for Foreign Affairs was afraid their participation would give the wrong impression of where Ireland stood on the apartheid issue.

# apartheid - Monday 12 May, 2014

Quinn says days of apartheid in education are over as he launches €169m European programme

The programme will draw together multiple previous European programmes into one.

# apartheid - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.

# apartheid - Monday 17 March, 2014

UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge

The head of a UN inquiry has condemned North Korea’s extensive human rights abuses – including extermination, enslavement and sexual violence.

# apartheid - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue

Mandela did not topple white rule single-handedly – nor did he ever claim to, writes David Cronin, who says that while he retains a deep admiration for Mandela, he did turn his back on some of his beliefs.

# apartheid - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image Mandela

# apartheid - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect'

Reports this morning suggested that the 95-year-old has left hospital almost three months after being admitted.

# apartheid - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'

It is the fourth hospital stay since December for Mandela, who turns 95 next month.

# apartheid - Sunday 5 May, 2013

These maps show 21 highly segregated USA cities USA This post contains images

These maps show 21 highly segregated USA cities

Analysis of the 2010 Census data shows how major cities are still segregated by neighbourhood a half century after the civil rights movement.

# apartheid - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

The 94-year-old will now receive home-based care.

# apartheid - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa

The 94-year-old former leader was admitted to hospital three weeks ago for treatment for a recurring lung infection.

# apartheid - Monday 3 September, 2012

South Africa to start releasing arrested miners

A court is to begin conditionally releasing 270 miners who were arrested after police gunned down 34 of their colleagues in Johannesburg in August.

# apartheid - Sunday 2 September, 2012

South Africa drops charges against miners over police shootings

Prosecutors have said, however, that the Marikana miners could be recharged after more investigations are carried out.

# apartheid - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Divided South Africa honours Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday

The South African statesman had a quiet day at home, while South Africans concentrated on projects for the needy.

# apartheid - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From The42 Sorry! British hockey chiefs apologise for South Africa 'apartheid' anthem error Off Key

Sorry! British hockey chiefs apologise for South Africa 'apartheid' anthem error

‘Die Stem’ was mistakenly played before their match in London.

# apartheid - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

The Wire star to take up Nelson Mandela role in May

British actor Idris Elba – best known as Stringer Bell in HBO TV series – is to star in Long Walk to Freedom.

# apartheid - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint

The former South African president is reported to be in a stable condition after undergoing surgery.

# apartheid - Saturday 31 December, 2011

5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981

State papers show that while he was only Taoiseach for half the year, Haughey found a number of issues to get riled up about.

# apartheid - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Poll: Should the Republic join the Commonwealth in exchange for a united Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Republic join the Commonwealth in exchange for a united Ireland?

The idea was floated by presidential candidate Gay Mitchell last night, what do you think?

# apartheid - Monday 18 July, 2011

Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela Mandela Day This post contains images

Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela

As the world celebrates Mandela Day, takes a look at the South African icon’s incredible life.

# apartheid - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Anti-Apartheid leader Kader Asmal dies aged 76

The founder of the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement, and later a government minister, dies in South Africa.