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# armistice-day - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations
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# Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Nov 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,474 Views 145 Comments

Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”

Commemorations in Ireland and abroad mark centenary of the end of World War I
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Commemorations in Ireland and abroad mark centenary of the end of World War I

Updated Nov 11th 2018, 4:30 PM 23,497 Views 104 Comments

The First World War officially ended at 11am on 11 November 1918.

Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green

Nov 11th 2018, 10:50 AM 16,379 Views 24 Comments

Events are taking place this morning to mark the moment the guns fell silent.

'2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity'

Nov 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 17,962 Views 12 Comments

Remembering our war dead means reminding ourselves who and what made them war dead and to despise their modern-day equivalents, writes Tom Farrell.

# armistice-day - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?
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# Armistice Day

Quiz: How well do you know World War One?

Nov 10th 2018, 9:00 PM 42,487 Views 33 Comments

Armistice Day will be marked tomorrow, 100 years on from the cessation of hostilities.

Forgotten by whom? The memory of World War I in Ireland
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# Armistice Day

Forgotten by whom? The memory of World War I in Ireland

Nov 10th 2018, 4:20 PM 16,711 Views 49 Comments

The war was never forgotten among those who had fought it or those who lost loved ones, writes historian Donal Fallon.

Macron seeks to defuse tensions after Trump blasted his proposals for a European army
# Best Of Friends
# Best Of Friends

Macron seeks to defuse tensions after Trump blasted his proposals for a European army

Nov 10th 2018, 1:20 PM 18,393 Views 55 Comments

The two leaders held talks ahead of World War I commemorations this weekend.

# armistice-day - Monday 5 November, 2018

Irish people are divided on whether their politicians should wear the poppy
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Irish people are divided on whether their politicians should wear the poppy

Nov 5th 2018, 11:36 PM 27,676 Views 73 Comments

In a survey for the Claire Byrne Show, one in five people said they didn’t know whether elected officials should wear it.

# armistice-day - Thursday 25 October, 2018

World War I memorial in Clare vandalised by 'spineless coward'
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# Ennis

World War I memorial in Clare vandalised by 'spineless coward'

Oct 25th 2018, 9:40 AM 31,447 Views 94 Comments

The memorial which came about after a number of years of fundraising is worth about €70,000.

# armistice-day - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial
# Centenary
# Centenary

Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial

Aug 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 12,147 Views 47 Comments

Labour and Sinn Féin said the date should be changed.

# armistice-day - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Irish dead of World War I and II honoured at Glasnevin Cemetery

Nov 11th 2017, 6:53 PM 11,779 Views 69 Comments

The event was marked by the laying of wreaths at the France-Ireland memorial and Cross of Sacrifice.

# armistice-day - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan
# Remembrance
From The42
# Remembrance

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan

Nov 12th 2016, 2:40 PM 6,285 Views 22 Comments

Goals from Kyle Lafferty, Gareth McAuley, Conor McLaughlin and Chris Brunt secured the win for Michael O’Neill’s team.

# armistice-day - Friday 11 November, 2016

Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day
# Poppy Day
# Poppy Day

Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day

Nov 11th 2016, 2:40 PM 9,656 Views 72 Comments

About 50,000 Irish men fought and died during the war.

# armistice-day - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'England's players want to wear poppies'
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From The42
# Debate

'England's players want to wear poppies'

Nov 9th 2016, 9:55 AM 3,893 Views 9 Comments

Harry Kane is satisfied at the outcome of his country’s recent debate with Fifa.

# armistice-day - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?

Nov 11th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,417 Views 247 Comments

You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.

# armistice-day - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled
# Seas Of Red
# Seas Of Red

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled

Nov 12th 2014, 2:23 PM 13,216 Views 28 Comments

All 888,246 flowers.

# armistice-day - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'
# Ceremony
# Ceremony

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

Nov 11th 2014, 4:17 PM 9,679 Views 142 Comments

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

In pictures: 96 years ago today, peace broke out

Nov 11th 2014, 9:43 AM 11,107 Views 27 Comments

Today marks Armistice Day.

# armistice-day - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

Nov 10th 2011, 8:30 PM 555 Views 174 Comments

On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.