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# Civil War

    # The Leixlip Five
    Story of execution of five ex-Free State soldiers explored in new Kilmainham Gaol exhibition
    Today marks the centenary of their execution.
    # two tribes
    Sean O’Rourke to return to screens next week in new RTÉ political documentary series
    The Civil War political series will be the veteran journalist’s first television project since Golfgate.
    # archives
    Records of compensation claims during War of Independence and Civil War to be released
    Minister Catherine Martin said the collection ‘brings home the true reality of the human cost of those turbulent times’.
    # 1922
    Kilmainham Gaol marks 100 years since first Civil War executions
    A special exhibition marking the centenary includes the original last letters of Peter Cassidy and James Fisher.
    # life in colour
    Colourised photographs bring Irish Civil War to life in new way
    We have a selection of the images from a new collection.
    # Decade of Centenaries
    Taoiseach, president reflect on 'complexity' of Civil War at cultural centenary event
    A cultural event was held in the National Concert Hall today.
    # Civil War
    Michael Collins' family and Defence Forces mark centenary of death
    Collins was shot and killed during an ambush by anti-treaty forces in Co Cork.
    # Michael Collins
    The death of Michael Collins and the what-ifs of Irish history
    The revolutionary-turned finance minister died aged just 32.
    # Mass Graves
    Spain moves ahead with bill to honour victims of Franco dictatorship
    Hundreds of thousands of people were killed during the Spanish Civil War or “disappeared” during Franco’s regime.
    # On this Day
    The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War
    Pro-Treaty forces hoped the attack would bring conflict to a close but historians say it prolonged hostilities.
    # four courts fire
    Documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts fire to be restored and made public
    A virtual record of documents from Ireland’s past will be launched online for the public.
    # Clones Affray
    Shoot-out on Irish border remembered 100 years on
    A gun battle took place at a railway station in the border town of Clones that claimed the lives of several people.
    # 100 years on
    Timeline of ‘22: Civil war centenary makes for dark year of commemorations
    What were the key developments as Ireland spiralled into civil war?
    # A Decade Later
    Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war
    A popular uprising turned into a civil war with world powers backing different sides.
    # Aden
    Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
    At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.
    # Preview
    The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics
    ‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.
    # Civil War
    'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19
    Experts have warned that Yemen’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.
    # Civil War
    Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched
    Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.
    # Defence Forces
    Civil War grenade found in Malahide and made safe
    An Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at the scene shortly after noon today.
    # Military archives
    'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
    The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.
    # two presidents
    Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country
    US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself ‘acting president’.
    # Commemorations
    Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War
    In the Dáil in 2011, Leo Varadkar said those executed without trial during this time period were “murdered”.
    # War of Independence
    Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...
    Did you have a family member who fought in the Civil War or War of Independence?
    # humanitarian disaster
    Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
    Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.
    # Civil War
    'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane
    And the former Ireland boss admits he knew the Saipan pitch was ‘shite’.
    # solace
    In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past
    After his Mum passed away, Eoin O’Callaghan began to look into his grandfather’s football career in 1920s Cork.
    Voices
    Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
    ‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.
    # new lives
    Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor
    Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.
    # century old
    A Civil War mortar shell was found in a tree in Co Kildare
    The munition was found in Ballymore Eustace.
    # syria truce
    'We have two options: death or displacement'
    Air strikes, barrel bombs dropped by regime aircraft and heavy artillery shelling have turned several towns in Eastern Ghouta into fields of ruins.
    # Civil War
    Wounded Syrians are arriving in Israel on donkeys, desperate for treatment
    Israel and Syria are officially at war, but wounded people are seeking care in the Golan Heights.
    # Civil War
    Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service
    The new documents also reveal his involvement in the Civil War on the Anti-Treaty side.
    # Civil War
    Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today
    The group is credited with saving tens of thousands of lives in war-ravaged Syria.
    # robert e lee
    Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus
    The statues were moved at night for safety reasons, a spokesperson for the University of Texas said.
    # Yemen
    At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
    The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.
    # Yemen
    The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
    Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.
    # Syria
    Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus
    It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.
    # TV debate
    Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
    Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.
    # devastating war
    Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen
    Almost 19 million Yemenis require humanitarian support, said Minister Charlie Flanagan.
    # Civil War
    Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo
    The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”
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