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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# freedom

Last year
Dublin-born Eoin Morgan ‘immensely proud’ to receive Freedom of the City of London
The England captain lifted the men’s 50-over World Cup at Lord’s in 2019.
All time
Boston Celtics star to change name to 'Freedom'
Enes Kanter has long been a vocal critic of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Quiz: How much do you know about the Stars and Stripes, stars, and stripes?
It is the Fourth of July, after all.
Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis
The US President had pressed Turkey to release Andrew Brunson.
Ireland has slipped down in press freedom rankings because of concentrated ownership and defamation costs
Ireland was ninth in 2016, but is down to 16th.
Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate has been advising him on his new life
Ibrahim Halawa arrived back in Dublin yesterday to a media-heavy welcome.
James McClean was offered the 'freedom of Coppers' and his namesake excellently tried to cash in
Worth a try.
Photos: From fear to freedom - the story of electricity in Irish homes
A new exhibition, Electric Generations, looks at how electricity was sold to Irish people.
Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea
He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.
Taoiseach urged to seek EU support to put more pressure on Egypt to release Ibrahim Halawa
Leo Varadkar is attending a EU Council meeting over the next two days.
Chelsea Manning released from prison in US
The US Army confirmed that she had left Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.
82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released
They were exchanged for a number of Boko Haram fighters held by authorities in Nigeria.
The Freedom of Dublin for Barack Obama? People are divided
Lord Mayor Brendan Carr wants to give it to both Barack and Michelle.
Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?
It’s proposed 21 January – the first sitting of the Dáil – should be marked as Ireland’s Independence Day.
'Con la simpatico': President Higgins is first to sign book of condolences for Castro
The president drew criticism for his comments on the death of the Communist leader.
Hate mail, attacks and hugs: Ten years after being freed from her kidnapper
“I am not angry,” says Natascha Kampusch
John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man
He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.
Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street
Police and circus staff managed to coax the animal back to its enclosure.
Take a break and watch this chimpanzee's dramatic attempt to escape a zoo
Zoo workers eventually shot Chacha
Costumes, duck parades and a lively céilí as the capital is taken over once more
Crowds descended on the city today to honour the sacrifices made by Irish men and women 100 years ago – and to enjoy the freedom they fought for.
After years in solitary confinement, an innocent woman struggles to get on with her life
Of her first 29 months in jail, Hailey served about 27 alone in a 6-by-10-foot cell, with a bed, a toilet and a few books to pass the time.
UN panel has ruled that Julian Assange's detention is illegal, says Sweden
Julian Assange could be leaving the embassy he has been holed up in for three years.
12 years after publican Charlie Chawke lost his leg in armed robbery, shooter is denied freedom
Frank Ward failed in his bid for freedom.
Ex-junior minister Ivor Callely will not have to go back to prison
It was confirmed yesterday that the former minister will not have to go back to jail for six days to serve out the remainder of his sentence.
11 reasons why being single is actually the best
Like you needed telling.
This 31-year-old Irishman ditched the '9 to 5' to travel the world and is making millions on the way
“The only time you set your alarm is for a flight, no boss, no schedule just the open road.”
It's jail Oscar, but not as we know it - Pistorius freedom after 10 months makes a mockery of justice
The South African sentencing model may be an affront, but we would do well to remember the Irish system is equally flawed, writes criminologist John O’Keeffe.
Three lads Irish dancing at UCC have gone viral
River (Lee) Dancing.
Four killers on temporary release from prison this month
More than 500 prisoners were on temporary release across the country this month.
Enda's Department is a lot less forthcoming than it used to be ...
…compared to 2009.
Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k
New DNA evidence proved the two men were not guilty of the murder in 1983. They spent three decades in prison.
The Irish are among the most free people in the world
When it comes to travel visas anyway. Not all nations have it so easy though…
ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital
This time the offender in question was in the custody of gardaí, not the prison service.
Those escaped monkeys from Belfast Zoo are still on the loose
The two macaque monkeys are still on the loose on Cave Hill – to the West of the city.
Lucinda: Party will have free vote on 'life' issues like euthanasia, abortion
Creighton has defined more clearly what she considers to be ‘matters of conscience’ to which the whip of new party will not apply.
The Interview can now be streamed on Youtube (with a little help from Ireland)
Payments for the US-only rental are being powered by Stripe.
In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell
It signalled the end of the Soviet Union, which would eventually dissolve in 1991.
Catalonia WILL vote on independence this Sunday, but Madrid won't be listening
The vote is set to go ahead in defiances of legal challenges by central Government.
This man got a 13-year prison sentence for pouring paint over a statue
Turkish man Murat Vural had been given the sentence after pouring paint over statues of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.
Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn't commit
The two men are mentally impaired and one of them is the longest serving death row inmate in North Carolina.