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#Independence Day

# independence-day - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Putin will increase Russian armed forces to 2 million
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin will increase Russian armed forces to 2 million

Updated Aug 25th 2022, 5:12 PM 38,191 Views 61 Comments

The announcement comes a day after a Russian airstrike killed 30 people in eastern Ukraine.

# independence-day - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

'Slava Ukraini': Ukrainian flags fly by the GPO as part of defiant march in Dublin
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

'Slava Ukraini': Ukrainian flags fly by the GPO as part of defiant march in Dublin

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 8:34 PM 26,299 Views 22 Comments

Protestors are currently marching from the GPO to the Ukrainian embassy in Ballsbridge.

Biden promises additional $3 billion in military aid to Ukraine during Johnson visit
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Biden promises additional $3 billion in military aid to Ukraine during Johnson visit

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 2:06 PM 21,477 Views 16 Comments

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed that his country would fight Russia’s invasion “until the end”.

# independence-day - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about the Stars and Stripes, stars, and stripes?
# Fourth Of July
# Fourth Of July

Quiz: How much do you know about the Stars and Stripes, stars, and stripes?

Jul 4th 2021, 10:00 PM 41,411 Views 17 Comments

It is the Fourth of July, after all.

# independence-day - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19

Jul 4th 2020, 7:18 PM 55,577 Views 72 Comments

Over 11,000 cases were recorded today in Florida, alone.

# independence-day - Friday 3 July, 2020

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore
# Fourth Of July
# Fourth Of July

Trump to begin Independence Day weekend with fireworks display at Mount Rushmore

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:08 PM 16,969 Views 44 Comments

Trump is expected to speak at the event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks.

# independence-day - Friday 5 July, 2019

'What a great country': Donald Trump praises US military and salutes America in 4 July speech
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

'What a great country': Donald Trump praises US military and salutes America in 4 July speech

Jul 5th 2019, 7:41 AM 20,509 Views 84 Comments

The US President avoided politics during his speech in Washington DC yesterday.

# independence-day - Saturday 15 December, 2018

'He's somebody who knows how to get the best out of people': Jim McGuinness and fulfilling a football fantasy
# Independence Day
From The42
# Independence Day

'He's somebody who knows how to get the best out of people': Jim McGuinness and fulfilling a football fantasy

Dec 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,049 Views 32 Comments

After six years serving his apprenticeship, the Donegal man has got his chance in North Carolina.

# independence-day - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

12 of the sarkiest reactions to the misspelling of a hashtag celebrating Independence Day
# 4th Of July
From The Daily Edge
# 4th Of July

12 of the sarkiest reactions to the misspelling of a hashtag celebrating Independence Day

Jul 4th 2018, 8:12 PM 8,274 Views 1 Comment

Well, this is awkward.

# independence-day - Thursday 28 June, 2018

6 of the best... hot dog recipes for the Fourth of July
# 6 Of The Best
# 6 Of The Best

6 of the best... hot dog recipes for the Fourth of July

Jun 28th 2018, 2:55 PM 2,055 Views 0 Comments

From the classic loaded dog to an Icelandic twist – and there’s even a vegan version.

# independence-day - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day
# No Day Off
# No Day Off

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

Apr 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 26,224 Views 106 Comments

A proposed Bill seeks to designate 21 January Ireland’s Independence Day – but it wouldn’t be a bank holiday.

# independence-day - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday
# No Days Off
# No Days Off

Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday

Jan 20th 2018, 6:04 PM 25,646 Views 132 Comments

There have been a number of calls for an extra bank holiday to be added to the calendar.

# independence-day - Monday 2 October, 2017

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:08 AM 19,253 Views 63 Comments

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

# independence-day - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Here's how all the celebrities spent July 4th, according to Instagram
# May The 4th Be With You
From The Daily Edge
# May The 4th Be With You

Here's how all the celebrities spent July 4th, according to Instagram

Jul 5th 2017, 3:25 PM 6,557 Views 0 Comments

Oh say, can you see…

# independence-day - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

8 extremely disappointing snacks from America we all lusted after as kids
# Twinkies
From The Daily Edge
# Twinkies

8 extremely disappointing snacks from America we all lusted after as kids

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,448 Views 11 Comments

These sweets should be INDEPENDENT from our lives.

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile

Jul 4th 2017, 7:55 AM 17,262 Views 27 Comments

“Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” Donald Trump asked on Twitter, in reference to the North Korean leader.

# independence-day - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting
# Power Of Scotland
# Power Of Scotland

Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting

Apr 25th 2017, 8:35 AM 27,050 Views 81 Comments

Just 37% of Scots would back independence if another referendum were held “tomorrow”.

# independence-day - Saturday 28 January, 2017

An Irish Independence Day? Enda says we already have our day on 17 March
# Republic
# Republic

An Irish Independence Day? Enda says we already have our day on 17 March

Jan 28th 2017, 7:20 AM 17,787 Views 36 Comments

A Fianna Fáil senator has proposed 21 January (the date the first Dáil sat in 1919) should be Ireland’s Independence Day.

# independence-day - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?
# Republic
# Republic

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

Jan 25th 2017, 6:44 PM 20,884 Views 80 Comments

It’s proposed 21 January – the first sitting of the Dáil – should be marked as Ireland’s Independence Day.

# independence-day - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Tragedy in India as children killed in kite-flying accident

Aug 17th 2016, 1:51 PM 20,418 Views 14 Comments

Glass is stuck to kite strings in order to cut down competitors’ kites – but fatally injured three people.

# independence-day - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Quiz: How well do you know your American landmarks?

Quiz: How well do you know your American landmarks?

Jul 3rd 2016, 9:00 PM 59,757 Views 23 Comments

Tomorrow is America’s Independence Day. Time to put that hard-earned J1 knowledge to the test…

# independence-day - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
# 4th Of July
# 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,751 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

# independence-day - Monday 6 July, 2015

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Child and two teenagers die after dozens of shootings across Chicago

Jul 6th 2015, 3:30 PM 31,964 Views 68 Comments

The young boy was “the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father”.

Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head
# Fourth Of July
# Fourth Of July

Man dies after trying to launch a firework off the top of his head

Jul 6th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,557 Views 64 Comments

The man was celebrating the fourth of July.

# independence-day - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This Independence Day, which US sports star are you?
# Born In The USA
From The42
# Born In The USA

This Independence Day, which US sports star are you?

Jul 4th 2015, 2:00 PM 4,749 Views 5 Comments

‘Murica!

We don't want to alarm anyone, but Independence Day isn't on telly today
# Of All Days
From The Daily Edge
# Of All Days

We don't want to alarm anyone, but Independence Day isn't on telly today

Jul 4th 2015, 10:22 AM 2,990 Views 5 Comments

We will not go quietly into the night!

# independence-day - Sunday 3 May, 2015

People are outraged over actress swap in 'Independence Day 2'
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

People are outraged over actress swap in 'Independence Day 2'

May 3rd 2015, 4:30 PM 35,806 Views 42 Comments

Fox has not yet given a reason for why Mae Whitman wasn’t considered for the sequel.

# independence-day - Monday 10 November, 2014

Catalonia votes for independence, Spain calls the vote "useless"
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Catalonia votes for independence, Spain calls the vote "useless"

Nov 10th 2014, 7:29 AM 11,245 Views 23 Comments

Spain said the vote was “fruitless and useless”.

# independence-day - Friday 4 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 4th 2014, 10:55 PM 19,416 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about whether the Garth Brooks gigs will go ahead, the new Labour leader and the jail sentence for Rolf Harris…

Irish people are celebrating a different kind of Independence Day today...
# Gas Tickets
From The Daily Edge
# Gas Tickets

Irish people are celebrating a different kind of Independence Day today...

Jul 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,801 Views 0 Comments

…and are all making the exact same joke about it.

7 intense feelings Irish people have about America
# Independence Day
From The Daily Edge
# Independence Day

7 intense feelings Irish people have about America

Jul 4th 2014, 1:00 PM 26,985 Views 47 Comments

AMERICA! (F*CK YEAH!)

# independence-day - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

Apr 15th 2014, 12:45 PM 2,203 Views 1 Comment

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

# independence-day - Friday 5 July, 2013

28 injured at US fireworks display
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

28 injured at US fireworks display

Jul 5th 2013, 12:41 PM 6,679 Views 13 Comments

Revellers in a California park were hospitalised after a platform holding fireworks tipped over.

# independence-day - Thursday 4 July, 2013

The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Dan Rooney are in Ireland for July 4
# Independence Day
From The42
# Independence Day

The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Dan Rooney are in Ireland for July 4

Jul 4th 2013, 12:14 PM 3,485 Views 4 Comments

The pair are hanging out with some Dublin footballers at the US Embassy this morning.

# independence-day - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support

Nov 14th 2012, 2:21 PM 8,306 Views 23 Comments

The bank has become the first bailed-out lender to raise money on the open markets, raising €1 billion in a bond auction.

# independence-day - Monday 5 November, 2012

11 fictional US presidents we’d like to vote for
# Hail To The Chief
From The Daily Edge
# Hail To The Chief

11 fictional US presidents we’d like to vote for

Nov 5th 2012, 8:30 PM 14,311 Views 26 Comments

From Jed Bartlet to David Palmer to Richard Nixon’s head. Who would you pick?

# independence-day - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes
# New York
# New York

Three children dead after New York yacht capsizes

Jul 5th 2012, 3:30 PM 5,662 Views 3 Comments

The children died after a yacht full of people watching fireworks capsized off Long Island on 4 July.

# independence-day - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Happy 4th July: here’s a slideshow of US presidents stuffing their faces
# Om Nom Nom
From The Daily Edge
# Om Nom Nom

Happy 4th July: here’s a slideshow of US presidents stuffing their faces

Jul 4th 2012, 7:45 AM 7,217 Views 9 Comments

Barack Obama loves ice cream, and George Bush is a divil for ribs…

# independence-day - Saturday 9 July, 2011

South Sudan: The world's newest country
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

South Sudan: The world's newest country

Jul 9th 2011, 11:43 AM 581 Views 3 Comments

Street parties kicked off at the stroke of midnight on Saturday across Southern Sudan, as residents celebrated the birth of their nation after decades of civil war.

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