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# mandela - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland

Jul 18th 2018, 12:14 PM 15,180 Views 24 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney on why Dublin is the perfect venue to celebrate Madiba’s struggle – and why Ireland will co-host Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at UN this autumn.

# mandela - Thursday 5 April, 2018

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela
# Life And Achievements
# Life And Achievements

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela

Apr 5th 2018, 1:51 PM 6,964 Views 33 Comments

The stamps were designed by Dublin-based design studio Aad.

# mandela - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Nelson Mandela's grandson charged with child rape
# South Africa
# South Africa

Nelson Mandela's grandson charged with child rape

Aug 18th 2015, 3:50 PM 26,378 Views 0 Comments

Mbuso Mandela is accused of raping a 15-year-old in a restaurant.

# mandela - Friday 18 July, 2014

This Google Doodle tribute to Mandela will hit you right in the feels
# Mandela Day
# Mandela Day

This Google Doodle tribute to Mandela will hit you right in the feels

Jul 18th 2014, 10:42 AM 10,032 Views 11 Comments

This is the first Mandela Day since the death of the South African leader and would have been his 96th birthday.

# mandela - Thursday 8 May, 2014

African National Congress look set to dominate elections in South Africa
# Vote
# Vote

African National Congress look set to dominate elections in South Africa

May 8th 2014, 7:36 AM 2,760 Views 10 Comments

The party has 56 percent of the vote, down signficantly from the 66 percent it won at the last election.

# mandela - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Families of women claiming to be Mandela's daughters not seeking inheritance
# Paternity
# Paternity

Families of women claiming to be Mandela's daughters not seeking inheritance

Feb 11th 2014, 8:33 PM 12,447 Views 10 Comments

The two women were reportedly born during Mandela’s stormy marriage to Mase, with whom he had four children.

# mandela - Monday 3 February, 2014

Mandela's €3 million will revealed: Staff members, family and the ANC all benefit
# Madiba
# Madiba

Mandela's €3 million will revealed: Staff members, family and the ANC all benefit

Feb 3rd 2014, 12:59 PM 10,984 Views 19 Comments

Close members of the leader’s staff will be awarded around €3,000 each. There is a 90 day period in which the will can be contested.

# mandela - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts
# South Africa
# South Africa

"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts

Jan 25th 2014, 4:18 PM 7,433 Views 36 Comments

Opposition parties in South Africa are demanding an investigation.

# mandela - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Artists ordered to remove rabbit from Mandela statue's ear
# Rabbit Ears
# Rabbit Ears

Artists ordered to remove rabbit from Mandela statue's ear

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:50 PM 24,769 Views 27 Comments

The artists say that the rabbit is “their trademark”.

# mandela - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Millennium Spire could be renamed in honour of Mandela
# Nelson's Column
# Nelson's Column

Millennium Spire could be renamed in honour of Mandela

Jan 15th 2014, 9:41 AM 15,490 Views 181 Comments

Councillors meet this afternoon to consider the proposal…

# mandela - Sunday 15 December, 2013

‘Go well, Madiba’:Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa
# Mandela
# Mandela

‘Go well, Madiba’:Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa

Dec 15th 2013, 7:56 PM 15,640 Views 50 Comments

Songs and speeches rang across the rural village of Qunu this morning as a nation said its final farewell.

Column: Goodbye Mandela. Now it is up to us.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Goodbye Mandela. Now it is up to us.

Dec 15th 2013, 6:15 PM 12 Views 36 Comments

Mandela was was rare role model for many, a man who was unafraid to speak truth to power, writes Ruairí McKiernan, who says the challenge now is for us to remember him by taking action.

Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral
# Madiba
# Madiba

Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral

Dec 15th 2013, 6:00 AM 6,318 Views 2 Comments

Dignitaries and family descend on Qunu as South African icon arrives at final resting place.

# mandela - Saturday 14 December, 2013

New gardai, dirty water and Roses: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

New gardai, dirty water and Roses: The week in numbers

Dec 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 12,668 Views 7 Comments

Plus: What percentage of households in Ireland receive some sort of social welfare payment?

# mandela - Friday 13 December, 2013

Giant statue of Nelson Mandela goes up in Pretoria
# Madiba
# Madiba

Giant statue of Nelson Mandela goes up in Pretoria

Dec 13th 2013, 10:53 AM 9,755 Views 15 Comments

The latest tribute to Madiba stands proud in front of Union buildings.

# mandela - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'Fake' deaf interpreter at Mandela memorial says he had 'schizophrenic episode'
# Mandela Memorial
# Mandela Memorial

'Fake' deaf interpreter at Mandela memorial says he had 'schizophrenic episode'

Dec 12th 2013, 10:37 AM 22,875 Views 98 Comments

“There was nothing I could do. I was alone in a very dangerous situation,” Thamasanqa Jantjie has told a South African newspaper.

# mandela - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Mandela's body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria
# Mandela
# Mandela

Mandela's body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria

Dec 11th 2013, 9:49 AM 7,181 Views 3 Comments

Madiba will lie in state for three days in Pretoria where heads of state, celebrities and the general public will view the open casket.

# mandela - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Dec 10th 2013, 11:13 PM 12,616 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

South Africans honour “giant of history”, Madiba
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africans honour “giant of history”, Madiba

Dec 10th 2013, 11:11 PM 9,490 Views 23 Comments

The life of the Father of the Nation was remembered by a crowd including almost 100 dignitaries in Johannesburg today.

Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute

Dec 10th 2013, 8:32 PM 13,211 Views 5 Comments

The Gala fans backed their star striker and Emmanuel Eboue tonight.

"Slán abhaile, Madiba" - TDs pay tribute to Nelson Mandela
# Madiba
# Madiba

"Slán abhaile, Madiba" - TDs pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

Dec 10th 2013, 7:37 PM 8,167 Views 47 Comments

Party leaders were given time to speak today in the chamber in memory of the South African leader.

US network plays Toto's Africa over Mandela memorial footage
# Bless The Rains
From The Daily Edge
# Bless The Rains

US network plays Toto's Africa over Mandela memorial footage

Dec 10th 2013, 3:52 PM 16,175 Views 24 Comments

The station has been criticised for its decision.

PHOTO: Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban president Raul Castro
# US-Cuba Relations
# US-Cuba Relations

PHOTO: Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban president Raul Castro

Dec 10th 2013, 12:43 PM 14,763 Views 57 Comments

The moment is a significant one in US-Cuban relations.

PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?
# Selfie Style
# Selfie Style

PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?

Dec 10th 2013, 11:35 AM 16,513 Views 64 Comments

So, the Tánaiste does selfies… we think.

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

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

Dec 10th 2013, 11:30 AM 70 Views 49 Comments

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.

More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg
# Long Goodbye
# Long Goodbye

More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg

Dec 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,535 Views 15 Comments

Here’s what else will happen in South Africa this week as the country says goodbye to its former leader.

# mandela - Monday 9 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 11:42 PM 15,068 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about the resignation of the CRC boss, the major jobs announcement in Limerick and tomorrow’s service for ‘Madiba’…

A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago
# Mandela In Ireland
# Mandela In Ireland

A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago

Dec 9th 2013, 1:10 PM 10,401 Views 14 Comments

Mandela noted the success the Irish soccer team in handwritten notes on a speech he gave at Dublin’s Mansion House in July 1990.

‘It’s amazing what sport can do’: Muller looks back on Mandela’s World Cup
# More Than Sport
From The42
# More Than Sport

‘It’s amazing what sport can do’: Muller looks back on Mandela’s World Cup

Dec 9th 2013, 9:08 AM 2,090 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster captain looks back on the moment Pienaar and Mandela met on the field.

# mandela - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times

Dec 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 37 Views 51 Comments

Is it just a readiness to believe the worst, born of begrudgery, that allows us to fall for outrageous celebrity quotes?

'A long life lived with passion and commitment' - Dublin tribute to Mandela
# Mandela
# Mandela

'A long life lived with passion and commitment' - Dublin tribute to Mandela

Dec 8th 2013, 11:55 AM 5,060 Views 11 Comments

A ‘day of prayer’ is being held today in South Africa and the former president’s family has said “the pillar of the family is gone”.

# mandela - Friday 6 December, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Dec 6th 2013, 11:03 PM 13,248 Views 7 Comments

The death of Nelson Mandela has dominated headlines worldwide today…

The 16th Man: ESPN's documentary on Mandela and the World Cup that united South Africa
# Documentary
From The42
# Documentary

The 16th Man: ESPN's documentary on Mandela and the World Cup that united South Africa

Dec 6th 2013, 9:30 PM 10,597 Views 8 Comments

How hosting and winning the 1995 Rugby World Cup helped to transform post-apartheid South Africa.

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed
# RIP
# RIP

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed

Dec 6th 2013, 7:54 PM 15,132 Views 47 Comments

South Africa has declared a period of mourning all next week. Here at home, books of condolence have been opened in honour of the iconic leader.

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