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# neil-armstrong - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'The excitement of it was magical': How Ireland tuned in to watch Apollo 11 make history
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'The excitement of it was magical': How Ireland tuned in to watch Apollo 11 make history

Jul 13th 2019, 10:30 AM 14,138 Views 40 Comments

It was in the early hours of 21 July 1969 that Irish audiences first heard Neil Armstrong’s famous words as he stepped onto the surface.

# neil-armstrong - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Double Take: The estate in Coolock named after the 1969 moon landing
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Double Take: The estate in Coolock named after the 1969 moon landing

Jan 24th 2018, 4:12 PM 6,691 Views 4 Comments

Ever heard of Armstrong Walk?

# neil-armstrong - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York
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# Cash Money

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York

Jul 20th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,361 Views 43 Comments

A lawyer bought the bag for less than $1,000.

# neil-armstrong - Friday 14 July, 2017

A woman who bought dust from first moon landing for €900 selling it for €3.5 million
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# Wise Investment

A woman who bought dust from first moon landing for €900 selling it for €3.5 million

Jul 14th 2017, 10:03 PM 30,968 Views 37 Comments

The moon fragments had almost been thrown out once before.

# neil-armstrong - Monday 9 February, 2015

Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon
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From The Daily Edge
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Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon

Feb 9th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,714 Views 2 Comments

We would do the same.

# neil-armstrong - Monday 21 July, 2014

45 years ago, man walked on the moon - here's how it was reported
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# Moonwalker

45 years ago, man walked on the moon - here's how it was reported

Jul 21st 2014, 2:15 PM 8,226 Views 50 Comments

It was one small step for man, one giant leap for media coverage.

# neil-armstrong - Monday 26 August, 2013

VIDEO: NASA marks one year since Neil Armstrong's death
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# Tribute

VIDEO: NASA marks one year since Neil Armstrong's death

Aug 26th 2013, 2:02 PM 4,700 Views 17 Comments

Armstrong died in 2012 at the age of 82.

# neil-armstrong - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Some of the many things we learned from Chris Hadfield’s time in space
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# Spaceman

Some of the many things we learned from Chris Hadfield’s time in space

May 18th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,513 Views 32 Comments

Do you remember what his all-time favourite space food is? We’ve learned SO MUCH.

# neil-armstrong - Sunday 23 December, 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012
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# Review 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

Dec 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 12,839 Views 10 Comments

From writer Maeve Binchy to astronaut Neil Armstrong, rugby star Nevin Spence to GAA great Páidí Ó Sé, we take a look back at some of the many greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

# neil-armstrong - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?
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# Opinion

Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?

Sep 1st 2012, 7:45 AM 33 Views 33 Comments

These are financially difficult times – but that doesn’t mean we should abandon the big projects that advance human knowledge, writes Aaron McKenna.

# neil-armstrong - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday
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The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Aug 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,748 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# neil-armstrong - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,783 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon
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# Neil Armstrong

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon

Aug 26th 2012, 5:15 PM 8,740 Views 26 Comments

The late astronaut spoke to the BBC about his lunar experiences in the months following his return from the Apollo 11 mission.

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

Aug 26th 2012, 3:30 PM 4,816 Views 0 Comments

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong
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# Man On The Moon

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

Aug 26th 2012, 10:12 AM 4,583 Views 24 Comments

The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.

# neil-armstrong - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969
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From The Daily Edge
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In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

Aug 25th 2012, 8:45 PM 17,921 Views 101 Comments

From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82
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# RIP

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82

Aug 25th 2012, 8:19 PM 13,534 Views 105 Comments

The former NASA research pilot and engineer served as spacecraft commander on the landmark Apollo 11 mission in 1969.