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# peace - Monday 15 September, 2014

Over 100 groups will meet in Dublin today to discuss the legacy of the Troubles
# Peace
# Peace

Over 100 groups will meet in Dublin today to discuss the legacy of the Troubles

Sep 15th 2014, 8:55 AM 4,825 Views 5 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan is set to address today’s Reconciliation Forum.

# peace - Friday 12 September, 2014

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley has died, aged 88
# RIP
# RIP

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley has died, aged 88

Sep 12th 2014, 1:20 PM 63,845 Views 321 Comments

His wife Eileen said his family were “heartbroken” and that their “earthly lives are forever changed”.

# peace - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ukraine takes back comments about ceasefire with Russia
# Truce
# Truce

Ukraine takes back comments about ceasefire with Russia

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:10 AM 10,087 Views 184 Comments

The Ukrainian president’s office had said this morning that they two leaders had reached an agreement.

# peace - Sunday 31 August, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 31st 2014, 8:22 PM 24,539 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

# peace - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce
# Peace
# Peace

UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce

Aug 27th 2014, 7:10 AM 18,757 Views 231 Comments

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

# peace - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

What exactly is in the Israeli - Hamas peace agreement?
# Gaza
# Gaza

What exactly is in the Israeli - Hamas peace agreement?

Aug 26th 2014, 10:42 PM 5,905 Views 17 Comments

There’s a truce, but under what conditions?

"I don't want to live through a fourth war." - Gaza erupts in peace celebrations
# Taking To The Streets
# Taking To The Streets

"I don't want to live through a fourth war." - Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

Aug 26th 2014, 10:11 PM 6,977 Views 34 Comments

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

# peace - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza
# Conflict
# Conflict

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

Aug 20th 2014, 7:34 AM 9,960 Views 130 Comments

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# peace - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on
# British Army
# British Army

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

Aug 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,983 Views 61 Comments

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

# peace - Friday 1 August, 2014

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling
# Israel Gaza Conflict
# Israel Gaza Conflict

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Aug 1st 2014, 11:38 AM 16,345 Views 385 Comments

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

# peace - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000
# Truce
# Truce

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Jul 26th 2014, 5:14 PM 16,910 Views 228 Comments

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

# peace - Friday 18 July, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison
# Peace
# Peace

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison

Jul 18th 2014, 8:28 AM 11,126 Views 109 Comments

The 80-year-old anti-war activist had refused to sign a bond saying she would act lawfully and stay out of unauthorised zones in Shannon Airport.

# peace - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Ukraine extends truce with pro-Russian rebels
# Truce
# Truce

Ukraine extends truce with pro-Russian rebels

Jun 28th 2014, 8:11 AM 3,245 Views 41 Comments

However, the deal is a fragile agreement.

# peace - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process
# Peace
# Peace

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Jun 24th 2014, 9:23 PM 7,741 Views 68 Comments

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

Ireland is the "goodest"* country in the world
# Very Good
# Very Good

Ireland is the "goodest"* country in the world

Jun 24th 2014, 12:05 AM 41,771 Views 99 Comments

*Yes, we know.

# peace - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ukraine's new president wants to talk to Russian rebels
# Rebel Rebel
# Rebel Rebel

Ukraine's new president wants to talk to Russian rebels

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:07 PM 3,953 Views 51 Comments

Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.

# peace - Friday 23 May, 2014

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks
# Haass Talks
# Haass Talks

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks

May 23rd 2014, 8:53 PM 5,303 Views 14 Comments

Haass was in Dublin today, but won’t be back in Ireland for party leaders’ talks.

# peace - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis
# Column
# Column

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis

May 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 47 Views 115 Comments

David McCann says now is the time for action from Dublin and London who should intervene and assist political leaders in Northern Ireland.

# peace - Monday 5 May, 2014

Opinion: I became a long-distance walker at 70 and have now covered thousands of miles
# Peace
# Peace

Opinion: I became a long-distance walker at 70 and have now covered thousands of miles

May 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 433 Views 18 Comments

After my wife died of cancer in 2007, I wanted to raise much-needed funds for Cancer Treatment and Research. This summer, I will walk in support of European peace.

# peace - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Lynx have built a massive peace sign that can be seen from the sky over Dublin
# Make Love Not War
From The Daily Edge
# Make Love Not War

Lynx have built a massive peace sign that can be seen from the sky over Dublin

Apr 15th 2014, 3:39 PM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Peace and love, you guys. Peace and love.

# peace - Thursday 10 April, 2014

European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement
# Peace
From The42
# Peace

European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement

Apr 10th 2014, 6:42 PM 26,072 Views 101 Comments

The Heineken Cup is no more as a new 20-team competition will take its place from next season on.

# peace - Monday 24 March, 2014

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder
# IRA
# IRA

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder

Mar 24th 2014, 6:32 PM 10,243 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said the Jean McConville murder was a “terrible injustice”.

# peace - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:26 PM 20,692 Views 39 Comments

Patrick Nulty resigned unexpectedly, a veteran republican appeared in court over the Jean McConville case… and Margaretta D’Arcy was released from prison.

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to
# Released
# Released

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:35 PM 12,784 Views 116 Comments

The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.

# peace - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees
# Aid
# Aid

Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees

Mar 12th 2014, 4:55 PM 3,826 Views 33 Comments

The Tánaiste said that Ireland is committed to helping alleviate the effects of the crisis.

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from prison in ten days
# Free
# Free

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from prison in ten days

Mar 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,243 Views 65 Comments

However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.

# peace - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Column: We have a duty to share our peace-building skills with the world
# Peace
# Peace

Column: We have a duty to share our peace-building skills with the world

Feb 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 27 Views 36 Comments

Ireland has seen first-hand the benefits a third party can bring to a peace process; it owes it to the forgotten conflicts throughout the world to help, writes Colm Bergin.

# peace - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Ukranian president announces ‘truce’, start of peace negotiations
# Truce
# Truce

Ukranian president announces ‘truce’, start of peace negotiations

Feb 19th 2014, 10:48 PM 5,111 Views 20 Comments

25 people were killed in the violence in Kiev yesterday and the European Union and United States have been considering sanctions against the country.

# peace - Friday 14 February, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre
# Transfer
# Transfer

Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre

Feb 14th 2014, 9:40 PM 18,071 Views 122 Comments

The peace activist is serving a three month sentence for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.

# peace - Monday 3 February, 2014

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award

Feb 3rd 2014, 2:22 PM 3,826 Views 4 Comments

The US diplomat will be recognised for his efforts in helping reconcile the North.

# peace - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Irish family make inspiring video for song which helped them through tragedy
# Just For Today
From The Daily Edge
# Just For Today

Irish family make inspiring video for song which helped them through tragedy

Jan 29th 2014, 5:37 PM 21,146 Views 7 Comments

‘Just For Today’ by Dundalk singer Sinead McNally has a new video.

# peace - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”
# Margaretta D’Arcy
# Margaretta D’Arcy

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”

Jan 21st 2014, 1:11 PM 14,198 Views 72 Comments

“Sabina is a person who can speak for herself and is a person of very good judgement.”

# peace - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks
# Geneva II
# Geneva II

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks

Jan 18th 2014, 6:14 PM 4,981 Views 13 Comments

The brutal conflict has killed 130,000 people and made millions homeless since 2011. Talks are set to get under way next Wednesday.

Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist
# Margaretta D’Arcy
# Margaretta D’Arcy

Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist

Jan 18th 2014, 1:33 PM 10,120 Views 105 Comments

Film-maker and writer Margaretta D’Arcy was jailed for trespassing at Shannon Airport.

# peace - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Martin McGuinness urges Enda Kenny and David Cameron to endorse Haass proposals
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Martin McGuinness urges Enda Kenny and David Cameron to endorse Haass proposals

Jan 12th 2014, 11:28 AM 6,931 Views 79 Comments

Sinn Féin approved the Haass recommendations yesterday.

# peace - Monday 30 December, 2013

Pope Francis and Richard Haass shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Pope Francis and Richard Haass shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award

Dec 30th 2013, 9:21 PM 9,753 Views 49 Comments

The five short-list nominees for the peace prize have been revealed.

# peace - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential

Dec 24th 2013, 1:12 PM 7,572 Views 54 Comments

After eight hours of discussions, the all-party talks on some of Northern Ireland’s most sensitive issues broke down.

# peace - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Explainer: What do the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks mean?
# Peace
# Peace

Explainer: What do the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks mean?

Nov 10th 2013, 8:15 AM 5,617 Views 50 Comments

The talks are due to last up until the middle of next year so let’s have a look at the progress so far.

# peace - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Gilmore: 'We were determined that Ireland would be Europe’s success story'
# Sdlp Conference
# Sdlp Conference

Gilmore: 'We were determined that Ireland would be Europe’s success story'

Nov 9th 2013, 2:47 PM 8,585 Views 102 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore spoke at the SDLP Conference today where he also addressed issues of peace and reconciliation in the north.

# peace - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Irish priest follows Dalai Lama in being honoured for peace work
# Awards
# Awards

Irish priest follows Dalai Lama in being honoured for peace work

Oct 31st 2013, 5:14 PM 6,702 Views 7 Comments

Fr Patrick Devine was awarded the 2013 International Caring Award for setting up the Shalom Centre.