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#Peace

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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 8,595 Views 102 Comments

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

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 6,723 Views 7 Comments

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

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader
# In Disguise
# In Disguise

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader

Oct 24th 2013, 11:43 AM 23,426 Views 29 Comments

Gunmen dressed as clowns, with rubber noses and wigs, opened fire on the former leading member of Tijuana drug cartel.

Theatre group arrested at Belfast airport after bullets found in costume
# Concealed Weapons
From The Daily Edge
# Concealed Weapons

Theatre group arrested at Belfast airport after bullets found in costume

Sep 26th 2013, 3:01 PM 979 Views 0 Comments

Ironically, the group are involved in an anti-war production.

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast
# Peace
# Peace

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast

Sep 17th 2013, 8:04 AM 3,093 Views 35 Comments

Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.

Seven plane-loads of people depart Dublin for Lourdes pilgrimage
# Prayers
# Prayers

Seven plane-loads of people depart Dublin for Lourdes pilgrimage

Sep 7th 2013, 4:57 PM 14,416 Views 87 Comments

About 2,000 people, including sick pilgrims, medics and volunteers, left Dublin first thing this morning.

Column: I'm a Bethany Home survivor and, at 74 years old, I'm finally happy
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I'm a Bethany Home survivor and, at 74 years old, I'm finally happy

Jul 17th 2013, 7:00 AM 929 Views 8 Comments

A Bethany Home survivor, who now lives in Australia, writes about how his time in the home shaped and damaged his life and his journey to find out the truth about his birth.

Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'

Jul 3rd 2013, 5:30 PM 35 Views 9 Comments

After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.

Column: Obama's speech was an insight into the current state of politics in Northern Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Obama's speech was an insight into the current state of politics in Northern Ireland

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 60 Views 24 Comments

Speaking directly to the next generation of Northern Ireland, like Obama did, is what we need, says David McCann, who writes that it is the duty of younger people to get ready, take charge and drive the agenda forward.

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech
# Potus On Tour
# Potus On Tour

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

Jun 19th 2013, 9:54 AM 2,693 Views 14 Comments

The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.

US want a 'diplomatic solution' to Iran's nuclear program
# Iran
# Iran

US want a 'diplomatic solution' to Iran's nuclear program

Jun 15th 2013, 8:59 PM 5,363 Views 48 Comments

The West suspects Iran’s nuclear program is aimed at building nuclear weapons, but Iran insists it is for generating energy.

Funeral of Bolger brothers takes place in Passage East
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral of Bolger brothers takes place in Passage East

Jun 15th 2013, 7:15 PM 10,631 Views 14 Comments

The three fishermen brothers who died on Wednesday after their boat capsized were laid to rest today.

Hassan Rowhani wins Iran presidency
# Election
# Election

Hassan Rowhani wins Iran presidency

Jun 15th 2013, 7:01 PM 5,620 Views 22 Comments

Rowhani has vowed to restore diplomatic ties with the United States and end discrimination against women.

Far-right protesters turn up at mosque, worshippers give them tea
# England
# England

Far-right protesters turn up at mosque, worshippers give them tea

May 29th 2013, 1:15 PM 52,598 Views 81 Comments

Supporters of the English Defence League were unexpectedly met with tea and biscuits as they turned up at the mosque in York, England.

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work

May 23rd 2013, 12:09 PM 3,334 Views 1 Comment

The Tánaiste said that Northern Ireland “is still a very divided society” but that the Good Friday Agreement “has opened up new possibilities”.

Column: Why are people disengaging with politics in Northern Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are people disengaging with politics in Northern Ireland?

Apr 27th 2013, 1:00 PM 66 Views 26 Comments

Following the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, more than 70 per cent of people turned out to elect the first assembly. Fast forward 15 years and the people seem disenchanted, but why, asks David McCann.

Dalai Lama crosses Derry Peace Bridge with Catholic and Protestant children
# Dalai Lama
# Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama crosses Derry Peace Bridge with Catholic and Protestant children

Apr 18th 2013, 1:03 PM 6,510 Views 44 Comments

It’s his second visit to the city in six years.

Column: Though the Good Friday Agreement brought peace, we should never forget the past
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Though the Good Friday Agreement brought peace, we should never forget the past

Apr 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 748 Views 38 Comments

On this date 15 years ago, the Good Friday Agreement was signed. While we have come along way, we shouldn’t take the peace we have for granted, writes Ben English.

Can sport save mankind?
# Humanity
# Humanity

Can sport save mankind?

Apr 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 7,104 Views 18 Comments

The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.

Column: Not enough has been done to uphold the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Not enough has been done to uphold the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement

Mar 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 68 Views 56 Comments

It’s true Northern Ireland has come a long way over the last fifteen years, but we cannot afford to hang the ‘mission accomplished’ banner over the peace process, writes David McCann.

Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 47 Views 126 Comments

Ten years ago this week the United States-led “coalition of the willing” launched the Iraq War. If we’ve learned anything from the Iraq experience it’s that governments should refrain from biting off more than they can chew, says Scott Fitzsimmons.

Column: 'Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst' amid Kenya election fears
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst' amid Kenya election fears

Feb 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 18 Views 4 Comments

Five years ago, over 500,000 people were displaced and more than 1,500 killed in post-election violence in Kenya. Now, NGOs are working to manage humanitarian situation ahead of the country’s next election this Monday, writes Ivy Ndiewo.

Audio: NATO wants Ireland to get more involved with military alliance
# NATO
# NATO

Audio: NATO wants Ireland to get more involved with military alliance

Feb 13th 2013, 7:56 AM 5,772 Views 71 Comments

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addressed an audience in Dublin last night.

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast

Jan 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 62 Views 84 Comments

Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.

North Korea unlikely to obey latest UN sanctions
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

North Korea unlikely to obey latest UN sanctions

Jan 23rd 2013, 10:09 AM 2,604 Views 12 Comments

The Security Council voted on a resolution condemning North Korea’s rocket launch in December that sent a satellite into orbit.

'Imagine Peace' - Yoko Ono takes out full page ad in New York Times
# Yoko Ono
# Yoko Ono

'Imagine Peace' - Yoko Ono takes out full page ad in New York Times

Jan 1st 2013, 5:17 PM 17,182 Views 32 Comments

A simple message.

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre
# Protest
# Protest

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre

Dec 6th 2012, 9:48 PM 19,578 Views 231 Comments

Protesters were stopped by Gardaí from marching to Dublin Castle where Hillary Clinton and foreign ministers are being hosted at a dinner.

Hillary Clinton calls killing of David Black "outrageous and cowardly act"
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Hillary Clinton calls killing of David Black "outrageous and cowardly act"

Nov 3rd 2012, 11:45 AM 6,961 Views 57 Comments

The US Secretary of State praised the swift efforts of the PSNI in trying to bring the perpetrators to justice.

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 4,416 Views 95 Comments

Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.

Unexpected cat appearance of the day
# Just Dropping In
From The Daily Edge
# Just Dropping In

Unexpected cat appearance of the day

Aug 13th 2012, 9:39 PM 9,609 Views 12 Comments

What happens when a cat drops into a University class? He does it in the most spectacular way possible, of course.

Fund delivers €5m for peace building and integration in NI
# Peace
# Peace

Fund delivers €5m for peace building and integration in NI

Jul 10th 2012, 2:51 PM 1,948 Views 2 Comments

The first tranche of funding will go towards communities in Northern Ireland for projects such as working towards the removal of peace walls.

Jerusalem must be partitioned, says former Israeli PM
# Middle East
# Middle East

Jerusalem must be partitioned, says former Israeli PM

May 20th 2012, 6:51 PM 3,579 Views 65 Comments

Ehud Olmert says it’s time to relinquish a unified Jerusalem in the interest of peace.

Syrian conflict spreads to Lebanon
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian conflict spreads to Lebanon

May 13th 2012, 8:34 PM 3,522 Views 15 Comments

Five people were reportedly killed in Syria today. Meanwhile, pro- and anti-Assad groups clashed in northern Lebanon.

Palestinian Authority and Israel issue joint statement on peace
# Middle East
# Middle East

Palestinian Authority and Israel issue joint statement on peace

May 13th 2012, 12:41 PM 1,325 Views 6 Comments

Both sides say they are committed to peace in rare joint statement.

Watch: Israeli president calls for peace - in his new music video
# Be My Friend
# Be My Friend

Watch: Israeli president calls for peace - in his new music video

Mar 11th 2012, 10:52 AM 1,515 Views 16 Comments

Veteran politician Shimon Peres is trying a new approach to the peace process with this electro dance tune.

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?

Dec 20th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,886 Views 34 Comments

This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)