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# poignant - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Former team-mate's tragic passing puts injury woes into perspective for Brian Gregan
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From The42
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Former team-mate's tragic passing puts injury woes into perspective for Brian Gregan

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 4,465 Views 1 Comment

The athlete’s good friend, Craig Lynch, passed away in a car accident last year.

# poignant - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

This is the most devastating Yelp review of all-time
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From The Daily Edge
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This is the most devastating Yelp review of all-time

Jul 1st 2015, 6:49 PM 7,958 Views 3 Comments

A haunting tale.

# poignant - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning
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Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

Mar 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 60,676 Views 30 Comments

The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.

# poignant - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.
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Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.

Dec 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 26,602 Views 21 Comments

On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.

# poignant - Monday 8 July, 2013

90-year-old Holocaust survivor on Reddit's Ask Me Anything
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90-year-old Holocaust survivor on Reddit's Ask Me Anything

Jul 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 12,250 Views 11 Comments

Emery Jacoby shares his family’s tragedy online.

# poignant - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Concern in China over number of single males
# Bare Branches
# Bare Branches

Concern in China over number of single males

Feb 7th 2013, 9:30 PM 12,710 Views 21 Comments

Even worse, these men – dubbed “bare branches” – are deemed to represent a danger to social stability.

# poignant - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Column: Why recovering my brother's stolen bike meant so much
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Column: Why recovering my brother's stolen bike meant so much

Jan 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 430 Views 15 Comments

Colin Regan sent out an appeal on Facebook when his bicycle, which had belonged to his late brother Gordon, was stolen. The universe (and friends) conspired to reunite him with it just before Christmas.

# poignant - Saturday 1 December, 2012

‘Baby boxes’: what they are, and why the UN wants them banned
# Society
# Society

‘Baby boxes’: what they are, and why the UN wants them banned

Dec 1st 2012, 8:30 AM 25,718 Views 38 Comments

Revival of medieval ‘foundling’ boxes in which abandoned babies were placed send “bad message to society”.

# poignant - Sunday 11 November, 2012

PHOTOS: Enda Kenny lays wreath at Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen
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PHOTOS: Enda Kenny lays wreath at Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen

Nov 11th 2012, 3:10 PM 7,158 Views 84 Comments

It is the first time the leader of the Republic of Ireland has attended a ceremony in Northern Ireland on Remembrance Sunday.

# poignant - Saturday 10 November, 2012

A snapshot of the Irish in World War I
# Tearjerker
# Tearjerker

A snapshot of the Irish in World War I

Nov 10th 2012, 8:45 AM 12,762 Views 17 Comments

The National Archives has digitised the wills of 9,000 soldiers killed in action during the Great War.

# poignant - Friday 6 July, 2012

Statelessness: 12 million people do not have a nationality
# Where?
# Where?

Statelessness: 12 million people do not have a nationality

Jul 6th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,149 Views 7 Comments

“I am like a bird with nowhere to rest on the ground but which can’t spend his whole life in the sky.” – Yasser, stateless.

# poignant - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Documentary to chronicle human dramas at Dublin airport
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Documentary to chronicle human dramas at Dublin airport

Jun 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,909 Views 26 Comments

TV3 six-parter will capture the arrivals and departures, reunions and separations at airport which saw 18.7 million people pass through it last year.

# poignant - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago
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This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago

Apr 11th 2012, 7:37 PM 14,109 Views 19 Comments

Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.

# poignant - Monday 28 November, 2011

In pictures: The world’s loneliest places* – captured on Google Street View
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From The Daily Edge
# Scenic Street View

In pictures: The world’s loneliest places* – captured on Google Street View

Nov 28th 2011, 8:11 PM 14,356 Views 15 Comments

*Including Ireland…