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#Poppies

# poppies - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century'

Nov 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 37,227 Views 133 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at nationalism and unionism, and the conflicting emotions people have around the use of the poppy.

# poppies - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
# Poppies
# Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,132 Views 112 Comments

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# poppies - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell
# Heroin
# Heroin

Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell

May 10th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,611 Views 59 Comments

It’s the cash crop for the Taliban – and it’s about to get even scarier.

# poppies - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled
# Seas Of Red
# Seas Of Red

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled

Nov 12th 2014, 2:23 PM 13,227 Views 28 Comments

All 888,246 flowers.

# poppies - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Restaurant owner admits to lacing customers' noodles with opium to get them hooked
# Knew It
From The Daily Edge
# Knew It

Restaurant owner admits to lacing customers' noodles with opium to get them hooked

Sep 25th 2014, 8:00 PM 4,965 Views 3 Comments

That would explain a lot.

# poppies - Thursday 20 February, 2014

283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year
# Drugs
# Drugs

283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year

Feb 20th 2014, 7:05 AM 8,555 Views 61 Comments

And one Sinn Féin TD says that is a problem for Ireland.

# poppies - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Column: As an Irish woman, I believe in wearing the remembrance poppy. Here's why...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: As an Irish woman, I believe in wearing the remembrance poppy. Here's why...

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 582 Views 251 Comments

The poppy does not glorify warfare, death, or British nationalism – it recognises the senseless horror of our shared European past, which we have a moral duty to remember, writes Kate Bellamy.

# poppies - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest
# Remembrance Row
From The42
# Remembrance Row

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Nov 9th 2011, 3:47 PM 1,195 Views 30 Comments

Football’s governing body are targeted after decision to deny English football chiefs’ request to wear commemorative flower on Saturday against Spain.