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# Remembrance Day

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2022
# Remembrance Day
Taoiseach wears 'shamrock poppy' at British-Irish summit, says it's right to honour those who died
Taoiseach says wearing a poppy is not as controversial as some might suggest.
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# Poppy Day
Taoiseach lays wreath in Enniskillen Remembrance Day service
Taoiseach Micheál Martin joined Northern Irish First Minister Arlene Foster at the event.
# Remembrance Day
Road safety chief wants gardaí to be given mobile devices to detect unqualified drivers on the roadside
On World Day of Remembrance for Road Victims, Minister for Transport Shane Ross had a strong message for drink drivers.
# statement
Stoke City will respect James McClean's decision not to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day
“We recognise that the poppy means different things to different individuals and communities.”
# In Memory
Pictures: New memorial marks 30 years since an IRA bomb tore Enniskillen asunder
The Remembrance Day bombing of 8 November 1987 claimed 11 lives, and injured 63 others.
# World War One
Leo Varadkar was wearing a 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil today
Around 35,000 Irish died during World War One, which is being remembered this month.
# World War II
Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large
Since 2001, 104 Nazis have been convicted over their roles in the Holocaust.
Voices
Remembering my sister: '75 days have now come and gone since gardaí broke the news'
Today is the first one that my sister Donna Fox is among those we are remembering, writes Neil Fox on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
# Controversy
England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban
FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.
# Opinion
James McClean a lone wolf in face of poppy pressure
The Ireland international has remained steadfast in his position, despite annual episodes of abuse.
# outcome
James McClean warned over controversial celebration
The FA studied the video and decided not to ban the Republic of Ireland international.
# get wise
'The dead is the dead' - Dublin's Lord Mayor squares up to Remembrance Day protester
Christy Burke told protesters that nothing would be achieved by his refusing to attend the event.
# Poppy Day
Ceremonies remember the First World War's fallen men and women
The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will all attend ceremonies today to mark Remembrance Day.
# Poppy
Ireland's James McClean writes letter outlining his reasons for not wearing a poppy
The Derry-born midfielder says he’s not a “war monger, anti-British or a terrorist”.
# Defence Forces
This Sunday we remember those who died serving Ireland, here's how you can
The President and the Taoiseach will be at the main commemoration in the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Irish people wear poppies to honour the war dead?
Today the leader and deputy leader of Ireland will pay their respects to the roughly 57,000 Irish people who died in two World Wars. Should we as a nation do the same?
# Poignant
PHOTOS: Enda Kenny lays wreath at Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen
It is the first time the leader of the Republic of Ireland has attended a ceremony in Northern Ireland on Remembrance Sunday.
# PoppyGate
'McClean's poppy decision his own personal choice' - Sunderland
The Ireland winger opted not to wear the commemorative badge at Goodison Park yesterday.
# Remembrance Day
Taoiseach and Tánaiste attend Remembrance Day ceremonies
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore became the first Irish Government Minister to participate in a Remembrance Sunday event in Belfast.
# Remembrance Day
Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies
Kenny will participate in a service in Eniskillen while the Tánaiste is due to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Belfast.
# Your Say
Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?
A Fine Gael TD will become the first politician since 1996 to wear the emblem in the Dáil.
# Day One
President Higgins to have a quiet first day
The ninth President of Ireland has no official public engagements until tomorrow.
# Your Say
Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?
More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?
Voices
Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?
On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.
# Poppy Row
Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban
English FA plan a host of alternative remembrance efforts after FIFA tells them that players can’t wear the poppy on their jerseys.
# Remembrance
Second cross-border service held
A second cross-border remembrance service will be held on Sunday.