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#Remembrance Day

# remembrance-day - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Taoiseach lays wreath in Enniskillen Remembrance Day service
# Poppy Day
# Poppy Day

Taoiseach lays wreath in Enniskillen Remembrance Day service

Nov 8th 2020, 1:12 PM 24,591 Views 63 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin joined Northern Irish First Minister Arlene Foster at the event.

# remembrance-day - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Road safety chief wants gardaí to be given mobile devices to detect unqualified drivers on the roadside
# Remembrance Day
# Remembrance Day

Road safety chief wants gardaí to be given mobile devices to detect unqualified drivers on the roadside

Updated Nov 18th 2018, 3:40 PM 25,906 Views 39 Comments

On World Day of Remembrance for Road Victims, Minister for Transport Shane Ross had a strong message for drink drivers.

# remembrance-day - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Stoke City will respect James McClean's decision not to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Stoke City will respect James McClean's decision not to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day

Oct 30th 2018, 10:54 AM 26,876 Views 69 Comments

“We recognise that the poppy means different things to different individuals and communities.”

# remembrance-day - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Pictures: New memorial marks 30 years since an IRA bomb tore Enniskillen asunder
# In Memory
# In Memory

Pictures: New memorial marks 30 years since an IRA bomb tore Enniskillen asunder

Nov 8th 2017, 10:53 PM 15,328 Views 143 Comments

The Remembrance Day bombing of 8 November 1987 claimed 11 lives, and injured 63 others.

# remembrance-day - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar was wearing a 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil today
# World War One
# World War One

Leo Varadkar was wearing a 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil today

Nov 7th 2017, 3:17 PM 96,879 Views 277 Comments

Around 35,000 Irish died during World War One, which is being remembered this month.

# remembrance-day - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large
# World War II
# World War II

Nazi hunter says hundreds of Nazis could still be at large

Jan 28th 2017, 7:40 AM 18,815 Views 50 Comments

Since 2001, 104 Nazis have been convicted over their roles in the Holocaust.

# remembrance-day - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Remembering my sister: '75 days have now come and gone since gardaí broke the news'
# RIP
# RIP

Remembering my sister: '75 days have now come and gone since gardaí broke the news'

Nov 20th 2016, 6:31 PM 1,058 Views 9 Comments

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.

# remembrance-day - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 8,787 Views 27 Comments

FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.

# remembrance-day - Saturday 7 November, 2015

James McClean a lone wolf in face of poppy pressure
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

James McClean a lone wolf in face of poppy pressure

Nov 7th 2015, 1:52 PM 20,340 Views 50 Comments

The Ireland international has remained steadfast in his position, despite annual episodes of abuse.

# remembrance-day - Monday 19 October, 2015

James McClean warned over controversial celebration
# Outcome
From The42
# Outcome

James McClean warned over controversial celebration

Oct 19th 2015, 10:37 PM 6,917 Views 10 Comments

The FA studied the video and decided not to ban the Republic of Ireland international.

# remembrance-day - Monday 10 November, 2014

'The dead is the dead' - Dublin's Lord Mayor squares up to Remembrance Day protester
# Get Wise
# Get Wise

'The dead is the dead' - Dublin's Lord Mayor squares up to Remembrance Day protester

Nov 10th 2014, 11:04 AM 30,221 Views 206 Comments

Christy Burke told protesters that nothing would be achieved by his refusing to attend the event.

# remembrance-day - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Ceremonies remember the First World War's fallen men and women
# Poppy Day
# Poppy Day

Ceremonies remember the First World War's fallen men and women

Nov 9th 2014, 8:11 AM 7,367 Views 78 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will all attend ceremonies today to mark Remembrance Day.

# remembrance-day - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Ireland's James McClean writes letter outlining his reasons for not wearing a poppy
# Poppy
From The42
# Poppy

Ireland's James McClean writes letter outlining his reasons for not wearing a poppy

Nov 8th 2014, 8:10 AM 55,022 Views 218 Comments

The Derry-born midfielder says he’s not a “war monger, anti-British or a terrorist”.

# remembrance-day - Thursday 10 July, 2014

This Sunday we remember those who died serving Ireland, here's how you can
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

This Sunday we remember those who died serving Ireland, here's how you can

Jul 10th 2014, 11:35 AM 8,131 Views 40 Comments

The President and the Taoiseach will be at the main commemoration in the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham.

# remembrance-day - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Poll: Should Irish people wear poppies to honour the war dead?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish people wear poppies to honour the war dead?

Nov 10th 2013, 9:50 AM 46,857 Views 459 Comments

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?

# remembrance-day - Sunday 11 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 11th 2012, 3:10 PM 7,208 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.

'McClean's poppy decision his own personal choice' - Sunderland
# PoppyGate
From The42
# PoppyGate

'McClean's poppy decision his own personal choice' - Sunderland

Nov 11th 2012, 2:45 PM 18,293 Views 70 Comments

The Ireland winger opted not to wear the commemorative badge at Goodison Park yesterday.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste attend Remembrance Day ceremonies
# Remembrance Day
# Remembrance Day

Taoiseach and Tánaiste attend Remembrance Day ceremonies

Nov 11th 2012, 11:54 AM 3,997 Views 48 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore became the first Irish Government Minister to participate in a Remembrance Sunday event in Belfast.

# remembrance-day - Friday 9 November, 2012

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies
# Remembrance Day
# Remembrance Day

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies

Nov 9th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,848 Views 42 Comments

Kenny will participate in a service in Eniskillen while the Tánaiste is due to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Belfast.

# remembrance-day - Monday 5 November, 2012

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?

Nov 5th 2012, 10:14 AM 17,079 Views 268 Comments

A Fine Gael TD will become the first politician since 1996 to wear the emblem in the Dáil.

# remembrance-day - Saturday 12 November, 2011

President Higgins to have a quiet first day
# Day One
# Day One

President Higgins to have a quiet first day

Nov 12th 2011, 10:11 AM 818 Views 33 Comments

The ninth President of Ireland has no official public engagements until tomorrow.

# remembrance-day - Friday 11 November, 2011

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?

Nov 11th 2011, 11:17 AM 11,732 Views 201 Comments

More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?

# remembrance-day - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

Nov 10th 2011, 8:30 PM 585 Views 174 Comments

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.

# remembrance-day - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban
# Poppy Row
From The42
# Poppy Row

Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban

Nov 9th 2011, 11:45 AM 1,000 Views 36 Comments

English FA plan a host of alternative remembrance efforts after FIFA tells them that players can’t wear the poppy on their jerseys.

# remembrance-day - Sunday 14 November, 2010

Second cross-border service held
# Remembrance
# Remembrance

Second cross-border service held

Nov 14th 2010, 1:58 PM 185 Views 0 Comments

A second cross-border remembrance service will be held on Sunday.