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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Remembrance Sunday

Last year
2022
# Taoiseach
Taoiseach lays wreath at Remembrance ceremony in Enniskillen
The UK’s Northern Ireland Secretary and the head of the Northern Irish civil service also attended.
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# Remembrance Sunday
UK terrorism threat level raised to 'severe' after Liverpool bomb blast
The driver reportedly locked the passenger inside the cab after growing suspicious about his intentions.
# in remembrance
President Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar attend Remembrance Sunday ceremonies
President Higgins diary notes that he will be in attendance ” in honour of those who died in war”.
# cenotaph
Police believe dissident republicans left a viable device near a Remembrance Sunday commemoration
West Tyrone MLA Tom Buchanan expressed his disgust at the alert.
# Change Of Plan
Northern Irish FA back down on ban of poppy shirts
Initially the IFA had forbidden the sale of the special edition jersey.
# Bar 32
Angry backlash after Irish pub in England refuses people wearing poppies
A protest was held outside the pub the following evening.
# we'll be there
Government accepts Britain's invitation to Remembrance Sunday wreath-laying
Ireland has attended the ceremony before — but this is the first time we’ve been asked to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph.
# poppycock
Man arrested for posting photo of burning poppy on Facebook
The 19-year-old is due to be questioned by police in England today about the photograph of the burning poppy, which was reportedly accompanied by an offensive comment.