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#the past

# the-past - Friday 25 August, 2017

Charles Haughey asked Britain not to fly three IRA bodies through Dublin in 1988
# 1988
# 1988

Charles Haughey asked Britain not to fly three IRA bodies through Dublin in 1988

Aug 25th 2017, 3:11 PM 29,611 Views 91 Comments

The Taoiseach “made it clear that he would not admit to this request in public,” new documents show.

# the-past - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Horse meat for sale in Phibsboro and other wacky clips from Ireland's past
# Weird And Wonderful
# Weird And Wonderful

Horse meat for sale in Phibsboro and other wacky clips from Ireland's past

Oct 27th 2016, 6:05 AM 11,594 Views 18 Comments

RTÉ has released special archived footage for the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.

# the-past - Monday 22 February, 2016

Gerry Adams says he asked a Sinn Féin member about Brian Stack's murder
# The Past
# The Past

Gerry Adams says he asked a Sinn Féin member about Brian Stack's murder

Feb 22nd 2016, 12:45 PM 18,548 Views 204 Comments

But another member is “unavailable to him”.

# the-past - Monday 28 December, 2015

'When granny left the mountain about 24 years ago, the mountain died too'
# Ireland's Past
# Ireland's Past

'When granny left the mountain about 24 years ago, the mountain died too'

Dec 28th 2015, 6:10 AM 44,001 Views 26 Comments

Explore the latest work of photographer Donal Moloney.

# the-past - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
# The Past
# The Past

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Dec 16th 2015, 10:00 AM 23,188 Views 121 Comments

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# the-past - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Sinn Féin candidate says she 'unreservedly condemns' killing of Garda Jerry McCabe after criticisms
# The Past
# The Past

Sinn Féin candidate says she 'unreservedly condemns' killing of Garda Jerry McCabe after criticisms

Dec 5th 2015, 6:45 PM 34,575 Views 364 Comments

O’Reilly said she found it difficult to make her point because she was being “rounded on” by the other panelists.

# the-past - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:35 PM 37,671 Views 110 Comments

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

# the-past - Sunday 24 August, 2014

The Trinity Skeletons: The archaeological quest to find out who they were
# View From The Trenches
# View From The Trenches

The Trinity Skeletons: The archaeological quest to find out who they were

Aug 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 224 Views 29 Comments

Medieval human remains found in Dublin city centre have thrown up many questions for archaeologists.

# the-past - Friday 27 June, 2014

RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers
# Failure To Act
# Failure To Act

RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers

Jun 27th 2014, 7:43 AM 6,076 Views 21 Comments

Sgt Joe Campbell was shot on the evening of 25 February 1977

# the-past - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off
# Dealing With The Past
# Dealing With The Past

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

May 22nd 2014, 6:29 AM 3,995 Views 5 Comments

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# the-past - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Jan 17th 2014, 9:09 AM 8,124 Views 127 Comments

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# the-past - Monday 30 December, 2013

Germany urges Japan to deal 'honestly' with WWII past
# The Past
# The Past

Germany urges Japan to deal 'honestly' with WWII past

Dec 30th 2013, 1:27 PM 14,258 Views 84 Comments

Germany said it has tried to deal with its own actions during World War II and urged Japan and other countries to do likewise.

# the-past - Friday 27 December, 2013

Agreement in Haass talks 'is possible' - Adams
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Agreement in Haass talks 'is possible' - Adams

Dec 27th 2013, 10:08 AM 5,114 Views 25 Comments

Richard Haass left Belfast on Tuesday, but says the effort involved in coming back this weekend is justified.

# the-past - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Gerry Adams tells Enda Kenny: stop bringing up the IRA
# The Past
# The Past

Gerry Adams tells Enda Kenny: stop bringing up the IRA

Sep 30th 2012, 1:51 PM 12,983 Views 114 Comments

The Taoiseach has called on Gerry Adams to admit that he was a member of the IRA – but Gerry Adams says the Taoiseach is just creating a distraction from the James Reilly story.