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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# the past

All time
# 1988
Charles Haughey asked Britain not to fly three IRA bodies through Dublin in 1988
The Taoiseach “made it clear that he would not admit to this request in public,” new documents show.
# weird and wonderful
Horse meat for sale in Phibsboro and other wacky clips from Ireland's past
RTÉ has released special archived footage for the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
# the past
Gerry Adams says he asked a Sinn Féin member about Brian Stack's murder
But another member is “unavailable to him”.
# Ireland's Past
'When granny left the mountain about 24 years ago, the mountain died too'
Explore the latest work of photographer Donal Moloney.
# the past
'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.
# the past
Sinn Féin candidate says she 'unreservedly condemns' killing of Garda Jerry McCabe after criticisms
O’Reilly said she found it difficult to make her point because she was being “rounded on” by the other panelists.
# Northern Ireland
'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial
Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.
Voices
The Trinity Skeletons: The archaeological quest to find out who they were
Medieval human remains found in Dublin city centre have thrown up many questions for archaeologists.
# failure to act
RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers
Sgt Joe Campbell was shot on the evening of 25 February 1977
# dealing with the past
'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off
Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.
# Northern Ireland
Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks
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
Germany urges Japan to deal 'honestly' with WWII past
Germany said it has tried to deal with its own actions during World War II and urged Japan and other countries to do likewise.
# Northern Ireland
Agreement in Haass talks 'is possible' - Adams
Richard Haass left Belfast on Tuesday, but says the effort involved in coming back this weekend is justified.
# the past
Gerry Adams tells Enda Kenny: stop bringing up the IRA
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.