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# virginia - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Man (30s) dies after overnight crash in Co Cavan
# Virginia
# Virginia

Man (30s) dies after overnight crash in Co Cavan

Apr 9th 2022, 8:30 AM 20,667 Views 1 Comment

The crash occurred at around 3.45am this morning in Virginia, Co Cavan.

# virginia - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

USA native and former softballer Haney hits five-year plan with Ireland
# All-American
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# All-American

USA native and former softballer Haney hits five-year plan with Ireland

Apr 6th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,889 Views 0 Comments

The Blackrock College prop made her Test debut against France last weekend.

# virginia - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Hundreds stranded all night in freezing temperatures on snowy US motorway
# Virginia
# Virginia

Hundreds stranded all night in freezing temperatures on snowy US motorway

Jan 4th 2022, 8:00 PM 58,833 Views 21 Comments

Jack-knifed lorries caused a huge tailback on Interstate 95 in Virginia.

# virginia - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Richmond’s Confederate monuments to be given to city’s Black history museum
# US
# US

Richmond’s Confederate monuments to be given to city’s Black history museum

Dec 30th 2021, 5:30 PM 12,016 Views 10 Comments

The monuments, which have been taken down in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, include a massive statue of General Robert E. Lee.

# virginia - Friday 17 December, 2021

‘1887 time capsule found’ in base of controversial General Lee statue
# Virginia
# Virginia

‘1887 time capsule found’ in base of controversial General Lee statue

Dec 17th 2021, 10:00 PM 40,985 Views 25 Comments

Crews found a square box embedded in granite stone after the statue in Richmond, Virginia, was removed.

# virginia - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Organisers of far-right rally in Virginia ordered to pay €25m in damages
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Organisers of far-right rally in Virginia ordered to pay €25m in damages

Nov 24th 2021, 7:46 AM 16,185 Views 35 Comments

A civil suit was filed by residents of the city of Charlottesville who were impacted by the August 2017 ‘Unite the Right’ rally.

# virginia - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Republican win in Virginia 'shows potency of the culture wars' in US politics
# Virginia
# Virginia

Republican win in Virginia 'shows potency of the culture wars' in US politics

Nov 3rd 2021, 4:11 PM 15,123 Views 44 Comments

It was expected to be a comfortable Democratic win but became a toss-up in the closing days of the campaign.

Republican wins tight election in bellwether US state of Virginia
# Glenn Youngkin
# Glenn Youngkin

Republican wins tight election in bellwether US state of Virginia

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 25,670 Views 68 Comments

The race was expected to be a comfortable Democratic win but became a toss-up in the closing days of the campaign.

# virginia - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call
# Terry McAuliffe
# Terry McAuliffe

Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:23 PM 16,498 Views 17 Comments

The election is seen as the first major test of Joe Biden’s political brand.

# virginia - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Larry Donnelly: What might Tuesday’s elections in the US hold in store?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: What might Tuesday’s elections in the US hold in store?

Oct 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,937 Views 4 Comments

Voters in a number of states and municipalities will choose officials to represent them at a range of different levels.

# virginia - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia
# Democrats
# Democrats

Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia

Oct 24th 2021, 10:45 AM 21,851 Views 26 Comments

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has seen his lead extinguished in recent polls.

# virginia - Monday 20 September, 2021

At least two injured in US high school shooting
# Heritage High School
# Heritage High School

At least two injured in US high school shooting

Sep 20th 2021, 6:02 PM 19,475 Views 13 Comments

Police are on the scene.

# virginia - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville
# Virginia
# Virginia

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville

Jul 10th 2021, 4:56 PM 18,409 Views 68 Comments

Taking down the monument of General Robert E Lee follows years of contention and litigation.

# virginia - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Virginia statue of Christopher Columbus is torn down, set on fire and thrown into lake
# Toppled
# Toppled

Virginia statue of Christopher Columbus is torn down, set on fire and thrown into lake

Jun 10th 2020, 2:15 PM 48,376 Views 312 Comments

The figure was toppled less than two hours after protesters gathered in the US city.

# virginia - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

US firefighters rescue lorry driver whose cab was dangling 70 feet over a river
# Virginia
# Virginia

US firefighters rescue lorry driver whose cab was dangling 70 feet over a river

Apr 15th 2020, 2:48 PM 25,437 Views 10 Comments

Wayne B Boone was treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

# virginia - Monday 20 January, 2020

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally
# Right To Bear Arms
# Right To Bear Arms

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally

Jan 20th 2020, 4:14 PM 38,646 Views 115 Comments

The rally has been organised by the Virginia Citizens Defense League which opposes gun control laws.

# virginia - Friday 10 January, 2020

Man (20s) due in court over series of ATM thefts
# Cavan
# Cavan

Man (20s) due in court over series of ATM thefts

Jan 10th 2020, 10:32 AM 13,307 Views 0 Comments

The man has an address in Northern Ireland.

# virginia - Monday 23 December, 2019

Dozens injured in 69-car pile-up on motorway in US state of Virginia
# Williamsburg
# Williamsburg

Dozens injured in 69-car pile-up on motorway in US state of Virginia

Dec 23rd 2019, 12:52 PM 26,367 Views 31 Comments

Authorities do not yet know the cause of the crash, but fog and icy road conditions were contributing factors.

# virginia - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Pedestrian killed after being struck by bus in Cavan
# LISGREY
# LISGREY

Pedestrian killed after being struck by bus in Cavan

Sep 28th 2019, 8:16 AM 16,602 Views 1 Comment

The man, who was in his 50s, was fatally injured after he was hit.

# virginia - Monday 19 August, 2019

Cross-border gang questioned by gardaí about ATM thefts
# Atm Thefts
# Atm Thefts

Cross-border gang questioned by gardaí about ATM thefts

Aug 19th 2019, 7:58 PM 14,188 Views 0 Comments

The gang is suspected of being involved in the attempted raid on an ATM in Virginia, Co Cavan last week.

# virginia - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Three men arrested following attempted ATM robbery in Co Cavan overnight
# Virginia
# Virginia

Three men arrested following attempted ATM robbery in Co Cavan overnight

Updated Aug 14th 2019, 7:38 PM 69,748 Views 60 Comments

In a follow-up operation, more than €300,000 was recovered.

# virginia - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

'No evidence of violence': USA Today HQ evacuated following reports of armed man in the building
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

'No evidence of violence': USA Today HQ evacuated following reports of armed man in the building

Aug 7th 2019, 6:07 PM 9,521 Views 13 Comments

The police said it found “no evidence of any acts of violence or any injuries”.

# virginia - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Virginia Governor now says he wasn't in KKK and blackface photo on his yearbook page
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Virginia Governor now says he wasn't in KKK and blackface photo on his yearbook page

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:50 AM 20,501 Views 43 Comments

Ralph Northam on Friday apologised for the photo.

# virginia - Saturday 2 February, 2019

US governor apologises over appearing in 'clearly racist and offensive' photo
# Ralph Northam
# Ralph Northam

US governor apologises over appearing in 'clearly racist and offensive' photo

Feb 2nd 2019, 12:22 PM 28,780 Views 92 Comments

Ralph Northam is facing calls to resign over the photo.

# virginia - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing
# Virginia
# Virginia

Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing

Jan 6th 2019, 7:59 PM 75,616 Views 62 Comments

Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport.

# virginia - Friday 30 November, 2018

Photographer heard 'thuds, screams and cries' as neo-Nazi ploughed into crowd, US court hears
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Photographer heard 'thuds, screams and cries' as neo-Nazi ploughed into crowd, US court hears

Nov 30th 2018, 10:45 PM 17,444 Views 0 Comments

James Fields (21) is accused of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

# virginia - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Five dead following shooting incident at Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland
# Annapolis
# Annapolis

Five dead following shooting incident at Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 10:38 PM 67,756 Views 121 Comments

A police official added that it was estimated that three people had been injured.

# virginia - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Restaurant asks Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders to leave
# Get Out
# Get Out

Restaurant asks Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders to leave

Jun 24th 2018, 10:13 AM 55,726 Views 237 Comments

Sanders serves in an “inhumane and unethical” administration, the restaurant’s owner said.

# virginia - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Soldier steals 'tank' and leads police on bizarre mid-speed chase lasting nearly two hours
# Virginia
# Virginia

Soldier steals 'tank' and leads police on bizarre mid-speed chase lasting nearly two hours

Jun 6th 2018, 5:22 PM 13,702 Views 23 Comments

The vehicle resembled a military tank but was in fact an armoured personnel carrier.

# virginia - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck
# Virginia
# Virginia

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

Jan 31st 2018, 6:40 PM 17,287 Views 56 Comments

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

# virginia - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

US police release footage of officers shooting man dead after car chase
# Virginia
# Virginia

US police release footage of officers shooting man dead after car chase

Jan 24th 2018, 10:26 PM 38,479 Views 45 Comments

The FBI is investigating the circumstances behind the shooting which his family have described as “senseless”.

# virginia - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Woman accused of dressing as clown and killing wife of man she later married faces death penalty
# Virginia
# Virginia

Woman accused of dressing as clown and killing wife of man she later married faces death penalty

Oct 4th 2017, 10:52 PM 25,109 Views 0 Comments

Witnesses told investigators in 1990 that they were having an affair, though both denied it.

# virginia - Thursday 24 August, 2017

White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes
# Christopher Cantwell
# Christopher Cantwell

White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes

Aug 24th 2017, 10:36 AM 15,641 Views 83 Comments

Christopher Cantwell handed himself into police custody over violence at Charlottesville.

# virginia - Friday 18 August, 2017

Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist
# White House
# White House

Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist

Aug 18th 2017, 6:10 PM 32,956 Views 204 Comments

It comes after a huge backlash over Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,

# virginia - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'
# Heather Heyer
# Heather Heyer

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Aug 17th 2017, 7:46 AM 9,882 Views 55 Comments

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

# virginia - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?

Aug 16th 2017, 11:16 PM 27,085 Views 219 Comments

“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement

Aug 16th 2017, 8:09 PM 19,294 Views 163 Comments

President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'
# Heather Heyer
# Heather Heyer

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Aug 16th 2017, 6:13 PM 15,147 Views 93 Comments

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

# virginia - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia

Aug 15th 2017, 9:56 PM 31,220 Views 162 Comments

He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.

# virginia - Monday 14 August, 2017

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
# Xenophobia
# Xenophobia

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014

Aug 14th 2017, 10:56 PM 8,932 Views 92 Comments

President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.

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