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# war - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Irish World War II veteran awarded France's highest military honour
# Legion D'honeur
# Legion D'honeur

Irish World War II veteran awarded France's highest military honour

Nov 10th 2015, 9:52 AM 14,305 Views 28 Comments

The 98 year old dedicated the award to all the Irish soldiers who fought in the war, saying they remain in his memory to this day.

# war - Thursday 29 October, 2015

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'

Oct 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 813 Views 101 Comments

Looking at the current crisis, I see myself and my parents at the time when we struggled, writes Thamil Ananthavinayagan.

# war - Sunday 25 October, 2015

These are the incredible armoured trains of World War I and World War II
# Trains
# Trains

These are the incredible armoured trains of World War I and World War II

Oct 25th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,714 Views 28 Comments

Forgotten war machines.

'I hear the sound of helicopters overhead and the piercing sound of police sirens. The violence has been appalling'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I hear the sound of helicopters overhead and the piercing sound of police sirens. The violence has been appalling'

Oct 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 92 Views 105 Comments

The second week of October saw the highest number of Palestinian deaths and injuries in the West Bank and Israel recorded in a single week since 2005.

# war - Monday 12 October, 2015

Why are people talking about the execution of a nurse 100 years ago?
# Edith Cavell
# Edith Cavell

Why are people talking about the execution of a nurse 100 years ago?

Oct 12th 2015, 3:30 PM 23,828 Views 15 Comments

Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.

# war - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014
# Neutrality
# Neutrality

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:57 PM 22,773 Views 86 Comments

One TD says Ireland is helping weapons fall into the hands of ISIS.

# war - Thursday 17 September, 2015

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism
# Give Peace A Chance
# Give Peace A Chance

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism

Sep 17th 2015, 8:58 PM 9,803 Views 19 Comments

The government took a surprise vote on a law that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas.

# war - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Meet the pregnant F-16 fighter flying drones in the Las Vegas desert
# Drone Warfare
# Drone Warfare

Meet the pregnant F-16 fighter flying drones in the Las Vegas desert

Sep 5th 2015, 9:45 AM 20,149 Views 29 Comments

She’s the main character in one-woman show Grounded, in the Tiger Fringe this month.

# war - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here's the damage North Korea could do if it went to war
# Hermit State
# Hermit State

Here's the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Aug 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 50,260 Views 50 Comments

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

# war - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Abandoned dead bodies are a horrible but very real problem of war
# Yemen
# Yemen

Abandoned dead bodies are a horrible but very real problem of war

Aug 22nd 2015, 9:45 AM 13,448 Views 19 Comments

Look at Yemen today.

# war - Monday 10 August, 2015

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years
# World War II
# World War II

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years

Aug 10th 2015, 7:16 PM 24,465 Views 20 Comments

“I never imagined that I would one day be able to hug her”.

# war - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I

Aug 2nd 2015, 5:30 PM 18,384 Views 30 Comments

Pals – The Irish at Gallipoli tells their story.

# war - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they're now 'works of art'
# War
# War

Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they're now 'works of art'

Jul 19th 2015, 7:45 AM 15,619 Views 24 Comments

A policeman said they were “so sophisticated that they destroyed everything”.

# war - Monday 6 July, 2015

Hundreds gather in amphitheatre to watch teen IS fighters kill soldiers
# Isis
# Isis

Hundreds gather in amphitheatre to watch teen IS fighters kill soldiers

Jul 6th 2015, 8:04 AM 31,164 Views 68 Comments

The shootings took place in May, according to one group.

# war - Saturday 20 June, 2015

'I was aware that I could have easily died at sea. But I had to leave, I had no choice'
# World Refugee Day
# World Refugee Day

'I was aware that I could have easily died at sea. But I had to leave, I had no choice'

Jun 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 47 Views 49 Comments

More than 1,800 people have died this year crossing the Mediteranean Sea. Here, people who have survived explain what drove them to such desperate measures.

# war - Monday 25 May, 2015

Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan
# War
# War

Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan

May 25th 2015, 12:40 PM 10,588 Views 8 Comments

The country has been fighting since 2013.

# war - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

French soldiers accused of 'stomach-turning' rape of children fleeing war
# Central African Republic
# Central African Republic

French soldiers accused of 'stomach-turning' rape of children fleeing war

Apr 29th 2015, 11:33 PM 33,549 Views 38 Comments

Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.

# war - Thursday 23 April, 2015

One hundred years ago - 3,000 Irish lives were lost in Turkey
# Galipoli
# Galipoli

One hundred years ago - 3,000 Irish lives were lost in Turkey

Apr 23rd 2015, 4:03 PM 14,129 Views 93 Comments

An Post has issued two limited edition stamps to commemorate those killed in the Gallipoli Landings.

# war - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria
# Four Years On
# Four Years On

Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria

Mar 18th 2015, 6:46 PM 9,412 Views 35 Comments

More than 200,000 people have died since the conflict began in 2011.

# war - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?
# Deaths And Destruction
# Deaths And Destruction

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,976 Views 77 Comments

The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.

# war - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

We can see the horrors of war... so how can we still glorify violence?
# Opinion
# Opinion

We can see the horrors of war... so how can we still glorify violence?

Mar 3rd 2015, 5:00 PM 1,744 Views 52 Comments

War stories can gripping, poignant, sometimes even inspiring – but surely it’s time for us as a society to embrace pacifism, writes Prof John Maguire.

# war - Sunday 22 February, 2015

It's high time for neutrality to be enshrined in the Constitution – don't let the government backtrack
# War And Peace
# War And Peace

It's high time for neutrality to be enshrined in the Constitution – don't let the government backtrack

Feb 22nd 2015, 7:30 PM 189 Views 163 Comments

At the last election the government received a mandate based on their pledges, and one was formalising a policy of neutrality.

# war - Saturday 21 February, 2015

'Captain Phillips' pirate star says there's more to Somalia than war, drought and hunger
# I AM THE CAPTAIN NOW
# I AM THE CAPTAIN NOW

'Captain Phillips' pirate star says there's more to Somalia than war, drought and hunger

Feb 21st 2015, 5:00 PM 15,123 Views 19 Comments

As a pirate he was terrifying, but the actor says the country is in the process of being rebuilt.

# war - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 32 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# war - Sunday 8 February, 2015

"A former partner is waging a hidden war against a sovereign state" - Last chance for peace in Ukraine
# Talks
# Talks

"A former partner is waging a hidden war against a sovereign state" - Last chance for peace in Ukraine

Feb 8th 2015, 9:49 AM 9,651 Views 103 Comments

World leaders are engaged in talks.

# war - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'

Feb 7th 2015, 12:49 PM 17,734 Views 140 Comments

Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.

Family of US hostage 'hopeful' she is alive despite IS claim she is dead
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Family of US hostage 'hopeful' she is alive despite IS claim she is dead

Feb 7th 2015, 7:29 AM 8,662 Views 48 Comments

The US says it is skeptical and are investigating claims by Islamic State she was killed by an airstrike.

# war - Monday 26 January, 2015

Grenade found during building work could have been there for 100 years
# Controlled Explosion
# Controlled Explosion

Grenade found during building work could have been there for 100 years

Jan 26th 2015, 7:24 AM 8,408 Views 1 Comment

The alarm was raised after the device was found at a home in Aghada, Cork, last evening. It was blown-up at a nearby green area.

# war - Friday 23 January, 2015

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war
# Mali
# Mali

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:00 PM 177 Views 12 Comments

The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.

# war - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Palestinian stabs 12 Israelis on rush-hour bus
# Israel
# Israel

Palestinian stabs 12 Israelis on rush-hour bus

Jan 21st 2015, 6:18 PM 14,705 Views 115 Comments

The police shot the attacker in the leg.

# war - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Column: Healing broken souls and bodies – how sexual violence is shattering lives in CAR
# Support
# Support

Column: Healing broken souls and bodies – how sexual violence is shattering lives in CAR

Jan 17th 2015, 7:00 PM 132 Views 3 Comments

“Sophie was on a bus going to the market in Boguila in northwest Central African Republic when it was stopped by a group of armed men.”

# war - Friday 2 January, 2015

Russia is training killer robots, as you do
# Putin The Boot In
# Putin The Boot In

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Jan 2nd 2015, 6:11 PM 12,987 Views 44 Comments

Should we be alarmed?

# war - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea... Kim Jong Un gave a New Year's Day speech
# North Korea
# North Korea

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea... Kim Jong Un gave a New Year's Day speech

Jan 1st 2015, 1:26 PM 13,513 Views 23 Comments

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# war - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Irish D-Day veteran dies just 2 weeks after receiving the Legion d'Honneur
# RIP
# RIP

Irish D-Day veteran dies just 2 weeks after receiving the Legion d'Honneur

Dec 31st 2014, 10:30 AM 10,314 Views 31 Comments

Tributes were paid to Patrick Gillen yesterday in Cork.

# war - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Explainer: What's the new deal between the US and Cuba?
# Cigar Diplomacy
# Cigar Diplomacy

Explainer: What's the new deal between the US and Cuba?

Dec 18th 2014, 11:32 AM 8,222 Views 47 Comments

Wondering what’s going on between the US and Cuba? Find out here…

# war - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

The US military wants to build a drone carrying "mothership"
# Modern Warfare
# Modern Warfare

The US military wants to build a drone carrying "mothership"

Nov 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,267 Views 28 Comments

Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.

# war - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family's story
# History
# History

Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family's story

Oct 19th 2014, 12:00 PM 202 Views 11 Comments

The American Civil War might seem like a long time ago, but the last pensioned Irish veteran was still alive in 1950.

# war - Friday 17 October, 2014

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online
# Waltzing Matilda
# Waltzing Matilda

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online

Oct 17th 2014, 5:41 PM 10,327 Views 19 Comments

The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.

# war - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki
# WWII
# WWII

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

Oct 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,674 Views 83 Comments

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# war - Sunday 12 October, 2014

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans
# Centenary
# Centenary

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government's commemoration plans

Oct 12th 2014, 4:06 PM 13,868 Views 126 Comments

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.