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Larry Donnelly: 9-11 sparked a global war on terror that ended with American isolationism
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# 20 Years On

Larry Donnelly: 9-11 sparked a global war on terror that ended with American isolationism

Sep 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 21,264 Views 28 Comments

Our columnist looks back at the events of September 11 and the impact that day on the world.

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Eighteen years after the attacks, people are dying from 9/11 cancers
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# New York

Eighteen years after the attacks, people are dying from 9/11 cancers

Sep 11th 2019, 6:21 AM 54,089 Views 88 Comments

The 9/11 attacks released unprecedented amounts of chemicals into the air.

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later
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# New York

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Aug 8th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,161 Views 86 Comments

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day
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# Turbo The Goat

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day

Mar 12th 2016, 3:00 PM 25,326 Views 30 Comments

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

The most expensive train station in the world opens its doors in New York today
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# World Trade Center

The most expensive train station in the world opens its doors in New York today

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:42 AM 35,575 Views 38 Comments

There will be no official ceremony to mark the opening of the station, next to the site of the Twin Towers.

Base jumpers convicted after this terrifying night-time jump from World Trade Center
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# Freedom Tower

Base jumpers convicted after this terrifying night-time jump from World Trade Center

Jun 23rd 2015, 9:09 AM 21,507 Views 40 Comments

The three face up to a year in jail.

Two window cleaners rescued from outside the 69th floor of the new World Trade Center
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# Arrrrrrgh

Two window cleaners rescued from outside the 69th floor of the new World Trade Center

Nov 12th 2014, 7:12 PM 28,789 Views 30 Comments

Their scaffolding collapsed while they were working at the building.

A revolutionary era ship from the 1770s was found buried underneath the World Trade Center
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

A revolutionary era ship from the 1770s was found buried underneath the World Trade Center

Aug 9th 2014, 12:34 PM 21,807 Views 38 Comments

Archaeologists say it was built from same wood used to build Philadelphia’s Independence Hall.

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum
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# 9/11

Pics: Have a glimpse inside the new September 11 Memorial Museum

May 15th 2014, 4:02 PM 17,199 Views 61 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama visited the $700 million museum today ahead of next week’s opening.

VIDEO: Three BASE jumpers arrested after 1,776-foot jump off the World Trade Center
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# Arghhhhh

VIDEO: Three BASE jumpers arrested after 1,776-foot jump off the World Trade Center

Mar 25th 2014, 3:34 PM 22,439 Views 35 Comments

ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SIX FEET.

Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers
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# In Numbers

Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Nov 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,399 Views 6 Comments

Plus: What’s the average monthly rent in Ireland?

Expert panel declare World Trade Center as western hemisphere's tallest building
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# Pretty Big I Guess

Expert panel declare World Trade Center as western hemisphere's tallest building

Nov 12th 2013, 8:06 PM 18,780 Views 69 Comments

The panel decided in the tower’s favour in a dispute over whether the spire on top could be counted when measuring height.

In Pictures: US marks 9/11 anniversary
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# In Remembrance

In Pictures: US marks 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2013, 8:00 PM 13,305 Views 100 Comments

A number of memorials took place today to mark the twelfth anniversary of the attacks that struck America on 11 September 2001.

Column: The drama surrounding Manning and Snowden is diverting attention from what matters
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# Opinion

Column: The drama surrounding Manning and Snowden is diverting attention from what matters

Aug 25th 2013, 12:00 PM 33 Views 25 Comments

Manning’s gender identity crisis and the drama surrounding Snowden’s exile have simultaneously propelled them further into the media spotlight, while diverting us from the substance and consequence of their leaks, writes John Devitt.

Is the new World Trade Centre subway station swanky enough for you?
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# Marble Cathedral

Is the new World Trade Centre subway station swanky enough for you?

Jun 9th 2013, 12:00 PM 20,556 Views 30 Comments

Marble everywhere and a design from Santiago Calatrava. Nice.

PHOTOS: Views from the 100th floor of the new World Trade Center
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# World Trade Center

PHOTOS: Views from the 100th floor of the new World Trade Center

Apr 3rd 2013, 9:35 AM 18,896 Views 56 Comments

Don’t look down. Though you should. But also, don’t.

Authorities resume search for human remains in New York's 9/11 debris
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# September 11

Authorities resume search for human remains in New York's 9/11 debris

Apr 2nd 2013, 2:30 PM 22,141 Views 110 Comments

Eleven years after the 2001 attacks, about 60 truckloads of debris are again being searched for the remains of missing victims.

NYC marks 20th anniversary of first World Trade bombing
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# NYC

NYC marks 20th anniversary of first World Trade bombing

Feb 26th 2013, 8:29 PM 9,724 Views 23 Comments

A ceremony was held to honour the six people who died 20 years ago in the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

Minister speaks of 'very moving' memorial on 9/11 anniversary
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# September 11

Minister speaks of 'very moving' memorial on 9/11 anniversary

Sep 12th 2012, 8:41 AM 2,961 Views 15 Comments

Junior minister Joe Costello was given a guided tour of the 9/11 memorial in New York on the 11th anniversary of the attacks.

Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center
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# World Trade Center

Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:39 AM 7,292 Views 5 Comments

In photos: steel beam signed by the Obamas and police and construction workers at the WTC site has been lifted onto the 104th floor of the new skyscraper.

9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial
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# 9/11

9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial

May 4th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,645 Views 28 Comments

Five men are accused of orchestrating the attacks which killed almost 3,000 people on 11 September, 2001.

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again

Apr 30th 2012, 6:54 PM 10,004 Views 21 Comments

The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks
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# September 11

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,467 Views 43 Comments

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances
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# 9/11

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances

Sep 10th 2011, 5:58 PM 189 Views 2 Comments

In his weekly address, a day before the 9/11 anniversary, Barack Obama pays tribute to how a “resilient nation” reacted.