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Thursday 22 December, 2016

Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar

No, it wasn’t blown up by the IRA… And no – the Defence Forces didn’t make a hames of clearing the site.

Saturday 12 March, 2016

The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar

A mooted ‘Millennium Arch’ fell by the wayside, and there were many other proposals along the way.

Sunday 9 December, 2012

Column: How sex shops came to Ireland

The Republic’s first sex shop was opened in 1991 amid a storm of controversy. Two decades later, Donal Fallon looks at the chequered history of the adult store.

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