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#Nelson Mandela

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland

Tánaiste Simon Coveney on why Dublin is the perfect venue to celebrate Madiba’s struggle – and why Ireland will co-host Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at UN this autumn.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela

Today’s speech came on the eve of Mandela Day, which is marked around the world every year on 18 July.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81 RIP

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

The anti-apartheid campaigner was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'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.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 18 September, 2015

From The42 7 of the most memorable Rugby World Cup moments Nostalgia

7 of the most memorable Rugby World Cup moments

Images of Jonny Wilkinson’s extra-time winning drop-goal will live long in the memory of England fans in particular.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 12 September, 2015

From The42 12 reasons why the 1995 Rugby World Cup was the best of all Nostalgia

12 reasons why the 1995 Rugby World Cup was the best of all

South Africa triumphed, Johah Lomu wreaked havoc and amateur era waved goodbye.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The42 It's 20 years to the day since Mandela presented the Springboks with the Webb Ellis Cup Anniversary

It's 20 years to the day since Mandela presented the Springboks with the Webb Ellis Cup

A number of South Africa’s 1995 World Cup-winning squad gathered for a reunion at the famous ground in Johannesburg today.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From The42 'Congratulations also to your wonderful football team' - Mandela part of Italia 90 homecoming Italia 90 Week

'Congratulations also to your wonderful football team' - Mandela part of Italia 90 homecoming

Mandela’s visit coincided with the Irish team’s official homecoming parade.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 24 May, 2015

If you book them, they will come ... How a tiny Irish peace event attracts world figures

If you’re in Tipperary today, and see a guy who looks a bit like Ban Ki-Moon – that’s probably Ban Ki-Moon.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid

“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Zuma: I’m not racist, white people won’t be chased out of South Africa

However he said would never stop talking about history because children should know the country’s past to ensure that mistakes were not repeated.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, Nelson Mandela walked free

After 26 years in prison, Mandela called for peace.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 2 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever

FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Leo: Gerry Adams has quite an opinion of himself

“This is a man who likes to compare himself to Mandela, he is now comparing himself to Michael Collins.”

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Polls open in South Africa's first elections with a 'born free' generation

The run up to the vote had been marked by nostalgic rhetoric and voter fury.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The42 Pienaar: 'Sport is a very powerful tool, it has the power to change the world' Unity

Pienaar: 'Sport is a very powerful tool, it has the power to change the world'

The former Saracens player, coach and CEO will be in the Ravenhill stands for tomorrow night’s Heineken Cup tie.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 28 March, 2014

Column: Anybody – not just the elites – can use law to change society

Even a state with limited resources can prioritise human rights. We’re determined to ignite a passion for using the law to help disenfranchised communities, writes Mairead Healy.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Mandela widow gives up her right to half his estate

She does, however, get four properties, cars, artwork and jewellery in lieu.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Families of women claiming to be Mandela's daughters not seeking inheritance

The two women were reportedly born during Mandela’s stormy marriage to Mase, with whom he had four children.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 3 February, 2014

Mandela’s €3 million will revealed: Staff members, family and the ANC all benefit

Close members of the leader’s staff will be awarded around €3,000 each. There is a 90 day period in which the will can be contested.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

“No plans to rename Spire” says Dublin councillor

A Dublin City Council committee said today it is not in favour of renaming sites generally.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Old men re-enacting YouTube wars take on hilarious Mandela argument The Drama

Old men re-enacting YouTube wars take on hilarious Mandela argument

Are these commenters for reals?

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Mandela's name will live on - but will it be commercialised?

As South Africa settled into first week after Madiba’s funeral, fears grow that his legacy might be exploited.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital

Thamsanqa Jantjie had sparked outrage over his sign language work at Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Peter O’Toole, Nelson Mandela’s funeral, and Enda Kenny’s address to the nation…

‘Go well, Madiba’:Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa

Songs and speeches rang across the rural village of Qunu this morning as a nation said its final farewell.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral Madiba This post contains images

Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral

Dignitaries and family descend on Qunu as South African icon arrives at final resting place.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral after all

The peace icon had said he had not been invited to his old friend’s burial – but now says he will be going after all.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

Gerry Adams picked for guard of honour for Mandela

The Sinn Féin president said he was honoured and privileged to be chosen to take part in the ceremony in South Africa.

Are you a hero? Take the test

Psychologists believe ordinary people can be inspired to acts of heroism if conditions are right.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 13 December, 2013

Giant statue of Nelson Mandela goes up in Pretoria

The latest tribute to Madiba stands proud in front of Union buildings.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 12 December, 2013

‘Fake’ deaf interpreter at Mandela memorial says he had ‘schizophrenic episode’

“There was nothing I could do. I was alone in a very dangerous situation,” Thamasanqa Jantjie has told a South African newspaper.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Deaf interpreter at Mandela's memorial was a fake

The deaf community in South Africa is outraged by the error.

Mandela's body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria

Madiba will lie in state for three days in Pretoria where heads of state, celebrities and the general public will view the open casket.

# nelson-mandela - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

From The42 Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute Political Football

Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute

The Gala fans backed their star striker and Emmanuel Eboue tonight.

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