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Peace

# peace - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

# peace - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

UN chief calls for “durable peace” in Gaza after indefinite truce

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

# peace - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

What exactly is in the Israeli – Hamas peace agreement?

There’s a truce, but under what conditions?

“I don’t want to live through a fourth war.” – Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

# peace - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# peace - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

# peace - Friday 1 August, 2014

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

# peace - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

# peace - Friday 18 July, 2014

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison

The 80-year-old anti-war activist had refused to sign a bond saying she would act lawfully and stay out of unauthorised zones in Shannon Airport.

# peace - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Ukraine extends truce with pro-Russian rebels

However, the deal is a fragile agreement.

# peace - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

# peace - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ukraine’s new president wants to talk to Russian rebels

Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.

# peace - Friday 23 May, 2014

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks

Haass was in Dublin today, but won’t be back in Ireland for party leaders’ talks.

# peace - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis

David McCann says now is the time for action from Dublin and London who should intervene and assist political leaders in Northern Ireland.

# peace - Monday 5 May, 2014

Opinion: I became a long-distance walker at 70 and have now covered thousands of miles

After my wife died of cancer in 2007, I wanted to raise much-needed funds for Cancer Treatment and Research. This summer, I will walk in support of European peace.

# peace - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Lynx have built a massive peace sign that can be seen from the sky over Dublin Make Love Not War

Lynx have built a massive peace sign that can be seen from the sky over Dublin

Peace and love, you guys. Peace and love.

# peace - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Score European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement Peace

European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement

The Heineken Cup is no more as a new 20-team competition will take its place from next season on.

# peace - Monday 24 March, 2014

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder IRA

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder

The Sinn Féin leader said the Jean McConville murder was a “terrible injustice”.

# peace - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Patrick Nulty resigned unexpectedly, a veteran republican appeared in court over the Jean McConville case… and Margaretta D’Arcy was released from prison.

“If that’s the way the cookie crumbles”: Margaretta D’Arcy says she’ll go back to prison if she has to

The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.

# peace - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees Aid

Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees

The Tánaiste said that Ireland is committed to helping alleviate the effects of the crisis.

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from prison in ten days

However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.

# peace - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Column: We have a duty to share our peace-building skills with the world

Ireland has seen first-hand the benefits a third party can bring to a peace process; it owes it to the forgotten conflicts throughout the world to help, writes Colm Bergin.

# peace - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Ukranian president announces ‘truce’, start of peace negotiations

25 people were killed in the violence in Kiev yesterday and the European Union and United States have been considering sanctions against the country.

# peace - Friday 14 February, 2014

Margaretta D’Arcy moved to Mountjoy’s Dóchas Centre

The peace activist is serving a three month sentence for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.

# peace - Monday 3 February, 2014

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award

The US diplomat will be recognised for his efforts in helping reconcile the North.

# peace - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish family make inspiring video for song which helped them through tragedy Just For Today

Irish family make inspiring video for song which helped them through tragedy

‘Just For Today’ by Dundalk singer Sinead McNally has a new video.

# peace - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”

“Sabina is a person who can speak for herself and is a person of very good judgement.”

# peace - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks

The brutal conflict has killed 130,000 people and made millions homeless since 2011. Talks are set to get under way next Wednesday.

Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist

Film-maker and writer Margaretta D’Arcy was jailed for trespassing at Shannon Airport.

# peace - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Martin McGuinness urges Enda Kenny and David Cameron to endorse Haass proposals

Sinn Féin approved the Haass recommendations yesterday.

# peace - Monday 30 December, 2013

Pope Francis and Richard Haass shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award

The five short-list nominees for the peace prize have been revealed.

# peace - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential

After eight hours of discussions, the all-party talks on some of Northern Ireland’s most sensitive issues broke down.

# peace - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Explainer: What do the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks mean?

The talks are due to last up until the middle of next year so let’s have a look at the progress so far.

# peace - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Gilmore: ‘We were determined that Ireland would be Europe’s success story’

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore spoke at the SDLP Conference today where he also addressed issues of peace and reconciliation in the north.

# peace - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Irish priest follows Dalai Lama in being honoured for peace work

Fr Patrick Devine was awarded the 2013 International Caring Award for setting up the Shalom Centre.

# peace - Thursday 24 October, 2013

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader In Disguise This post contains images

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader

Gunmen dressed as clowns, with rubber noses and wigs, opened fire on the former leading member of Tijuana drug cartel.

# peace - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Theatre group arrested at Belfast airport after bullets found in costume Concealed Weapons

Theatre group arrested at Belfast airport after bullets found in costume

Ironically, the group are involved in an anti-war production.

# peace - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast

Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.

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