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# 1982 - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Hyde Park bomb fitted with pieces of shrapnel by IRA 'to increase lethality' of device, court told
# 1982
# 1982

Hyde Park bomb fitted with pieces of shrapnel by IRA 'to increase lethality' of device, court told

Dec 12th 2019, 7:51 AM 12,321 Views 0 Comments

Four members of the Royal Household Cavalry were killed in the 1982 blast.

# 1982 - Friday 9 August, 2019

'It was shocking': GRA to speak to Commissioner over sacking of garda for 'alleged homosexual activity'
# 1982
# 1982

'It was shocking': GRA to speak to Commissioner over sacking of garda for 'alleged homosexual activity'

Aug 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 33,148 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Commissioner recently confirmed to the former garda that this was the reason for his dismissal in 1982.

# 1982 - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

New documentary to look back at Offaly's famous All-Ireland win that ended Kerry's five-in-a-row dream
# 1982
From The42
# 1982

New documentary to look back at Offaly's famous All-Ireland win that ended Kerry's five-in-a-row dream

Dec 19th 2018, 1:13 PM 7,990 Views 7 Comments

Players of the Faithful will be broadcast on RTÉ One on 28 December.

# 1982 - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?
# A Link To The Past
# A Link To The Past

So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?

Feb 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 96,803 Views 56 Comments

It won’t even come close, says one expert.

# 1982 - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Model Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby for defamation
# Rape Claims
# Rape Claims

Model Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby for defamation

May 21st 2015, 2:09 PM 16,383 Views 0 Comments

This comes after Cosby’s denial that he raped the former model in 1982.

# 1982 - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Furlong, Sheehy and Lowry reflect on the famous Kerry-Offaly game from 1982
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Furlong, Sheehy and Lowry reflect on the famous Kerry-Offaly game from 1982

Sep 20th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,078 Views 9 Comments

In an extract from Pat Nolan’s new book ‘The Furlongs’, the 1982 final is put under the microscope.

# 1982 - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Dublin Before the Tiger: Incredibly detailed images of the city in the 1980s
# Photojournalism
# Photojournalism

Dublin Before the Tiger: Incredibly detailed images of the city in the 1980s

Jun 15th 2014, 6:30 PM 106,949 Views 78 Comments

German photographer David Jazay’s brilliant work has been 32 years in the making.

# 1982 - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Gerry Adams says Hyde Park bomb accused should never have been arrested
# 1982
# 1982

Gerry Adams says Hyde Park bomb accused should never have been arrested

Feb 26th 2014, 10:04 AM 11,824 Views 325 Comments

John Downey walked free from court in London after a judge ruled that the trial should not go ahead.

# 1982 - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Man accused of Hyde Park bombing cannot be prosecuted because of secret deal
# 1982
# 1982

Man accused of Hyde Park bombing cannot be prosecuted because of secret deal

Feb 25th 2014, 5:24 PM 14,603 Views 165 Comments

The PSNI has apologised to the families of victims and survivors following the collapse of the case of John Downey

# 1982 - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Who remembers Ireland's 'Big Snow' of 1982?
# Big Freeze
From The Daily Edge
# Big Freeze

Who remembers Ireland's 'Big Snow' of 1982?

Dec 24th 2013, 9:45 AM 19,000 Views 3 Comments

Check out these vintage videos.

# 1982 - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Your retro Manchester United team photo of the day
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

Your retro Manchester United team photo of the day

Sep 28th 2013, 10:07 AM 3,551 Views 11 Comments

Stay classy, 1982.

# 1982 - Monday 22 July, 2013

Haughey Government in row over royal baby message
# Royal Baby
# Royal Baby

Haughey Government in row over royal baby message

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:42 AM 31,988 Views 49 Comments

The Taoiseach’s Department disagreed with the Department of Foreign Affairs over whether a congratulatory message should be sent to the British Royal Family on the birth of Prince William of Wales in June 1982.

# 1982 - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year
# News You Missed
# News You Missed

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Jan 6th 2013, 8:15 PM 18,476 Views 16 Comments

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

# 1982 - Sunday 30 December, 2012

1982: 'Ireland', 'Éire' and why both aren't written on postage stamps
# 55c
# 55c

1982: 'Ireland', 'Éire' and why both aren't written on postage stamps

Dec 30th 2012, 8:00 AM 16,065 Views 28 Comments

Government thought that using the word ‘Ireland’ would be problematic as unionists regarded it as referring to the 32 counties.

1982: The term 'Irish Free State' deemed 'inappropriate' by An Taoiseach
# State Papers
# State Papers

1982: The term 'Irish Free State' deemed 'inappropriate' by An Taoiseach

Dec 30th 2012, 7:30 AM 7,820 Views 13 Comments

The rebuttal was in response to a letter from England which suggested that the ‘Irish Free State’ should be renamed the ‘Irish Secular Free State’.

# 1982 - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Thatcher papers show how Reagan kept Queen Elizabeth II waiting
# 1982
# 1982

Thatcher papers show how Reagan kept Queen Elizabeth II waiting

Dec 29th 2012, 8:30 PM 18,465 Views 13 Comments

British documents reveal the countries desire to make sure that President Reagan’s visit in 1982 materialised.

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims
# 1982 State Papers
# 1982 State Papers

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims

Dec 29th 2012, 4:03 PM 9,011 Views 111 Comments

FG chairman Charlie Flanagan said Dessie Ellis’s refusal to discuss British claims that he was involved in IRA murders were “utterly disgraceful”.

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster
# 1982
# 1982

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster

Dec 29th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,459 Views 8 Comments

The government said the capital’s fire service was not adequately equipped to meet “the needs of a modern fire brigade” at the time of the tragedy.

The things that Haughey was sent in 1982
# Dear Charlie
# Dear Charlie

The things that Haughey was sent in 1982

Dec 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 12,839 Views 25 Comments

A man revered by his people, Charles Haughey was a politician used to the finer things in life.

Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger
# 1982
# 1982

Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger

Dec 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 23,950 Views 62 Comments

One of the most controversial incidents of the Falklands War saw a change in the Irish government’s approach to the conflict and a considerable backlash from the British media and public.

# 1982 - Friday 28 December, 2012

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

Dec 28th 2012, 9:15 PM 18,059 Views 33 Comments

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

Letter from an Irish housewife to Charlie Haughey
# Housewives Union
# Housewives Union

Letter from an Irish housewife to Charlie Haughey

Dec 28th 2012, 7:09 PM 22,404 Views 34 Comments

The head of the Irish Housewives’ Union wrote in 1982 to denounce “typical career women”, family planning clinics, sex education and mistresses.

1978: Ireland "laughing stock of progressive world" over divorce and contraceptives
# State Papers
# State Papers

1978: Ireland "laughing stock of progressive world" over divorce and contraceptives

Dec 28th 2012, 3:58 PM 15,813 Views 65 Comments

As debates raged on divorce and separation, one Irish man wrote to the Taoiseach Jack Lynch from Australia to tell him what people thought of the country.

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis rejects allegations of involvement in 50 IRA murders
# State Papers
# State Papers

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis rejects allegations of involvement in 50 IRA murders

Dec 28th 2012, 12:42 PM 21,776 Views 240 Comments

A newly-released British document claims that Ellis was involved in the murder of 50 people by the IRA in the north and south during the Troubles but he has rejected these claims.

1982: A year of tragedy for Irish soldiers in the Lebanon
# Peacekeeping
# Peacekeeping

1982: A year of tragedy for Irish soldiers in the Lebanon

Dec 28th 2012, 9:15 AM 25,763 Views 31 Comments

Documents from 1982 capture the immediate aftermath of the moment when Michael McAleavey shot dead three of his colleagues at Tibnin Bridge in South Lebanon.

1982: Government was warned of pro-life amendment's clash with ECHR
# Forecast
# Forecast

1982: Government was warned of pro-life amendment's clash with ECHR

Dec 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 6,234 Views 30 Comments

A Government department predicted both an ECHR defeat and a Supreme Court ruling allowing a constitutional right to abortion – years before each ever happened.

Fidel Castro visited Ireland in 1982 (and almost met Charles Haughey)
# Fidel Castro
# Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro visited Ireland in 1982 (and almost met Charles Haughey)

Dec 28th 2012, 8:30 AM 9,533 Views 25 Comments

Cuban leader Fidel Castro left a gift for then-Taoiseach Charles Haughey during his brief stopover in Shannon in late 1982.

No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers
# 1982
# 1982

No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers

Dec 28th 2012, 7:45 AM 5,845 Views 6 Comments

Although it almost brought the Government down, there was no hint of the double murder and massive manhunt that shocked Ireland in the summer of 1982 in the State Archives.

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"
# 1982
# 1982

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"

Dec 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,640 Views 3 Comments

Newly released documents show Ireland’s attempts to engage American President Ronald Reagan on Northern Ireland and to counter British propaganda.

RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict
# 1982
# 1982

RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict

Dec 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,106 Views 8 Comments

The Government was worried that an arrangement between RTÉ and BBC could lead to a national embarrassment.

1982: Irish Council of Churches opposed anti-abortion amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

1982: Irish Council of Churches opposed anti-abortion amendment

Dec 28th 2012, 7:05 AM 4,268 Views 10 Comments

The group said the change to the constitution was legally unnecessary and socially unfair – as it placed the views of the Roman Catholic church above those of other denominations in Ireland.

Haughey's mission against smoking and cigarette advertising
# 1982
# 1982

Haughey's mission against smoking and cigarette advertising

Dec 28th 2012, 6:55 AM 4,805 Views 6 Comments

During his time as Taoiseach, Charles Haughey moved to change the culture of smoking in Ireland.

Govt advised to deal with vaccine damage in the same way as thalidomide compensation
# 1982
# 1982

Govt advised to deal with vaccine damage in the same way as thalidomide compensation

Dec 28th 2012, 6:34 AM 4,280 Views 5 Comments

The Secretary to the Government asked, “Why not let the ordinary law apply – as in the case of thalomide.”

30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection
# Guinness
# Guinness

30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection

Dec 28th 2012, 6:32 AM 14,376 Views 28 Comments

The recent Falkands War and the IRA bombing campaign had led to a “resistance to the Irish angle”.

30 years ago: Anger at Irish Government over IRA bombings
# 1982
# 1982

30 years ago: Anger at Irish Government over IRA bombings

Dec 28th 2012, 6:31 AM 6,420 Views 10 Comments

Newly released documents related to the Hyde Park and Regents Park bombings show that people both at home and abroad thought that Ireland’s government weren’t doing enough to stamp out the IRA.

Haughey intervened over detention of British journalists during Falklands crisis
# 1982
# 1982

Haughey intervened over detention of British journalists during Falklands crisis

Dec 28th 2012, 6:31 AM 3,128 Views 2 Comments

The Taoiseach was asked to provide assistance as Ireland was looked upon favourably by Buenos Aires during the Falkland Island conflict.

After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’
# Falklands
# Falklands

After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’

Dec 28th 2012, 6:31 AM 8,666 Views 21 Comments

Suggestions that Ireland would not support British efforts to ostracise Argentina after its invasion of the Falklands in April 1982 were met with warnings from diplomats in London.

1982 State Papers: 30 years on?
# 1982
# 1982

1982 State Papers: 30 years on?

Dec 28th 2012, 6:00 AM 4,559 Views 1 Comment

Has it really been 30 years? TheJournal.ie looks at how far we’ve come.

# 1982 - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years
# Out Of Jail
# Out Of Jail

Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years

Sep 19th 2012, 8:11 AM 43,053 Views 32 Comments

MacArthur was jailed in 1982 after he killed a nurse in the Phoenix Park and shot dead a farmer.

# 1982 - Friday 15 June, 2012

'Latest Technology' Archive Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

'Latest Technology' Archive Pic of the Day

Jun 15th 2012, 11:55 AM 5,352 Views 7 Comments

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