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#40 years on

# 40-years-on - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
# Bobby Sands
# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

Feb 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 32,523 Views 40 Comments

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.

# 40-years-on - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Stardust 40th anniversary: 'I remember what I did after my brother's funeral. I went to another funeral'
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Stardust 40th anniversary: 'I remember what I did after my brother's funeral. I went to another funeral'

Feb 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,651 Views 16 Comments

In the early hours of Valentine’s day 40 years ago, there was a fire in the Stardust club in north Dublin.

# 40-years-on - Sunday 29 December, 2019

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'

Dec 29th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,645 Views 12 Comments

In 1979, when the DRCC was founded, it wasn’t a crime for a man to rape his wife.

# 40-years-on - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'It's not about making Elvis cool again, it's about keeping him cool': Ireland's tribute acts to the King
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

'It's not about making Elvis cool again, it's about keeping him cool': Ireland's tribute acts to the King

Aug 16th 2017, 1:39 PM 10,498 Views 19 Comments

Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today, but his music lives on in Ireland’s many tribute acts.

# 40-years-on - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'It frightened the life out of me': Mary Boyle's mother has been sent hate mail
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

'It frightened the life out of me': Mary Boyle's mother has been sent hate mail

Mar 14th 2017, 10:30 PM 41,069 Views 0 Comments

Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of Mary’s disappearance.

# 40-years-on - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

These Maryland sisters disappeared 40 years ago. Now, a man's been charged.
# 1975
# 1975

These Maryland sisters disappeared 40 years ago. Now, a man's been charged.

Jul 15th 2015, 6:58 PM 34,550 Views 5 Comments

Sheila and Katherine Lyon disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall in 1975 and were never seen again.

# 40-years-on - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Shot dead in 1974 but still no justice
# John Pat Cunningham
# John Pat Cunningham

Shot dead in 1974 but still no justice

Mar 10th 2015, 6:03 AM 11,648 Views 56 Comments

John Pat Cunningham was shot by the British Army.

# 40-years-on - Saturday 17 May, 2014

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy

May 17th 2014, 7:45 PM 10,064 Views 19 Comments

Paddy Askin remembers going down to town in search of his father.

"Reconciliation will only be lasting when it is based on truth": 1974 bombings marked in Dublin ceremonies
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

"Reconciliation will only be lasting when it is based on truth": 1974 bombings marked in Dublin ceremonies

May 17th 2014, 3:24 PM 8,580 Views 50 Comments

It’s 40 years today since four bombs went off in a series of coordinated attacks in Dublin and Monaghan. 33 people and one unborn child were killed.