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# Anniversary

Last month
October 2023
Remembering the 10 victims of the Creeslough tragedy
A service is to be held at the site of the blast in memory of the 10 people who lost their lives last October.
Memorial service planned to mark first anniversary of the Creeslough explosion
Ten people, including three children, were killed in the blast in Creeslough on 7 October, 2022.
This year
Iran authorities prevent commemoration of Mahsa Amini who died in police custody last year
The protests sparked by Amini’s death a year ago saw security forces kill hundreds of protesters.
Hiroshima officials condemn growing support for nuclear weapons as city commemorates bombing
The atomic bomb dropped by the United States on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 destroyed the city, killing 140,000 people.
Fota wildlife park celebrates 40 year anniversary with announcement of newborn giraffe
The female baby Rothschild’s giraffe is a descendent of one of the park’s very first residents.
Wreath laying takes place to mark 49th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
35 people were killed by four no-warning bombs in 1974.
Sunak urges return to Stormont on 25th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement signing
The agreement was signed on 10 April 1998, but most commemorative events took place on Good Friday.
Twin sister appeals for information on 46th anniversary of Mary Boyle's disappearance
Boyle disappeared while visiting her grandparents in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.
Ukraine War: How countries across Europe are responding to the refugee crisis, one year on
The invasion of Ukraine sparked the largest refugee crisis in Europe since the Second World War.
Tom Clonan: 'Putin's aggression is going nowhere as this war reaches its first anniversary'
The security analyst says Putin’s back is to the wall and the global community must redouble efforts to bring an end to this war.
Crowds chant ‘death to US’ as Iran marks anniversary of Islamic Revolution
Thousands of Iranians marched through major streets and squares decorated with flags, balloons and placards with revolutionary and religious slogans.
Last year
Gardaí take part in parade to mark 100th anniversary of policing handover
The Civic Guard, formed by Michael Collins and the Irish Government in 1922, was later renamed An Garda Síochána.
Mary Lou McDonald: Michael Collins is a divisive figure, but history is complex
As the anniversary of Collins’ death approaches this weekend, the Sinn Féin leader examines his legacy.
Taliban celebrates 'day of conquest' to mark turbulent first year in power
While the Taliban is celebrating the anniversary, ordinary Afghans are facing increased hardships – especially women.
Warnings over nuclear weapons as 1945 Hiroshima bombing remembered
Around 140,000 people died following the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima on this day in 1945.
Part of Beirut’s port silos collapse on second anniversary of massive explosion
The northern block of the silos consisting of four towers had been slowly tilting for days.
Thousands of runners to mark five-year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing
Survivors of the attack, Mayor Andy Burnham and Coronation Street actors are among those taking part in the Great Manchester Run.
Israel launches manhunt after attack kills three
It is understood three men in their 40s were killed in the attack.
Irish Air Corps celebrates 100 years of service with Dublin city fly past
The Irish Air Corps celebrated 100 years since its formation at Casement Aerodrome this morning.
All time
Michael Collins should be commemorated like a statesman, says Micheál Martin
The Taoiseach ruled out holding a state inquiry into who killed the republican leader when he was shot dead in Co Cork in 1922.
Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.
Commemorations held for the 80th anniversary of the North Strand bombing
Dublin’s Lord Mayor Hazel Chu and the German Ambassador to Ireland led a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the event.
Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China
Hundreds gathered online this evening for a prayer service via Zoom.
New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake
The 2011 quake killed 185 people and flattened much of the city’s central area.
Italy marks one year since country's first death from Covid-19
Italy’s first known fatality from Covid-19 was a 77-year-old man from Vo.
New Zealand marks one year since deadly volcanic eruption
22 people died after superheated steam spewed out from the volcanic crater’s floor on White Island last year.
Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15
The Dublin Devils have enjoyed good growth since starting out as a casual kickabout.
Tributes paid to former Cork Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney on centenary of his death
MacSwiney died in Brixton Prison, where he had been on a hunger strike for 74 days.
On this day in 2002, Middlesbrough smashed their club transfer record for an Italian striker
Massimo Maccarone arrived from Empoli for £8.15m.
Tomorrow marks three years since missing Cork woman Tina Satchwell was last seen
Gardaí today made a renewed appeal for information about the missing woman.
'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster
A permanent plaque listing all 48 names was unveiled.
Cervical cancer campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathuna to be honoured on first anniversary
Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016.
Williams to leave Harlequins 10 years on from 'Bloodgate' scandal
‘There’s a stigma that’s still attached to my name now that’s no longer attached to Harlequins.’
Sanchez set to feature against Arsenal on anniversary of uninspiring first year at Man United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed the 30-year-old will be involved on his return to the Emirates tomorrow night.
'People say life goes on, but tomorrow I think it should stop for a day': Busby, Fergie and United's mid-90s heyday
It’s 25 years since the death of the club’s first great Scottish boss.
Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown
The Myanmar military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of 700,000 to camps in Bangladesh.
'Get it off your mind': 20 years on, family of Deirdre Jacob plead for 'vital' information
Her family has called for the establishment of a dedicated garda missing person’s investigation unit.
Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.
Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington
The rally is due to take place on the anniversary of the Charlottesville event during which a woman was killed.
Taoiseach planning measures to 'recognise the wrongs' done to those criminalised for homosexuality
Ireland officially passed legislation which finally decriminalised homosexuality on 24 June 1993.