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Saturday 10 November, 2018

Forgotten by whom? The memory of World War I in Ireland
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# Armistice Day

Forgotten by whom? The memory of World War I in Ireland

Nov 10th 2018, 4:20 PM 16,681 Views 49 Comments

The war was never forgotten among those who had fought it or those who lost loved ones, writes historian Donal Fallon.

Thursday 22 December, 2016

Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar
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# 50 Years Ago

Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:10 PM 79,902 Views 98 Comments

No, it wasn’t blown up by the IRA… And no – the Defence Forces didn’t make a hames of clearing the site.

Saturday 12 March, 2016

The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar
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# Monument Of Light

The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar

Mar 12th 2016, 8:15 AM 30,176 Views 55 Comments

A mooted ‘Millennium Arch’ fell by the wayside, and there were many other proposals along the way.

Sunday 9 December, 2012

Column: How sex shops came to Ireland
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# Read Me

Column: How sex shops came to Ireland

Dec 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 1,664 Views 65 Comments

The Republic’s first sex shop was opened in 1991 amid a storm of controversy. Two decades later, Donal Fallon looks at the chequered history of the adult store.