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# ceremony - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever on 9/11 anniversary

It has been 18 years since Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four US commercial airliners.

# ceremony - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day

D-Day is seen by many as one of the great symbols of transatlantic cooperation.

# ceremony - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Here's what to watch out for in tonight's Oscars

Will Ireland get any Oscars? And will Bohemian Rhapsody annoy everyone by scooping big awards?

# ceremony - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Thai soccer boys' heads shaved for Buddhist ordination

Buddhist males in Thailand are traditionally expected to enter the monkhood at some point in their lives to show gratitude toward their parents.

# ceremony - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

These are the best children's books in Ireland right now

The awards were presented at a ceremony in Smock Alley today.

# ceremony - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Murray named players' player of the year at Rugby Players Ireland awards

The Munster scrum-half has had an exceptional season recognised by his peers.

Republic of Ireland player and model take battle for humanist wedding to the High Court

Laura Lacole’s lawyers claim that she is being discriminated against under European laws protecting freedom of belief.

# ceremony - Friday 21 April, 2017

Photos: Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens

Over 3,000 people from over 120 countries attended the citizenship ceremonies.

# ceremony - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)

Dylan has also indicated he will skip the Nobel award ceremony in December.

# ceremony - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Belated Olympic bronze still a dream come true for Heffernan

The proud Corkonian was awarded his medal from London in Cork tonight.

# ceremony - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Family of missing Mayo woman renew appeal for her return

Sandra Collins has been missing since December 2000.

# ceremony - Friday 14 August, 2015

Joanne O'Riordan shortlisted for outstanding young person of the world award

The Cork girl first came to the public’s attention when she publically confronted Taoiseach Enda Kenny on cuts to people with disabilities.

# ceremony - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Garda commissioner rejects claims journalists' phones are being tapped

Noirín O’Sullivan was talking about the relationship between the gardaí and the media.

# ceremony - Friday 17 July, 2015

2,500 people officially became Irish today

Three citizenship ceremonies were held in Dublin earlier today.

# ceremony - Friday 20 March, 2015

The Irish Film Board gives backing to the revived IFTAs

It will be funding the ceremony at a reduced level due to the show’s changed format.

# ceremony - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From The42 'Everyone is saying it’s between me and Rodriguez' - Stephanie Roche on her big night Interview

'Everyone is saying it’s between me and Rodriguez' - Stephanie Roche on her big night

It’s still possible to vote for the Irish international.

# ceremony - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Woman found out her brother was on the AirAsia flight from a selfie

“There is a void in my heart,” she said.

# ceremony - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Pics: Scotland welcomes its first same-sex weddings

Just lovely.

# ceremony - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered' Ceremony This post contains images

'The Irish men and women who died in World War 1 deserve to be remembered'

A remembrance ceremony was held this afternoon in Glasnevin Cemetery.

# ceremony - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Grand nieces of Michael Collins present his death mask to museum

A ceremony was held at the Cathal Brugha Barracks yesterday to mark Collins’ death in 1922.

# ceremony - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

More people are having non-religious marriages than they were six years ago

The total number of marriages registered in 2013 was 20,670.

# ceremony - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Irish couples spend an average of €19,000 on wedding

Engagements appear to be getting shorter too, with most couples who tied the knot last year heading up the aisle after 13 to 18 months.

# ceremony - Sunday 27 April, 2014

John XXIII and John Paul II declared saints

Retired Pope Benedict XVI and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are in attendance at today’s ceremony.

# ceremony - Monday 24 March, 2014

President Higgins to receive 'Freedom of Cork', after Council vote

17 councillors voted to back Labour Mayor Catherine Clancy’s plan. Nine voted against.

# ceremony - Monday 20 January, 2014

‘I can now feel lucky every day’: Over 3,000 people granted Irish citizenship

Watch what citizenship means to some of the candidates at today’s ceremony.

# ceremony - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Lift tragedy toddler laid to rest in Galway

Solomon Soremekun’s mother was too distraught to attend today’s prayer service.

# ceremony - Thursday 9 January, 2014

'No plans' to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead

New language for baptism services is being road-tested in English parishes in a bid to make the text used more accessible.

# ceremony - Thursday 4 July, 2013

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PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony

Around 4,500 people received their certificate of naturalisation at the Convention Centre today.

# ceremony - Saturday 22 June, 2013

“The Kennedys were more than emigrants” – 50 years on, Wexford remembers JFK

Thousands of people are attending events in New Ross today to mark JFK’s visit to the town half a century ago.

# ceremony - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Column: I'm a devoted father, I'm engaged and I'm a gay man - I should be able to marry

When the question “why are you getting married?” is put to any couple, gay or straight, the answer is the same: “because we love each other,” writes Christian Daly, who says time for marriage equality is now upon us.

# ceremony - Friday 29 March, 2013

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony

The pope has attended the Passion of Christ in St Peter’s Basilica ahead of a torch-lit procession at the Colosseum later tonight.

# ceremony - Friday 8 February, 2013

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall

Figures from the CSO show Saturday 31 July was the most popular date for marriage in 2010.

# ceremony - Monday 21 January, 2013

Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first

In January 2009, nearly two million people flocked to see the first African-American be sworn in as president – but, four years on, some promises have yet to be fulfilled. This term will present even more challenges, writes Larry Donnelly.

# ceremony - Monday 24 December, 2012

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea

The ceremony is to remember the 15 volunteers who died at sea on Christmas Eve 1895 and all those who lost their lives around Irish coasts.

# ceremony - Monday 10 December, 2012

Leinster, Donegal and Rory Mac dominate RTÉ sports award nominations

Will it be a case of Jimmy McGuinness winning more accolades at the gala ceremony?

# ceremony - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Taoiseach and Tánaiste attend Remembrance Day ceremonies

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore became the first Irish Government Minister to participate in a Remembrance Sunday event in Belfast.

# ceremony - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...) I Do This post contains videos

8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...)

Sick of the sight of hotel function rooms? Here are a few alternative wedding venues for your special day.

# ceremony - Sunday 8 July, 2012

President to lay wreath as events commemorating fallen soldiers held around Ireland

National Commemoration Day marks the deaths of Irish men and women in past wars and on UN service.

# ceremony - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Married deacons ordained into the Catholic Church

Dublin Diocese says the eight deacons will not be “lone rangers”…

# ceremony - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Bob Dylan commended for influence on American culture

From protests during the civil rights movement era to a presidential honour at the White House, times are a-changin’ for Bob Dylan.

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