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#Civil War

# civil-war - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Spain moves ahead with bill to honour victims of Franco dictatorship
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Spain moves ahead with bill to honour victims of Franco dictatorship

Jul 14th 2022, 8:09 PM 10,779 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were killed during the Spanish Civil War or “disappeared” during Franco’s regime.

# civil-war - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War
# On This Day
# On This Day

The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War

Jun 28th 2022, 8:37 AM 22,527 Views 25 Comments

Pro-Treaty forces hoped the attack would bring conflict to a close but historians say it prolonged hostilities.

# civil-war - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts fire to be restored and made public
# Four Courts Fire
# Four Courts Fire

Documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts fire to be restored and made public

May 11th 2022, 1:21 PM 10,690 Views 9 Comments

A virtual record of documents from Ireland’s past will be launched online for the public.

# civil-war - Friday 11 February, 2022

Shoot-out on Irish border remembered 100 years on
# Clones Affray
# Clones Affray

Shoot-out on Irish border remembered 100 years on

Feb 11th 2022, 6:00 AM 14,396 Views 5 Comments

A gun battle took place at a railway station in the border town of Clones that claimed the lives of several people.

# civil-war - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Timeline of ‘22: Civil war centenary makes for dark year of commemorations
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Timeline of ‘22: Civil war centenary makes for dark year of commemorations

Jan 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 32,515 Views 35 Comments

What were the key developments as Ireland spiralled into civil war?

# civil-war - Monday 15 March, 2021

Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war
# A Decade Later
# A Decade Later

Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war

Mar 15th 2021, 12:19 PM 5,620 Views 7 Comments

A popular uprising turned into a civil war with world powers backing different sides.

# civil-war - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
# Aden
# Aden

Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives

Dec 30th 2020, 3:13 PM 20,266 Views 2 Comments

At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.

# civil-war - Friday 24 July, 2020

The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics

Jul 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,695 Views 0 Comments

‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.

# civil-war - Sunday 21 June, 2020

'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19
# Civil War
# Civil War

'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19

Jun 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 18,479 Views 7 Comments

Experts have warned that Yemen’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.

# civil-war - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched
# Civil War
# Civil War

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched

Dec 5th 2019, 1:40 PM 16,044 Views 6 Comments

Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.

# civil-war - Friday 26 July, 2019

Civil War grenade found in Malahide and made safe
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Civil War grenade found in Malahide and made safe

Jul 26th 2019, 7:23 PM 21,055 Views 30 Comments

An Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at the scene shortly after noon today.

# civil-war - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
# Military Archives
# Military Archives

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 27,793 Views 48 Comments

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

# civil-war - Friday 25 January, 2019

Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country
# Two Presidents
# Two Presidents

Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country

Jan 25th 2019, 7:49 AM 11,998 Views 62 Comments

US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself ‘acting president’.

# civil-war - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Government urged to apologise for the at least 77 executed by Free State during Civil War

Dec 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 18,317 Views 67 Comments

In the Dáil in 2011, Leo Varadkar said those executed without trial during this time period were “murdered”.

# civil-war - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...

Dec 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 23,764 Views 6 Comments

Did you have a family member who fought in the Civil War or War of Independence?

# civil-war - Monday 15 October, 2018

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
# Humanitarian Disaster
# Humanitarian Disaster

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Oct 15th 2018, 1:21 PM 14,288 Views 30 Comments

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

# civil-war - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane

Sep 22nd 2018, 9:36 AM 39,940 Views 126 Comments

And the former Ireland boss admits he knew the Saipan pitch was ‘shite’.

# civil-war - Sunday 15 July, 2018

In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past
# Solace
From The42
# Solace

In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past

Jul 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 15,204 Views 14 Comments

After his Mum passed away, Eoin O’Callaghan began to look into his grandfather’s football career in 1920s Cork.

# civil-war - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
# Column
# Column

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

Jun 9th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,235 Views 33 Comments

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

# civil-war - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor
# New Lives
# New Lives

Daniel was on the side of the Trócaire box six years ago - now, he wants to be a doctor

Mar 31st 2018, 9:15 AM 9,667 Views 3 Comments

Here’s how Irish donations have helped one family get back on their feet.

# civil-war - Sunday 11 March, 2018

A Civil War mortar shell was found in a tree in Co Kildare
# Century Old
# Century Old

A Civil War mortar shell was found in a tree in Co Kildare

Mar 11th 2018, 12:19 PM 28,903 Views 12 Comments

The munition was found in Ballymore Eustace.

# civil-war - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'We have two options: death or displacement'
# Syria Truce
# Syria Truce

'We have two options: death or displacement'

Feb 27th 2018, 10:27 AM 5,214 Views 23 Comments

Air strikes, barrel bombs dropped by regime aircraft and heavy artillery shelling have turned several towns in Eastern Ghouta into fields of ruins.

# civil-war - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Wounded Syrians are arriving in Israel on donkeys, desperate for treatment
# Civil War
# Civil War

Wounded Syrians are arriving in Israel on donkeys, desperate for treatment

Nov 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 11,102 Views 62 Comments

Israel and Syria are officially at war, but wounded people are seeking care in the Golan Heights.

# civil-war - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service
# Civil War
# Civil War

Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service

Oct 24th 2017, 9:47 AM 37,735 Views 20 Comments

The new documents also reveal his involvement in the Civil War on the Anti-Treaty side.

# civil-war - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today
# Civil War
# Civil War

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today

Sep 6th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,101 Views 61 Comments

The group is credited with saving tens of thousands of lives in war-ravaged Syria.

# civil-war - Monday 21 August, 2017

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus
# Robert E Lee
# Robert E Lee

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus

Aug 21st 2017, 7:03 PM 20,411 Views 227 Comments

The statues were moved at night for safety reasons, a spokesperson for the University of Texas said.

# civil-war - Thursday 10 August, 2017

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
# Yemen
# Yemen

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

Aug 10th 2017, 8:43 PM 16,747 Views 16 Comments

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

# civil-war - Friday 21 July, 2017

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
# Yemen
# Yemen

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Jul 21st 2017, 4:26 PM 9,282 Views 21 Comments

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

# civil-war - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus
# Syria
# Syria

Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:10 PM 7,484 Views 12 Comments

It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

# civil-war - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
# TV Debate
# TV Debate

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

May 3rd 2017, 10:47 PM 16,154 Views 128 Comments

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

# civil-war - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen
# Devastating War
# Devastating War

Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen

Jan 4th 2017, 9:26 PM 12,073 Views 38 Comments

Almost 19 million Yemenis require humanitarian support, said Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# civil-war - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo
# Civil War
# Civil War

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo

Dec 17th 2016, 6:53 PM 4,913 Views 29 Comments

The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”

# civil-war - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week
# FARC
# FARC

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 5,421 Views 5 Comments

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

# civil-war - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Syria's heroes: the volunteers who run towards the bombing
# Syrian White Helmets
# Syrian White Helmets

Syria's heroes: the volunteers who run towards the bombing

Oct 15th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,009 Views 77 Comments

“To save one life is to save all of humanity”.

# civil-war - Friday 7 October, 2016

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia
# Civil War
# Civil War

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia

Oct 7th 2016, 10:13 AM 10,194 Views 51 Comments

Juan Manuel Santos has won for his efforts to broker a civil war peace deal.

# civil-war - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby
# Abduction
# Abduction

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

Sep 29th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,560 Views 28 Comments

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# civil-war - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Divorces and multiple marriages - the other issues in the Syrian civil war
# Polygamy
# Polygamy

Divorces and multiple marriages - the other issues in the Syrian civil war

Sep 18th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,786 Views 13 Comments

According to official figures, polygamous relationships accounted for 30% of marriages registered in Damascus in 2015, up from just 5% in 2010.

# civil-war - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo

Sep 7th 2016, 7:47 AM 12,718 Views 50 Comments

At least 71 people were hospitalised after the attack, with 10 in critical condition.

# civil-war - Thursday 23 June, 2016

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today
# Colombia
# Colombia

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:26 AM 27,218 Views 45 Comments

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

# civil-war - Monday 18 April, 2016

Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities
# Civil War
# Civil War

Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities

Apr 18th 2016, 5:08 PM 31,250 Views 121 Comments

The 24-year-old is currently being held by Kurdish authorities.

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