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#daniel o'connell

# daniel-oconnell - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Opinion: Independent Ireland was established through violent revolution - there were few peacemakers

It is important that we don’t judge the events of the Irish revolution against fictional, sanitised versions of the Irish past, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# daniel-oconnell - Friday 13 April, 2018

Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today - 47 years after it was bombed

The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971.

# daniel-oconnell - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

# daniel-oconnell - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area

Goldenbridge Cemetery in Inchicore, Dublin re-opens today.

# daniel-oconnell - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Irish welcome for civil rights leader who 'fought the scars and stains of racism all his life'

John Lewis, an iconic figure from the US civil rights movement, was in Dublin yesterday to talk about his struggle, the lessons he learned and how it can apply to Northern Ireland.

# daniel-oconnell - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Guardian mixed up Daniel O'Donnell and Daniel O'Connell O'connell/o'donnell

The Guardian mixed up Daniel O'Donnell and Daniel O'Connell

The political leader, or the lovably twee singer? WHICH ONE IS IT?

# daniel-oconnell - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Rebuilding work begins on bombed O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin

Forty years ago, loyalist paramilitaries blew up the original wooden stairs that led to the top of the tower.

# daniel-oconnell - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Bombed staircase in O'Connell Tower at Glasnevin to be rebuilt Exclusive

Planning permission secured to rebuild structure, 40 years after loyalists blew up original wooden stairs which led to top windows.

# daniel-oconnell - Friday 6 September, 2013

A memorial day for Daniel O'Connell? Is he worthy? Irish History This post contains a poll

A memorial day for Daniel O'Connell? Is he worthy?

A UCC professor wants O’Connell honoured, stating that like Barack Obama and Martin Luther, he was a keen instigator of democracy and civil rights.

# daniel-oconnell - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Could Molly be the next to emigrate?

Molly Malone could be following thousands of her fellow citizens to Australia shortly.

# daniel-oconnell - Friday 22 June, 2012

Flying visits? Bill Clinton in Easons, Yoko Ono in Glasnevin Cemetery

Bill Clinton took in some bookshops in Cork today, while Yoko Ono visit Daniel O’Connell’s crypt.

From The Daily Edge Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell Unexpected