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# eyewitness - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion
# Eyewitness
# Eyewitness

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion

May 23rd 2017, 7:25 AM 33,430 Views 33 Comments

Eyewitnesses described the incident at the Ariana Grande gig as one of terror and panic.

# eyewitness - Friday 25 March, 2016

Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'
# The Printer
# The Printer

Voices of 1916: 'I knew it meant war - but I was honoured to print the Proclamation'

Mar 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 437 Views 16 Comments

Printer Christopher Brady was called to Liberty Hall on Easter Sunday 1916 for a special job – he was stunned to read the text of the Proclamation calling for a Republic.

# eyewitness - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

'We thought that was it': Cork woman gives eyewitness account of Brussels airport bombing
# Airport Attack
# Airport Attack

'We thought that was it': Cork woman gives eyewitness account of Brussels airport bombing

Mar 23rd 2016, 4:22 PM 28,327 Views 28 Comments

Niamh Jordan and her family were at the Ryanair check-in desk when the explosions went off.

# eyewitness - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

A Palestinian describes what life is like under Israeli bombardment
# Eyewitness
# Eyewitness

A Palestinian describes what life is like under Israeli bombardment

Jul 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,250 Views 18 Comments

Mohammed Suliman lives in Gaza City and told us what the city is like.

# eyewitness - Monday 23 June, 2014

Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?
# Hero
# Hero

Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?

Jun 23rd 2014, 5:54 PM 29,388 Views 17 Comments

One eyewitness is sure it was the singer who came to the rescue “cool as you like”.

# eyewitness - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square

Jun 30th 2011, 6:39 PM 14 Views 0 Comments

An Irish woman living in Athens spends some hours at the heart of the Greek protests and records the fear, anger and uncertainty on the streets.

# eyewitness - Friday 11 March, 2011

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

Mar 11th 2011, 9:24 PM 3,633 Views 0 Comments

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 9:10 PM 1,559 Views 2 Comments

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Mar 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,162 Views 0 Comments

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

Mar 11th 2011, 4:32 PM 1,890 Views 0 Comments

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake
# Bad Science
# Bad Science

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 3:59 PM 3,335 Views 11 Comments

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Mar 11th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,305 Views 0 Comments

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage
# Pacific
# Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Mar 11th 2011, 2:26 PM 2,619 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Mar 11th 2011, 1:42 PM 14,958 Views 0 Comments

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

Mar 11th 2011, 1:39 PM 19,514 Views 0 Comments

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

Mar 11th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,675 Views 0 Comments

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,750 Views 0 Comments

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,902 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake
# Japan
# Japan

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 8:39 AM 871 Views 0 Comments

The major earthquake has violently shaken the whole of north Japan, with one person confirmed dead already.