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# fighting - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Dog found battered and bloodied "may have been in a dog fight"
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Dog found battered and bloodied "may have been in a dog fight"

Jul 17th 2014, 2:35 PM 18,115 Views 57 Comments

The dog, who is named Garth, is now recovering at an ISPCA facility.

# fighting - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'
# Failed Truce
# Failed Truce

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'

Jul 1st 2014, 1:40 PM 4,848 Views 107 Comments

A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.

# fighting - Saturday 14 June, 2014

49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane
# Violence
# Violence

49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane

Jun 14th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,141 Views 69 Comments

The US has also accused Russia of sending tanks and weaponry to the rebels.

# fighting - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Four militants dead in Ukrainian night fight despite 'Easter truce'
# No Let Up
# No Let Up

Four militants dead in Ukrainian night fight despite 'Easter truce'

Apr 20th 2014, 11:58 AM 5,410 Views 32 Comments

An accord struck on Thursday by Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union has also been widely ignored.

# fighting - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Ceasefire agreed in bloody South Sudan conflict
# Civil War
# Civil War

Ceasefire agreed in bloody South Sudan conflict

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:11 PM 4,325 Views 6 Comments

The United Nations has said it is investigating widespread reports of atrocities and war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and summary executions.

# fighting - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland be involved in an EU army?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland be involved in an EU army?

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:43 AM 16,776 Views 200 Comments

Gerry Adams has said an EU army will eventually be created and that it would threaten Ireland’s neutrality if we were involved in its missions.

# fighting - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Men plead guilty to training dogs for animal fights
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Men plead guilty to training dogs for animal fights

Jan 14th 2014, 6:14 PM 13,783 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI said that the men were aged 43 and 19 years of age.

# fighting - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Column: ‘I attended Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in 1994 and he will be missed’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘I attended Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in 1994 and he will be missed’

Dec 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 335 Views 7 Comments

The obscenity of the apartheid system was brought home to me when Bishop Desmond Tutu visited Ireland in 1984 and he shared his stories, writes Joe Murray, who says the world has lost a unique leader.

# fighting - Thursday 5 December, 2013

France to double the number of troops in Central African Republic
# Conflict
# Conflict

France to double the number of troops in Central African Republic

Dec 5th 2013, 8:30 PM 5,267 Views 24 Comments

President Francois Hollande promised that the 600 hundred troops in the country will be doubled “within a few days, even a few hours”.

# fighting - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Elmo from Love/Hate reveals he used to be the school bully
# Love/Hate Relationship
From The Daily Edge
# Love/Hate Relationship

Elmo from Love/Hate reveals he used to be the school bully

Dec 4th 2013, 5:20 PM 12,304 Views 5 Comments

He used to pick on St Patrick’s Athletic striker Anthony Flood.

# fighting - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain
# Syria
# Syria

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain

Nov 2nd 2013, 3:29 PM 13,078 Views 94 Comments

Jesus stands, arms outstretched, on the Cherubim mountain, overlooking a route pilgrims took from Constantinople to Jerusalem in ancient times.

# fighting - Friday 23 August, 2013

Obama says Syria 'will require America's attention'
# Syria
# Syria

Obama says Syria 'will require America's attention'

Aug 23rd 2013, 4:12 PM 6,324 Views 123 Comments

The US president called the Syrian attack where it is alleged chemical weapons were used, ‘a big event of grave concern’.

# fighting - Sunday 11 August, 2013

One-armed MMA fighter wins again with devastating choke hold
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

One-armed MMA fighter wins again with devastating choke hold

Aug 11th 2013, 5:05 PM 4,509 Views 1 Comment

Nick Newell is making a name for himself in MMA despite his disability.

# fighting - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Column: Definitions don't really matter in Egypt right now
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Definitions don't really matter in Egypt right now

Jul 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 18 Views 23 Comments

Nihad Fottouh is living in Cairo and participated in the January protests. She says the recent violence has made residents desperate for security, a stable government, and an Egypt with economic and international balance.

# fighting - Friday 28 June, 2013

Column: Could Brazil's protests spread?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Could Brazil's protests spread?

Jun 28th 2013, 1:00 PM 58 Views 22 Comments

Could the demonstrations in South America’s largest country spread across the continent just like with the Arab Spring, asks Fergal Browne – who says Argentina and Brazil are not all that different.

# fighting - Monday 24 June, 2013

16 soldiers dead as Lebanon clashes continue
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

16 soldiers dead as Lebanon clashes continue

Jun 24th 2013, 8:28 PM 5,224 Views 6 Comments

Fierce clashes continued for a second day between the army and gunmen loyal to a radical Sunni cleric in the Lebanon.

# fighting - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Tournament: Which animal is the most bad-ass?
# Animal Scraps
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Scraps

Tournament: Which animal is the most bad-ass?

Jun 12th 2013, 2:46 PM 1,334 Views 0 Comments

You may be surprised by the outcome.

# fighting - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Cat and dog get into a scrap, but who will win?
# Animal Battle
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Battle

Cat and dog get into a scrap, but who will win?

Jun 11th 2013, 4:05 PM 1,111 Views 0 Comments

We’re serious, we want to know who will win.

# fighting - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Here's why I decided to make a graphic novel about Jim Larkin

May 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 157 Views 20 Comments

Jim Larkin is an iconic figure in Irish history, yet when I was in school the Lockout only received a minor mention on the history syllabus – we wanted to make him more accessible, says Rory McConville.

# fighting - Friday 26 April, 2013

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq

Apr 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 3,494 Views 28 Comments

Sectarian violence erupted three days ago when demonstrations were held in Sunni areas over their treatment by the Shiite-majority authorities.

# fighting - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Column: Though the Good Friday Agreement brought peace, we should never forget the past
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Though the Good Friday Agreement brought peace, we should never forget the past

Apr 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 735 Views 38 Comments

On this date 15 years ago, the Good Friday Agreement was signed. While we have come along way, we shouldn’t take the peace we have for granted, writes Ben English.

# fighting - Monday 1 April, 2013

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: From the roof of the College of Surgeons, the Volunteers watched the city burn

Apr 1st 2013, 8:30 AM 1,028 Views 28 Comments

During the Easter Rising 1916, a small force of men and women fought against British soldiers from their posts in St Stephen’s Green and City Hall. In his new book, Paul O’Brien recounts their tragic and noble struggle to protect the newly proclaimed Irish Republic.

# fighting - Friday 29 March, 2013

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue
# Big Fat Traveller Myths
# Big Fat Traveller Myths

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue

Mar 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 64,032 Views 163 Comments

From grabbing, to marrying cousins, to bare-knuckle fighting, Pavee Point’s Martin Collins dispels some Traveller prejudices.

# fighting - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Whole generation of Syrian children could be lost, says UN
# Lost Generation
# Lost Generation

Whole generation of Syrian children could be lost, says UN

Mar 12th 2013, 2:00 PM 3,774 Views 26 Comments

Two years to the day since the conflict began, the UN says there’s a generation of children who have known only fighting.

# fighting - Monday 25 February, 2013

Interview: Meet Ireland's newest UFC fighter Conor McGregor
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

Interview: Meet Ireland's newest UFC fighter Conor McGregor

Feb 25th 2013, 7:17 PM 17,466 Views 28 Comments

We visited one of the sport’s brightest prospects at his Dublin gym to discuss his upcoming debut in The Octagon.

# fighting - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Syria rebels fight for police academy near Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Syria rebels fight for police academy near Aleppo

Feb 24th 2013, 5:01 PM 3,503 Views 37 Comments

A French photographer, Olivier Voisin, has died after being injured during fighting in Syria.

# fighting - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Column: Domestic violence is an issue we're encouraged not to think about in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Domestic violence is an issue we're encouraged not to think about in Ireland

Feb 16th 2013, 7:00 PM 592 Views 126 Comments

Following the horrendous Magdalene revelations, can we continue to pretend to ourselves that abuses aren’t happening right here and now in our society and in our homes, asks Paula McGovern.

# fighting - Monday 14 January, 2013

Fire services fight blaze at Cappagh Hospital
# Fire
# Fire

Fire services fight blaze at Cappagh Hospital

Jan 14th 2013, 9:22 AM 6,885 Views 3 Comments

Two fire brigade pumps are currently at the scene of the fire.

# fighting - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Column: 8 ways to stay civil with your ex-partner
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 8 ways to stay civil with your ex-partner

Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 158 Views 15 Comments

It can be a tough time of year if you are newly separated, but it is important to put your children first, while also taking time for yourself, writes Sheila O’Malley.

# fighting - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Fighting might have led to evolution of fists
# Fists Of Fury
# Fists Of Fury

Fighting might have led to evolution of fists

Dec 20th 2012, 5:48 PM 5,617 Views 22 Comments

Humans are the “poster children for violence” say researchers.

# fighting - Friday 16 November, 2012

Column: I won’t let my young daughter join Facebook
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I won’t let my young daughter join Facebook

Nov 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 690 Views 76 Comments

Social networking sites can be harmful if children aren’t ready, writes Nora Creamer, whose 11-year-old daughter is desperate for one.

# fighting - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

France becomes first Western country to recognise new Syria coalition
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

France becomes first Western country to recognise new Syria coalition

Nov 14th 2012, 9:18 AM 2,617 Views 5 Comments

Francois Hollande said France will only recognise the opposition government as part of a series of steps to end the Bashar al-Assad regime.

# fighting - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Uncaged: From teacher to fighter, a closer look at Rich Franklin
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

Uncaged: From teacher to fighter, a closer look at Rich Franklin

Nov 3rd 2012, 8:34 AM 1,356 Views 0 Comments

‘Ace’ is part of an ever dwindling number of the old guard still fighting who rose to prominence as the sport began to really find its feet.

# fighting - Friday 12 October, 2012

Poll: Do you believe 'phone fights' are a major concern?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe 'phone fights' are a major concern?

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 11,461 Views 58 Comments

As video of two girls fighting in Cork goes viral, it is noted that school fights are not new – but it’s the recording of them that is now a major worry. Do you agree?

# fighting - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Hidden History: The Irish and the American Civil War
# American Civil War
# American Civil War

Hidden History: The Irish and the American Civil War

Sep 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 34,462 Views 42 Comments

Did you know that nearly 200,000 Irish men (and some women) served in this war – and tens of thousands of them were killed in action?

# fighting - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Syria: Dozens of bodies filmed as opposing sides blame each other for massacre
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Dozens of bodies filmed as opposing sides blame each other for massacre

Aug 26th 2012, 5:40 PM 5,018 Views 21 Comments

Footage posted online but not independently verified purports to show rows of bodies lined up at a graveyard and sprawled on Syrian streets.

# fighting - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria
# Civil War
# Civil War

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria

Aug 21st 2012, 11:07 AM 3,104 Views 3 Comments

Mika Yamamoto’s father, who was also a journalist, said reports of her death were “too much to bear”.

# fighting - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO
# Civil War
# Civil War

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

Aug 5th 2012, 6:03 PM 2,190 Views 11 Comments

The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.

# fighting - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Syrian TV presenter ‘kidnapped and executed’
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian TV presenter ‘kidnapped and executed’

Aug 4th 2012, 12:40 PM 5,307 Views 37 Comments

The news comes as new fighting is reported in Aleppo and Damascus.

# fighting - Monday 23 July, 2012

Syria: Government troops fight back against rebels in Damascus
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Government troops fight back against rebels in Damascus

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:18 AM 1,176 Views 5 Comments

The move is an attempt to take over rebel-held areas in Damascus and Aleppo, two of the biggest cities in the country.