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# mandela-day - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Mandela and 'the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity' with Ireland

Tánaiste Simon Coveney on why Dublin is the perfect venue to celebrate Madiba’s struggle – and why Ireland will co-host Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at UN this autumn.

# mandela-day - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela

Today’s speech came on the eve of Mandela Day, which is marked around the world every year on 18 July.

# mandela-day - Friday 18 July, 2014

This Google Doodle tribute to Mandela will hit you right in the feels

This is the first Mandela Day since the death of the South African leader and would have been his 96th birthday.

# mandela-day - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Divided South Africa honours Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday

The South African statesman had a quiet day at home, while South Africans concentrated on projects for the needy.

# mandela-day - Monday 18 July, 2011

Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela Mandela Day This post contains images

Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela

As the world celebrates Mandela Day, takes a look at the South African icon’s incredible life.