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#nelson

# nelson - Saturday 12 March, 2016

The long road to the Spire: Here's why it took 37 years to replace Nelson's Pillar

A mooted ‘Millennium Arch’ fell by the wayside, and there were many other proposals along the way.

# nelson - Thursday 26 March, 2015

'Vote for Alan Kelly or you'll get a wedgie' - Paul Murphy won't let Simpsons reference go...

What did Nelson do to get dragged into all of this?

# nelson - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

They were talking about Nelson from The Simpsons in the Dáil today This post contains videos

# nelson - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 Windies win further evidence Ireland aren't prepared to bow to the established order Breaking Boundaries

Windies win further evidence Ireland aren't prepared to bow to the established order

This side aren’t afraid to go against the tide in order to receive greater recognition.

# nelson - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 In pictures: While you were asleep there was an Irish party in Nelson CWC15

In pictures: While you were asleep there was an Irish party in Nelson

Ireland’s cricketers pulled off another incredible win as they beat West Indies in the World Cup.

From The42 Ireland open World Cup campaign by toppling West Indies COYBIG

Ireland open World Cup campaign by toppling West Indies

Phil Simmons’ side chased down 305 to beat the two-time World Cup winners.

# nelson - 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.

# nelson - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Millennium Spire could be renamed in honour of Mandela

Councillors meet this afternoon to consider the proposal…

# nelson - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Column: Goodbye Mandela. Now it is up to us.

Mandela was was rare role model for many, a man who was unafraid to speak truth to power, writes Ruairí McKiernan, who says the challenge now is for us to remember him by taking action.

# nelson - Monday 9 December, 2013

Obama and Castro to deliver eulogies at Mandela memorial service

Heads of state and government have been arriving ahead of tomorrow’s State Memorial Service. President Michael D Higgins is representing Ireland.

# nelson - Monday 1 July, 2013

Mandela family tries to end gravesite row

The anti-apartheid hero is ill in hospital in South Africa, but a family feud is said to have broken out over his burial site.

# nelson - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela

Nelson Mandela is being treated in a hospital in Pretoria for a recurring lung infection.