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# poignant - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This is the most devastating Yelp review of all-time Poignant

# poignant - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.

# poignant - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.

On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.

# poignant - Monday 8 July, 2013

90-year-old Holocaust survivor on Reddit's Ask Me Anything

Emery Jacoby shares his family’s tragedy online.

# poignant - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Concern in China over number of single males

Even worse, these men – dubbed “bare branches” – are deemed to represent a danger to social stability.

# poignant - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Column: Why recovering my brother's stolen bike meant so much

Colin Regan sent out an appeal on Facebook when his bicycle, which had belonged to his late brother Gordon, was stolen. The universe (and friends) conspired to reunite him with it just before Christmas.

# poignant - Saturday 1 December, 2012

‘Baby boxes’: what they are, and why the UN wants them banned Society This post contains images

‘Baby boxes’: what they are, and why the UN wants them banned

Revival of medieval ‘foundling’ boxes in which abandoned babies were placed send “bad message to society”.

# poignant - Sunday 11 November, 2012

PHOTOS: Enda Kenny lays wreath at Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen Poignant This post contains images

PHOTOS: Enda Kenny lays wreath at Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen

It is the first time the leader of the Republic of Ireland has attended a ceremony in Northern Ireland on Remembrance Sunday.

# poignant - Saturday 10 November, 2012

A snapshot of the Irish in World War I

The National Archives has digitised the wills of 9,000 soldiers killed in action during the Great War.

# poignant - Friday 6 July, 2012

Statelessness: 12 million people do not have a nationality

“I am like a bird with nowhere to rest on the ground but which can’t spend his whole life in the sky.” – Yasser, stateless.

# poignant - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Documentary to chronicle human dramas at Dublin airport Poignant This post contains images

Documentary to chronicle human dramas at Dublin airport

TV3 six-parter will capture the arrivals and departures, reunions and separations at airport which saw 18.7 million people pass through it last year.

# poignant - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago

Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.

# poignant - Monday 28 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge In pictures: The world’s loneliest places* – captured on Google Street View Scenic Street View This post contains images