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# poppies - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Opinion: 'The poppy argument in Ireland is an ideological battle that's been raging since the 19th century'

Caoimhín de Barra looks at nationalism and unionism, and the conflicting emotions people have around the use of the poppy.

# poppies - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# poppies - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell

It’s the cash crop for the Taliban – and it’s about to get even scarier.

# poppies - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

# poppies - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Restaurant owner admits to lacing customers' noodles with opium to get them hooked Knew It

# poppies - Thursday 20 February, 2014

283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year

And one Sinn Féin TD says that is a problem for Ireland.

# poppies - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Column: As an Irish woman, I believe in wearing the remembrance poppy. Here's why...

The poppy does not glorify warfare, death, or British nationalism – it recognises the senseless horror of our shared European past, which we have a moral duty to remember, writes Kate Bellamy.

# poppies - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Football’s governing body are targeted after decision to deny English football chiefs’ request to wear commemorative flower on Saturday against Spain.