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#Poppy Day

# poppy-day - Friday 11 November, 2016

Ireland's World War One war dead are remembered on Armistice Day

About 50,000 Irish men fought and died during the war.

# poppy-day - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Ceremonies remember the First World War’s fallen men and women

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will all attend ceremonies today to mark Remembrance Day.

# poppy-day - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII

The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.

# poppy-day - 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.

Column: ‘Surely it’s time Ireland embraced the memorial poppy’

It’s not about choosing sides – Ireland should lose its timidity and commemorate fallen Irish soldiers, writes David McCann.

# poppy-day - Monday 5 November, 2012

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: should we mark Poppy Day?

A Fine Gael TD will become the first politician since 1996 to wear the emblem in the Dáil.

# poppy-day - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.

# poppy-day - Sunday 14 November, 2010

Second cross-border service held

A second cross-border remembrance service will be held on Sunday.