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#Poppy

# poppy - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Poll: Would you wear a shamrock poppy?
# Shamrock Poppy
# Shamrock Poppy

Poll: Would you wear a shamrock poppy?

Nov 8th 2018, 9:30 AM 38,971 Views 143 Comments

It’s a divisive issue.

As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy
# Frank Feighan
# Frank Feighan

As we approach the centenary of Armistice Day, here's why I'm asking Irish politicians to wear a Shamrock Poppy

Nov 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,130 Views 174 Comments

It’s time to stop airbrushing the Irish soldiers who died in World War I out of our history, writes Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan.

# poppy - Monday 5 November, 2018

Irish people are divided on whether their politicians should wear the poppy
# Armistice Day
# Armistice Day

Irish people are divided on whether their politicians should wear the poppy

Nov 5th 2018, 11:36 PM 27,680 Views 72 Comments

In a survey for the Claire Byrne Show, one in five people said they didn’t know whether elected officials should wear it.

'Uneducated cavemen' - FA investigate McClean's Instagram post featuring Bobby Sands quote
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

'Uneducated cavemen' - FA investigate McClean's Instagram post featuring Bobby Sands quote

Nov 5th 2018, 12:32 PM 42,694 Views 96 Comments

The Ireland winger was subjected to abuse from a section of his own supporters during Saturday’s draw with Middlesbrough.

# poppy - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Poll: Should Leo Varadkar have worn the 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should Leo Varadkar have worn the 'shamrock poppy' in the Dáil?

Nov 8th 2017, 9:41 AM 69,779 Views 287 Comments

About 210,000 Irish men and women served in the British forces during World War One, and around 35,000 died.

# poppy - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
# Poppies
# Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,090 Views 132 Comments

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

# poppy - Friday 4 November, 2016

Fifa charge Ireland over Easter Rising commemorative jersey
# Charged
From The42
# Charged

Fifa charge Ireland over Easter Rising commemorative jersey

Nov 4th 2016, 12:00 PM 40,470 Views 146 Comments

The kit has come to the fore in recent days because England and Scotland both want to wear the poppy in their upcoming game.

# poppy - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 8,777 Views 27 Comments

FA chairman Greg Clarke insists the players will be marking Remembrance Day but world football’s governing body is standing firm.

# poppy - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?

Nov 11th 2015, 9:37 AM 33,417 Views 247 Comments

You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.

# poppy - Monday 19 October, 2015

James McClean warned over controversial celebration
# Outcome
From The42
# Outcome

James McClean warned over controversial celebration

Oct 19th 2015, 10:37 PM 6,887 Views 10 Comments

The FA studied the video and decided not to ban the Republic of Ireland international.

# poppy - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled
# Seas Of Red
# Seas Of Red

In photos: The impressive poppy display at Tower of London is being dismantled

Nov 12th 2014, 2:23 PM 13,216 Views 28 Comments

All 888,246 flowers.

# poppy - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Ceremonies remember the First World War's fallen men and women
# Poppy Day
# Poppy Day

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

Nov 9th 2014, 8:11 AM 7,358 Views 78 Comments

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

# poppy - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Ireland's James McClean writes letter outlining his reasons for not wearing a poppy
# Poppy
From The42
# Poppy

Ireland's James McClean writes letter outlining his reasons for not wearing a poppy

Nov 8th 2014, 8:10 AM 54,962 Views 218 Comments

The Derry-born midfielder says he’s not a “war monger, anti-British or a terrorist”.

# poppy - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore marks Remembrance Day in Belfast
# Remembrance
# Remembrance

Gilmore marks Remembrance Day in Belfast

Nov 10th 2013, 7:18 PM 12,270 Views 211 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and President Michael D Higgins also took part in ceremonies today.

Poll: Should Irish people wear poppies to honour the war dead?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish people wear poppies to honour the war dead?

Nov 10th 2013, 9:50 AM 46,816 Views 459 Comments

Today the leader and deputy leader of Ireland will pay their respects to the roughly 57,000 Irish people who died in two World Wars. Should we as a nation do the same?

# poppy - Saturday 2 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 559 Views 251 Comments

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.

# poppy - Monday 19 November, 2012

Police investigate McClean poppy death threats
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

Police investigate McClean poppy death threats

Nov 19th 2012, 11:57 AM 6,691 Views 38 Comments

Everton have also condemned the Twitter abuse received by defender Seamus Coleman following Saturday’s defeat to Reading.

# poppy - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision
# Iregre
From The42
# Iregre

David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision

Nov 13th 2012, 12:30 PM 12,636 Views 74 Comments

“James is James. James is his own man and I respect his decision,” said the on-loan Hull midfielder.

# poppy - Monday 12 November, 2012

League of Ireland star Ger O'Brien to auction James McClean's poppy-less Sunderland jersey
# Ger O'Brien
From The42
# Ger O'Brien

League of Ireland star Ger O'Brien to auction James McClean's poppy-less Sunderland jersey

Nov 12th 2012, 12:09 PM 7,975 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland winger made headlines this weekend.

# poppy - Sunday 11 November, 2012

'McClean's poppy decision his own personal choice' - Sunderland
# PoppyGate
From The42
# PoppyGate

'McClean's poppy decision his own personal choice' - Sunderland

Nov 11th 2012, 2:45 PM 18,281 Views 70 Comments

The Ireland winger opted not to wear the commemorative badge at Goodison Park yesterday.

# poppy - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?

Nov 10th 2011, 8:30 PM 559 Views 174 Comments

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 - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest
# Remembrance Row
From The42
# Remembrance Row

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Nov 9th 2011, 3:47 PM 1,178 Views 30 Comments

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

Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban
# Poppy Row
From The42
# Poppy Row

Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban

Nov 9th 2011, 11:45 AM 991 Views 36 Comments

English FA plan a host of alternative remembrance efforts after FIFA tells them that players can’t wear the poppy on their jerseys.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Nov 9th 2011, 9:13 AM 128 Views 0 Comments

As the countdown to Tallinn continues, here’s your round-up of the morning’s sports news.