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#Poppy

# poppy - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Poll: Would you wear a shamrock poppy? Shamrock Poppy This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you wear a shamrock poppy?

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

# poppy - Friday 4 November, 2016

From The42 Fifa charge Ireland over Easter Rising commemorative jersey Charged

Fifa charge Ireland over Easter Rising commemorative jersey

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

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

England plan to wear poppies for Scotland clash despite Fifa ban

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you wear a poppy?

You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.

# poppy - Monday 19 October, 2015

From The42 James McClean warned over controversial celebration Outcome

James McClean warned over controversial celebration

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

# poppy - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

# poppy - 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 - Saturday 8 November, 2014

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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...

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

From The42 Police investigate McClean poppy death threats Premier League

Police investigate McClean poppy death threats

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

# poppy - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

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

David Meyler defends James McClean's poppy decision

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

# poppy - Monday 12 November, 2012

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

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

The Ireland winger made headlines this weekend.

# poppy - Sunday 11 November, 2012

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

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

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?

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

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

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.

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

Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban

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

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

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