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#Spanish Civil War

# spanish-civil-war - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The story of the Irish who fought for Republican Spain
# Irish History
# Irish History

The story of the Irish who fought for Republican Spain

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:00 PM 18,653 Views 36 Comments

There was no escaping the Spanish question in Ireland in the twelve months after the summer of 1936, write Barry McLoughlin and Emmet O’Connor

# spanish-civil-war - Monday 8 October, 2018

Spanish doctor in 'stolen baby' case found guilty but not convicted
# Stolen Babies
# Stolen Babies

Spanish doctor in 'stolen baby' case found guilty but not convicted

Oct 8th 2018, 11:48 AM 22,059 Views 10 Comments

The court ruled that the crime was committed too long ago for the defendant to be convicted.

# spanish-civil-war - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Spanish parliament approves move to exhume remains of former ruler General Franco
# Valley Of The Fallen
# Valley Of The Fallen

Spanish parliament approves move to exhume remains of former ruler General Franco

Sep 13th 2018, 10:08 PM 23,021 Views 40 Comments

General Franco is buried in a basilica carved into a mountain-face around 50 kilometres outside of Madrid.

# spanish-civil-war - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Abducted by a dictator - Spain's 'stolen babies'
# Political Kidnap
# Political Kidnap

Abducted by a dictator - Spain's 'stolen babies'

Feb 25th 2017, 8:05 AM 19,558 Views 23 Comments

Thousands upon thousands of infants were taken during Franco’s dictatorship.

# spanish-civil-war - Thursday 29 January, 2015

What else could I get for... this €249,000 former home of a Spanish Civil War veteran
# Home Exchange
# Home Exchange

What else could I get for... this €249,000 former home of a Spanish Civil War veteran

Jan 29th 2015, 2:47 PM 5,927 Views 1 Comment

We take a look at what €249,000 could get you around the country.

# spanish-civil-war - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Memorial to honour six Limerick men who fought in Spanish Civil War
# Gone But Not Forgotten
# Gone But Not Forgotten

Memorial to honour six Limerick men who fought in Spanish Civil War

Sep 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 13,385 Views 45 Comments

The six men joined the International Brigade in its fight with the Republican side against Franco’s army.

# spanish-civil-war - Friday 25 April, 2014

Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won't extradite him
# Dictatorship
# Dictatorship

Argentina want to try a Spanish Fascist-era policeman accused of torture, but Spain won't extradite him

Apr 25th 2014, 6:21 PM 11,080 Views 54 Comments

Jesus Munecas is accused of torturing a prisoner during the country’s 36-year Franco-led dictatorship.

# spanish-civil-war - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Spain: Woman reunited with her mother 50 years after being abducted
# Spain
# Spain

Spain: Woman reunited with her mother 50 years after being abducted

Jan 19th 2013, 4:56 PM 20,000 Views 7 Comments

The unnamed woman is said to be one of numerous alleged cases of “stolen babies” from the Franco era.

# spanish-civil-war - Monday 2 July, 2012

PhotoIreland Festival: Powerful images explore migration and diaspora
# Picture This
# Picture This

PhotoIreland Festival: Powerful images explore migration and diaspora

Jul 2nd 2012, 1:15 PM 6,983 Views 0 Comments

Incredible photographs of Ireland and other countries will feature in the PhotoIreland Festival, which runs until 31 July and explores the theme of ‘migrations’.

# spanish-civil-war - Monday 27 February, 2012

Spanish judge acquitted in controversial jurisdiction trial
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish judge acquitted in controversial jurisdiction trial

Feb 27th 2012, 5:52 PM 2,604 Views 3 Comments

Baltasar Garzon did not knowingly violate the limits of his jurisdiction when investigating atrocities linked to the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39, judges ruled today.

# spanish-civil-war - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Spanish judge testifies at his own trial over inquiries into Franco era atrocities
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish judge testifies at his own trial over inquiries into Franco era atrocities

Jan 31st 2012, 12:06 PM 1,289 Views 2 Comments

Baltasar Garzon defiantly rejected charges he overstepped his jurisdiction by probing right wing atrocities during and after the Spanish civil war.