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# the-past - Friday 25 August, 2017

Charles Haughey asked Britain not to fly three IRA bodies through Dublin in 1988

The Taoiseach “made it clear that he would not admit to this request in public,” new documents show.

# the-past - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Horse meat for sale in Phibsboro and other wacky clips from Ireland's past

RTÉ has released special archived footage for the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.

# the-past - Monday 22 February, 2016

Gerry Adams says he asked a Sinn Féin member about Brian Stack's murder

But another member is “unavailable to him”.

# the-past - Monday 28 December, 2015

'When granny left the mountain about 24 years ago, the mountain died too'

Explore the latest work of photographer Donal Moloney.

# the-past - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# the-past - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Sinn Féin candidate says she 'unreservedly condemns' killing of Garda Jerry McCabe after criticisms

O’Reilly said she found it difficult to make her point because she was being “rounded on” by the other panelists.

# the-past - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

# the-past - Sunday 24 August, 2014

The Trinity Skeletons: The archaeological quest to find out who they were

Medieval human remains found in Dublin city centre have thrown up many questions for archaeologists.

# the-past - Friday 27 June, 2014

RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers

Sgt Joe Campbell was shot on the evening of 25 February 1977

# the-past - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# the-past - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# the-past - Monday 30 December, 2013

Germany urges Japan to deal 'honestly' with WWII past

Germany said it has tried to deal with its own actions during World War II and urged Japan and other countries to do likewise.

# the-past - Friday 27 December, 2013

Agreement in Haass talks 'is possible' - Adams

Richard Haass left Belfast on Tuesday, but says the effort involved in coming back this weekend is justified.

# the-past - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Gerry Adams tells Enda Kenny: stop bringing up the IRA

The Taoiseach has called on Gerry Adams to admit that he was a member of the IRA – but Gerry Adams says the Taoiseach is just creating a distraction from the James Reilly story.