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# vietnam-war - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970
# Nixon In Dublin
# Nixon In Dublin

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970

Jun 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 18,141 Views 17 Comments

Nixon’s motorcade was making its way through Dublin when it was egged three times.

# vietnam-war - Sunday 26 August, 2018

How John McCain became a titan of US politics
# From Navy To Senate
# From Navy To Senate

How John McCain became a titan of US politics

Aug 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,835 Views 21 Comments

His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.

# vietnam-war - Monday 12 March, 2018

US Destroyer to be named after Irish man who fought in Vietnam war
# US Navy
# US Navy

US Destroyer to be named after Irish man who fought in Vietnam war

Mar 12th 2018, 10:14 PM 22,511 Views 41 Comments

Patrick Gallagher grew up just outside Ballyhaunis before emigrating to the US in 1962

# vietnam-war - Monday 5 June, 2017

Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman
# Patrick Gallagher
# Patrick Gallagher

Almost 9,000 have signed a petition to have a US military ship named after an Irishman

Jun 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 37,967 Views 31 Comments

Patrick Gallagher from Co Mayo fought in and died during the Vietnam War.

# vietnam-war - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
# US Marines
# US Marines

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

Dec 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 23,890 Views 91 Comments

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

# vietnam-war - Monday 28 April, 2014

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind
# Family Reunion
From The Daily Edge
# Family Reunion

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind

Apr 28th 2014, 4:05 PM 5,798 Views 0 Comments

The power of social media, proved once more.

# vietnam-war - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin
# Winter Soldier
# Winter Soldier

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin

Jan 31st 2013, 7:05 AM 4,760 Views 19 Comments

Winter Soldier will have three screenings at the IFI this weekend.

# vietnam-war - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 27th 2013, 10:29 AM 10,071 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# vietnam-war - Sunday 23 December, 2012

POT: A history of marijuana
# USA
# USA

POT: A history of marijuana

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 9,372 Views 26 Comments

Washington State and Colorado in the US voted to legalise the drug’s use last month – but what happened in the States before pot went ‘proper’?

# vietnam-war - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies
# United States
# United States

Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies

Oct 21st 2012, 1:23 PM 4,241 Views 10 Comments

The former US senator ran against Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election but was soundly beaten.

# vietnam-war - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
# Vietnam War
# Vietnam War

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

Aug 9th 2012, 12:17 PM 10,778 Views 31 Comments

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# vietnam-war - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Top five: classic leaks and whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers
From The Daily Edge
# Whistleblowers

Top five: classic leaks and whistleblowers

Jul 27th 2010, 5:08 PM 408 Views 1 Comment

In the aftermath of the Wikileaks Afghanistan drama, we remember five other shock disclosures.