We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
Martin O’Neill says he understands what James McClean is going through, having himself experienced hostility from the crowd at Windsor Park when, as a young Catholic during the Troubles, he first broke into the Northern Ireland team in the early 70s.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2018
While taoiseach in 1982 Charles Haughey fulfilled the invitation to the White House for St Patrick’s Day that had been extended to his predecessor Garret Fitz-Gerald. Mr Haughey then invited the president to Ireland on a state visit.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Thu, 04 Dec, 2014
Star rugby players such as Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell would be fabulous ambassadors for an all-Ireland rugby bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, and if the public get behind it we’ll [have a] very good chance of landing rugby’s biggest prize, Sports Minister Leo Varadker has said.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
THE Garda Siochana had a difficult and sensitive task to carry out in persuading Willie Frazer and his motley crew not to come to Dublin tomorrow to demand that the Irish flag be removed from Leinster House (where it wouldn’t be flying anyway because it doesn’t fly over the houses of the Oireachtas when the Dáil and Seanad are not sitting).
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013