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, 20 Aug, 2019
Drones steered by military personnel in Nevada, in the US, routinely and anonymously kill people on target lists half a world away, in places like Yemen and Afghanistan, careless of who else dies in the attacks, says
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Ireland was officially neutral in the Second World War but, 75 years ago today, German bombers brought the blitz to Dublin.asks if it was error or conspiracy, and shows how the incident shines a light on our young nation’s complex relationships with the Allied and Axis powers
Tue, 31 May, 2016
I was intrigued by Ruth Dudley Edwards statement during the the Prime Time debate on RTÉ 1 on Wednesday, 23rd March, when she said that she was proud of the 240,000 Irishmen who had fought in WWI saying that they saved us from terrible consequences that would have ensued if Germany had won the Great War.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Shopping centres and public transport were the most likely targets of terrorists planning attacks on Brussels, Belgium’s prime minister Charles Michel said as he announced the city’s lockdown would remain in force today.
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
I agree with Mr Edward Horgan’s letter regarding the Armenian Genocide (Irish Examiner, April 28) in which he writes: “The failure to acknowledge genocide ensures other evil states and dictators will be encouraged to commit similar crimes knowing the Armenian genocide was such a dreadful “success” ... Hitler learned these lessons and went on to commit the Holocaust against the Jewish people.”
Fri, 01 May, 2015