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Wed. 26 Jun. 2019

Amnesty International protest against torture, Government Buildings (2009)

Rendition Flights At Shannon 2009

Amnesty International wants the Irish government to admit that rendition flights operated by the United States government are passing through Shannon Airport.

Students at Warrenstown College, County Meath (2009)

Warrenstown College 2009

Sadness and fond memories greet the news that Warrenstown College which has taught agriculture and horticulture for the last 80 years is to close.

Soldiers patrolling perimeter fence at Shannon Airport (2004)

Security At Shannon 2004

Security in place at Shannon ahead of the arrival of President George W Bush for an EU-US summit at Dromoland Castle.


Veronica Guerin Murdered

Veronica Guerin Murdered 1996

On 26 June 1996 crime reporter Veronica Guerin was murdered in her car as she waited at traffic lights on the Naas dual carriageway near Newlands Cross in Clondalkin, West Dublin. She was shot six times.


President Kennedy in Ireland

In June 1963, John F. Kennedy became the first serving President of the USA to visit Ireland.

Weird and Wonderful

A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.

Northern Ireland 1969

August 1969 was the month that Northern Ireland erupted into violence.