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#1982

# 1982 - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

New documentary to look back at Offaly's famous All-Ireland win that ended Kerry's five-in-a-row dream 1982 This post contains videos

New documentary to look back at Offaly's famous All-Ireland win that ended Kerry's five-in-a-row dream

Players of the Faithful will be broadcast on RTÉ One on 28 December.

# 1982 - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82? A Link To The Past

So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?

It won’t even come close, says one expert.

# 1982 - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Model Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby for defamation Rape Claims

Model Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby for defamation

This comes after Cosby’s denial that he raped the former model in 1982.

# 1982 - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Furlong, Sheehy and Lowry reflect on the famous Kerry-Offaly game from 1982

In an extract from Pat Nolan’s new book ‘The Furlongs’, the 1982 final is put under the microscope.

# 1982 - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Before the Tiger: Incredibly detailed images of the city in the 1980s Photojournalism

Dublin Before the Tiger: Incredibly detailed images of the city in the 1980s

German photographer David Jazay’s brilliant work has been 32 years in the making.

# 1982 - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams says Hyde Park bomb accused should never have been arrested 1982

Gerry Adams says Hyde Park bomb accused should never have been arrested

John Downey walked free from court in London after a judge ruled that the trial should not go ahead.

# 1982 - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of Hyde Park bombing cannot be prosecuted because of secret deal 1982

Man accused of Hyde Park bombing cannot be prosecuted because of secret deal

The PSNI has apologised to the families of victims and survivors following the collapse of the case of John Downey

# 1982 - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Who remembers Ireland's 'Big Snow' of 1982? Big Freeze

Who remembers Ireland's 'Big Snow' of 1982?

Check out these vintage videos.

# 1982 - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Your retro Manchester United team photo of the day

Stay classy, 1982.

# 1982 - Monday 22 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Haughey Government in row over royal baby message Royal Baby

Haughey Government in row over royal baby message

The Taoiseach’s Department disagreed with the Department of Foreign Affairs over whether a congratulatory message should be sent to the British Royal Family on the birth of Prince William of Wales in June 1982.

# 1982 - Sunday 6 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year News You Missed

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

# 1982 - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 1982: 'Ireland', 'Éire' and why both aren't written on postage stamps 55c

1982: 'Ireland', 'Éire' and why both aren't written on postage stamps

Government thought that using the word ‘Ireland’ would be problematic as unionists regarded it as referring to the 32 counties.

From TheJournal.ie 1982: The term 'Irish Free State' deemed 'inappropriate' by An Taoiseach State Papers

1982: The term 'Irish Free State' deemed 'inappropriate' by An Taoiseach

The rebuttal was in response to a letter from England which suggested that the ‘Irish Free State’ should be renamed the ‘Irish Secular Free State’.

# 1982 - Saturday 29 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher papers show how Reagan kept Queen Elizabeth II waiting 1982

Thatcher papers show how Reagan kept Queen Elizabeth II waiting

British documents reveal the countries desire to make sure that President Reagan’s visit in 1982 materialised.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims 1982 State Papers

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims

FG chairman Charlie Flanagan said Dessie Ellis’s refusal to discuss British claims that he was involved in IRA murders were “utterly disgraceful”.

From TheJournal.ie 1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster 1982

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster

The government said the capital’s fire service was not adequately equipped to meet “the needs of a modern fire brigade” at the time of the tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie The things that Haughey was sent in 1982 Dear Charlie

The things that Haughey was sent in 1982

A man revered by his people, Charles Haughey was a politician used to the finer things in life.

From TheJournal.ie Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger 1982

Falklands War: Irish response to Belgrano sinking drew British anger

One of the most controversial incidents of the Falklands War saw a change in the Irish government’s approach to the conflict and a considerable backlash from the British media and public.

# 1982 - Friday 28 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’ Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

From TheJournal.ie Letter from an Irish housewife to Charlie Haughey Housewives Union

Letter from an Irish housewife to Charlie Haughey

The head of the Irish Housewives’ Union wrote in 1982 to denounce “typical career women”, family planning clinics, sex education and mistresses.

From TheJournal.ie 1978: Ireland "laughing stock of progressive world" over divorce and contraceptives State Papers

1978: Ireland "laughing stock of progressive world" over divorce and contraceptives

As debates raged on divorce and separation, one Irish man wrote to the Taoiseach Jack Lynch from Australia to tell him what people thought of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis rejects allegations of involvement in 50 IRA murders State Papers

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis rejects allegations of involvement in 50 IRA murders

A newly-released British document claims that Ellis was involved in the murder of 50 people by the IRA in the north and south during the Troubles but he has rejected these claims.

From TheJournal.ie 1982: A year of tragedy for Irish soldiers in the Lebanon Peacekeeping

1982: A year of tragedy for Irish soldiers in the Lebanon

Documents from 1982 capture the immediate aftermath of the moment when Michael McAleavey shot dead three of his colleagues at Tibnin Bridge in South Lebanon.

From TheJournal.ie 1982: Government was warned of pro-life amendment's clash with ECHR Forecast

1982: Government was warned of pro-life amendment's clash with ECHR

A Government department predicted both an ECHR defeat and a Supreme Court ruling allowing a constitutional right to abortion – years before each ever happened.

From TheJournal.ie Fidel Castro visited Ireland in 1982 (and almost met Charles Haughey) Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro visited Ireland in 1982 (and almost met Charles Haughey)

Cuban leader Fidel Castro left a gift for then-Taoiseach Charles Haughey during his brief stopover in Shannon in late 1982.

From TheJournal.ie No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers 1982

No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers

Although it almost brought the Government down, there was no hint of the double murder and massive manhunt that shocked Ireland in the summer of 1982 in the State Archives.

From TheJournal.ie 1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles" 1982

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"

Newly released documents show Ireland’s attempts to engage American President Ronald Reagan on Northern Ireland and to counter British propaganda.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict 1982

RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict

The Government was worried that an arrangement between RTÉ and BBC could lead to a national embarrassment.

From TheJournal.ie 1982: Irish Council of Churches opposed anti-abortion amendment Abortion

1982: Irish Council of Churches opposed anti-abortion amendment

The group said the change to the constitution was legally unnecessary and socially unfair – as it placed the views of the Roman Catholic church above those of other denominations in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Haughey's mission against smoking and cigarette advertising 1982

Haughey's mission against smoking and cigarette advertising

During his time as Taoiseach, Charles Haughey moved to change the culture of smoking in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Govt advised to deal with vaccine damage in the same way as thalidomide compensation 1982

Govt advised to deal with vaccine damage in the same way as thalidomide compensation

The Secretary to the Government asked, “Why not let the ordinary law apply – as in the case of thalomide.”

From TheJournal.ie 30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection Guinness

30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection

The recent Falkands War and the IRA bombing campaign had led to a “resistance to the Irish angle”.

From TheJournal.ie 30 years ago: Anger at Irish Government over IRA bombings 1982

30 years ago: Anger at Irish Government over IRA bombings

Newly released documents related to the Hyde Park and Regents Park bombings show that people both at home and abroad thought that Ireland’s government weren’t doing enough to stamp out the IRA.

From TheJournal.ie Haughey intervened over detention of British journalists during Falklands crisis 1982

Haughey intervened over detention of British journalists during Falklands crisis

The Taoiseach was asked to provide assistance as Ireland was looked upon favourably by Buenos Aires during the Falkland Island conflict.

From TheJournal.ie After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’ Falklands This post contains images

After Falklands invasion, Thatcher sought Haughey’s ‘urgent help’

Suggestions that Ireland would not support British efforts to ostracise Argentina after its invasion of the Falklands in April 1982 were met with warnings from diplomats in London.

From TheJournal.ie 1982 State Papers: 30 years on? 1982

1982 State Papers: 30 years on?

Has it really been 30 years? TheJournal.ie looks at how far we’ve come.

# 1982 - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years Out Of Jail

Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years

MacArthur was jailed in 1982 after he killed a nurse in the Phoenix Park and shot dead a farmer.

# 1982 - Friday 15 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Latest Technology' Archive Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

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