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August 30, 1990 | Associated Press
Freed hostage Brian Keenan had an emotional reunion Wednesday with his 69-year-old mother, who had her first drink in 11 years to toast his release. Minnie Keenan was driven to Dublin from her home in Belfast to see her only son, who is resting and undergoing medical tests at Mater Private Hospital. The 39-year-old university lecturer was freed Friday after 4 1/2 years as a hostage in Lebanon. Mrs.
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June 17, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Thousands of people in Dublin, Ireland, celebrated the enduring appeal in the 21st century of the 20th century classic "Ulysses," though many admitted that they hadn't read it. Fans of one of the world's most famous but perhaps least read novels trekked to points around the city for street theater, readings and just the atmosphere of Dublin as James Joyce vividly fictionalized it.
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June 17, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Thousands of people in Dublin, Ireland, celebrated the enduring appeal in the 21st century of the 20th century classic "Ulysses," though many admitted that they hadn't read it. Fans of one of the world's most famous but perhaps least read novels trekked to points around the city for street theater, readings and just the atmosphere of Dublin as James Joyce vividly fictionalized it.
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November 25, 1999 | Reuters
The Irish government said Wednesday that it plans to deliver a candle to every home in the country, to be lighted as the last rays of 1999 fade on New Year's Eve. "The idea is that shortly after 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve, everybody in the country will light their candles in what we see as a very simple, very symbolic, secular ceremony to mark the end of the millennium," Tom Rowley of the government-appointed National Millennium Committee said.
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November 25, 1999 | Reuters
The Irish government said Wednesday that it plans to deliver a candle to every home in the country, to be lighted as the last rays of 1999 fade on New Year's Eve. "The idea is that shortly after 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve, everybody in the country will light their candles in what we see as a very simple, very symbolic, secular ceremony to mark the end of the millennium," Tom Rowley of the government-appointed National Millennium Committee said.
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July 14, 1986 | United Press International
Gangs of masked men wielding axes and cudgels smashed Catholic homes, gunmen shot two people and Protestants attacked police today during rioting in Northern Ireland. Police said 187 people--128 of them police officers--were injured and 81 homes, most of them occupied by Catholics, were the target of attacks or threatening telephone calls during the past weekend.
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June 19, 1994 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the end, it was more than a game. It was a far-off place and, a time--yesteryear to come home to. They came in their thousands Saturday to a stadium from which they could see the shimmering towers of a great city immigrant ancestors had built. They came remembering. The Irish came from Dublin, yes, but joyous battalions trekked also from Queens, and Ohio, and with their pipes and their shamrock shirts from suburban New Jersey.
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June 19, 1994 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the end, it was more than a game. It was a far-off place and, a time--yesteryear to come home to. They came in their thousands Saturday to a stadium from which they could see the shimmering towers of a great city immigrant ancestors had built. They came remembering. The Irish came from Dublin, yes, but joyous battalions trekked also from Queens, and Ohio, and with their pipes and their shamrock shirts from suburban New Jersey.
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August 30, 1990 | Associated Press
Freed hostage Brian Keenan had an emotional reunion Wednesday with his 69-year-old mother, who had her first drink in 11 years to toast his release. Minnie Keenan was driven to Dublin from her home in Belfast to see her only son, who is resting and undergoing medical tests at Mater Private Hospital. The 39-year-old university lecturer was freed Friday after 4 1/2 years as a hostage in Lebanon. Mrs.
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July 14, 1986 | United Press International
Gangs of masked men wielding axes and cudgels smashed Catholic homes, gunmen shot two people and Protestants attacked police today during rioting in Northern Ireland. Police said 187 people--128 of them police officers--were injured and 81 homes, most of them occupied by Catholics, were the target of attacks or threatening telephone calls during the past weekend.
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