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Biggest News Stories in Ireland since the year 2000.

  • 06-12-2022 11:58pm
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    I saw a video online of the biggest news stories in the UK from the year 2000 to 2022. These are the stories' I can think of. What can you think of?

    2000: Year 2000.

    2001: Foot & Mouth

    2002: Euro introduced.

    2003: Special Olympic.

    2004: Smoking Ban.

    2005: Robert Holohan

    2006: Triple Crown.

    2007: Joe O'Reilly trial.

    2008: Start of the recession.

    2009: Emergency Budget.

    2010: Cold Snap in January.

    2011: Visit of Queen Elizabeth II.

    2012: Savita Halappanavar dies in a Galway Hospital.

    2013: Horse Meat fund in some beef products.

    2014: Gareth Brooks.

    2015: Same sex marriage approved via popular vote.

    2016: General Election

    2017: Leo Varadkar becomes Taoiseach.

    2018: Beast from the East.

    2019: Gay Byrne passes away.

    2020: Covid 19 Pandemic.

    2021: Olympics take place a year late.