Category Archives: Ireland

Internet Sites For Ukrainians In Ireland 🇮🇪 🇺🇦

BBC Learn English: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/ Ireland (Britannica) https://www.britannica.com/place/ British Council : Learn English Online : https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/ Citizen’s Information Database: https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/ 🇮🇪 Couriers- Parcel Direct: https://www.parceldirect.ie/ HSE: https://www.hse.ie/eng/ (healthcare) Ireland: https://www.ireland.com 🇮🇪 Ireland Government: https://www.gov.ie 🇮🇪 Irish Cooking: https://ilovecooking.ie/ Ireland TV: https://entertainment.ie/tv/Continue reading

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Happy St.Patrick’s Day- March 17th 🇮🇪 🇺🇦 ☘️🌻

Abroad, the Taoiseach has said all the various speaking occasions to mark St Patrick’s Day will highlight Ireland’s solidarity with the people of Ukraine.He will also seek to highlight the importance of democracy and free speech, and the abidance to … Continue reading

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Ireland Chooses Compassion & Helps Ukrainians 🇮🇪 🇺🇦

Ireland has welcomed 5,500 refugees and we are planning to have up to 100,000 but we have no limit. 20,000 families have offered to take in refugees into their homes. Many trucks with supplies have gone to Ukraine driven by … Continue reading

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Ulysses by James Joyce

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach … Continue reading

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Great New Book: The Presidents’ Letters (Ireland)

A collection of letters to the Presidents of Ireland from 1938-2021. Title: The Presidents’ Letters Author: Flor Mc Carthy Publisher : New Island Books ISBN: 9781848407695 Contributors include:  David McCullagh | Rory Montgomery | Martina Devlin | Catriona Crowe | Samantha … Continue reading

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Stay In: Code Red Alert Issued As Storm Barra Approaches Ireland – Weather Bomb

Storm Barra: Southwesterly winds later veering northwesterly will reach mean speeds in excess of 80 km/h with severe or damaging gusts in excess of 130km/h. Due to a combination of high waves, storm surge and high tide, coastal flooding is … Continue reading

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe TD on Budget 2022

From Department of Finance By: Minister for Finance; Paschal Donohoe Published on 12 October 2021 Last updated on 12 October 2021 1. Introduction 2. COVID-19: Government response 3. Macroeconomic outlook 4. Budgetary stance 5. Budget 2022 measures 6. Conclusion 1. … Continue reading

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Ireland Expecting 4th Wave of Covid Virus – Delta Variant

People aged 18 to 34 can get a Janssen single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in a pharmacy from Monday 5 July. List of Pharmacies’ https://www2.hse.ie/Apps/Services/PharmaciesServiceList.aspx?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=pharmacy_list_vaccine For more information call the HSE Call us on 1800 700 700 or 01 240 8787 HSE … Continue reading

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NIAC Recommends Ireland Restricts Astrazeneca To People Over 60

NIAC is a group of Irish medical experts meet to consider new evidence about vaccines and provide advice to the Chief Medical Officer,the Department of Health and the state. The HSE has advised that all AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination clinics planned … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Message President Michael D. Higgins March 2021

Áras an Uachtaráin, Wednesday, 17th March 2021 As our people envisage their emergence from the destructive and debilitating, all-enveloping fog that is the pandemic of COVID-19, as our planet wounded, and in peril from what was a discarded respect for … Continue reading

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The CervicalCheck Scandal – A Legal Analysis

Title: The CervicalCheck Scandal – A Legal Analysis Author: India Kelly Published : Trinity College Law Review (TCLR Online) Full Text & Source: https://trinitycollegelawreview.org/cervical-check-scandal/ The Internet, Online, 6/02/2022 Sample Text: Introduction …..A retrospective audit of cervical cancer screenings showed that … Continue reading

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Mother And Baby Commission: Final Report Published And The Taoiseach Apologises To Them In The Dail

The full report is published online: https://assets.gov.ie/118565/107bab7e-45aa-4124-95fd-1460893dbb43.pdf   My Comment: ( I hope this reports helps them. The state, the father of the children, the nuns, their parents and society in general failed them. It was so wrong. They committed … Continue reading

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Stay Safe But Enjoy Christmas

1.Minimise your in person contacts. Be selective who you allow into your house. If you are meeting up with friends or family you have the option to do it in a controlled area like a cafe or somewhere outside your … Continue reading

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Congratulations President Biden..Love From Ireland

President Biden quotes Irish Poet Seamus Heaney from his play The Cure Of Troy. “History says, don’t hopeOn this side of the grave.But then, once in a lifetimeThe longed-for tidal waveOf justice can rise up,And hope and history rhyme.”– Seamus … Continue reading

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New Irish Dictionary 2020

Title: Concise English_Irish Dictionary Author: O Mianain, Padraig Publisher: Foras Na Gaeilge In the print version users will find: free online version , print RRP is €30/£25. Summary: 30,000 entries; 85,000 sense units; 200,000 phrases and example sentences in Irish; … Continue reading

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RIP Derek Mahon

Everything is Going to be All Right By Derek Mahon How should I not be glad to contemplatethe clouds clearing beyond the dormer windowand a high tide reflected on the ceiling?There will be dying, there will be dying,but there is … Continue reading

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The Tower By W.B. Yeats

The Tower By William Butler Yeats                                               I What shall I do with this absurdity — O heart, … Continue reading

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WORLDOMETER Coronavirus

Covid World Cases Source: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ Date: 21/8/2020 The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. The day is reset after midnight GMT+0. Cronavirus Cases: 22,830,518 Deaths: 796,251 Recovered: 15,496,338Active Cases: 6,532,767 Currently … Continue reading

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Ireland’s COVID 19 Data Hub

#COVID If you want to know anything about Ireland and Covid 19 checkout this website. This site is a collaboration between Ordnance Survey Ireland, the All-Island Research Observatory, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the Health Service Executive, the Central Statistics … Continue reading

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Stage 4 Re-Opening Delayed In Ireland

Ireland had been due to move to Phase 4 of the roadmap on reopening last month, but it was already deferred once due to a rise in the Covid-19 reproductive rate. The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said … Continue reading

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