Category Archives: Irish People

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RIP John Hume

PEACE by: W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) H, that Time could touch a formThat could show what Homer’s ageBred to be a hero’s wage.‘Were not all her life but storm,Would not painters paint a formOf such noble lines,’ I said,‘Such a … Continue reading

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I Am So Very Disappointed In Irish Government For Not Insisting On 14 Day Self Isolation Or Jail

Quarantine is a way to separate and to restrict movements of someone who may have been exposed to the virus to check if they become sick.The CDC recommends self-quarantine if a close contact of yours has confirmed case of COVID-19.Usually, … Continue reading

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Dr.Tony Holohan Thank-You For Your Heroic Service

Ireland’s chief medical Officer Dr.Tony Holohan lead Ireland through the Covid crisis with patience and kindness. This man who appeared on television every evening informing us of the Covid statistics and answered our questions so kindly explaining things to us. … Continue reading

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You Don’t Get To Be Racist And Irish By Imelda May

(I just love this poem. It is so full of emotion, passion and Irish history – what a poet!! ) You Don’t Get To Be Racist And Irish By Imelda May .. You don’t get to be racist and Irish … Continue reading

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Roadmap for reopening society and business #ROI

Published: 3 May 2020From: Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Health The Taoiseach has announced 2 changes to the restrictions put in place to protect us all from the spread of COVID-19 that will come into effect next Tuesday … Continue reading

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Statement by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar giving an update on the COVID-19 Emergency

Published: 1 May 2020From: Department of the Taoiseach and An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Good evening. I need to speak to you again about the coronavirus. The last few weeks have changed and transformed our lives in so many different ways. … Continue reading

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Proud To Be Irish – Leo Leads Irish Through Corona Virus Crisis

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delivered this great speech on St.Patrick’s Day live on tv to the Irish. Here is the speech in full. Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh! This is a Saint Patrick’s Day like no other. A day that … Continue reading

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RIP Ulick O’Connor 1954–2019

Title: Writer and critic Ulick O’Connor dies aged 91 Publisher : RTE Online Source: https://www.rte.ie/culture/2019/1007/1081602-ulick-oconnor/ The Internet, Online, 15/10/2019 Sample Text: Writer, poet, historian and critic Ulick O’Connor has died at the age of 91. Born in Rathgar in Dublin … Continue reading

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Irish & Proud 💚💚💚💚

90% of your sick days happen to be Monday. Tool = Idiot. Go on, go on, go on, go on = Drink the tea, or fear her wrath. Tea solves all of your problems Everything is just grand (or it will be … Continue reading

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I Stand With the Irish Nurses & Midwifes

  Our nurses went on strike  on 30th Jan 2019 at 8 am for 24 hours to highlight their problems of being understaffed and their low pay. The restorative pay promised many years ago was never given to them. Most … Continue reading

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First Dáil Éireann- Speech By President Michael D. Higgins

(1st Dail Eireann , The Birth Of Irish Democracy) First Dáil Éireann The Mansion House, Dublin, 21 January 2019 A Cheann Comhairle, A Chathaoirligh, A Thaoisigh, A Airí, A Theachtaí Dála, A Sheanadóirí, A ghaolta le Teachtaí na Céad Dála … Continue reading

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