Category Archives: Irish People

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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Old Ireland Was No Country For Women

Some poor Irish women of the past suffered much so we could own property, vote, earn a living and live the life we want. Thank-you brave ladies. We still have not got pay and promotion equality or even even representation … Continue reading

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Ireland Has Repealed The 8th Amendment – 66.4% Yes

World trust The People Of Ireland That Will Not Be Baby Killers. We could no longer bury our heads in the sand and turn a blind eye to  the women and girls traveling alone in the boat to the UK … Continue reading

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St.Patrick’s Day – A Day When The Whole World Celebrates The Irish Culture

Date: 17th March (Every Year) St.Patrick’s Day Website: http://www.stpatricksfestival.ie/ Title:St. Patrick and Identity Author: National Museum, Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.museum.ie/Country-Life/Featured-Topics/St-Patrick/Decorative-arts St. Patrick and the symbols associated with him have been used to emphasis Irish identity and can been … Continue reading

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