Category Archives: Irish Politics

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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Crazy Nursing Agency Fees

Why are don’t the HSE get more Human Resources staff and recruit graduating nurses themselves. It would take more people off the dole and they would have more control over the quality of staff they get. The HSE currently pays … 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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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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Budget 2018 (ROI)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2018 speech in the Dail on 10th October 2017 . “Budget day offers the opportunity to reflect on a journey made, to recognise both what our country has achieved and what we want to … Continue reading

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1916 Celebrations At Fort Camden Was A Great Success

  It was a huge success , greatly supported by the local community and organised by a mass of volunteers. We had a brilliant weekend. A huge thank-you to all involved.#proudtobeIrish Cara O’Sullivan At Fort Camden https://www.facebook.com/camdenftmeagher/videos/821597411277604

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Camden Fort Meagher 1916 Celebrations

Camden Fort Meagher is a coastal defence fortification close to Crosshaven, County Cork, Ireland. It is a prime location to watch ships passing through Cork Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world. It’s name:  Camden Fort Meagher is … Continue reading

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History Ireland

Title:History Ireland: Ireland’s History Magazine Editor: Tommy Graham Full Text & Source:http://www.historyireland.com/ The Internet, Online, 29/3/2015 Sample Text: History Ireland magazine has now been in production for nearly 20 years. Since 2004 it has been going from strength to strength, … Continue reading

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Proclamation of Independence – ROI

IRISHMEN AND IRISHWOMEN: In the name of God and of the dead generations from which she receives her old tradition of nationhood, Ireland, through us, summons her children to her flag and strikes for her freedom. Having organised and trained … Continue reading

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Ireland – A Nation Once Again

  A Nation Once Again By Thomas Osbourne Davis When boyhood’s fire was in my blood I read of ancient freemen, For Greece and Rome who bravely stood, Three hundred men and three men; And then I prayed I yet … Continue reading

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Easter 1916 -2016 Ireland 100 Years A Republic

Grace By The Dubliners Grace: Lyrics As we gather in the chapel here in old Kilmainham Jail I think about these past few weeks, oh will they say we’ve failed From our schooldays they have told us we must yearn … Continue reading

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Changed Utterly: Ireland and the Easter Rising

Title: Changed Utterly: Ireland and the Easter Rising Author: Ireland, Trinity College Dublin :Library Full Text & Source:https://www.tcd.ie/Library/1916/ The Internet, Online, 14/3/2016 Sample Text: Welcome to Changed Utterly – Ireland and the Easter Rising. Over the next year we will … Continue reading

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Easter 1916 By W B Yeats

I I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From counter or desk among grey Eighteenth-century houses. I have passed with a nod of the head Or polite meaningless words, Or have lingered awhile and said … Continue reading

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Easter 1916

Title: Easter 1916 Author: Griffith College Dublin Full Text & Source: http://www.easter1916.ie/ The Internet, Online, 12/3/2016 Sample Text: The 1916 Easter Rising and the War of Independence that followed transformed the political landscape in Ireland. You can explore the events … Continue reading

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1916 Rising Postcards

Title: 1916 Rising Postcards Author: UCD Full Text & Source: http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:38376 The Internet, Online, 12/3/2016 Sample Text: Abstract: Part of UCD Library’s Curran Collection, most of these postcards were published in 1916 in the immediate aftermath of the Insurrection. They … Continue reading

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