Category Archives: Politics

Putin Attacks Ukraine – Stop The War Russia!

Ukraine declared itself a neutral state in 1991.It is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest country by area in Europe after Russia, which it borders to the east and north-east. It officially declared itself an independent country … Continue reading

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Please Support The UN’s Fund For Ukraine

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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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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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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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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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War Hero Prince Harry Suffers Hard Brexit. A Birth Royal Treated Like A Divorcee.No Compassion From Family!

  War Hero Prince Harry In two years he has become a husband to Meghan and a father to his beloved Archie. He is so in love. He adores fatherhood. Prince Harry wanted to be a good husband and loyal … Continue reading

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RIP Seamus Mallon

His Funeral Live   Interesting Article Title: Tributes paid to ‘bridge builder’ Séamus Mallon at funeral Author: RTE News Source: https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2020/0127/1111117-seamus-mallon-funeral-sdlp/ Onine, The Internet, 29/01/2020 Sample Text: Séamus Mallon was a bridge-builder who dedicated himself to peacemaking, Archbishop of Armagh … Continue reading

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Boris Wins UK Elections – Brexit Be Done!!

(LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class hearland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party and helped give him an 80-seat majority at this week’s election. Speaking to … 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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Rosa Parks Honored With a Barbie Doll on Women’s Equality Day — TIME

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks is being honored with her own Barbie doll. The toy company Mattel unveiled the new doll for Women’s Equality Day on August 26 as part of a range dedicated to celebrating inspiring women. Parks became … 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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Irish General Elections 2016 By RTE News

Title: Election 2016 Author: RTE News Full Text & Source: http://www.rte.ie/news/election-2016/ The Internet, Online, 5/2/2016 Sample Text: Home Candidates Constituencies Polls Features Podcasts Top Stories: Sinn Féin accuses opponents of ‘cooking the books’ Taoiseach rules out deal with Michael Lowry … Continue reading

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The Easter Rising – A brief overview

Title: The Easter Rising – A brief overview Author: The Irish Story Full Text & Source: http://www.theirishstory.com/2011/04/22/the-easter-rising-%E2%80%93-a-brief-overview/#.VR_rCFJ0xLN The Internet, Online, 4/4/2015 Sample Text: John Dorney lays out the need-to-know facts of the Easter Rising. See also our overview series. The … Continue reading

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Irish Political system

Title: Irish Political system Author: eu2013.ie Full Text & Source: http://eu2013.ie/ireland-and-the-presidency/about-ireland/irishpoliticsandgovernment/irishpoliticalsystem/ The Internet, Online, 30/11/2014 Sample Text: The Irish Government Ireland is a parliamentary democracy.  The Head of the Government is the Taoiseach. The Tánaiste is the Deputy Prime Minister. … Continue reading

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‘TAKE CHARGE OF CHANGE’

Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, Youth Event, City Hall ‘TAKE CHARGE OF CHANGE’ – ‘GLAC SEILBH AR ATHRÚ’ Wednesday, 9th April 2014 Speech by Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland Youth Event, City Hall, Wednesday, 9th April … Continue reading

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Local Elections Ireland

Our Local Elections Are Coming Soon: Demand Action By Our Local Government Representatives by Annette J Dunlea Have you noticed that you can never get in contact with a politician or a minister when you need them. Now, suddenly they … Continue reading

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Obama’s Victory Speech

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward. (Cheers, applause.) It moves … Continue reading

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US Live Election Blogs

  CNN Election Blog: http://www.cnn.com/POLITICS/ Obama Won A long and bitter presidential election comes to a close on Tuesday when Americans will choose between a second term for President Barack Obama and a new direction with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt … Continue reading

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