Category Archives: Politics

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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