“Why Belfast?” was the response I received after telling one of my co-workers about my puente. I was kind of surprised by the comment (so opposite from the “ooohs and ahhhs” I had going on in my head) and he elaborated by describing the political conflict that has defined the city for in the past several decades. 985 more words
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Above: British Prime Minister John Major and Taoiseach Albert Reynolds in 1993, co-signatories of a crucial text.
This week is the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Downing Street Declaration, which heralded a major breakthrough in Anglo Irish relations and paved the way for the eventual historic peace agreement in Northern Ireland. 4,438 more words
Dundalk IT have launched a new business support programme designed to maximize the economic potential of Ireland’s growing digital content sector.
Entitled ‘Honeycomb – Creative Works’, the €4.2m programme will stimulate digital content production across the Republic of Ireland’s six border counties, most of Northern Ireland and the west of Scotland. 152 more words
Often the Irish number plates are a few of the most famous as well as commonly viewed personal car registrations on this highways these days. Typically the format regarding Irish number plates varies off their DVLA counterparts simply by reading Three letters accompanied by up to 4 numbers. 292 more words