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1949 - The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth. The British Parliament recognises the declaration but asserts sovereignty over the six northern counties.

The twenty-six counties of Ireland withdrawal from the British Commonwealth is recognised officially by Britain becomes the independent Republic of Ireland. The Ireland Act 1949 passed by the House of Commons recognised the withdrawal. 8 more words

Irish History

For this intrepid Irish "ruin hunter," a picture says...

Welcome to our monthly series “A picture says…”, created to celebrate expats and other global residents for whom photography is a creative outlet. The series host is English expat, blogger, writer, world traveler and photography enthusiast… 2,561 more words

Strange Sightings

Answering Dublin Pride's Call

As summer approaches rapidly, preparations will shortly get underway for the Republic’s largest LGBT festival, but Dublin Pride also needs your help 

The Dublin Pride festival has grown vastly since it started out in the 1980’s. 464 more words


` Seamus Daly Faces 29 Counts of Murder and and 2 Charges Linked to the Explosion in Omagh Bombing '

#AceNewsServices – DUNGANNON – April 11 – (BBC) – A man accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bombing has been remanded in custody. 109 more words

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Historical Dublin

History is everywhere in Dublin. This is not surprising as literature is everywhere in Dublin (it has rather aptly been declared a UNESCO City of Literature), and great literature is so often inspired by great historical events. 1,488 more words

Week Off

Roy Keane says Stephen Ireland's international career could be brought back from the dead

Stephen Ireland’s international career could be resurrected after Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane heard from his ‘dead gran’.

The 27-year-old Stoke midfielder hasn’t played for Ireland for more than six years, having faced intense criticism for inventing the story that one of his grandmothers had died. 184 more words


1926 - Fianna Fail Founded by Eamonn De Valera.

The official Fianna Fail website states:

The Fianna Fáil Party evolved from Ireland’s struggle for independence. Fianna Fáil was founded by Eamon de Valera on 23 March 1926. 247 more words

Irish History