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Speaking following the Scottish independence referendum, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD said;

“The people of Scotland engaged in an informed and respectful debate and have made their choice. 262 more words


19 Sept 2014: Sydney's War Trophies

In late 1916 the British Army fighting in Europe began to collect captured artillery pieces, mortars and guns for display as trophies of war and establish a war museum collection.  629 more words


Is An Increase In The Minimum Wage The Right Move For Ireland?

There is much discussion surrounding an increase in the minimum wage and also the implementation of a living wage. But is this the right way to go? 988 more words

Politics Ireland

Sinn Féin will fight by-elections to win – Gerry Adams TD

Speaking in Dublin today, Gerry Adams welcomed the announcement of a date for by-elections in Dublin South West and Roscommon/South Leitrim. Mr Adams was accompanied by Sinn Féin Cllr Martin Kenny, the party’s candidate in Roscommon/South Leitrim and Cllr Cathal King who is the candidate in Dublin South West. 472 more words


Flyer from Martin Kenny -Sinn Fein - 2014 Roscommon / South Leitrim Bye-Election

A flyer from Martin Kenny who is running for Sinn Fein in the 2014 Roscommon South Leitrim By Election.

Irish Politics

Ian Paisley - a demagogue and a gentleman

There is plenty that can be said – both good and bad – of the late Lord Bannside, aka the Rev Dr Ian Paisley. For me, he was the political colossus (in Northern Ireland) of my lifetime. 1,396 more words

A Mighty Journey, Taken Far Too Slowly - Thomas Chambers on Ian Paisley's Life and Legacy

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It was announced last week that the former DUP leader Dr Ian Paisley had died at the age of 88.  Paisley had been a key figure during the Northern Ireland Struggle and controversially opposed the Good Friday Agreement.   930 more words