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1919 – Éamon de Valera begins his tour of the USA to raise money and support for the IRA’s war against England.
Éamon de Valera, the American-born president of Ireland’s revolutionary government, was smuggled out of a war-torn country on an ocean liner and into the United States of America where he launched a whirlwind, coast-to-coast tour that brought crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands onto the streets of several major American cities. 127 more words
The formation of Ireland’s new government following February’s general election took more than two months. In this post John O’Dowd discusses the reasons for the delay, the role played by the President and the agreement that was eventually reached to allow Enda Kenny to be reappointed as Taoiseach at the head of a minority government. 2,427 more words
“Recovering Possibilities – Discovering the Rich Promise of a Moral Foundation to Economy & Society Speech at the Launch of the Centre for the Study of the Moral Foundations of Economy and Society… 3,676 more words
President Michael D. Higgins signed the 34th Amendment to the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Act yesterday evening (29th) meaning equal marriage is now legal in Ireland. 185 more words