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How Periods Impact a Woman's Athletic Performance

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui surprised the world in Rio last week when she spoke candidly about how getting her period had negatively impacted her Olympic performance during the 4X100 meter relay. 589 more words

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1894 – Dan Breen, nationalist revolutionary and politician, is born in Grange, Donohill, Co Tipperary.

One of the most famous fighters in the fight for Irish freedom, Dan Breen is born in Co. Tipperary. He was an iconic IRA figure in both the War of Independence and also the Civil War. 360 more words

Irish History

1923 – The Civic Guard is renamed the An Garda Síochána.

An Garda Síochána (meaning “the Guardian of the Peace”), more commonly referred to as the Gardaí (“Guardians”), is the police force of Ireland. The service is headed by the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána who is appointed by the Irish government. 288 more words

Irish History

Social justice warriors showcasing faux offence are fostering a fear of political debate

IMPORTANT discussions cannot take place in our country due to the fear of upsetting others.

It is true on many issues, like gender, obesity and religion people simply shut up rather than talking about it. 740 more words

beinnirbhinn reblogged this on Beinn Irbhinn and commented:

A thought provoking read. Try not to be offended by it! I think it's fair to say "you don't have a right not to be offended". Even if you don't agree, I think it's clear the electorate don't respond well to wannabe politicians who seem to think it is a good election strategy to lecture us all about why they are better people than us. I for one want my politicians to know how to manage an economy, I don't particularly care if they're the sort of person I would go for a pint with.

Music Of The Day: RIC Hassani - Gentleman

Stumbled on this song on one of my favourite radio stations.with a
blend of voices of wande coal and shayne ward (breathless)
you’d be enchanted. 146 more words

MUSIC ALERT

a very brief history of the police in british north america

a summary of the most important facts up to confederation (1867)

as you might expect, the police and policing in European colonies was modeled on the police system of the colonial power, i.e., British colonies followed the British model of policing, French colonies, the French model. 707 more words

Political Analysis