Tag: Irish politics
9 months ago
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The couple who fought for the legalization of birth control in 1970s Ireland

Contraceptives had been illegal since 1935

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9 months ago
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Irish minister fears people have 'climate anxiety' after Canadian wildfires

Eamon Ryan said people shouldn't fear the future after the effects of the severe weather

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9 months ago
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'Politicians won’t represent us well if they come to fear us'

Politicians work for us. Any employer will tell you happy, appreciated and valued workers perform best.

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9 months ago
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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar received credible death threats during political career

Leo Varadkar said the death threats didn't deter him from pursuing his career in politics

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9 months ago
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Irish Arts Center granted €2million in funding from Irish Government

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the funding will help the Irish diaspora in the US connect to Ireland

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9 months ago
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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar opens Consulate General of Ireland in Miami

The Consulate General of Ireland in Miami is Ireland's eighth diplomatic office in the US

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9 months ago
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Over half of Ireland's diplomatic missions led by women for first time

Tánaiste Micheal Martin said no women worked as Irish diplomats when Ireland joined the League of Nations in 1923

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9 months ago
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US President Joe Biden met Irish leaders to discuss Northern Ireland Legacy Bill

The law ends new Troubles-era cases and inquests and offers conditional amnesty to those accused of killings in North...

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9 months ago
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Varadkar: Securing status of undocumented Irish is priority when Biden in office

EXCLUSIVE: The Irish Government hopes to take advantage of Joe Biden's liberal immigration stance to formalize the st...

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9 months ago
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Ireland pledges $303million in food aid ahead of United Nations General Assembly

Tánaiste Michéal Martin pledged the money to food, agriculture and nutrition programs ahead of the United Nations Gen...

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9 months ago
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Irish politician feels 'extremely lucky' after recovering from hysterectomy

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald underwent surgery to remove her womb and ovaries

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9 months ago
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Climate change activist and child advocate named Ireland's UN Youth Delegates

Mohammad Naeem and Alicia Joy O’Sullivan will represent Ireland's young people at the UN General Assembly in New York

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9 months ago
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Ireland marks 100 years since joining League of Nations

A book will be launched to mark the centenary in New York later this month

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10 months ago
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Politician who brokered Northern Ireland peace deal likes The Wolfe Tones' music

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, who was a key figure in securing the Good Friday Agreement, said he often went to the ...

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10 months ago
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US politicians in Ireland to discuss trade and migration between both nations

Two US congressional delegations will attend the Aer Lingus College Football Classic between Notre Dame and Navy on S...

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10 months ago
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Documentary special on the Troubles of Northern Ireland to air on PBS

The series focuses on the conflict that began around 1968 and continued until the signing of the Good Friday Agreemen...

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10 months ago
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Ireland's derelict towns cause uproar online for 'failing' communities

A picture of a street in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, prompted the discussion on Reddit

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11 months ago
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Tánaiste Micheál Martin launches podcast about 'quality of life in Ireland'

The podcast will see the former taoiseach adopt the role of interviewer instead of interviewee

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11 months ago
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Ireland will not allow US to transport cluster bombs through Shannon Airport

The minister said the Irish government takes 'a strong position' on the use of cluster munitions - and has signed up ...

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12 months ago
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Nancy Pelosi on the Good Friday Agreement and peace in Northern Ireland

The former House speaker addressed San Francisco's Irish community to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Ag...

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about 1 year ago
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Irish politician hits back at Donald Trump Jr's criticism of hate speech laws

Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the former US president, said proposed legislation is "insane"

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about 1 year ago
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American student's old interview recordings show horrors of Irish Civil War

The student's 1970s work contains a wealth of first-hand accounts from a divisive time in Irish history

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about 1 year ago
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Irish Defence Forces deployed to Sudan to evacuate Irish citizens

The government estimates there are over 150 Irish citizens in Sudan

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about 1 year ago
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In pictures: Final day of US President Joe Biden's trip to Ireland

The US president spent the final day of his trip in his ancestral home in Co Mayo

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about 1 year ago
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LIVE: US President Joe Biden arrives in Northern Ireland for historic visit

The US president is traveling to the island of Ireland to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement

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about 1 year ago
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In pictures: Past visits of US presidents to Northern Ireland

Bill Clinton made history as the first sitting US President to visit Northern Ireland in 1995

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about 1 year ago
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Good Friday Agreement: The US's greatest foreign policy success and its legacy

Former US President Bill Clinton was one of the main architects of the peace deal

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about 1 year ago
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Remembering Brian Donnelly: family man, Boston politician, and friend of Ireland

The former Congressman's nephew Larry spoke about his uncle's legacy as a man with a 'magnetic personality'

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about 1 year ago
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In pictures: Dublin's 1916 Easter Rising caught on camera

One of the most monumental moments in Irish history took place 107 years ago

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about 1 year ago
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Timeline: How US involvement helped make the Good Friday Agreement a reality

Numerous factors contributed to Northern Ireland's peace process, and US involvement was one

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about 1 year ago
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White House confirms President Joe Biden to visit Ireland next week

The tour will include stops in Co Louth and Co Mayo, where President Biden has family roots

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about 1 year ago
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New book tells story of IRA's attempted bombing of Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher survived the assassination attempt that killed five and injured over thirty

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over 1 year ago
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Ireland's capital city agrees memo of understanding with Dublin, Ohio

The agreement between the two cities of the same name was originally signed in 2017

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over 1 year ago
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Simon Harris pays tribute to Irish Americans in California

The acting Minister for Justice spoke at the launch of the 2023 US-Ireland Business Report

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over 1 year ago
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Obama's Irish cousin says Joe Biden's visit to Ireland will leave great legacy

Henry Healy, from Moneygall, Co Offaly,is the eighth cousin of former US President Barack Obama

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over 1 year ago
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Hillary Clinton will accompany Joe Biden on his State visit to Ireland

Hillary Clinton was US first lady when the Good Friday Agreement was signed in 1998

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over 1 year ago
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Hillary Clinton honored for work on Northern Ireland peace process

The former US Secretary of State was the First Lady when the peace process deal was agreed

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over 1 year ago
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Tánaiste travels to New York and Boston for St Patrick’s Day engagements

This year's events with political leaders in the US will be largely dominated by the 25th anniversary of the Good Fri...

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over 1 year ago
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More needs to be done to address impact of the Troubles, politicians agree

The British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly met at Stormont in Northern Ireland on Monday

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