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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy is a form of therapy available to same sex attracted people who want to be heterosexual and to transgender people who want to be cisgender. The therapy usually involves participants undergoing counselling and talk sessions with the intent of changing their thinking . Four
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Should women walk behind their men

Should women walk behind their men

I live quite close to a Direct Provision centre in Dublin and I get to see a lot of the new arrivals out and about . On a few occasions now , I've observed middle eastern couples where the wife dressed in a Burqa walks behind the
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Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

In November 2015 , 131 people were killed and 413 injured in terrorist attacks in Paris . It was later revealed how a number of the attackers had came to europe through Greece posing as refugees and how one of the terrorists Abdelhamid Abaaoud had sent a scout to
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Busker Henry Street - Fairytale New York

Up the Dubs . Short Clip of Busker on Henry Street in Dublin singing fairytale of New York .
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Interview with Cavan Priest cautioned by Gardai over public mass

Interview with Cavan Priest cautioned by Gardai over public mass

Interview with Fr P.J. Hughes, Parish Priest at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Mullahoran , Co Cavan , who was cautioned by Gardai for celebrating Sunday Mass in public and told he would face prosecution under Covid-19 regulations if he continued . Fr Hughes said Gardai arrived
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Asylum System - worker describes "unbelievable abuse" of Ireland's asylum system

Asylum System - worker describes "unbelievable abuse" of Ireland's asylum system

A caller to the Niall Boylan show that worked in the Asylum System in Ireland for 18 years has said the system is being abused and says only a very small number of the people he saw were genuine asylum seekers The amount of abuse I've seen in
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Watch : Donegal Woman speaks against direct provision centre in her area

Watch : Donegal Woman speaks against direct provision centre in her area

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Claire Quinn who lives on the Donegal Derry border speaks against direct provision centre in her area . Statistics from the Department of Justice show that between 2001 to 2016 out of 54,000 asylum applications only 8% were deemed genuine refugees following face to face interviews with applicants
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Modern Educayshun - Neel Kolhatkar's video on political correctness at University

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Modern Educayshun was Written and directed by Australian Comic Neel Kolhatkar . The video delves into the potential dangers of a hypersensitive culture bred by social media and political correctness . The video has 16.4 million views to date .
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Drogheda - Give up yer aul booze , Man goes Teecrazy in Tesco

Drogheda - Give up yer aul booze , Man goes Teecrazy in Tesco

Drogheda , Wednesday 21 October , Man goes crazy in Tesco smashing dozens of whiskey and wine bottles . The 33 year old man was subsequently arrested and appeared before Dundalk District Court .
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Nigerians top Nationality Living in Direct Provision

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Statistics from the Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) show that Nigerians make up the largest Nationality living in Direct Provision Centres around Ireland (September 2018) , followed by Zimbabwe , Pakistan , Albania , Congo , South Africa , Georgia , while the top countries of origin for asylum seekers in Ireland in 2018 were Albania and Georgia .
  

 
Top Countries of Origin for Asylum Seekers entering Ireland in 2018 

Safe Countries of Origin
 
In April 2018 , The Department of Justice adopted a Safe Countries of Origin Order setting out the countries designated as safe countries of origin for the purpose of the asylum procedure. 
 
Asylum seekers coming from designated safe countries of origin are less likely to be meet the definition of a refugee under the terms of the Geneva Convention and may have their claims prioritised subject to lower procedural guarantees compared to other applicants .
 
The Order lists Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Georgia and South Africa as safe countries of origin. 
 
However , Nigeria was not on the list  . The UK lists Nigeria as a safe country of origin . 
Over the history of asylum in Ireland , Nigeria which has a population of 190.9 million people has been the top country of origin of asylum applicants . 
 


 Single Males and Single People make up 60% of Residents living in Direct Provision . 
 
  

42 Centres in 18 Counties , 5,848 residents 
 

At the end of October 2018, the RIA accommodation portfolio was comprised of a total of 37 centres and 5 temporary accommodation quarters throughout 18 counties with 5,848 asylum seekers . 

 
  
 Cork , Dublin and Meath Largest Number of Asylum Seekers
  


Only 8% Genuine Refugees
 

Statistics from the Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner , now called the International Protection Office show that Between 2001 and 2016 , Out of 54,315 asylum applications , just 8% were deemed genuine refugees following face to face interviews with the applicants . 
 
  
 
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Nigerian Priest - Nigerians who pose as refugees are "fraudsters" 
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Killiney apartment plans lodged with An Bord Pleanala

Killiney apartment plans lodged with An Bord Pleanala

Atlas GP Ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a large scale apartment development at lands consisting of kylemore , Rockwinds, Smallacre and Woodlawn at Church Road in Killiney , Co Dublin . The development will consist of the construction of 6 apartment blocks ranging in height from 2-6
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Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Ardstone homes ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a strategic housing development consisting of 241 apartments in 8 blocks ranging in height from 3-6 storeys on a 2.98 hectare site at white pines east , north of s tocking avenue, woodstown, Dublin 16 . The development will include 93 one bedroom units
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Westmeath - Plans lodged for large Wind Farm at Coole

Westmeath - Plans lodged for large Wind Farm at Coole

Coole Wind Farm Ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for the construction of a 15 Turbine (175 metre tall) Wind Farm North of the village of Coole , Co. Westmeath . The county cork based company lodged the application on 22 March directly to An Bord Pleanala as a
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Cork - 34 Storey Hotel Tower at Customs House gets go ahead

Cork - 34 Storey Hotel Tower at Customs House gets go ahead

A 34 Storey Hotel Tower , 140 metres tall at Cork's Customs House site has been granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanala . The Hotel will incorporate the front of the existing customs house building , a protected structure built between 1814-1819 . The rear of the customs house ,
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Should women walk behind their men

Should women walk behind their men

I live quite close to a Direct Provision centre in Dublin and I get to see a lot of the new arrivals out and about . On a few occasions now , I've observed middle eastern couples where the wife dressed in a Burqa walks behind the
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Remembering all those who stayed during the Famine . We are here today because of you

Remembering all those who stayed during the Famine . We are here today because of you

1840s Ireland was a different world to today . There was no humanitarian aid agencies to help people stay at home . As a result many Irish people set sail for places such as America and Canada . But most didn't . Most of the population , some 6.6 million
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common sense , statistics are showing that 92% of asylum seekers are not genuine , why are we spending 100 million a year on new hotels for them . Use the money on homeless services or the health system .
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Asylum seekers have been moved into Portarlington without any consultation with locals, a number of single men have been housed in the former East End Hotel .

https://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/news/422331/secrecy-around-port-asylum-seekers-brings-out-keyboard-warriors-says-councillor.html
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makes no sense , more and more hotels opening around the country to accomodate people who statistics show are for the most part coming to Ireland under false pretences . Asylum System is a cash cow for the legal profession and the friends of government ministers . No wars in Nigeria , Albania , Georgia , pakistan etc etc , yet government is pretending they are refugees .
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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

Conversion therapy is a form of therapy available to same sex attracted people who want to be heterosexual and to transgender people who want to be cisgender. The therapy usually involves participants undergoing counselling and talk sessions with the intent of changing their thinking . Four
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Sheriff Street - 702 unit Build to Rent Apartment scheme gets green light

Sheriff Street - 702 unit Build to Rent Apartment scheme gets green light

An 18 Storey apartment development with a peak height of 60.7 metres has been given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanala for a site near Sheriff Street Upper in Dublin 1 The development will be situated on the Castleforbes Business Park which is to be demolished
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Limerick councillor who called gardai on Rosary prayer group described as "sectarian"

Limerick councillor who called gardai on Rosary prayer group described as "sectarian"

The actions of a Limerick Councillor Elisa O'Donovan who shouted at Catholics to "pray in your own homes" before calling the Gardai on them on Palm Sunday has been described as "bigotry" and "sectarian" . The incident occurred outside the Sacred Heart Church in Limerick where around 30 parishoners had gathered
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Should women walk behind their men

Should women walk behind their men

I live quite close to a Direct Provision centre in Dublin and I get to see a lot of the new arrivals out and about . On a few occasions now , I've observed middle eastern couples where the wife dressed in a Burqa walks behind the
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Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Rathfarnham - Planning application lodged for 241 Apartments at Stocking Avenue

Ardstone homes ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a strategic housing development consisting of 241 apartments in 8 blocks ranging in height from 3-6 storeys on a 2.98 hectare site at white pines east , north of s tocking avenue, woodstown, Dublin 16 . The development will include 93 one bedroom units
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Covid-19 :  Nigerian-UK variant found in Ireland may render vaccines ineffective

Covid-19 : Nigerian-UK variant found in Ireland may render vaccines ineffective

A new strain of the Covid-19 virus has been found in Ireland that may render vaccines ineffective . The variant called the 'B1525' first originated in the UK and Nigeria in December and is thought to be linked to travel between the two . The new strain contains the
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Data Centres to account for 27% of Electricity Demand by 2029

Data Centres to account for 27% of Electricity Demand by 2029

Eirgrid , which operates Ireland's national electricty grid projects that Data Centres will account for 27% of Ireland's electricity demand by 2029 . In its All-Island Generation Capacity Statement (2020 - 2029) it says that Data Centres .."need a lot of power and can require the same amount of energy
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Killiney apartment plans lodged with An Bord Pleanala

Killiney apartment plans lodged with An Bord Pleanala

Atlas GP Ltd have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a large scale apartment development at lands consisting of kylemore , Rockwinds, Smallacre and Woodlawn at Church Road in Killiney , Co Dublin . The development will consist of the construction of 6 apartment blocks ranging in height from 2-6
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Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

Irish people being put in Danger , The threat posed by our Asylum Policy

In November 2015 , 131 people were killed and 413 injured in terrorist attacks in Paris . It was later revealed how a number of the attackers had came to europe through Greece posing as refugees and how one of the terrorists Abdelhamid Abaaoud had sent a scout to
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Stepaside - Permission sought for 445 Build-to-Rent apartments in Stepaside D18

Stepaside - Permission sought for 445 Build-to-Rent apartments in Stepaside D18

Ironborn Real Estate Limited have sought permission for a 445 Build-to-Rent apartment development in Aikens Village, Stepaside, Dublin 18. The development will consist of 445 apartment units (158 single bed units and 287 two bed units) arranged in 9 blocks ranging in height from 2 to 8 storeys tall on the 3.3 Hectare site
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Wild Rose

Apr 15 , 5:33 pm
The BAI should be able to fine broadcasters , a financial penalty would sting a lot more then a telling off .
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dublin lad

Apr 15 , 8:39 am
we either live in a mature society or we dont . if a mature adult wants to try conversion therapy its their business . nothing to do with anyone else

Derek

Apr 14 , 4:38 pm
like others here , i'd be more worried about trans therapy , especially on children . its so awful

fionnuala

Apr 14 , 1:56 pm
transgender therapy is much more damaging than conversion therapy . with trans therapy you have bodily mutilation , irreversible medication to stop the natural development of the body and serious side effects from drugs such as puberty blockers . why dont they ban transgender therapy .
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Jennys

Apr 14 , 11:27 am
so it will be legal for children to have double mastectomy to change gender but illegal for therapy to discourage this . transgender therapy is barbaric and yet this is perfectly ok by our government and anyone offering therapy to help children keep their existing gender is to be outlawed What has happened to ireland .
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Ivaus ☘

Apr 12 , 8:05 am
LIBERTY-FREEDOM-DEMOCRACY- ALL ARE BANISHED IN IRELAND 2021, PERMANENTLY. Feb.2020,no forced mask,forced jab,forced vac.passport,forced lockdown,forced job loss,etc etc. NOW EVERYTHING IS FORCED BY COERCION, YOU NOT COMPLY...YOU DIE...DRACONIAN DICTATORSHIP.
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Mr D

Apr 10 , 10:03 am
the ballymun tower blocks all over again this time in the docklands . I wonder in years to come will these places be ghettos .

Ivaus ☘

Apr 09 , 8:22 pm
POOR IRELAND-AGAIN- 6% of Irish living in THE MADIA GLOBAL HUB DUBLIN. This will be replicated throughout Ireland- NORTH AND SOUTH- the great giveaway. WHY WHY WHY...and don't bother your bollox answering because NOBODY DOES. When the sky falls...WE WILL ALL STAND TOGETHER AT SKY FALL...keep watching RTE. THIS IS THE MOST TRAITOROUS SPINELESS DRACONIAN TIME...in Ireland's last 1000 YEARS HISTORY. IRELAND IS TOTALLY BOLLIXED NOW- 1919-2021- MISERABLE CLASS WHORES PLAY THE
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rasher

Apr 09 , 6:57 pm
poor sheriff street . how did that get planning. imagine living in one of those cottages , they are completely towered over , everyone looking in at you , no privacy . just looking up at a big concrete block every day you go outside
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