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Video : Éamon de Valera launches RTE Telefís 1961 but warns of dangers

Video : Éamon de Valera launches RTE Telefís 1961 but warns of dangers

1961 Éamon de Valera launches Telefís Éireann (RTE) but warns of dangers .
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Busker Henry Street - Fairytale New York

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 at the Church , stood at the Door and began turning Parishoners away from the Church .
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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 18 years is unbelievable . people who have actually claimed asylum in other countries come to Ireland because we've the easiest system in the world . The caller says that during the period when Ireland had birthright citizenship , heavily pregnant women were arriving from the Airport , one person even gave birth in the office .
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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 . The top Countries of origin for asylum seekers entering Ireland in 2018 and 2019 were Albania and Georgia . click image to enlarge
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Snooker

Zhao Xintong Downs Mark Williams | BildBet German Masters

Zhao Xintong Downs Mark Williams | BildBet German Masters

Snooker
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Shaun Murphy Practices Ahead Of Kurt Maflin Clash | BildBet German Masters

Shaun Murphy Practices Ahead Of Kurt Maflin Clash | BildBet German Masters

Snooker
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Mark Allen Ends Germany Drought In Style | BildBet German Masters

Mark Allen Ends Germany Drought In Style | BildBet German Masters

Snooker
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UK : Abortion hits record high in 2020 , 42% repeat abortions , 131 people had 9th abortion

 
UK Abortion Rate hits all time high in 2020 with 210,860 abortions

A total of 210,860 abortions took place in England and Wales in 2020 , the highest since records began back in 1968 when 23,641 abortions took place . 

In 2020, the majority of abortions 98.1% (205,930) were ground C abortions up to 24 weeks of pregnancy done under physical or mental health grounds . The majority 99.9% were done under mental health grounds . 

The largest increases in abortion rates by age were amongst women aged 30 to 34 which increased from 16.5 per 1,000 in 2010 to 21.9 per 1,000 in 2020. 

42% of people undergoing abortions had one or more previous abortions. The number has increased steadily from 34% in 2010.The percentage of women aged 30 or over, who had one or more previous abortions has increased from 44% in 2010 to 50% in 2020 .

62,482 people were having their second abortion , 18,295 were having their third abortion , 4,808 were having their fourth , 1,436 were having their fifth abortion , 485 were having their sixth abortion , 212 were having their seventh , 77 were on their 8th abortion and 131 women were having their 9th abortion. 

UK Abortion : 42% repeat abortion rate 
  


In 2020, a total of 1,329 abortions were performed at 22 weeks and over, 61% were reported as preceded by a feticide and a further 36% were performed by a method whereby the fetal heart is stopped as part of the procedure. There were 65 abortions which were selective terminations
 
77% of women having abortions reported their ethnicity as White, 9% as Asian, 7% as Black, 4% as Mixed and 2% as Other.
 
 
99% of abortions in England & Wales were funded by the NHS in 2020, with 77% of abortions taking place in the independent sector.

Abortion Figures , England and Wales (1968  - 2020)
  
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politics

Letters : Sexual assault on 91 yr old lady in waterford highlights need for safer borders

Letters : Sexual assault on 91 yr old lady in waterford highlights need for safer borders

The recent conviction of a Moldovan man Eugeniu Olan for sexually assaulting a 91 year old Waterford Lady just six months after he arrived in Ireland , highlights the urgency for a more safe and responsible migration system here . In the early hours of July 2021 ,
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32K Sign Petition to Abolish Covid Passes in Ireland

32K Sign Petition to Abolish Covid Passes in Ireland

An online petition backed by TV personality Eddie Hobbs to abolish Covid Passes has garnered over Thirty-Two thousand Signatures . Currently , People visiting Restaurants , Pubs and Care facilities in Ireland must show proof of vaccination (Covid Pass) or proof that they recovered from COVID-19 in
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Letters : Arklow Rainbow Crossing - Is it "Equal" to give more importance to one group over another

Letters : Arklow Rainbow Crossing - Is it "Equal" to give more importance to one group over another

It was interesting to hear the rational given by Arklow Council to install Ireland's first ever Rainbow Crossing . A Spokesperson for Arklow Council said : - "We hope that this project will highlight to those passing through the main street that the community in Arklow and
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Letters : Sexual assault on 91 yr old lady in waterford highlights need for safer borders

Letters : Sexual assault on 91 yr old lady in waterford highlights need for safer borders

The recent conviction of a Moldovan man Eugeniu Olan for sexually assaulting a 91 year old Waterford Lady just six months after he arrived in Ireland , highlights the urgency for a more safe and responsible migration system here . In the early hours of July 2021 ,
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Letters : Arklow Rainbow Crossing - Is it "Equal" to give more importance to one group over another

Letters : Arklow Rainbow Crossing - Is it "Equal" to give more importance to one group over another

It was interesting to hear the rational given by Arklow Council to install Ireland's first ever Rainbow Crossing . A Spokesperson for Arklow Council said : - "We hope that this project will highlight to those passing through the main street that the community in Arklow and
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32K Sign Petition to Abolish Covid Passes in Ireland

32K Sign Petition to Abolish Covid Passes in Ireland

An online petition backed by TV personality Eddie Hobbs to abolish Covid Passes has garnered over Thirty-Two thousand Signatures . Currently , People visiting Restaurants , Pubs and Care facilities in Ireland must show proof of vaccination (Covid Pass) or proof that they recovered from COVID-19 in
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Letters: Tolerance of different views key to true democracy and happiness

Letters: Tolerance of different views key to true democracy and happiness

We are all born into this world the same way and will leave it some day too . Along the way we develop views on various issues . Some of us arrive at those views by ourselves while some of us are influenced by others . Regardless of
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Genuine Question about Rainbow Flag

Genuine Question about Rainbow Flag

My local Cafe has a permanent rainbow flag over the sales counter . Out of curiosity I asked them in an email the reason for the flag but got no response of yet . Usually , the reason given is - "to make LGBT people feel 'welcome'
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Letters : Nursing Homes denying residents access to family over Vax Certs are breaching guidelines

Letters : Nursing Homes denying residents access to family over Vax Certs are breaching guidelines

Are you being refused access to your Nursing Home relative over your Vaccination status . If so , you are not alone and in a similar position to myself and others ... and believe it or not , such a refusal is a breach of the HSE Guidelines
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just saying

Jan 27 , 3:46 pm
a discussion on all of these issues is long overdue . a mature conversation needs to happen . we used to have good debates in Ireland up to about 20 years ago , until debating an issue became a crime almost , a thought crime anyway.

dublin lad

Jan 27 , 9:38 am
this is someones grandmother , great grandmother , aunt , mother . Sadly It will be swept under the carpet and ignored . we need to have a serious conversation about our immigration system and the dangers it poses to our family members and loved ones
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Tumble Dryer

I need a tumble dryer in good working order . thanks if anyone is giving one away
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Looking for a mountain bike

Hi , I'm looking for a good mountain bike , carlow area .  if anyone has one they no longer use , thanks . 
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Freezer drawer middle

good day, everyone, if anyone who have freezer drawer same as picture and u dont need it or if u can sell for me, please contact me, dont need to be in dublin, if u can post it to me or any way, i will love to know, thank you
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Wanted , Playstation IV

Hi , Looking for a playstation iv console , if anyone has one free to give away , much appreciated . thanks
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Looking for unwanted sheets of plywood or similar for summer project for kids. 2 sheets is enough and slight damage is ok. Does not have to be 6ft by 4ft - half this sise is fine. Also looking for sheets of hard-card. Any help is much appreciated
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