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Keeping politics out of sport - New Leitrim Jersey raises concerns over politicization of GAA

Keeping politics out of sport - New Leitrim Jersey raises concerns over politicization of GAA

Concerns have been raised in relation to the GAA Constitution and its policies around political movements , playing gear and sponsorship following a decision by the Leitrim Hurling team to enter into a sponsorship deal with the Migrant Rights Centre in Dublin and the One Foundation . Under the sponsorship deal
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The origins of MASI , state involvement , and sinister agenda in Ireland

The origins of MASI , state involvement , and sinister agenda in Ireland

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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

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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 husband as he leads the way . 

Only today , a man was walking with his wife trailing behind about three metres . she was dressed in a pink burqa which I guess isn't as bad as all black but the husband turned to her and said something like hurry up or words along those lines .  They both stopped at the social welfare office by which time the wife was almost level with the husband . 

Google searches for this behaviour explain it away as chivalry , they say the husband is simply making the way Safe for his wife and google images for women walking behind their men is almost non existant despite it being a regular practice in many middle eastern countries .  

I was reading a blog post recently written by an american student who went to study in Pakistan for a year . He lived with a Pakistani family in a Shiite village outside of Lahore .  He said the mother of the family would wear a full burka in public and walk several paces behind her husband . When his american girlfriend decided to visit him , he ran into problems because she didn't want to comply with the rules which meant his reputation in the village would be damaged . The mother of the family begged him to ask his girlfriend to be more modest. so eventually he told his girlfriend that either she obeyed the rules or they couldn't go out in public . He said she was furious but begrudgingly complied , his village reputation was preserved but walks with his girlfriend were no longer fun he said .

There have also been cases of husbands divorcing their wives for refusing to walk behind . A woman in Saudi Arabia was divorced by her husband for walking ahead of him despite repeated warnings according to NDTV . The man gave his wife repeated warnings to keep a step behind him but she kept walking ahead of him after which he divorced her . 

My question is for Irish Women . Is this something you could learn to embrace . Would you mind walking behind your boyfriend or husband , could you eventually take to it given some time . Perhaps this is one of those customs our politicians say will "enrich" Ireland . What are your views on it .

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Rewarding illegal migration will put people on the dole and increase social housing lists

Rewarding illegal migration will put people on the dole and increase social housing lists

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Convicted terrorist could return to Ireland after prison term is completed

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The origins of MASI , state involvement , and sinister agenda in Ireland

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The origins of MASI (movement of asylum seekers in Ireland) , state involvement and sinister agenda About 6 years ago , around 2015 , I noticed an event being advertised in the window of the local Intercutlural centre , it was something do with asylum seekers and I was
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Defence Forces recall annual review over 'far right' slur against media platform Gript.ie

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The Defence Forces have recalled all printed editions of the annual Defence Forces Review 2020 magazine and agreed to print new ones following legal action by the online news platform Gript.ie after slurs describing the platform as 'far right' appeared in an article written by DCU academic Livia Margna
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Keeping politics out of sport - New Leitrim Jersey raises concerns over politicization of GAA

Keeping politics out of sport - New Leitrim Jersey raises concerns over politicization of GAA

Concerns have been raised in relation to the GAA Constitution and its policies around political movements , playing gear and sponsorship following a decision by the Leitrim Hurling team to enter into a sponsorship deal with the Migrant Rights Centre in Dublin and the One Foundation . Under the sponsorship deal
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Thousands of illegal migrants to be granted residency under government proposals

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

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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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Dublin : new Gang Music trend could spark London type violence here

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Rónán

May 11 , 1:51 pm
have sent my complaint to GAA HQ - info@crokepark.ie . Leitrim hurling is involving itself with a political movement . this goes against the very core of the GAA constitution.
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Wild Rose

May 11 , 12:58 pm
keep politics out of sport . leitrim hurlers think long hard about this. This is NOT about racism , its about political organisations using the GAA to further a political agenda . this is about manufacturing and promoting the idea that we have a racism problem in Ireland even though there is no research to support that claim and in doing so shutting down any possible debate around peoples genuine concerns around immigration matters in Ireland . please dont allow yourself to be used by the
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Port Láirge

May 10 , 2:53 pm
if someone is unhappy living their life as transgender they will have to travel abroad to access conversion therapy .

Port Láirge

May 10 , 1:46 pm
many of these academics are being funded by the state and eu to create this narrative of a far right in ireland and thus legislate to ban opposing views on that basis

Port Láirge

May 10 , 1:28 pm
he'll be back alright . at one stage he wanted to give up his algerian nationality presumably so ireland could never be rid of him. the way these people manipulate the system and get away with it is mind boggling

Mr D

May 10 , 10:01 am
good to see the defence forces behaving responsibly. its important that we dont allow this bullying and name calling of people for having different views. there is an agressive movement within academic circles to alienate ordinary people by labelling them as far right or fascist for simply holding a different point of view to them
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the Duke

May 10 , 8:31 am
the IHREC gave over €38,000 to assist this convicted terrorist in his legal battles with the state according to figures obtained by The Burkean http://www.theburkean.ie/articles/2021/05/04/who-is-paying-legal-fees-of-a-convicted-jihadist-in-ireland

Charlie

May 08 , 8:20 pm
gas thing is , you have the likes of Dr lucy michael of ihrec banging on about the far right while they are supporting real terrorists in the courts . welcome to the nut farm
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rasher

May 08 , 7:18 pm
its disgraceful , the IHREC helping convicted terrorists . where is their compassion for victims of terrorism . shame on them
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dublin lad

May 08 , 6:21 pm
he should never be allowed to return here . he has already cost the taxpayer of this country a fortune in legal bills . fair play to the spanish authorities , they extradited him to the US immediately while ours allowed him to frustrate the legal system for years .
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