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Phillip Schofield story shows us gay people can live happy with opposite sex

Phillip Schofield story shows us gay people can live happy with opposite sex

Letter to Editor 16 September 2020 They say Love is more than just physical attraction . In February of this year , BBC presenter Phillip Schofield announced publicly that he was gay . Schofield had been married to his wife Stephanie for 27 years and had two daughters at the time of the announcement . Yesterday it was reported , he was converting the wifes garage into a Bachelor Pad and would remain in the family home which is worth some 2.6 million . The Scholfield story shows us that while gay people might be sexually attracted to the same sex , physical attraction and love are two
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Covid-19 recovery rates hidden from public

Covid-19 recovery rates hidden from public

Letter to Editor 12 Sept 2020 Every day in Ireland , the overall total of confirmed Covid-19 cases and Deaths is read out in our daily news Bulletins . Many people are wrongly led to believe that this is the number of people who currently have the Virus right now but actually it is the number of people who tested positive for the virus since the very start of the pandemic at the end of March and many of these people have since recovered and no longer have the virus . Unfortunately , the number of people who have the Virus "right now" is NOT KNOWN because
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From an Irish ex pat - thoughts on Brexit and BBC bias

From an Irish ex pat - thoughts on Brexit and BBC bias

Letter to Editor 31/01/2020 Hello good people. I am a Brit ex pat, presently resident in Brasil, where sadly Guinness is hard to come by. (hee hee) Born of Ulsterman Father and Dublin born Mother. Mixed religion. Aged 63 I witnessed many of the 'Troubles' in the North. I used to spend my school summer holidays on my Uncles farm in County Down. How times have changed. I too complained to the BBC about its' coverage of Brexit and its' so,so,so PRO remain stance. So much did I complain, I am now banned from complaining? The main reason the BBC banned me was
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Letter to Editor - Direct Provision and Asylum

Letter to Editor - Direct Provision and Asylum

Letter to Editor 20-11-2019 Dear Editor , I just wanted to write to you about asylum seekers and direct provision. Figures from the department of Justice show there were 3,762 asylum applications lodged in Ireland between January and September compared to 2,641 for the same period last year, an overall increase of 42% . The top 5 Countries of origin for asylum seekers entering
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The Fiona Gregg story - The sad story of a Mother whos children were taken from her by a failed system

The Fiona Gregg story - The sad story of a Mother whos children were taken from her by a failed system

In November 2013 , Gardai issued a nationwide alert for a missing Roscommon woman and her three children . They were later found safe and well in Fermanagh . The Woman's name was Fiona Gregg . This is the last time Fiona would be together with her children as a family . Here is Fiona's full story in her own words . I moved to county Roscommon in 2008 as a lone parent with two of my children. I qualified as an EMT but shortly after that I got ill with gallstones. When the doctor advised me I'd need to have my gall bladder removed, I
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Videos

Video: Two minutes silence for two homeless men who threw themselves into river Liffey

Video: Two minutes silence for two homeless men who threw themselves into river Liffey

Two minutes silence was held on O'Connell Bridge in Dublin on Saturday and a Wreath laid for two homeless men who commit suicide by jumping into the cold waters of the River Liffey in Dublin . Speaking at the event organised by the Anti Corruption Ireland movement , Dolores Webster aka Dee Wall who ran as an Independent Candidate for the Dublin Central Constituency in the general elections in February explained : we're here today on O'Connell Bridge for the two men who saw no future for themselves in Ireland , two homeless men thats not getting a mention anywhere from the likes of paul murphy , people before
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Video : Thousands take part in Anti Lockdown rally in Dublin

Video : Thousands take part in Anti Lockdown rally in Dublin

Thousands take part in Time for Change Rally in Dublin Saturday , 12 September 2020 . The protesters are calling for an end to Covid-19 restrictions .
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American Tourist in Dublin - "I hardly saw any Irish People"

American Tourist in Dublin - "I hardly saw any Irish People"

An American Tourist visiting Dublin City Centre says she "hardly saw any Irish people" . a bit surprised at how many Foreign people I saw in the city , I hardly saw any Irish people . Its kinda like New York City in a way
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Belfast : Socialist republicans attack Irish Freedom Party Stall

Belfast : Socialist republicans attack Irish Freedom Party Stall

A stall set up by members of the Irish Freedom Party in Belfast over the Weekend was attacked by members of the socialist republican groups Lasair Dhearg , IRSP and Saoradh . Footage of the attack posted on the twitter page of Lasair Dhearg and the IRSP show a gang of its members attack the stall belonging to the Irish Freedom Party , tearing up literature and shouting 'fascists' , 'Nazi scum' and 'Irish Freedom Party not welcome in Belfast' while smashing the stall into pieces . The Irish Freedom Party was founded in 2018 by Hermann Kelly with the purpose of regaining Irish Sovereignty through leaving the
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Watch : Police call to man's home over 'offensive' Facebook comments

Watch : Police call to man's home over 'offensive' Facebook comments

The moment Police in the UK call to man's home over comments reported by another user on Facebook as being offensive . Man asks Police what exactly he has done wrong and what is the charge , Police man replies "malicious communications" .. "malicious communications is making comments on an open forum which is social media which is deemed to be offensive" explains the police man .
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Matt Fitzpatrick is The Super Mulligan

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John Catlin claims second in four weeks | 2020 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

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Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose's highlights from Payne's Valley Cup

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Highlights | Payne's Valley Cup

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