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Getting a haircut is not essential but getting a coffee is ??

Getting a haircut is not essential but getting a coffee is ??

With hairdressers and Barbers set to be closed until May at the earliest, what are we supposed to do with our hair ? . Every Day , I watch people coming out of the local coffee shop with their coffee and cakes or whatever and this is
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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
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Conscientious objection is a fundamental human right

Conscientious objection is a fundamental human right

Letter to Editor 21/10/2018 Conscientious objection is a fundamental human right. The Council of Europe approved a resolution in 2010 stating 'NO person, hospital or institution shall be coerced, held liable or discriminated against, in any manner because of a refusal to perform, accommodate, assist or submit to
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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
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Harris abortion bill - cruel and extreme

Harris abortion bill - cruel and extreme

fitzgerald , harris , noone , varadkar , zappone celebrate abortion at Dublin Castle Letter to Editor 11/11/2018 The Oireachtas Health committee held discussions last week with regard to 180 amendments to the abortion Bill. These amendments were tabled from both pro-abortion and pro-life points
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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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Match Highlights | Derry City 0-2 Shamrock Rovers | 13 April 2021

Match Highlights | Derry City 0-2 Shamrock Rovers | 13 April 2021

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2021 Betfred World Championship Draw

2021 Betfred World Championship Draw

Snooker
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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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Ireland needs "responsible" borders approach for healthy society to flourish

Ireland needs "responsible" borders approach for healthy society to flourish

So what would responsible borders look like ? At its most basic level responsible borders means ensuring people enter the Country 'through the proper channels' . What are the proper channels . For people outside the EU , that means applying for a work visa . The
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Fact check - The EU is NOT 'Europe' , Europe is a Continent

Fact check - The EU is NOT 'Europe' , Europe is a Continent

The EU or European Union is a political union of countries located on the Continent of Europe . It is NOT Europe . Europe is a 'Continent' . A giant land mass which scientists say formed some 200 million years ago when the supercontinent of Pangaea
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A prayer for Ireland : 2021

A prayer for Ireland : 2021

Dear God , Please bless Ireland . Watch over our people and keep them in good spirits . Bless all who are unemployed, homeless,sick, depressed or contemplating suicide,Give them hope and reason to live , let your light shine into their lives . Bless our politicians , help them to
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If I was living in Nigeria...

If I was living in Nigeria...

If I was Living in Nigeria .. If I was living in Nigeria .. and I noticed that the Nigerian government were housing people who had just arrived in the Country before Nigerian Homeless people , then I'd be the first one to speak up for Nigerians and ask
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Why can't we do for homeless people what we do for asylum seekers

Why can't we do for homeless people what we do for asylum seekers

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) , UN and various migrant advocacy groups under the stewardship of former EU Commission Secretary Catherine Day , have produced new guidelines for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers arriving in Ireland . Under the guidelines , it is a violation of Human rights to accommodate
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Donegal and Ireland is already enriched long before Direct Provision

Donegal and Ireland is already enriched long before Direct Provision

Donegal TD Thomas Pringle spoke recently about the cultural benefits Asylum Seekers will bring to Letterkenny on foot of a new direct provision centre in the town. While he didn't give any examples or explain what benefits exactly , as someone who has lived with a Direct Provision centre
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Political upheaval in Ireland and the EU

Political upheaval in Ireland and the EU

How many times are we told that the European Union is about bringing peace and unity after World War II , apart from the irony that Germany , which was solely responsible for starting that war now has most influence through its majority MEPS and is in control of the
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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
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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'
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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
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letters to editor

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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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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Planning System needs to change , more input from councillors needed

Planning System needs to change , more input from councillors needed

The planning system in Ireland is not a fair system and is deeply flawed . Planning Applications are decided on by a tiny number of people working in Local Authorities and An Bord Pleanala . At Local Authority level , just two civil servants called planning officers can sign
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Dublin : new Gang Music trend could spark London type violence here

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

A worrying trend is emerging in Ireland and that is Drill music . Drill Music is a violent gang related form of music with violent tones and aggressive language often talking about knifing people and other violent acts . It originated from the Chicago gang scene around 2010 and spread
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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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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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Dublin : new Gang Music trend could spark London type violence here

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

A worrying trend is emerging in Ireland and that is Drill music . Drill Music is a violent gang related form of music with violent tones and aggressive language often talking about knifing people and other violent acts . It originated from the Chicago gang scene around 2010 and spread
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Why is everyone who disagrees with government called "Far right"

Why is everyone who disagrees with government called "Far right"

In the news again today , we hear this idea yet again of "far right extremist groups" organising Anti Lockdown Protests on Social Media and handing out 'far right literature' . Over the past 20 years , almost every public protest in Ireland was organised by groups on social
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Getting a haircut is not essential but getting a coffee is ??

Getting a haircut is not essential but getting a coffee is ??

With hairdressers and Barbers set to be closed until May at the earliest, what are we supposed to do with our hair ? . Every Day , I watch people coming out of the local coffee shop with their coffee and cakes or whatever and this is
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Planning System needs to change , more input from councillors needed

Planning System needs to change , more input from councillors needed

The planning system in Ireland is not a fair system and is deeply flawed . Planning Applications are decided on by a tiny number of people working in Local Authorities and An Bord Pleanala . At Local Authority level , just two civil servants called planning officers can sign
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A Letter to Roderic O'Gorman . Will you lead by example ??

A Letter to Roderic O'Gorman . Will you lead by example ??

Dear Minister Roderic O'Gorman , I am writing to you with regards to the new system of housing for Asylum Seekers which will be overseen by you and your Department and phased in over the next 3 years.
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If someone can starve themselves for 76 days , the least we can do is speak up

If someone can starve themselves for 76 days , the least we can do is speak up

If people like Hunger striker Joe Murphy can starve themselves for 76 days for Ireland , the least we can do is speak up on issues we dont agree with and stop this political correctness silencing Irish Society . Joe Murphy passed away in a Cork Jail 100 years
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Irish Reunification under EU rule ?

Irish Reunification under EU rule ?

I was quite taken aback recently by a discussion by members of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Good Friday agreement . They were discussing a report entitled - "the EU and Irish unity - planning and preparing for constitutional change in Ireland" The report was commissioned by the European
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Match Highlights | Derry City 0-2 Shamrock Rovers | 13 April 2021

Match Highlights | Derry City 0-2 Shamrock Rovers | 13 April 2021

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The Story Of Our First Ever Cup Win 80 Years Ago Today During World War 2 (1940/41 Season)

The Story Of Our First Ever Cup Win 80 Years Ago Today During World War 2 (1940/41 Season)

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INTERVIEW | Katie McCabe reflects on her 50th Ireland cap

INTERVIEW | Katie McCabe reflects on her 50th Ireland cap

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Premier Division GW4: Sligo Rovers 1-1 Shamrock Rovers

Premier Division GW4: Sligo Rovers 1-1 Shamrock Rovers

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First Division GW3: Shelbourne 1-0 Wexford

First Division GW3: Shelbourne 1-0 Wexford

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First Division GW3: Treaty United 1-1 Cobh Ramblers

First Division GW3: Treaty United 1-1 Cobh Ramblers

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