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Table,computer programme, digital photo frame

Mohogany dining table roxio for pc,mobile phone asha 300,digital photo frame, all to swap for used in good condition laptop,enquiries for any individual item phone016247932
Leixlip,co kildare
Leixlip,co kildare
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Classical Guitar

Jose Ferrer "El Primo" classical guitar with bag. Barely used. As new condition. No scratches or scuff marks. Swap for working Laptop.
Galway
Galway
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Vintage Leather Travel Case

that was to be a shabby chic antique bought at an auction in Oldtown during the Celtic Tiger years. Never found a location best suited to display it. I'm looking to do a swap as I would like to do a DIY project. Either some wooden kitchen chairs in good
Ashbourne, Co.Dublin
Ashbourne, Co.Dublin
€90
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I can store your caravan on my plot in exchange for occasional use of caravan on site ! 
Gorey, Wexford
Gorey, Wexford
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3 Tickets for Wicked Friday 13th swap for another date

I have three tickets for Wicked in the Bord Gais Theatre for Friday 13th of December. I would like to swap them for three tickets (sitting together) for any other Friday or Saturday night (expect Dec 6th). My tickets are for the Upper circle, Row E, Seats 53-55. I dont
Temple Bar
Temple Bar
€120
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Swap 2800w petrol generator for smaller one

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I have a Brand New Parkside PSE 2800 , 2800w Petrol generator . Never used only new. will swap for smaller 2kw generator thats more suitable for camping environment .
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dublin
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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 Left / Nordic Green Left (a political group in the European Parliament) and was researched by Mark bassett , a lecturer in EU law at Queens University and Colin Harvey , professor of European Human rights law , board member of 'irelands future' and member of the Gender Identity Panel (Northern Ireland) and Equality and Diversity Forum Research Network.school of law queens university belfast . 

The premise of their report was that a reunification referendum in Northern Ireland would offer the EU the opportunity to regain control over Northern Ireland through reunification of Ireland under EU law .  

 The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) contemplates Irish reunification following referendums in both jurisdictions on the island.
 

Due to the likely withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU), this outcome offers a path back to the benefits of full membership for the population of N. Ireland .
 

The debate on Irish unity will have an added dimension following Brexit. It becomes a way for the region to return to the EU
 

It is time for the EU institutions to take the next step and embrace responsible planning and preparation for a process of constitutional change in Ireland
  

Attending the meeting through video link were senior Sinn Fein members like Michelle Gildernew ,  Paul Maskey  and Senator Niall O Donnghaile . 

What struck a chord with me was the willingness of the sinn fein members to go along with this idea of reunifying North and South under EU rule . 

There was no question of the lifelong struggles and sacrifices made by so many good people for the cause of Irish Freedom , the right to self determination , the right of an Irish Parliament to make its own laws and decide its own affairs , the vision of the 1916 proclamation to be 'sovereign and indefeasible' , or the vision of our founding fathers at the very first Dail sitting in the declaration of Independence speech - "we ordain that the elected Representatives of the Irish people alone have power to make laws binding on the people of Ireland, and that the Irish Parliament is the only Parliament to which that people will give its allegiance" . 
  

No , There was nothing like this , only the idea that swapping one Imperial regime for another , Westminster for Brussels and reunifying everyone under EU rule is what it was all about and Irish Independence will have been achieved.
 

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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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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

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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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Should women walk behind their men

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a simple decision . A Germanic superstate or a sovereign ireland . I choose a sovereign ireland.

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what benefits exactly are they talking about ? ignoring democratic referendum results like nice and lisbon , allowing free movement of dangerous criminals and terrorists . allowing society to be so overburdened with mass numbers of people that thousands become homeless , cant earn decent living , turn to drugs , suicide etc . what benefits exactly of eu rule are they talking about
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Conversion therapy ban and civil liberties

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Should women walk behind their men

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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

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

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

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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 ??

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

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

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