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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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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
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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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Wanted small car in working condition for a woman in ill health that need to travel.
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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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for learning piano . thanks
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looking for a snooker table full size , if anyone has old one would like it . thanks
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Hi, I have recently moved into rented accommodation and need sofa set. Preferably neutral colour and in relatively good condition. Can collect. Thanks
Westmeath
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Camara operates as a social enterprise and operates in two distinct business lines: �Education Delivery� and �Computer Reuse�. The connection between these two, seemingly disparate activities is TECHNOLOGY. We train teachers to use these computers as tools to improve the delivery of education to their students. We produce computer training and educational
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Chapelizod, Dublin
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dublin
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hi there everyone we are looking for anything that may help the single mothers of ireland theres a place for everything and its not the dump dont forget one womens rubbish is another womens treasure thanks alot will collect anywhere
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Current transport just about to give up,no money to fix (not worth fixing).Just about keeping head above water and need reliable car to keep it that way. Desperatly need saviour can you help?
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Roscommon
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Old Mobile Phones

Do your bit for Charity at no cost to you. I am looking for old mobile phones, condition not important, to provide ipads for children with autism. The ipads are used in school to teach communication & other skills. If you have even 1 phone contact me please & I will send you
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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
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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
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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
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