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She also met with President Michael D. Higgins, discussing the EU's future and the Croat community in Ireland, and held talks with the speaker of the Irish parliament's lower house, Sean O Fearghail, and members of the Irish-Croatian friendship group in the Irish parliament. The collocutors emphasized the ...
Stormont, the Northern Irish Parliament, has been the victim of a targeted attack that has prompted action stations within the IT department. In a blanket email sent to all staff (and seen by the BBC), employees were informed that the attack was an attempt by cybercriminals to access assembly mailboxes with ...

Deputy Adams, who holds a seat in the Irish parliament, hit out at the actions of Israeli security forces during Friday's 'Great Return' protest in Gaza, which left 16 Palestinians dead and more than 1,400 injured. “There can be no justification or excuse by Israel for the calculated slaughter by Israeli military snipers of unarmed ...
Pubs in Ireland are being allowed to sell alcohol on Good Friday for the first time in nearly a century. In January, the Irish parliament passed new legislation ending a 91 year-long ban on pubs, restaurants and supermarkets selling alcohol on the Friday before Easter Monday – a legacy of the country's ...
ZAGREB, March 15, 2018 - Ireland acknowledges the huge contribution Croatian immigrants have made to its society, visiting Irish Parliament Speaker Sean O Fearghail said after talks with his host, Sabor Speaker Gordan Jandroković, in Zagreb on Thursday. We are aware of an increasing number of ...
The Irish parliament was temporarily shut down following a furious row between several of its members over the new speaking system. Marc MacSharry, of the opposition Fianna Fail party, started a shouting match with brothers and independent members of the lower house, Michael and Danny Healy-Rae, ...

The email service at the Northern Ireland Parliament, Stormont has been hit by a brute force attack allowing unknown attackers to access email accounts of several members. According to an internal email seen by the BBC, Members of the NI Parliament have been notified that the attack was an external ...
"There is, for Christians, a very clear witness in the Scriptures that all human life, including before physical birth, has a sacred dignity in the eyes of God," they said. There have already been five referendums related to the issue, the first in 1983. But in recent years the Irish parliament had stalled proposals to ...
Murphy said: 'I have signed the polling day order and I can confirm that a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment of the constitution and allowing the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) to legislate in this area will be held on Friday 25th of May 2018.' Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar last year won ...
Ryan posted a picture on Twitter this week showing him welcoming a member of the Irish Parliament. “Even if my Gaelic is a little rough," Ryan tweeted, "always great to connect with my roots.” Kelly, Ryan, and others should remember those roots included immigrants from a different place but with the same ...
The Irish parliament was temporarily shut down following a furious row between several of its members over the new speaking system. Marc MacSharry, of the opposition Fianna Fail party, started a shouting match with brothers and independent members of the lower house, Michael and Danny Healy-Rae, ...
The State Department was successful in its effort to kill a bill in the Irish parliament that would have criminalized trade with Israelis, according to a report from the Washington Free Beacon. Under the proposed law, Irish citizens would have faced a $310,000 fine and a maximum sentence of five years in ...
A group of Israeli activists, among them former members of Knesset, legal experts, ex-ambassadors, artists and academics, sent a written petition to the Irish parliament, asking it to support a bill that forbids the sale and export of products from Israeli settlements. The parliament is set to debate the bill on ...
... is currently under active consideration by the National Assembly for Wales and by the Irish Seanad (the upper house of the Irish parliament).
SECURITY at Leinster House has been given a major upgrade over fears that screening in Dublin is far less rigorous than in other national ...
Regarding the settlement of the conflicts, the Speaker of the Irish Parliament has expressed conviction that in that issue the only way is the ...
... on the same issue at Westminster, he said they need to show “the same respect to the Irish parliament” and that their attendance is requested ...

Although I'm a Leaver, I have much sympathy with Ireland, my birthplace, over Brexit – caught as it is between the UK rock and the EU hard ...
The Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has worn a shamrock poppy in the Irish Parliament. It may not seem like a big deal but, as Sputnik ...
In June, Unite briefed the Irish parliament on issues faced by English language teachers, and asked education minister Richard Bruton to ...
Love Ulster organizer and campaigner Willie Frazer says he hopes the march to the Irish Parliament will put pressure on the Government to ...
Amnesty International is behind a witty and powerful new Irish campaign that is bringing attention to the country's antiquated abortion laws.
A member of Irish Parliament firmly believes bad luck caused by fairy curse is responsible for dips in a major road between County Kerry and ...
In an infamous speech to the Dail (the Irish parliament), Oliver J Flanagan told the assembled politicians that the Jews “crucified our saviour ...
Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Patton, the government of Ireland has incurred a huge debt.
... of the march, with the possibility that it will take place along O'Connell Street and make its way towards Irish parliament Leinster House.
It happened as the Irish parliament approved a motion to to allow the Irish Defence Forces to join the EU's Operation Sophia, set up in 2015 to ...
President Trump is reported to have told friends at his Bedminster Golf Club in New Jersey that the White House is a “real dump”. We wonder ...
A referendum on a united Ireland is inevitable following the Brexit vote, the author of a report by an Irish parliamentary committee says.
McCarthy was elected a TD for Cork South West in 2011 and from 2012 to 2016 was chair of the Irish parliament's joint committee on the ...
DUBLIN, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The Dail Eireann, lower house of Irish parliament, on Thursday approved a government motion which will change ...
Bar bills racked up in Dublin's parliament buildings will be written off because there is "no realistic prospect" of them being paid. A report by the ...
But Ms Fitzgerald is the first serving Justice Minister to openly signal in the Dail, the Irish parliament, an imminent overhaul on the scale of Northern Ireland's.
He denounced in the Irish Parliament the Holy See's (the Vatican's diplomatic arm) "dysfunction, disconnection, elitism and narcissism" in its handling of the clerical sex abuse crisis to this day.
Mrs May will also proposed that the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish Parliament's are given the same power. The announcement is an apparent attempt to head off criticism of the SNP, who could try to block the change in the Scottish Parliament.
They might take that as a start but they also want some representation in the Irish Parliament, which is a different matter altogether since decisions that are taken there affect the lives of the people who live here.
Ireland's president and prime minister were also to attend and the flag at the Irish parliament was flown at half mast.
Ireland's president and prime minister were also to attend and the flag at the Irish parliament was flown at half mast.
The Egyptian parliament has previously objected to calls from the Irish parliament to release the Dublin man, saying the request would interfere in the affairs of the Egyptian judiciary.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND'S parliament has denied a request for a Hindu opening prayer before the start of proceedings in the House.
However, in January the Egyptian president told a delegation of Irish politicians that he will offer a pardon Mr Halawa once his trial is over.
There are currently three Bills (draft laws) before the Irish parliament each which proposes to amend the Pensions Act 1990 (the 'Act') to address situations in which solvent companies are the sponsors of insolvent pension schemes.
While there, they visited the Irish Parliament and Waterford, the hometown of Brigadier General Thomas Francis Meagher, who founded the regiment.
The 2016 elections were the first test of this new initiative and it has resulted in an increase in the percentage of women in the Irish Parliament increasing from 17% to 22%. While this is a welcome increase and in line with the international average ...
President John F. Kennedy, in an address to the Irish Parliament, said that "It is that quality of the Irish -- that remarkable combination of hope, confidence, and imagination -- that is needed more than ever today.
This would be an enormous act of bad faith by London and a reversal of the joint position set out by the two governments (of Britain and Ireland) in 2006," said Adams, who is a member of the Irish parliament in Dublin. Reverting to Westminster rule ...
Kenny's tone was much more convivial than when he spoke in the Irish parliament in June last year, describing the then presidential candidate's rhetoric as "racist and dangerous.
Kenny's tone was much more convivial than when he spoke in the Irish parliament in June last year, describing the then presidential candidate's rhetoric as "racist and dangerous.
The Irish Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the 2014 transaction was not well-designed and Nama's former adviser Frank Cushnahan should have been removed.
This is the time to connect with our political representatives. Which is why it is commendable that The Daily Edge's Amy O'Connor last week wrote to every single member of the Irish parliament to ask if they like Beyonce and what their favourite song ...


 

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