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1 hr ago | York Press

Former taoiseach Albert Reynolds has died

The 81-year-old became the eighth prime minister of the country in 1992, serving for just under three years.

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Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News, Fianna Fail (Ireland), Irish Republican Army, IRA, Personal Finance

1 hr ago | The Age

Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds at the St Patrick's Day parade in New York in 1988.

Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds at the St Patrick's Day parade in New York in 1988.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Irish Republican Army

1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Former Ireland PM Albert Reynolds dies

Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds at the St Patrick's Day parade in New York in 1988.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Irish Republican Army

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Belfast Today

Scottish independence: Yes vote could spark unionist crisis in NI

If Scotland votes Yes to independence it would prompt a crisis for Northern Ireland unionists and could spark political instability, an expert has said.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Independent.ie

Troubles victim group facing major cuts in funding

More than A 2 million has been slashed from the annual budget of the Victims and Survivors Service , and a further 4.4% of savings are required over the next 12 months.

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CNN

Interview: The Irishman

I'm in Dublin searching for an Irish perspective on the Scottish Referendum and that led me to meeting up with Daryl Bulgur for a few pints at the famous Mulligan's pub in Dublin's city center.

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Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel

Belfast Today

Sinn Fein urges public to sign petition opposing welfare cuts

Sinn Fein called on members of the public to sign the document, which expresses concern over what it calls the "devastating" effect they would have.

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Tipperary Today

Morris slams 'idiots' over driving stunts outside Nenagh cemetery

Tipperary County Council has ruled out placing CCTV at Lisboney cemetery to deter boy racers from carrying out driving stunts in the area.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Unspoken problems of Irish unity

I was struck by these paragraphs from this week's Economist: The distinction between the campaigns has a second, bigger implication.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Slugger O'Toole

"In the last analysis the test of nationality is the wish of the people."

Ronan Fanning took the theme for his most recent book from David Lloyd George in the House of Commons in 1919 , " there is a path of fatality between the two countries and makes them eternally at cross purposes ".

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Slugger O'Toole

So who's Irish is good enough to become a Minister of State for the Gaeltacht?

Mr Adams and party colleague Peadar Toibin TD are using the subsidised tuition service which is also available to civil servants and political staff in Leinster House.

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Related Topix: Fine Gael (Ireland)

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Irish still fighting over the past

Earlier this month, as a televised political debate over independence took center stage in Scotland, a row erupted over Ireland's fight for independence nearly 100 years ago.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fermanagh Today

Newry and Mourne Council backs SF mayor on Israeli boycott

Unionists last night hit out after Newry and Mourne District Council firmly backed its mayor's call for traders not to sell goods from Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Slugger O'Toole

Much can be learned from comparing Salmond and Redmond's destinies

One month away from Scotland's Moment of Truth, it is worth reflecting how eerie the symmetries and coincidences of history can sometimes be.

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Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Fermanagh Today

UUP and Sinn Fein oppose proposals for new RoI time zone

Proposals in Dublin to move the Republic of Ireland to a different time zone are "ludicrous", a former Ulster Unionist leader has said.

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Related Topix: Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland

Independent.ie

Gerry Adams one of sixa TDs in a 16k taxpayer-funded Irish language classes

The Sinn Fein leader's use of the cupla focal in the Dail chamber is being aided by the state-funded scheme aimed at helping TDs and senators improve their ability to speak as Gaeilge.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Independent.ie

Call for clarity over IRA 'amnesty'

The Irish Government has privately denied there was an amnesty for IRA killers operating in the republic for more than a decade.

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Lisburn Today

Concern over local NIEA job losses

Councillor Alexander Redpath has accused the Northern Ireland Environment Agency of sacrificing customer experience in order to meet budget cuts after it was revealed to him that 'at least' 80 workers in the body have had their contracts of employment terminated.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

BreakingNews.ie

Labour support doubles in latest poll

The latest opinion poll, due to be published tomorrow, shows the party has made significant gains, with popularity increasing from 7% to 14%.

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Irish Republican News

Gaza campaign becomes free speech issue in Belfast

Unionists have failed to prevent a public speaking event in Belfast featuring radical socialist George Galloway, the leader of the Respect Party in Britain, who has advocated a comprehensive boycott of Israel over its war crimes.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

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