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Ireland Funds honor ‘soul friends’

White Rock Lake Weekly 01 Apr 2023
Once inside the ballroom, the 200 attendees clapped along as students from the Maguire Academy of Irish Dance performed Irish dances ...The Ireland Funds have done much to harness the sense of connection and kinship among Irish Americans to achieve a purpose ... The party continued as attendees visited while listening to the pianist, Brian Piper.

Diarmaid Ferriter: Patricia Hoey was the first of many Women of Honour

The Irish Times 31 Mar 2023
She was part of a delegation that met John Redmond, the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, in 1911, failing to secure his support for a suffrage bill in the House of Commons; another delegation she joined was similarly rebuffed by British prime minister Herbert Asquith.

Twenty-five years on, Northern Ireland kids still learn apart

Urdu Point 31 Mar 2023
The legislation was supported by pro-Irish and centre-ground parties, but opposed by pro-UK unionists, who argued it was a distraction promoted only by middle-class and secular parents. The main unionist party has been boycotting the Stormont assembly for more than a year over a separate dispute, concerning post-Brexit trade ... ....

Barbie Rod Steelhead Derby may change locations: NE Ohio fishing report

Cleveland 31 Mar 2023
30 ... Port Clinton party boats ready. Fishermen’s Wharf in downtown Port Clinton has been the having great success in springtime in recent years, a reason why their fleet of party boats — the The Irish Drifter, Waterfox and Miss Cindy — are already sparkling with a fresh coat of paint and in the water to begin their fishing season next week ... Disclaimer.

United Kingdom joins anti-Chinese plot

Blitz 31 Mar 2023
For the United Kingdom, it is not so clear how much good the TPP deal can do ... Writes Uriel Araujo ... The Democratic Unionist Party, Northern Ireland’s largest unionist party, however, is still demanding more concessions and has, since May 2022, been boycotting Northern Irish political institutions ... ....

62 celebrities you might not know are LGBTQ+

North Shore News 31 Mar 2023
... at being referred to as, "openly gay." He told GQ during an interview, "You're never described as openly gay at a party...'This is my openly gay friend Darren.' 'She's openly Irish.' It implies a defiance I don't feel." Lee Pace.

Agreement review — the Northern Ireland peace process as vivid docudrama

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Mar 2023
★★★★☆. It is 25 years since the Good Friday Agreement, the 1998 deal between the British and Irish governments and the Northern Irish political parties that stopped most of the violence from the Troubles ... Related articles. FIRST NIGHT . THEATRE ... Clive Davis ... THEATRE ... .

U.S. Human Rights Abuse Against Refugees and Immigrants: Truth and Facts

ECNS 30 Mar 2023
Irish immigrants were severely discriminated against and alienated in the early years of the United States. Between the 1830s and the 1860s, Catholic Irish immigrated to the United States in large numbers. A strong movement against Irish immigrants emerged ... The American Party, or the Know-Nothing Party, made anti-Irish immigration its main agenda.

Kathleen MacMahon on what she looks for in a good short story

RTE 30 Mar 2023
In some ways, the smaller the moment the better ... Kevin Barry ... Mary Lavin ... Roald Dahl was a master of the dark twist, but my favourite of all is Bella Fleace Gives a Party, by Evelyn Waugh. The pleasure of the Waugh story is in the long, slow draw on the reader’s heart strings, as an eccentric old Anglo-Irish lady plans a party in her crumbling mansion.

Recommended: Every Day Is St. Patrick’s Day At The Irish Rover

LEO Weekly 29 Mar 2023
Patrick’s Day, Louisville’s Irish Rover famously holds a humongous party, featuring an oversize tent that covers most of the parking lot, live Irish music, and plenty of great Irish food and gallons of dark Irish beer ... One might wonder what a dish like vegan vindaloo ($9.95) is doing on an Irish menu ... The Irish Rover ...

Renovated semi-d on Sandyford-Dundrum border for €595,000

The Irish Times 29 Mar 2023
To make full use of the sun-drenched private south-facing back garden, the couple put large bi-fold doors in the open-plan kitchen and diningroom; when they’re opened fully, it brings the outside in and is the perfect set-up for a summer barbecue or a birthday party.

The Peace Link: Reconciliation through sport

RTE 29 Mar 2023
"This is our home ground ... Rodney said that the club got support from political parties, the churches, letters from people in the community, and a letter backing them from the FAI before making their case to the Irish Football Association in Belfast ... We have players from both sides of the tradition, British, Irish, Protestant, Catholic," he said ... .

A Broad Church: Lifting the lid on the Provisional IRA in the South

The Irish Times 28 Mar 2023
This valuable study concerns one of the sharpest dividing lines in Irish society, attitudes towards the Provisional IRA and its armed campaign ... Wealthy US businessman’s Irish clifftop mansion with private island for sale for €9.75m.

The humanities are not dead

The Star Democrat 28 Mar 2023
... — Orwell failed to appreciate the Irish author’s whimsical, playful side ... Swift’s savagely satirical essay, “A Modest Proposal,” suggesting that English gentlemen serve roasted Irish babies at dinner parties, says as much about the evils of colonialism as whole shelves of history.

The Offload: New All Blacks head coach inspired by his time with the Black Knights in county Down

The Irish Times 27 Mar 2023
It was the party that nobody in Irish rugby wanted to end ... It says a lot about the riches available to the Irish selectors that Ulster’s 22-year-old hooker Tom Stewart, and Connacht’s scrumhalf Caolin Blade both scored impressive hat tricks while being on the periphery of any extended national squad ... the new rugby newsletter from The Irish Times.

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