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Irish speakers sent to EU jobs while such roles unfilled in public service, Dáil told

The Irish Times 03 Mar 2021
The Government has boasted it has secured more jobs in the EU for fluent Irish speakers when it has failed to fill Irish-language posts in the public service, a leading Independent TD has said ... Speaking in Irish, Ms Connolly said ... Ms Connolly was one of 17 TDs who participated in the Dáil debate on the Irish language held for Seachtain na Gaeilge.
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Risk to environment as Cork ghost ship decomposes, MCIB report says

RTE 03 Mar 2021
In its safety recommendations, the MCIB says a working party should be set up by the Government to identify, monitor and track derelict ships before they endanger other ships and seafarers in Irish waters ... derelict ships entering Irish territorial waters and grounding in Ireland.
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Call for Stormont implementation of language legislation

The Irish Times 03 Mar 2021
Irish language legislation agreed as part of the agreement which restored the Stormont Executive last year should be implemented “without further delay”, the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement was told on Tuesday ... “That would cause huge damage to the language and to the Irish-speaking community.
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Irish language speakers treated with "disrespect'

BBC News 03 Mar 2021
Irish language speakers are being treated with "total disrespect" over Stormont's failure to introduce an Irish language Act. That is according to the Irish language body Conradh na Gaeilge (CnaG) ... Draft provisions for new Irish language laws were included in the New Decade, New Approach (NDNA) agreement in January 2020.
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St. Patrick’s beer inspiration: March is for American stouts

The Mercury News 03 Mar 2021
Patrick’s Day as we know it here in the U.S., with its parades, green beer, corned beef and cabbage and “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” T-shirts, is largely an American invention ... Historically, Irish immigrants faced discrimination and persecution on these shores and looked to St.
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Philip Dwyer Calls Out Media Lies

Bitchute 03 Mar 2021
... to the fulfilment of the Irish national idea.
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'I now realise how dumb people can be' - a year of Covid through the eyes of our teenagers

Irish Independent 03 Mar 2021
And none more so than our children ... What does the EU's 'Digital Green Pass' mean for our summer holidays? Gardaí break up street party in Limerick housing estate as flares set off and videos show dozens partying. In this, the first of a two-part series, we asked Irish teenagers about their lives during Covid. ... .
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St. Louis treasurer, alderwoman advance in race for mayor

Kearney Hub 03 Mar 2021
St ... Louis ... Lewis Reed, president of the Board of Aldermen, delivers a brief speech at a Democratic presidential primary election watch party at McGurk's Irish Pub and Garden, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in St ... .
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Sturgeon defends handling of Salmond complaints in high-stakes testimony

The Irish Times 03 Mar 2021
The feud between the pair, once close friends and powerful allies in the cause of Scottish independence, has reached fever pitch in recent weeks, threatening the electoral prospects of the Scottish National Party at a crucial time ... Salmond’s explosive allegations leave Sturgeon in peril The Irish Times view on the Scottish National Party.
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Drop in hospital numbers ‘reason to be hopeful’, says HSE chief

The Irish Times 03 Mar 2021
The number of people in hospital with Covid-19 has continued to fall to 475, according to the latest figures from the HSE. There were 112 patients with the virus in intensive care (ICU) on Tuesday night ... What's available in the Republic of Ireland and what else is coming? Limerick street party a slap in the face, says Harris Irish in Australia ... .
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Sturgeon dismisses ‘absurd’ allegations of plot against Alex Salmond

The Irish Times 03 Mar 2021
Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has told a parliamentary inquiry she had no reason to wish to damage her predecessor Alex Salmond, dismissing as “absurd” the idea that she was part of a plot against him ... Salmond’s explosive allegations leave Sturgeon in peril The Irish Times view on the Scottish National Party ... Botched investigation ... .
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Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker: What's available in the Republic of Ireland and what else is coming?

The Irish Times 03 Mar 2021
How many have been vaccinated here? ... The Irish Times Vaccine Tracker will be updated daily as the country embarks on the largest inoculation programme in the history of the State ... Photograph ... Dose ... Storage ... Overview ... Drop in hospital numbers ‘reason to be hopeful’, says HSE chief Limerick street party a slap in the face, says Harris Irish in Australia ... .
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