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Unless it urgently decides what the party stands for, Fianna Fáil will fall further back

Irish Independent 21 Sep 2021
Martin wanted to take the party forward whereas Ó Cuív offered a version of ‘back to the future’ ... The decline was turbo charged in 2011 when failings during the economic crisis saw the party reduced to just 20 seats ... One of the questions in the Irish National Election Study in 2020 asked all voters for their view on each party.
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10 Things To Do This Week For $5 And Under In Louisville (9/20)

LEO Weekly 20 Sep 2021
Watch Party ... Oktoberfest – Foxtoberfest Party ... A party to celebrate two new seasonal releases from Gallant Fox ... The Raven Irish Pub ... The Raven Irish Pub is so psyched for St. Patrick’s Day that they’re hosting a party six months early ... dance from the McClannahan Irish Dancers.
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Escape from Kabul: Irish contacts and a trudge through sewage

The Irish Times 20 Sep 2021
A human rights activist from Afghanistan who feared he would be targeted for retribution by the Taliban has spoken of his dramatic escape from Kabul with the help of Irish contacts ... The three other Afghans being guided by the Irish managed to get in too and they joined up to form a six-strong travel party bound for Ireland.
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We Don’t Know Ourselves by Fintan O’Toole review – sweeping account of Ireland’s evolutions

The Observer 20 Sep 2021
When John Kennedy attended a garden party at the Irish president’s official residence in June 1963, the crowd mobbed him ... As a student of the Irish language, O’Toole went to West Cork, where he saw Seán Ó Riada, who transformed traditional Irish music, leading the local choir.
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The Irish Times view on the housing crisis: The real cost of a broken system

The Irish Times 20 Sep 2021
The report also highlighted the disadvantages experienced by young people, migrants, people with disabilities, Travellers and others in the Irish housing system ... A decade of rising prices and chronic undersupply has bored a hole in Irish politics, alienating mainstream parties from an increasingly vociferous younger demographic.
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Taoiseach’s visit to New York to coincide with UN General Assembly meeting

The Irish Times 20 Sep 2021
Irish diplomats believe there is a “window of opportunity” for Ireland ... An Irish-American Democratic Party politician, Ms Hochul was sworn in last month following the departure of Andrew Cuomo, who denied sexual harrassment allegations made against him but resigned from his role.
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Calls for Minister Eamon Ryan to clarify plans on underground Metrolink following reports it could be delayed by seven years

Irish Independent 20 Sep 2021
A Dublin TD has called for urgent clarification around plans for the underground MetroLink to Dublin Airport after it was reported the project could now be delayed by seven years ... Fingal Labour TD Duncan Smith called for urgent clarification from Transport Minister and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan after the report in the Irish Mail on Sunday ... .
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The global housing market is broken, and it’s dividing entire countries

Live Mint 20 Sep 2021
The opposition Labour Party hasn’t fared much better ... The most recent Irish Times Ipsos MRBI poll, in June, showed Sinn Fein leading all other parties, with 21% of respondents citing house prices as the issue most likely to influence their vote in the next general election, the same proportion that cited the economy.
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Dinner Party: A Tragedy by Sarah Gilmartin review — a fine Irish debut that’s very different to Sally Rooney

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Sep 2021
Sarah Gilmartin has been reviewing debut fiction at The Irish Times since 2013. Now, with the publication of her own debut novel, Dinner Party.
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DUP's exit threat clouds Stormont's future

BBC News 19 Sep 2021
That, for the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), is mission accomplished ... Also last week, Irish President Michael D Higgins' stay-away protest from the centenary church service also helped the party's cause in its battle with Dublin ... Abolishing the Irish Sea border as opposed to the protocol is now the language of choice for the party.
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US Congress group warns Troubles plan 'a mistake'

BBC News 19 Sep 2021
The signatories said their districts' "large Irish American populations" held "grave concerns" ... Northern Ireland's five main political parties, the Irish government and victims' groups all oppose the idea, which some have described as a de-facto amnesty.
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Show is over for unionism — just ask Queen Elizabeth

Irish Independent 19 Sep 2021
Even before the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins turned down an invitation to attend an ill-conceived event in Armagh, efforts to hold a year-long birthday party for Northern Ireland had not been productive of much good ... But Elizabeth is coming to a party in Armagh, crossing what Jeffrey Donaldson calls “the border in the Irish Sea”.
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UCD sacks Cahill following her Covid and anti-mask statements

Irish Independent 19 Sep 2021
Controversial academic Dolores Cahill has had her employment terminated by University College Dublin (UCD), five months after she applied to retire ... Dr Cahill’s profile has now been removed from the university’s website ... Dr Cahill was previously chairperson of the Irish Freedom Party but was asked to resign last March due to her controversial views ... .
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Dolores Cahill departs UCD following Covid and anti-mask claims

Irish Independent 19 Sep 2021
Controversial academic Dolores Cahill has had her employment terminated by University College Dublin (UCD), five months after she applied to retire ... Dr Cahill’s profile has now been removed from the university’s website ... Dr Cahill was previously chairperson of the Irish Freedom Party but was asked to resign last March due to her controversial views ... .
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Office raid linked to INLA robberies

Belfast Telegraph 19 Sep 2021
A Police raid on a political office linked to the INLA was in response to several home invasion robberies carried out by the terror gang ... The premises are used by the Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) — the political wing of the INLA which condemned the operation ... GUN SALUTE. Shots were fired at Devine’s mural. /. GUN SALUTE ... Our source added ... .

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