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Irish rugby fan gives CPR to New Zealand rugby officer after his heart stopped

Irish Independent 06 Jul 2022
... Hartigan, who is leading a tour of Irish rugby fans around New Zealand, was attending a pre-match party at Eden Park when she heard a crash followed by a scream."It's the best feeling in the world," Ms Hartigan told the of being able to help Mr Herewini.
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Northern Ireland Protocol: MEPs criticise UK government

BBC News 06 Jul 2022
Barry Andrews, MEP for the Republic of Ireland's Fianna Fáil party, said ... But it means new checks and controls on commercial goods which come into Northern Ireland from other parts of the UK, creating a trade border in the Irish Sea. It is opposed by Northern Ireland's unionist parties who say it undermines their place in the UK.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas at 10 Downing Street, London, Monday, June 6, 2022
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Boris Johnson: DUP MP backs prime minister to stay and says ‘stability not self-indulgence’ is needed

Belfast Telegraph 06 Jul 2022
“What we need is stability, not this self indulgence of who should lead the Conservative party.” ... Bim Afolami, Conservative Party vice-chairman ... Sir Jeffrey did not mention Mr Johnson directly, describing the Conservative Party's leadership and "those who occupy cabinet positions" as a party matter.
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latest Boris Johnson: Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis understood to be joining delegation calling on Prime Minister to go

Belfast Telegraph 06 Jul 2022
The latest developments come as SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has claimed he will be “astonished” if Boris Johnson remains in charge of his party by Wednesday evening ... “What we need is stability, not this self indulgence of who should lead the Conservative party.” Politics Unplugged ... Bim Afolami, Conservative Party vice-chairman.
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Boris Johnson: Coup continues to unfold as Swann says PM has ‘lost the dressing room’

Belfast Telegraph 06 Jul 2022
"Dear Prime Minister ... Politics Unplugged ... Sir Jeffrey did not mention Mr Johnson directly, describing the Conservative Party's leadership and "those who occupy cabinet positions" as a party matter. "Our focus remains on working to see the removal of the Irish Sea border brought about through the NI Protocol," he said ... .
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Boris Johnson: SDLP’s Colum Eastwood ‘astonished’ if Prime Minister remains in office by ‘tonight’

Belfast Telegraph 06 Jul 2022
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has claimed he will be “astonished” if Boris Johnson remains in charge of his party by Wednesday evening ... “What we need is stability, not this self indulgence of who should lead the Conservative party.” ... Bim Afolami, Conservative Party vice-chairman.
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latest Boris Johnson: Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis enters Downing Street to discuss Prime Minister’s future

Belfast Telegraph 06 Jul 2022
The latest developments come as SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has claimed he will be “astonished” if Boris Johnson remains in charge of his party by Wednesday evening ... “What we need is stability, not this self indulgence of who should lead the Conservative party.” ... Bim Afolami, Conservative Party vice-chairman.
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Spectacular suspended walkway and 12-storey slide opens in Avondale Forest Park

The Irish Times 06 Jul 2022
Photograph. Naoise Culhane By Tim O'BrienWed Jul 6 2022 - 17.31 ... The new café, exhibition space, Coillte pavilion and children’s playground all line one side of the walled garden of the former home of the Irish parliamentary party leader, Charles Stewart Parnell, which the then state acquired as far back as 1904, to develop forestry services ... .
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Viewpoints::What political fallout after Roe? Beware the building extremism

The Buffalo News 06 Jul 2022
To be brief, the ancient Democratic Party was founded in the 19th century as a coalition of white Catholic immigrants (mostly Irish) and white Southerners opposing wealthy Protestants from the Northeast and Midwest ... The key thing for candidates of both parties will be to avoid extremism; that could be fatal to a career.
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DUP’s Pam Cameron to take part in LGBTQ+ event alongside leaders of NI’s other main political parties

Belfast Telegraph 05 Jul 2022
... history, and the piece noted that “the DUP’s decline probably doesn’t have much to do with the party’s staunch opposition to LGBTQ+ rights – it’s likely more to do with the Northern Irish protocol and Brexit – but the result could still have a positive impact on queer people”.
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DUP’s Pamela Cameron to take part in LGBTQ+ event alongside leaders of NI’s other main political parties

Belfast Telegraph 05 Jul 2022
... history, and the piece noted that “the DUP’s decline probably doesn’t have much to do with the party’s staunch opposition to LGBTQ+ rights – it’s likely more to do with the Northern Irish protocol and Brexit – but the result could still have a positive impact on queer people”.
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Sleaze! 25 of the grubbiest goings-on

The Times/The Sunday Times 05 Jul 2022
Let’s begin 129 years ago with Irish Parliamentary Party MP John Deasy, who was found guilty of pulling a teenage servant onto the bed of his ...
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Boris Johnson: NI politicians react to Westminster resignations

BBC News 05 Jul 2022
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, Democratic Unionist Party leader. Sir Jeffrey did not comment directly on the news, describing the Conservative Party's leadership and "those who occupy cabinet positions" as a party matter ... Stephen Farry, Alliance Party deputy leader ... Colum Eastwood, Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) leader.
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Leader: Boris Johnson’s departure alone is not enough

New Statesman 05 Jul 2022
The squalor and ineptitude of Boris Johnson’s premiership damages not only the Conservative Party but the whole of the United Kingdom ... The claim that Brexit would gift the UK £350m a week for the NHS; the assurance that there would be no customs checks in the Irish Sea; the insistence that no parties were held at Downing Street during lockdown.
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Poll star: Stephen Collins on Jack Jones, pioneer of polling in modern Ireland

The Irish Times 04 Jul 2022
A charming memoir casts light on how polling has become an indispensable tool for measuring changes in Irish public opinion ... The political parties and the Irish Times learned their lesson from their misjudgements in 1977 and in the following general elections in the early 1980s they all paid close attention to polls.

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