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Exclusive: Majority of British voters feel little connection with the people of Northern Ireland

New Statesman 04 Aug 2021
These results provide some context for the lack of uproar among the British public at Boris Johnson’s decision to put a trade border down the Irish Sea as part of his Brexit deal – betraying the Democratic Unionist Party and stoking unionist dissent.
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Opposition TDs lead calls for Katherine Zappone to step down from envoy position after ‘Golfgate style’ event

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2021
Paul Murphy of People Before Profit, who shared the Dublin South West constituency with the former Minister for Children until the general election last year, spoke in the wake of the Irish Independent revelation that Ms Zappone hosted a hotel party for 50 prominent people in Dublin just days before her appointment.
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Katherine Zappone says she will not take up special envoy role after appointment sparks huge controversy

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2021
Paul Murphy of People Before Profit, who shared the Dublin South West constituency with the former Minister for Children until the general election last year, spoke in the wake of the Irish Independent revelation that Ms Zappone hosted a hotel party for 50 prominent people in Dublin just days before her appointment.
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Northern Ireland human trafficking cases soar by 750pc

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2021
Katherine Zappone hosted 50 friends including Tánaiste in five-star hotel before controversial appointment Irish news headlines. Zappone hosted Varadkar and 50 guests at party before controversial appointment, and emotional tributes as garda loses cancer fight Emotional tributes as respected garda loses cancer fight.
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Up to 200 people allowed at ‘organised’ gatherings, says Government amid Zappone controversy

The Irish Times 04 Aug 2021
The decision followed days of controversy over the manner of her appointment, which took a fresh turn on Wednesday when it emerged in a story in the Irish Independent that Dr Zappone had arranged a social event for 50 people at the Merrion Hotel in Dublin ... Labour Party TD Ivana Bacik confirmed that she was also among the 50 attendees at the event.
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Rules on outdoor events will be updated to bring ‘clarity’, says Government

The Irish Times 04 Aug 2021
The decision followed days of controversy over the manner of her appointment, which took a fresh turn on Wednesday when it emerged in a story in the Irish Independent that Dr Zappone had arranged a social event for 50 people at the Merrion Hotel in Dublin ... Labour Party TD Ivana Bacik confirmed that she was also among the 50 attendees at the event.
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London Docklands bombing victims condemn Troubles amnesty plan

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2021
Victims of the IRA Docklands bombing have condemned Government proposals to end prosecutions for Troubles offences as "immoral and abhorrent" ... The plan has been heavily criticised by all the main political parties in Northern Ireland as well as the Irish Government, and a range of victims' and survivors' groups ... The statement added ... .
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Regatta returns with a flourish

Harbor Light 04 Aug 2021
(Aerial photo courtesy Charlie MacInnis ... The 60th annual race came back in a big way following a paused pandemic year, with a forest of masts visible at both the Harbor Springs Municipal Marina and Irish Boat Shop ... “awesome.” ... “It was wonderful to see all the sailors enjoying the return of the Irish Boat Shop Party and festivities held at LTYC.
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Victims of London docklands bombing condemn Troubles ‘amnesty’

The Irish Times 04 Aug 2021
Victims of the IRA bombing of the London docklands have condemned British government proposals to end prosecutions for Troubles offences as “immoral and abhorrent” ... The plan has been heavily criticised by all the main political parties in Northern Ireland as well as the Irish Government, and a range of victims’ and survivors’ groups ... .
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Man (20s) becomes one of Australia's youngest COVID-19 deaths – as Sydney enters sixth week of strict lockdown

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2021
The unnamed man in his 20s, who had no underlying health issues and was unvaccinated, died at his home in the city, authorities said ... Read More. Irish news headlines. Zappone hosted Varadkar and 50 guests at party before controversial appointment, and emotional tributes as garda loses cancer fight David Coleman ... Daily Digest Newsletter ... .
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Andrew Cuomo’s legal and political troubles mount as he refuses to quit

The Irish Times 04 Aug 2021
The Democratic governor has vehemently denied the charges and has so far refused to resign, despite calls for him to do so from the highest level of his party, including President Joe Biden and House speaker Nancy Pelosi ... father Mario was a senior figure in the party for decades.
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Religious oaths in Ireland ‘respect tradition’, Christian think tank says

The Irish Times 03 Aug 2021
A conservative Christian think tank in Poland has made a third-party submission on the Irish oaths case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), saying the reason for preserving religious oaths is to “respect the tradition” that had a big part in shaping the legal order.
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Prince Harry order 'naked cake' for Duchess Meghan's 40th birthday

The Bradford Era 03 Aug 2021
It's thought the former actress - who was known as Meghan Markle before she married Harry - only wants a small bash of around 65 people for her birthday but has still hired Oprah Winfrey's party planner Colin Cowie to organise the celebration at her home in California ... Colin was recommended to her by Oprah who always puts on fabulous parties.".
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These are the Irish songs to get the party started

Irish Central 03 Aug 2021
A selection of the best Irish songs for your next big party with friends and family ... .
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Government aims ‘to smother’ latest row about Zappone’s job by simply ignoring it

Irish Independent 02 Aug 2021
The same report also contained allegations that a junior minister from the same party had got evidence of another alleged leak from the same minister by putting false information about in order to catch that person out ... Yesterday, separate inquiries by the Irish Independent to spokespersons for both main government parties drew a blank.
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