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Alan Shatter is Ireland's Alfred Dreyfus - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 27 Oct 2021
For 85 years at least one member of Ireland’s small Jewish community was a member of the Dáil, the primary chamber of the Irish Parliament ... The report’s conclusions were accepted by government and all opposition political parties and resulted in Shatter being excoriated in the Dáil and the Irish media.
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Lucky 15 Tips – Friday’s 445/1 Lucky 15 from Down Royal, Wetherby & Uttoxeter

Sportslens 27 Oct 2021
Lucky 15 Tips Leg 1 – Party Central (Down Royal, 1.45) ... Party Central can follow-up on her cosy debut success over the obstacles here ... In Party Central, he has a five-year-old mare by Yeats with smart bumper form ... Party Central has since landed a Listed contest over Easter at Fairyhouse and made a successful switch to hurdles.
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Brandon Lewis to be questioned on legacy proposals

BBC News 27 Oct 2021
This will include questions on when he intends to bring forward legislation ... Parties and victims' groups have expressed opposition to the proposals. Northern Ireland's five main political parties, the Irish government and several victims' groups have been highly critical of any suggested blanket ban on prosecutions ... Related Topics ... .
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Troubles amnesty could breach human rights convention, MPs argue

The Irish Times 27 Oct 2021
The UK government’s proposals for dealing with the legacy of the Troubles have united all Northern Ireland’s political parties and the Irish Government in opposition to them ... “We have been engaging with interested parties in the past couple of months, including not just the ...
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Warning of ‘backlash’ from rural Ireland to climate plans at Fine Gael meeting

The Irish Times 27 Oct 2021
The Irish Times understands that after hearing contributions from Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and others on the climate action plans, Mr Ring said he thought he was at a Green Party meeting ... Mr Varadkar also urged TDs and Senators to defend his party’s record on climate action, pointing out climate change is real and can be seen in extreme weather events.
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NI prosecution ban will comply with international human rights laws - Lewis

RTE 27 Oct 2021
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 ... because the Government wanted to keep receiving feedback from victims and other interested parties on the plan.
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Prosecution ban will comply with international human rights laws, says Lewis

Belfast Telegraph 27 Oct 2021
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 ... because the Government wanted to keep receiving feedback from victims and other interested parties on the plan.
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Renewed calls for delivery of Irish language legislation

RTE 26 Oct 2021
The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Michelle O'Neill has said she expects the British government to table Irish language legislation next week ... "An Irish language Act is also supported in the Stormont Assembly by a majority of parties and a majority of MLAs," he said.
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Borders and boycotts: Why the Irish stand with Palestine

The New Arab 26 Oct 2021
In light of this shared history it is unsurprising that on May 26, Ireland became the first European nation to label Israel's actions in the occupied territories as a 'De Facto annexation', after a motion brought forward by the main opposition party, Sinn Fein, passed in the Irish Parliament.
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Frontline workers thanked for pandemic efforts

Belfast Telegraph 26 Oct 2021
Sinn Fein vice president Michelle O’Neill was among representatives from Northern Ireland’s five largest parties addressing the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) Biennial Delegate Conference at the Waterfront Hall ... Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw reaffirmed her party’s support for workers’ rights in the New Decade, New Approach deal.
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Brexit: European Court of Justice 'not the only NI Protocol problem'

BBC News 26 Oct 2021
He added that it was outside of the control of unionists and nationalists parties ... The parties clashed after Sinn Féin said it would not go back into an executive with the DUP, unless legislation for an Irish language act was implemented ... "There are currently a number of issues that could tempt the parties....
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Does Sinn Féin fully support a boycott of Israel?

The Electronic Intifada 26 Oct 2021
That record does not remove the need to scrutinize the Irish political party – now riding high in opinion polls – and its activities ... Forward Thinking met “special advisers” from Sinn Féin and two other political parties during the trip, the report added.
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MPs to debate bill to prevent Stormont collapse

BBC News 26 Oct 2021
The Ministers Elections and Petitions of Concern Bill was agreed by the Stormont parties as part of , which restored devolution after three years of deadlock. ... The parties clashed after Sinn Féin said it would not go back into an executive with the DUP, unless legislation for an Irish language act was implemented.
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Sinn Fein ‘concerned’ after threat made to TD’s office

Belfast Telegraph 26 Oct 2021
Sinn Fein has said it is concerned, after a threat was received by the office of one of the party’s TDs. The Irish Examiner reported on Tuesday that the office of a rural Sinn Fein TD was threatened with gun violence ... The threat was reportedly made to a member of the party’s staff ... This is not a party political issue.
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‘The craic is being sucked out of it’: A Galway night out in the new normal

The Irish Times 25 Oct 2021
Helen Clinch has travelled down from Co Cavan for the evening to co-ordinate a friend’s hen party ... All the usual trappings of a hen party are there ... As soon as the bride’s mother makes her entrance – “I’m a mother of nine,” she proudly tells The Irish Times – the party enters Coyotes Bar.
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