Tag Archives: Dail Eireann

The Irish Government Coalition Regrets the Release of Gerry Adams!

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has said that the Cabinet manoeuvring in recent weeks on the Water Tax issue had nothing to do with relieving the burden on vulnerable citizens but was all about the elections. Saying that the … Continue reading

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To the U.S. Congress, Dáil Éireann and all lawmakers who have betrayed their citizens and humanity

At The Round Earth’s Imagined Corners By John Donne. At the round earth’s imagined corners blow Your trumpets, angels, and arise, arise From death, you numberless infinities Of souls, and to your scattered bodies go, All whom the flood did, … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Resignation of Róisín Shortall

It was obvious that the vote of confidence in James Reilly would turn out like the contrived January 2011 vote of confidence in Brian (BIFFO) Cowan.  When BIFFO won that vote of confidence, by how much we shall never know … Continue reading

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The New York Times (Aug 13 1922) Reports the Death of Arthur Griffith

The final paragraph is especially note worthy.  Read the report from the New York Times archive

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