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On the outskirts of Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados, the statue of Bussa, a slave who led a failed revolt in 1816 – his face raised triumphantly to the sky and holding broken chains from his outstretched arms – testifies to the legacy 400 years of British rule, and resistance to it. It is a …

The Brexit protocol in Northern Ireland did not “shatter” Northern Ireland’s constitutional status in the UK, as some trade unionists have argued, a government lawyer said in a Belfast court. Tony McGleenan QC was opening his defense of the protocol against a legal challenge brought by a group of Unionist politicians including Traditional Unionist Voice …

On June 3 of last year, my friend Phil Ware suffered a stroke from a ruptured aneurysm that changed his life forever. Although he was fortunate to survive (50% of people with ruptured aneurysms do not survive the ambulance ride), the injury rendered him unable to use the right side of his body and severely …

A senior member of the World Health Organization (WHO) said it was more important to vaccinate people in developing countries now than to provide boosters for everyone in Ireland. ‘WHO Special Envoy for Covid-19 Dr David Nabarro has said that vaccinating people in developing countries will save more lives in the long term, as it …

Today marks the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The question of Palestine has eluded justice, international human rights law and international humanitarian law for decades. the Palestinians face unbearable living conditions. They suffer from house demolitions, displacement, the illegal expansion of Jewish settlements, the usurpation of land, the theft of natural resources …

The health ministry said extended powers to put health warnings on alcohol labels and limit alcohol advertising must first be passed on to the European Commission before they can take effect. The ministry confirmed that other articles of the Public Health (Alcohol) Law are due to come into force next year. Section 4, which allows …

TWO JOURNAL MEDIA journalists won the Award for Excellence in Journalism at the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards 2021. Remarkable investigative journalist Maria Delaney and The newspaper senior journalist Michelle Hennessy won the award for her long series DIFFICULT START. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions to humanitarian storytelling and celebrates writing that inspires change …

John Fulham has competed at the Paralympic Games four times. In 2003, he won the European Paralympic 100m and 200m sprint championships – and he broke the European 100m sprint record at the time. Originally from Castletroy in County Limerick, he now lives in Donabate in Dublin with his wife Mary and their five year …

Claudio Ranieri pushed Brazilian striker Joao Pedro to become a star player for Watford. Former Fluminense player Pedro celebrated his first Premier League goal last weekend after coming off the bench to help seal a resounding 4-1 victory over Manchester United. Hornets boss Ranieri will be forced into an attacking reshuffle to former club Leicester …

The rollout of booster vaccines will be stepped up amid fears that the potentially highly infectious new variant of Covid-19 will soon spread in this country. Here are concerns that the newly classified variant of concern could put people at an increased risk of re-infection. It comes as Ireland continues to grapple with the more …

EASTHAMPTON – During his career spanning nearly four decades, Char Gentes has seen a positive shift in the way the company helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live rich and independent lives. But things were not so “golden” at the start of his career, before the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in …

Latest: Munster’s game against the Bulls in Pretoria this Saturday has been officially postponed due to the spread of the new variant of Covid-19 in South Africa. URC organizers are now working with the four visiting clubs – Munster, Cardiff, Scarlets and Zebre – to facilitate their return home as soon as possible. “Due to …

Dermot Desmond received a windfall of 27.5 million euros last year from Intuition Publishing, his Dublin-based e-learning company. This brings the amount of cash he has received from the company in the form of dividends and loans to around € 42.5 million over the past two years. Accounts recently filed for Intuition, which sells online …

Celtic’s hopes of advancing in the Europa League were agonizingly dashed as a late retaliation from Bayer Leverkusen denied them a famous victory in Germany. The spirited team of nge Postecoglou knew they would probably need a win to keep their last 32 dream alive and they were on track for that result until the …

The Central Bank will impose new financial rules on real estate funds, warning that a massive sale of assets by these entities could destabilize the sector. In its latest financial stability review, the regulator said real estate funds now hold 40% of the Republic’s commercial residential real estate assets, worth an estimated 23 billion euros, …

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s disease. It affects around 10 million people worldwide and around 12,000 Irish people live with this disease which can lead to mobility problems and balance disorders. Ninety percent of those affected also experience difficulty with their voice and this is the problem addressed by …

“I cried when I found out I could go home,” said Tracey Malee, a New Zealand mother of two who has lived in Bohola, County Mayo since 2008. His joy follows confirmation today that vaccinated New Zealanders living in Europe can return to their home countries from February 13. “While I’m not happy that I …

Paul Nolan prepares for a few big days as Cheltenham festival heroine Ms Milner crosses the Irish Sea to tackle the long distance obstacle in Newbury on Friday. o The Irish raider has landed the second year competition since the What a Question, formed by Mouse Morris, prevailed 25 years ago and Nolan expects to …

The government plans to introduce security legislation that will allow it to exclude “high risk” telecommunications providers from being used in critical parts of Ireland’s next generation broadband network. The Cabinet decided to give Communications Minister Eamon Ryan the legal authority to conduct assessments of potential providers of 5G services – the replacement mobile broadband …

More than one in two Irish people living abroad plan to return to Ireland for Christmas, according to a new survey. This compares to the three in 10 who said they were thinking of coming home last year. The research, conducted by FRS Recruitment, aimed to determine Irish attitudes towards coming home for Christmas this …

Ireland’s love for Garth Brooks is truly a curious phenomenon. With his huge Stetson hats, double-jean look and American “love-dovey” manners – he’s everything modern Ireland pretends not to like. his country is known to behave coolly with celebrities, but that reservation seems to go right out the window for the country star. Yesterday at …

Wall Street shares fell on Monday as traders reacted to news that Joe Biden had appointed Jay Powell as Federal Reserve chairman for a second term, with Lael Brainard selected as running mate. The blue-chip US S&P 500 stock index lost its earlier gains when Powell’s appointment was first announced, ending the day 0.3% lower …

Figures from the HSE revealed that Waterford has the highest vaccination rate of any county in the country for adults, adolescents and children aged 12 and over. According to data, 99.7% of people aged 18 and over living in Waterford are fully vaccinated, while 96.8% of adolescents and children aged 12 and over have also …

The latest rent report from Daft.ie once again confirms the crisis in our private rental market. The rents are too high. The supply is too low. And the government rent regulation is not working. Much of the public debate has focused on short-term issues. Brexit and Covid have disrupted supply chains, blocked construction and increased …

SCHENECTADY – For the second time in history, a Union College student has received a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Tawreak “Ty” Gamble-Eddington was one of 32 people selected from a pool of 826 applicants representing 247 colleges across the country, according to an announcement Saturday from the Rhodes Trust, which oversees the more than century-old scholarship …

The EU has urged David Frost to end his “political stance” on the Northern Ireland Protocol negotiations and to accept that he cannot reverse Brexit. European Commission Vice-President MaroÅ¡ Å efčovič commented after Lord Frost, Britain’s Brexit Minister, called for an injection of “more urgency” into talks to resolve the dispute over checks and checks on …

Again, there has been no winner for the € 19million Loto jackpot tonight – the prize has now been carried over 47 times since June 6. The publicity storm around the National Lottery began on Friday, when Fine Gael TD called for a “full investigation” into why there has not been a Lotto jackpot winner …

Comedian Matt Lucas memorably mimicked Boris Johnson’s often confusing messages about Covid-19 in an opening sketch for the Great British Bake Off TV show. Dressed like the Prime Minister with his tousled blonde hair in a press conference mockup in Downing Street, Lucas announced, “We are now approaching phase 46. “We are, we are, we …

As a former club president and father of an international player, John O’Mahony perfectly sums up the strong bond between club rugby in Ireland and the national team which he provided with test quality talent during of the 30-year history of the All Ireland League. It’s a story that will be highlighted on TG4 tomorrow …

Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said he was “gravely concerned” by reports that 14 people have been killed and over 100 injured in Sudan, as pro-democracy activists continue to protest a recent military coup. Attacks by Sudanese security forces in response to anti-coup protesters included “credible reports of attacks on medical personnel and facilities, and on …

While there have been fears the City may lose its place as the dominant European financial market, commentator Ben Wright suggests the UK remains the destination for clearing houses. A clearinghouse is an intermediary between a buyer and a seller in a financial market. The clearinghouse validates the transaction between the two and ensures that …

Meghan Markle described how she dated Prince Harry for “one last fun night” before their relationship was revealed to the world. The playful interview with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres came just days after Meghan (40) apologized for misleading the UK High Court about his collaboration with the authors of the biography Find freedom. She …

Loyalists in East Belfast and Northern Ireland’s “ghettos” “have no idea” of the post-Brexit protocol, and see it as a “Southern trick” to create a united Ireland, said one. old taoiseach. Bertie Ahern told a virtual Brexit conference in Dublin that resolving the issue of political identity in the protocol dispute was “much more difficult” …

The Londonderry singer has revealed the artwork commissioned by the Antrim Castle Gardens Lottery, which aims to inspire change and encourage audiences to think about how they could use some of the $ 30 million pounds sterling raised for good causes every week in their own communities. The installation in Northern Ireland is the second …

Quigley took his professional record to 19-1 by beating Shane Mosley Jr in May After 18 frustrating months of crumbling fights and big names slipping by the wayside, Jason Quigley finally has his chance at world honors. In the early hours of Saturday, the Irish boxing star is expected to step into the ring to …

WEXFORD County Council has confirmed that a boil water advisory for the town of Wexford, affecting more than 20,000 people, has been lifted with immediate effect. The advisory went into effect on October 30, with the affected area stretching from the town of Wexford to Barntown and Taghmon. Bottled water flew off the shelves over …

Wind Energy Ireland called on the government to focus on lowering the price of renewable energy and lowering electricity bills for families and businesses. The industry body revealed during a webinar today that despite some of the best wind power resources in Europe, the price of wind power last year at the first auction in …

Over 100 Irish public parks and green spaces have won an international Green Flag Award this year, the second highest in the world. In total, 103 sites have received a Green Flag. Eighty-four of these sites are official public parks and 19 sites are community green sites run by volunteers. Ireland was just behind the …

As Europe has once again become the epicenter of Covid-19, many holidaymakers fear their Christmas vacation plans will be curtailed. Several European countries have seen a sharp increase in the number of recorded daily Covid cases, prompting them to reintroduce public health measures. Ireland has also seen a wave of Covid in recent weeks with …

The program is aimed at small and medium-sized tourism businesses with turnover between £ 50,000 and £ 100,000. Covid’s Business and Financial Planning Support Program will provide successful applicants with advice and mentoring assistance to develop turnaround plans. This program is one in a series of initiatives launched by Tourism NI this year to help …

Rescue efforts are underway to free people in up to 100 vehicles trapped by mudslides that rolled down a Pacific coast highway in the Canadian province of British Columbia following torrential rains. British Columbia Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said earlier Monday that search and rescue teams were assessing how to get safely to Highway …

The investigation must be able to access files and witnesses on a cross-border basis – Amnesty Amnesty International welcomed the decision of the Northern Ireland executive to launch an independent public inquiry into the Mother and Baby and Magdalene Laundry facilities in the region and its commitment to implement all other recommendations of the Independent …

Nursing home owners will be able to ask people visiting residents for proof of a Covid-19 pass from next Monday. However, exceptions are made for humanitarian reasons. Earlier this month, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly approved a decision that visiting guidelines for long-term care facilities include a requirement for potential visitors to be asked to indicate …

Portugal currently sit second in Group A in the UEFA qualifying campaign for the World Cup 2022 with five wins and a draw in their first six games, so they’ll be eager to beat Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday evening (19:45 GMT) and usurped the group leaders, Serbia, who played one more game. …

Former Northern Ireland Secretary of State Julian Smith is under scrutiny for making £ 144,000 a year from companies with close ties to the region. Tory MP for Skipton and Ripon earns up to £ 3,000 an hour as ‘outside advisor’ advising on ‘business development’ for Tory donor-owned hydrogen company that also runs a plant …

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That of the surgeon then psychiatrist Patricia Horne, who died on October 29, opens a fascinating window on the life of the late Irish doctor, who operated in Africa in the 1950s by the light of kerosene lamps and without running water. What he doesn’t communicate, …

The Irish transmission system operator has unveiled plans for the country to have at least 70% renewable energy on the electricity grid by 2030, in what it says is a “radical transformation” of electricity. Coinciding with the United Nations Cop26 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, EirGrid and Environment Minister Eamon Ryan unveiled the Shaping Our …

BANGOR – Seven Islands Land Company announces that Nick Ireland has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the company. Ireland succeeds Theresa Triandafillou, who retired from the company’s finance department in June after a 27-year career. Ireland recently served as CFO of Gardner Companies, a Lincoln-based group of forestry companies. Ireland started his career working …

Seán FitzPatrick, the former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, has passed away. The 73-year-old was rushed to hospital late last week after suddenly falling ill at home. He lost his battle for life on Monday. A family spokesperson told Independent.ie the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Mr. FitzPatrick is survived by his wife Triona …

Historian Catherine Corless, whose tireless research has shed light on the deaths and burials of hundreds of children at Tuam’s Mother and Baby House, has been honored with the Irish Red Cross Ensemble Award of his achievements. s Corless joins a prestigious list of past winners, including the late Pat Hume and WHO Executive Director …

The Northern Ireland protocol “rewrites” part of the Good Friday deal around cross-community support, the DUP said. Brexit party spokesman Sammy Wilson says the deal threatens peace in the region. Earlier, Foreign Secretary Simon Coveney warned Britain would face “really significant consequences” if London suspended the protocol. He said earlier New: “The EU has really …

In the wake of his 20e anniversary, the company is looking to recruit more than fifty new colleagues to meet continued customer demand DUBLIN, November 08, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –converge, a global leader in electronic security systems integration, today announced plans to expand its recruiting efforts to all parts of Ireland to help meet increasing …

TWO Afghan teenagers based in Ireland have been successfully repatriated after the brother and sister were trapped in the war-torn country three months ago when the Taliban overthrew the government. the 18-year-old girl and her 16-year-old brother are now safely back at their Irish address after being stranded in Afghanistan and unable to return home …

THE PUBLIC IS invited to submit ideas on other diseases or conditions for which the Irish population should be screened by the state, with the chair of the Government’s Population Screening Advisory Group predicting that the pandemic will likely have increased interest in public health measures. The National Screening Advisory Committee, which advises the health …

Jordan Weiland It was a family affair as two generations of the Barnett family took home top awards at the National Philanthropy Day Awards celebration in Lakeland on Friday. Ashley and Wesley Barnett were one of two couples named Philanthropist of the Year, and Wesley’s parents – Carol and Barney Barnett – received the Outstanding …

October 30, 2021; South Bend, Indiana, United States; Notre Dame Football wide receiver Avery Davis (3) celebrates with wide receiver Kevin Austin Jr. (4) after Austin caught a second quarter touchdown pass against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Notre Dame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports The Notre Dame football team will face …

A shareholder in Paddy Cosgrave’s Web Summit will claim in a case against him that the entrepreneur hired journalists and lawyers as employees of the tech events company to work on the political activism that has harmed the business. David Kelly will also argue in a lawsuit in the High Court, in which he claims …

The hospitality industry has been warned that adherence to Covid-19 guidelines is “essential” if the government is to maintain the “current level of openness”. The industry has been called to a meeting tonight by the Taoiseach Department to take place next week and warned that a “collective effort” is needed to reduce the “burden of …

A new awareness campaign warning against doping is expected to be launched after the appearance of a “worrying phenomenon” with reports that women are drugged by people using needles. Higher and Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said he had agreed to start an awareness campaign with the Students’ Union of Ireland warning of the risk …

Laois woman Louise Lynam won the prestigious 2021 Mum of the Year title at the Woman’s Way & Beko Mum of the Year Awards. The Portlaoise native was named April ‘Mum of the Month’ and was named Mum of the Year at a special lunch at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin. Woman’s Way and Beko …

A spectacular celestial spectacle is expected tonight as an Aurora Borealis storm is forecast for the skies over Ireland, according to Astronomy Ireland. The astonishing phenomenon, also known as the Northern Lights, was observed by astronomers across Ireland on Wednesday evening with a number of sightings from Northern Ireland to Sligo and the Tipperary / …

UCD is in pole position to reach the Premier League promotion playoff final after a 3-0 victory over Treaty United at Markets Field. A goal from Paul Doyle in the first half and a brace from Colm Whelan put Andy Myler’s men in an excellent position ahead of Sunday’s second leg. Treaty United scored the …

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he did not use the government plane to get to the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow. Mr. Martin said “to be frank,” the state aircraft is not used regularly due to the frequent maintenance requirements. The Taoiseach spent two days at the world conference, but said he and his team stayed …

Derry musician and singer SOAK has been chosen to represent Northern Ireland at Independent Venue Week. This will celebrate the importance of independent venues in building local talent across the UK. SOAK has been a champion of Derry and its music scene since he wrote “Sea Creatures” at the age of 14, now they will …

A new survey found Ireland to be a nation of traditionalists on December 25, as the public is eager to reunite with loved ones and cook up a storm with retro Christmas dinner recipes. Ahead of the holiday season, Tesco Ireland has announced its Christmas 2021 research which examines the habits and behaviors of Irish …

Jonathan Hill, CFO of Flutter Entertainment, owner of Paddy Power, said the group remained committed to its Irish retail network despite low footfall, with Ireland lagging behind other countries in easing restrictions in the event of a pandemic. Releasing third quarter results yesterday, Flutter Entertainment said its Irish retail network revenues were 27% lower year-on-year …

People Newspapers featured prominently in the nominations for this year’s Irish Local Media Awards, which were announced on Friday. or more than 500 entries were received in 14 editorial and business categories in print and digital publications across Ireland, with People Newspapers – Wexford People publishers, New Ross Standard, Enniscorthy Guardian, Gorey Guardian, Wicklow People …

Sinn Féin has denied suggestions that it lacks coherent climate change policies or takes populist positions on the issue. Party climate change spokesperson Darren O’Rourke has said he supports the targets set in the government’s climate legislation – halving emissions by 2030 and net zero by 2050 – but insisted that Sinn Féin disagreed on …

If we are to make sense of a recent government directive – although it’s hard to find much meaning in it – then the most dangerous thing anyone under the age of 18 can do in Ireland in these times is playing a game of basketball or volleyball. Last Thursday evening, the same day that …

More than 100 world leaders will sign a landmark agreement to protect and restore Earth’s forests, the UK government has said. On the second day of the Cop26 climate change summit in Glasgow on Tuesday, leaders covering 85% of the world’s forests will pledge to stop and reverse deforestation and land degradation by 2030. Downing …

MAJOR waterworks were announced for Macroom in the middle of Cork and Freemount in North Cork during the week as a boil water advisory entered its second week in the city center from Cork. It works at Macroom involves replacing around 615m of problematic water pipes with new, modern pipes. The water line replacement program …

Paschal Donohoe has said he will not pressure the United States to do more to tackle climate change. Irish Finance Minister was speaking as US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen arrived in Dublin for a series of commitments, including a meeting with Mr Donohoe. World leaders are also meeting at the Cop26 climate change conference in …

The death in July of Bishop Conor K Ward, former professor of social sciences at University College Dublin, marked the passing of a major contributor to the development of social science study in Ireland. Sweetness and benevolence were the words most frequently used during his funeral mass at the Sainte-Brigide church, in Cabinteely, where Bishop …