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Report says unification of Ireland can prevent Brexit economic crash

A new international research study has concluded the reunification of Ireland would lead to a massive economic windfall for the whole island, while Brexit will have disastrous consequences

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Health Apartheid in Ireland

Ireland has just been identified as one of the most unequal countries in the EU regarding access to healthcare

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 Ireland: Death and Rising of Emma Mhic Mhathúna

So far, due to a variety of ignoble reasons, not least public healthcare being farmed out to private laboratories, 221 women have now been identified whose smear tests had been read incorrectly with tragic consequences

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‘A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot’ – documentary film

Released in Irish cinemas on Friday 14 September – ‘A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot” – is a new documentary from journalist and filmmaker Sinéad O’Shea who takes a look at the divided city of Derry in the “still occupied” 6 counties of Northern Ireland 20 years after the “peace process”

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Troubles On the Way: Border Concerns Raised in Northern Ireland

With the deadline for negotiations on a british departure from the e.u. fast approaching, the reality of a “no deal” brexit is becoming increasingly likely

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IRELAND: CIVIL RIGHTS? OR CIVIL WRONGS?

Cause for concern should grow following the violence witnessed on September 11 at North Frederick Street in inner city Dublin

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DUBLIN, Ireland “Masked Garda threaten housing campaigners with batons”

Pepper spray, dogs and batons were deployed, there were 5 or 6 arrests and four housing campaigners required hosptial visits from injuries received in the course of the eviction of the Frederick St occupation

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Ireland “Summer of the Vultures”

“The tsunami that I warned about has been delayed and outsourced, but it is coming.”

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Ireland: No Longer Homes – Only (Bank) Assets Now?

Thus  “vulture” funds have come to be recognised (despised?) as a relatively recent feature in the ongoing capitalist ‘revolution’ that has replaced the 20th century

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Ireland: Constitutional Ban on Abortion Defeated

Many of the civil liberties enjoyed elsewhere in Europe (contraception, divorce, abortion) were, for a long time, denied in Ireland, largely on the grounds of the Roman Catholic faith

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