Day: February 10, 2019

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John Stuart Mill: A Life

This week Patrick and a large group of scholars and historians discuss the life and talents of British philosopher and politician John Stuart Mill. Original Article reposted fromSource link Disclaimer: The website autopost contents from credible news sources and we are not the original creators. If we Have added some content that belongs to you […]

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Protesters gather outside home of Health Minister Simon Harris

Several protesters gathered outside the home of the Ministry of Health Simon Harris earlier today. The demonstrations took place at the cabinet in Co Wicklow, where he lives with his wife and three-week-old daughter. Gardaí was invited to attend. In a statement, the military said the protests had left the area peacefully and that questions […]

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UK minister says MPs will have another opportunity to vote on Brexit proposals this month

A British government minister has confirmed MPs in Westminster will have another opportunity to vote on Brexit proposals this month – even if Theresa May has not been able to secure a new deal with the EU. Last month, MPs voted down Mrs May’s proposed withdrawal deal amid strong opposition to the ‘backstop’ guarantee to […]

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Thousands evacuated in New Zealand as firefighters tackle major wildfire

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in New Zealand as a major wildfire continues to spread. The first started near the city of Nelson on the country’s south island around a week ago. Authorities have in recent days evacuated more people from their homes in the town of Wakefield due to the […]

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Walking to Jerusalem with Justin Butcher

This week Susan talks to British writer, human rights activist and playwright Justin Butcher about his new book ‘Walking to Jerusalem: Blisters, hope and other factors on the ground’ published by Hodder. Original Article reposted fromSource link Disclaimer: The website autopost contents from credible news sources and we are not the original creators. If we […]

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New Irish Rail staff to address issues such as passengers playing music without headphones

Irish Rail is introducing new staff who’ll help tackle anti-social behavior such as people playing music too loud on trains. The customer service officers on InterCity services will be backed up by security in a bid to create more “peace and comfort” for passengers. Irish Rail spokesperson Barry Kenny said the complaints they receive about […]

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US Senator Elizabeth Warren officially launches 2020 presidential bid

US Senator Elizabeth Warren has officially launched her 2020 presidential bid. The Massachusetts Democrat had previously announced an ‘exploratory committee’ – a key first step for many presidential candidates. However, with a year to go until the first primary votes, she now formally announced her plans to run. She joins several of her Senate colleagues […]

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Chimpanzees escape enclosure at Belfast Zoo using 'improvised ladder'

Chimpanzees at Belfast Zoo have been filmed making an improvised ladder from a fallen branch in order to escape their enclosure. Images shared on social media showed several animals on the wall of the enclosure yesterday afternoon. One of the animals went for a walk about the zoo before going back to its own accord. […]

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Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh to seek Fine Gael nomination for European elections

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh is to seek a Fine Gael nomination to contest the upcoming European elections. The businesswoman will seek a nomination in the Midlands / North West constituency when the selection convention is held on February 22nd. In a statement, she said she wants to become an MEP and represent “the […]

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SDLP members vote for policy partnership with Fianna Fáil

The SDLP has voted in favor of a partnership with Fianna Fáil. At a conference in Newry, County Down this afternoon, roughly 70 percent of members backed the move (121 votes), with 30 percent in favor of a wider partnership with other parties (53 votes). Speaking after the announcement, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said it’s […]

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