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The Constitutional Convention: Non-Resident Voting

The Constitutional Convention is back, after a fairly lengthy absence. It has a slightly fuller schedule for the reminder of its existence though, and the next thing up on the agenda is an important one. Non-Resident Voting Simply put, this … Continue reading

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Football 10/11: vs Northern Ireland (Nations Cup) and vs Juventus (Gary Neville’s Testimonial

Two meaningless matches, but one of them wasn’t supposed to be. The Nations Cup has rapidly become an embarrassment. a title stapled onto a friendly match that very few people are interested in, even the players. It should be noted that … Continue reading

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The death of Ronan Kerr is troubling, obviously, and one wonders just what kind of reaction we should expect. Terrorism is something that we will never be able to fully eradicate, anymore then you could ever fully eradicate fundamentalist teachings … Continue reading

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Football 10/11: vs Wales (Nations Cup)

See, I think this could be a great idea. Rugby Union’s Six Nations is one of the biggest sporting tournaments in the British Isles and Ireland, perhaps the biggest. Footballs Home Nations tournament, the Soccer equivalent, died a fairly slow … Continue reading

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Bullet Magnet by Mick Flynn

It’s alright. Not the best military memoir I’ve read, but not the worst either. Flynn is one of the most experienced and decorated soldiers in the British Army and this is his story, from start to finish – Northern Ireland, the … Continue reading

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The Saville Inquiry: Addendum

Just to address a few comments. Some have pointed out that current Sinn Fein deputy leader Martin McGuinness was also involved in Bloody Sunday, perhaps violently. Should he face prosecution? I will make no attempt to hide my dislike of Sinn Fein, but regardless, if the Inquiry … Continue reading

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To Ourselves, Article Three

3.1. It is the firm will of the Irish nation, in harmony and friendship, to unite all the people who share the territory of the island of Ireland, in all the diversity of their identities and traditions, recognising that a … Continue reading

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