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Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

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national / irish social forum / other press Thursday October 23, 2008 05:44 by A Questioning Catholic waiting for change   text 39 comments (last - friday december 05, 2008 18:51)
This is a wonderful site run by an Irish Priest who believes in giving the full story of happenings within the Church in Ireland and worldwide and not the spin often given by those high up the ranks who give the watered down version or spin. There are interesting things to read about the Church worldwide every day even if you are not an active member of the Church or even a Catholic for that matter. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Wednesday October 01, 2008 00:54 by TGH Frequent Visitor
Very little by the look of it... The services in Kerry General are pathetic. The staffing levels are completely inadequate and its embarrassing to see the lack of dignity on show sometimes. Virtually all departments are completely under staffed and cant deliver the basics. It appears that budgets are more important than patients in this establishment. So much so that, staffing levels are more weighted towards the drugs invoices than the drugs themselves. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Thursday August 07, 2008 01:26 by Anthony Sheridan   text 5 comments (last - tuesday august 12, 2008 04:13)
The recent GAA controversy involving Kerry captain Paul Galvin and the ongoing DCC/Fyffes scandal are both indicative of how wrongdoing is dealt with in Ireland. read full story / add a comment
Parliamentary democracy and accountability?
national / irish social forum / feature Thursday July 31, 2008 22:02 by Anthony Sheridan   text 5 comments (last - tuesday august 05, 2008 16:14)   image 2 images
When corruption is uncovered in functional jurisdictions a long established and well tested series of events come into play. Police investigate and if sufficient evidence is collected suspects are brought before the courts to account for themselves. If found guilty, they are given appropriate punishment. In dysfunctional jurisdictions such procedures are often ignored in the interests of protecting the powerful.
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national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Thursday July 17, 2008 16:19 by Anthony Sheridan   text 4 comments (last - saturday july 26, 2008 09:17)
Irish politicians are among the best paid in the world but clearly not everybody is aware of this fact. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / press release Thursday May 22, 2008 11:06 by CSSA Ireland
The recent Earthquake in the Sichuan Province of China has had a devastating effect in China and World-wide. This Disaster has caused more than 50,000 feared dead, about 10 million people directly affected and 5 million homeless. The Chinese Students and Scholars Association in Ireland is now making an appeal to all the colleges in Ireland to collect donations to help the victims. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / press release Thursday March 20, 2008 16:17 by Console Snowdrop   text 1 comment (last - thursday may 22, 2008 18:27)
Console's Snowdrop Campaign in aid of Ireland's Suicide Bereaved will be back by the Minister for Mental Health.

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Dana Backs Console Snowdrop Campaign
national / irish social forum / press release Wednesday March 19, 2008 02:33 by Console Snowdrop Campaign   text 3 comments (last - wednesday march 19, 2008 22:58)   image 3 images
As Ireland’s long history of success in the Eurovision Song Contest descends into a puppet show, the country’s first-ever winning song experiences a revival on airwaves nationwide.

This week, “All Kinds of Everything” resurfaces, 38 years after the song won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland for the first time ever.
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dublin / irish social forum / event notice Monday March 10, 2008 12:57 by USS Education
Get involved - Have a say in YOUR EDUCATION!
“It’s your choice, use your voice!”

The Union of Secondary School Students are holding our annual general meeting on Wed March 19th in the Clock Tower Building of the Department of Education & Science, Dublin 1. Invitation letters have been sent out to all post-primary Student Councils in the country. For more information email agm@uss.ie or ring/text us on 087 280 9388 . It is a great chance for Students to voice their opinions and debate on issues that affect them. Limited places are available for the day so don't miss out and reserve your place today! :)
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dublin / irish social forum / press release Wednesday February 06, 2008 12:11 by Clondalkin Republican
Clondalkin Sinn Fein Call For Additional Resources into Various Services
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international / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Wednesday January 16, 2008 11:11 by Nessa
Nessa Ní Chasaide argues that the World Social Forum Global Day of Action provides an opportunity to bring a global movement home read full story / add a comment
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international / irish social forum / press release Saturday October 13, 2007 12:53 by Jay Dooling   image 1 image
The IAUC hailed the success of this
year's national convention in Boston, calling it a ground-
breaking effort on behalf of Irish America in the
encouragement and facilitation of cross-community dialogue
in the north of Ireland.
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A selection of Keter products in Atlantic Homecare, Limerick
limerick / irish social forum / news report Sunday September 02, 2007 20:25 by Sean Clinton   text 1 comment (last - sunday september 02, 2007 22:01)   image 10 images
The Atlantic Homecare outlet on Childers Road, Limerick that earlier this year removed all Israeli produce from its shelves (in response to a protest by the IPSC) now appears to be redoubling its effort to sell as much Israeli made Keter produce as possible to unsuspecting customers. In what appears to be a clear attempt to at least distract, if not completely mislead customers, they have a large poster on a Keter shed with the slogan "Irish Owned - make it Irish make it Atlantic ..." read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Thursday July 05, 2007 18:15 by iosaf   text 6 comments (last - friday july 06, 2007 16:37)   image 1 image
No-one has put a street value yet on the 110 kids seized by lifeguards and customs guards today off the Dun Laoighaire coast. Nor has the Taoiseach made a facine statement to the Dail on the increase in irresponsible use of leisure craft in our waters. But analysts like me are quick to point out the links on safety issues as the suicide prevention exercise organised by the Royal St George Yachtclub under the smokescreen title "junior regatta" occured on the same day 11 teachers ran rather than walked down the stairs of the National musem of Natural History causing it to collapse.
Ambulances were obviously stretched to the limit and headshots today went untreated. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Thursday May 31, 2007 21:45 by Author
dublin / irish social forum / event notice Saturday April 07, 2007 22:54 by Barney Hartnett   text 2 comments (last - sunday april 08, 2007 20:16)
Barney Hartnett current representative for the AMALGATED TRANSPORT AND GENERAL WORKERS UNION ( A T G W U )again contests Senior Citizens Parliament Conference April 13 and 14, 2007. read full story / add a comment
national / irish social forum / other press Wednesday March 14, 2007 23:37 by neptune's eye   text 2 comments (last - wednesday march 28, 2007 17:26)
This is thrilling stuff. I could point you in loads of directions at stunning analysis & biting cartoons. But it's best just to look at the nitty gritty of the pieces of paper that go into Hansard - the official record of the Houses of Commons and Lords SW1A Aaakkkmi6mi5. now one of those is a real secret society with hoods on. & I'm not talking about hoodies or asbestos. We do though (get hoodies & asbestos) because we're scum.

Remember that the link in this "other press" article is to a site envisioned for people who aren't like you, that's why it's called "they work for you". Thanks to the foresight of some maligned predecessors & hard bleeding by other predecessors - we either live in the bubble of the Irish diasporia or in the republic of Ireland & a lot of voting households up the wee north.
& it's not wee actually.... It's global. anyway read full story / add a comment
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dublin / irish social forum / news report Wednesday February 28, 2007 19:49 by Dr Nick   image 1 image
Not a day for statistics but a day for action...... read full story / add a comment
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national / irish social forum / news report Monday February 26, 2007 19:35 by J. P. Anderson   text 1 comment (last - wednesday february 28, 2007 23:10)   image 1 image
Responding to recent reports about 'underage drinking' the Minister for Children is set to establish a Comittee and have a chat to some 'young people' in order to unravel the new and great mystery about, why children drink?. This data may assist him in his quest. read full story / add a comment
'Empty Young Lives Void Filled By Alcohol'
national / irish social forum / other press Monday February 26, 2007 08:02 by J. P. Anderson   image 1 image
Public health expert Dr Joe Barry said that the "truly shameful" government continues to bow to the alcohol industry in response to their lobby of govermnent. read full story / add a comment
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