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Losing another generation

A Letter From Ireland a Chara, I’ve been thinking about emigration. We are losing another generation. This time to Canada, Australia, and Britain. My own daughters will be leaving soon. In the past people were forced into emigration by poverty, unemployment, or repression. Today is different. There are jobs. In the South we are reaching

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Sinn Féin President and Vice President meet with the Taoiseach and Tánaiste

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD and Vice President Michelle O’Neill MLA have met with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Micheál Martin in Government Buildings this evening.

They discussed with the Taoiseach and Tánaiste the need to ensure that the North-South Ministerial Council meets as a matter of priority.

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O’Neill pays tribute to Francie Molloy’s decades-long contribution to civil and equal rights for all

Commenting on news that her long-time friend and colleague Francie Molloy is to step down from elected politics Sinn Féin Leas-Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill MLA said, ”Francie Molloy has made a huge contribution to politics and the peace process here. 

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Remarks by First Minister Michelle O’Neill MLA NI Assembly Sitting

Today history was made. 103 years ago Ireland was partitioned to create a gerrymandered state. The new “Northern State” was 66 percent British Unionist. The government at Stormont was described as a protestant parliament for a protestant people. The Irish Catholic minority found themselves excluded and marginalized. 

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