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 Fastnet RockFastnet Rock by The Ovi Team
November 10th 1847; the passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on board. The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.
 IRA declares end to armed struggleIRA declares end to armed struggle by The Ovi Team
July 28th 2005; The IRA has formally ordered an end to its armed campaign and says it will pursue exclusively peaceful means. In a long-awaited statement, the republican organisation said it would follow a democratic path ending more than 30 ye
 Beannachtai na Feile PadraigBeannachtai na Feile Padraig by The Ovi Team
The person who was to become St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Wales about AD 385. His given name was Maewyn, and he almost didn\'t get the job of bishop of Ireland because he lacked the required scholarship. Far from being
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 1st St. Patrick's Day parade1st St. Patrick's Day parade by The Ovi Team
March 17th 1762; in New York City, the first parade honouring the Catholic feast
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 A Celtic Tiger for some, but a kitten for most?A Celtic Tiger for some, but a kitten for most? by Christos Mouzeviris
Ireland is in recent years engulfed by the crisis in the euro-zone that affects many other European countries. The country went from being one of the shining examples in the EU, to receiving an EU/IMF bail-out loan to avoid bankruptcy.
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Austerity raises child poverty rate in Ireland to 19.7%Child poverty rates have increased in five countries which are cutting their budget spending, including Ireland, a study has shown. Rates of
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Ireland and IMF taking steps to prepare for bailout exit in 2013A number of measures, including access to dedicated credit lines, are to be put in place to ease Ireland’s exit from the bailout
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Irish bank debt deal could help credit ratingMoody’s Investors Services would consider removing the threat of a downgrade to Ireland’s credit rating if the euro zone agreed to ease the d
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Price right for Ireland to step up market returnIreland's debt chief said last week that its return to markets ahead of schedule means it can be choosy about future issuance but the price looks
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Kenny addresses commemorationThe economic challenges facing Ireland are as great today as they were in the time of Michael Collins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the annual Béal na mBláth
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Ireland to unveil stimulus packageDublin is to unveil a multibillion euro stimulus package later this month in an effort to kickstart its flagging economy and curb unemployment as it presses the eur
 The new EU Fiscal Treaty referendum in Ireland. May the 31st, 2012The new EU Fiscal Treaty referendum in Ireland. May the 31st, 2012 by Christos Mouzeviris
In exactly 2 days the Irish electorate will be called to vote on yet another EU Treaty Referendum. This time on the EU's Fiscal Treaty, or the "Stability Treaty" as the Irish Government has put it in its campaign. Ireland's co
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Fostering people Ireland announces recruitment eventsFostering People Ireland, the non-statutory Dublin-based fostering agency, has announced two upcoming events aimed at recruiting more carers to h
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Banks still a worry as troika review startsIreland faces its sixth review under its bailout program as the euro-zone’s best hope for a successful return to the international bond markets following a bailout. As yields on
 Will the Irish pay the new household charge? Will the Irish pay the new household charge? by Christos Mouzeviris
As the deadline for registering and paying the new household charge approaches on the 31st of March, the majority of the citizens still have yet to pay. There are many scenarios on what the failure to pay will result in. But is the introduction
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Ireland back in recession as economy shrinks in Q4Ireland dropped back into recession at the end of 2011, government statisticians reported Thursday in a worrying sign for the country's efforts to emerge from an internatio
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Expert group on abortion ruling to report by JulyThe expert group tasked with making recommendations on implementing a European Court of Human Rights ruling on abortion will report to the Government by July, Ireland’s am
 Referendum in Ireland over the new EU fiscal treaty! Referendum in Ireland over the new EU fiscal treaty! by Christos Mouzeviris
Last week Mr Eamon O’ Cuiv quit as a deputy leader for the opposition party in Ireland Fianna Fail, after a disagreement with the party’s leader Mr Martin over the new Treaty. “To me, this whole issue is
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Ireland raises asset sales target to 3 bln EurosThe Irish government raised its target for the sale of state assets to 3 billion Euros ($4 billion) on Wednesday, unveiling a final list of utilities set to go on the block heade
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Apologise for remarks on exilesThe row over Michael Noonan’s remarks about emigration continued yesterday, with Sinn Féin calling on the Minister for Finance to apologise for saying it was a lifestyle choice. Mr Noo
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Ireland to extend bank guaranteeIreland has no choice but to extend its state-guarantee to depositors and bond holders for six broken banking groups and subsidiaries because market funding for the lenders remains "fragile
 Occupy Dame Street. Dublin, 2011.Occupy Dame Street. Dublin, 2011. by Christos Mouzeviris
For the past two weeks or so, Dublin is seeing its own follow up demonstrations against Capitalist greed, that started from USA and the Occupy Wall Street movement; the small protest that grew to become a Global protest. One city after the other i
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Poet Higgins elected Ireland's ninth presidentIrish poet and human rights activist Michael D. Higgins was officially confirmed as his country's ninth president on Saturday after winning nearly 57 percent of the vote in
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Ireland considers using new E.U. fund tooIn Ireland’s Finance Ministry, officials are engineering a manoeuvre that may make the difference between default and financial survival. The impetus for the plan is the cost of b
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Mortgage arrears worsenIrish residential mortgages in arrears or restructured due to financial distress rose 10 per cent in the second quarter from the previous three months, heaping pressure on the government to come up with
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Ireland cuts bank bill, economy grows in Q1Ireland's economy rebounded sharply in the first quarter and the government cut its bill for bailing out the financial sector by nearly 2 billion Euros on Thursday after a success
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17 Things you didn't know about St Patrick's DaySaint Patrick's Day is the most international of national days, celebrated from Boston to Buenos Aires and from Singapore to Seoul. What those cities also tend to sha
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Enda Kenny looks to new start for Ireland after Fine Gael election surgeThe centre-right party swept to victory in Friday’s election following voter anger at the nation’s financial meltdown. It is now under pressur
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Irish opposition pParties call for February election Ireland's two main opposition parties Monday called on the Fianna Fail-led minority government to fast-track legislation for the country's international bailout and
 Let's talk about tax, Ireland and European solidarityLet's talk about tax, Ireland and European solidarity by Thanos Kalamidas
Of course all the Europeans were ready and willing to help Ireland but Ireland had to do something tiny little small thing for them they have to bend over and increase their tax to their only chance for economic recovery. You see when Ireland lowe
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Exactly how safe are your Irish savings?Over the past two years Irish, Dutch, Indian, Turkish and Cypriot banks, among others, have offered far more competitive deals to UK savers than many home-grown banks, particularly on lo
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Government wins motion of confidence in Minister O'DeaThe Government has this evening won a motion of confidence in Minister for Defence Willie O’Dea by 80 votes in favour and 69 against. The decision to hold the mot
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Include loyalist killers’ families Gerry Adams has said the families of dead loyalist killers behind some of the most heinous murders of Catholics “deserve acknowledgement” and should receive a £12,00
 Thank you Ireland!Thank you Ireland! by Thanos Kalamidas
The Irish voted YES and …so what? Did all the problems with the EU were solved and all the objections were answered this year from the big NO to the glorious YES? Am I living in a different EU and I haven’t realized it yet? Was I in
 Et si les Irlandais votaient a nouveau "NON"?Et si les Irlandais votaient a nouveau "NON"? by Europe & Us
Un vote positif n’est nullement garanti lors du second référendum sur le traité de Lisbonne qui aura  lieu le 2 octobre prochain. À un mois de cette consultation qui tranchera définitivement le sort du trait
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Gilmore refuses to rule out another Labour-FF coalitionThe leader of the Labour Party Eamon Gilmore is refusing to categorically rule out going into Government with Fianna Fail after the next election.Speaking i
 But ...seriously!But ...seriously! by Thanos Kalamidas
The European leaders are insisting to make, or push, the Irish people to sign the Lisbon Treaty; a treaty they rejected in a referendum a few months ago. According to analysts, one reason for rejecting the treaty was a fear of immigrants invading
 For the Moment: St. Patrick's Day Double-BillFor the Moment: St. Patrick's Day Double-Bill by Patrick McWade
Patrick McWade shares two St. Patrick's Day cartoons with Ovi... 
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Eagle 'may have been poisoned'A white-tailed sea eagle has been found dead in Kerry amid suspicions he was killed with poisoned bait. Ireland's Department of Environment, Heritage and Natural Resources confirmed the death o
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The Aer Lingus bidRyanair chief Michael O'Leary will press ahead with plans to take over Aer Lingus but will need to increase his offer significantly if it is to be considered by the Government. Last night Mr. O'Leary said he w
 Ovi Cookbook: Irish StewOvi Cookbook: Irish Stew by Thanos Kalamidas
Winter is here which means it is the best timing for a soup or a stew. Now when it comes to stew, wherever you come from and wherever you live, there is one that will always come to mind: Irish beef stew! Ingredients
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Delays to China tripTaoiseach Brian Cowen has delayed his visit to China by two days in an attempt to deal with the row over medical cards for people over 70. He was due to leave on a five day official visit. He said the proposal put f
 The tunnel and the lightThe tunnel and the light by Thanos Kalamidas
It was amazing to read that the German chancellor decided that the German government will guarantee people’s savings hoping that the rest of the European governments will follow. I don’t know if all of them can guarantee 100% of the in
 The Irish Festival of OuluThe Irish Festival of Oulu by The Ovi Team
The 3rd annual Irish Festival of Oulu, Finland will take place on October 2nd-5th 2008. Organized by The Irish Music Society of Oulu, the festival celebrates the richness of Irish culture including dance, poetry, story telling, an Irish Wolfhounds
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Fruity Fruit importer Fyffes has reported pre-tax profits of 35.1 million Euro for the six months to the end of June, up 124 percent from the figure of 15.7 million Euros the same time last year. The first six months of the year were t
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 George Russell: The Song of the Greater LifeGeorge Russell: The Song of the Greater Life by Rene Wadlow
At a time when rising food prices have become a global concern and food riots are weakening governments, we need to look beyond short-term measures to deeper structural reforms. It is important to understand the pol
 A European ultimatumA European ultimatum by Thanos Kalamidas
Before deciding to write anything for the Irish No for the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, I left a few days to go by to read what the pro and against would write, and most of all try to listen to the people and that are living in a country in the furth
 Dead Parrot?Dead Parrot? by Clint Wayne
The Irish nation has spoken with a resounding NO. Will the masters of the European Union listen?Don’t be so naïve. The sheer arrogance of Brussels will simply air brush over what they conceive as a mere ‘bl
 Ireland Says "No" To Plan B, But Don't Worry, We Still Have Plan C, Plan D And Plan EIreland Says "No" To Plan B, But Don't Worry, We Still Have Plan C, Plan D And Plan E by Europe & Us
Since the days of Shakespeare, drama is at home in English-speaking countries. So it was almost pathetic that the results of the Irish referendum about the Lisbon Treaty were announced on Friday 13th. And Friday 13th might turn out to Elm Street f
 St. Patrick's Day Parade: Helsinki 2008St. Patrick's Day Parade: Helsinki 2008 by Grainne Hiney-Lehtipuu
St. Patrick’s Day is officially on March 17th, but the parade will be held, for practical purposes, on Saturday 15th March beginning at 1500. This year, as last year
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Ireland's Brazilian Samba town South American immigrants have found a new home in the fastest growing town in Ireland. The town of Gort in the west of Ireland has an exotic South American flavour. Hundreds of Brazilian immigrants l
 
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