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Elections 2020 Guide | Who’s Who?

February 2, 2020 at 8:53 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Tortured and dismembered 17-year-old children. More than 10,000 homeless people sleeping on the streets, nearly 4,000 of whom are children. Victims of homelessness treated like rubbish and facing permanent paralysis after being crushed in “clean-up” operations. Attempted government-led commemorations to members of the Royal Irish Constabulary who worked with the Black and Tans to defend

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“Elections 2020 Guide | Who’s Who?”

Cllr Norma Foley – General Election Candidate (Kerry Constituency)

January 29, 2020 at 6:52 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

I am Kerry like my mother before me and my mother’s mother and her man I am Kerry proud of my name. Magical lines from the pen of the great poet Sigerson Clifford. My name is Norma Foley and I am a general election candidate for the constituency of Kerry. First elected to Kerry County

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“Cllr Norma Foley – General Election Candidate (Kerry Constituency)”

Local Elections | Attacks on RIC Barracks | January 1920 | The Irish War of Independence

January 24, 2020 at 8:51 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Welcome to the Irish Revolution! Last month we talked about an assassination attempt on the life of the Viceroy, who narrowly escaped. This month we’re going to talk about the local council elections of 1920. We’ll also look at the new IRA campaign against the larger consolidated police barracks. Local Elections There was local municipal

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“Local Elections | Attacks on RIC Barracks | January 1920 | The Irish War of Independence”

This election is a chance for us to make a choice about Ireland’s future

January 21, 2020 at 1:52 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

This election is a chance for us to make a choice about Ireland’s future. Do we want to keep going as we are. Or do we tackle deep problems affecting people in every part of our country. We understand that behind the record waiting lists, the lack of affordable homes and rising costs, are people,

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“This election is a chance for us to make a choice about Ireland’s future”

Northern Ireland political foes band together against Brexit

December 13, 2019 at 7:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

[Adrienne Arsenault] Well, this is miserable. Is it any wonder no UK government has subjected its people to a December election in nearly a hundred years. Desperate measure then and certainly now. And to be campaigning in Northern Ireland is to face more than the foes of foul weather and a fed-up electorate. If you’re

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“Northern Ireland political foes band together against Brexit”

Vótáil Thomas Gould No. 1 Cork North Central by-election

November 25, 2019 at 3:26 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Everything that happened throughout my life instilled in me a strong belief in standing up for people and working hard for my community and my country. I was born and bred in Knocknaheeny and am the oldest of three children. My father Tony is a carpenter, retired now, and my mother Kitty, God rest her,

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“Vótáil Thomas Gould No. 1 Cork North Central by-election”

The Government Should Not Be Blaming Councils For The Housing Crisis

November 20, 2019 at 6:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Today in the Irish Independent the Government tried to blame County Councils and City Councils For the delay in getting housing built in this country. It was an extraordinary and cynical attack on County Councils in an attempt by the Government to camouflage its own ineptitude and failings, in relation to housing and the provision

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“The Government Should Not Be Blaming Councils For The Housing Crisis”