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Facebook lists Ireland’s most discussed stories of 2019

By Peter Dlhopolec / December 14, 2019

Instagram has also published the most followed accounts of 2019 in Ireland.   US President Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland and several disasters were some of the most talked about Facebook stories of 2019 in Ireland. “As with previous years, it’s incredible to see the range of topics discussed on Facebook by people in Ireland; […]

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Dublin flash-mob in Parliament on Saturday 14 December

By Carlotta Cutrale / December 12, 2019

A number of protest groups, NGOs and refugee support organisations are taking their cues from recent events in Italy and are planning a Dubin flash mob in front of Parliament building this Saturday. Following the unstoppable wave of Bologna’s flash mob, where more than 6000 sardines showed up to fight against the far-right Lega party […]

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No trains and buses to operate in Ireland on December 25

By Peter Dlhopolec / December 10, 2019

Ireland’s public transport will freeze for 24 hours on December 25. Foreigners who have been living in Ireland for a short time and tourists heading to Ireland around Christmas may be shocked by the fact that Ireland’s public transport will be paralysed on Christmas Day, December 25. Not only trains and buses will be put […]

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Ireland must do more to tackle racism and hate crime

By Peter Dlhopolec / December 4, 2019

Travellers, Roma, and people of African decent in Ireland face racism and hate crime most often. Ireland is not doing enough to bury racism and hate crime faced by minorities within its legal and institutional framework, the United Nations (UN) said after reviewing the latest report by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) […]

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The Irish expected to work 37 years in their life

By Peter Dlhopolec / November 25, 2019

The number of years Irish people spend at work during their life keeps rising, the EU’s latest data shows. Irish people, who are now 15 years old, are expected to work 37 years of their life, the EU Statistical Office (Eurostat) has revealed. It is more than in 2009 when the length of working years […]

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Irish among the world’s top 10 nationalities

By Peter Dlhopolec / November 22, 2019

French nationality has been ranked as the world’s best eight times in a row. The world does not provide equal opportunities to people, a recent Quality of Nationality Index (QNI) has shown. The index, which ranks nationalities on the basis of legal status, studied and compared internal and external factors, such as peace and visa-free […]

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