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  1988: Ireland - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Cross references refer to Archive articles of the same year.
Nationalist violence across the border in Northern Ireland cast an even darker shadow over the Republic of Ireland in 1988.
In the face of intensified killing of British soldiers and Ulster police officers by the Irish Republican Army, antiterrorist measures south of the border were strengthened...
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_1741585634/1988_Ireland.html   (145 words)

 1988 Coins as Gifts
1988 proof sovereigns are contained in a plastic capsule within a Royal Mint leather box, and are accompanied by a certificate.
In 1988, there were no ordinary uncirculated half sovereigns issued, but a proof version was issued, and we permanently keep a few in stock for immediate delivery.
Because 1988 is a special year, we try to keep at least one each of all four sizes in stock.
www.24carat.co.uk /1988coinsasgifts.html   (887 words)

 Ireland, Northern. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Northern Ireland’s relatively distinct history began in the early 17th cent., when, after the suppression of an Irish rebellion, much land was confiscated by the British crown and “planted” with Scottish and English settlers.
However, the Irish Free State, now the Republic of Ireland (see Ireland, Republic of), which was established in 1922, refused to recognize the finality of the partition; and violence erupted frequently on both sides of the border.
At the end of 1969 a split occurred in the Irish Republican Army (IRA), which is the illegal military arm of the Sinn Fein party; the new “provisional” wing of the IRA was made up of radical nationalists.
www.bartleby.com /65/ir/IrelandN.html   (1407 words)

Ireland is not a significant drug-producing country, but record cocaine seizures in 1996 illustrate that it is increasingly used as a transit point for narcotics destined to Europe.
Ireland is not a significant source of precursor chemicals used to manufacture illicit drugs.
According to an EU report, Ireland's drug addicts are younger on average than in any other EU member state; the average age of Irish addicts beginning treatment is 23 years, and 61 peercent of Irish addicts are under age 25.
www.hri.org /docs/USSD-INCSR/96/Europe/Ireland.html   (725 words)

 Paul Foot: Dividing Ireland (1988)
Ireland is the oldest colony in that empire.
He knew enough about the poison of religious discrimination to realise that the partition of Ireland would write that discrimination permanently into the constitution of both halves of Ireland, and that the damage to the working class movement throughout the island would be incalculable.
For nearly a year Ireland was plunged into another war – between the new government representing the Sinn Fein majority for the treaty and the anti-treaty militants.
marxists.org /archive/foot-paul/1988/07/ireland.htm   (3179 words)

 ::doteurovision:: Eurovision 1988 - Dublin, Ireland - The Winner - Celine Dion
She was born in the small town of Charlemagne, Quebec, with a singing voice that her mother encouraged.
Her career continued to blossom, and in 1987 she produced the album Incognito, which became a huge success.
Taking up residency in Switzerland, which allowed her to represent that country, she won the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest giving her career a large boost in Europe.
www.doteurovision.com /1988/dion.htm   (436 words)

 Ireland v Commission of the European Communities. [1988] EUECJ C-242/86 (8 June 1988)
That summary report was circulated to all the Member States, including Ireland, early in 1986 and was the basis of the discussions of the EAGGF Committee in March 1986.
Ireland was therefore informed of the Commission' s intentions as early as March 1986.
Although it is true that the attention of the Irish authorities was drawn to an extract from the summary report referred to above, that extract was received by the responsible department only in September 1986, when it was no longer practical to cancel the transmission to the Court of this application.
www.worldlii.org /eu/cases/EUECJ/1988/C24286.html   (582 words)

 1988 in Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1987 in Ireland, other events of 1988, 1989 in Ireland and the list of 'years in Ireland'.
November 16 - Minister for Finance Ray MacSharry is appointed Ireland's new EC Commissioner.
The Republic of Ireland football team plays in the European Championship finals for the first time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1988_in_Ireland   (537 words)

The monetary unit of Ireland is the single currency of the European Union (EU), the euro (1.07 euros equal U.S. $1; 1999 average).
Ireland was being led away from its ideal of conservative self-sufficiency and into closer ties with Britain and Europe.
In the Republic of Ireland the agreement was passed by an overwhelming 94 percent to 6 percent; in Northern Ireland the vote was passed by a margin of 71 percent to 29 percent.
www.angelfire.com /apes/ulloajosesjr/Ireland.html   (4572 words)

 WashingtonPost.com: N. Ireland Special Report
The IRA renews its cease-fire in July; Sinn Fein later formally renounces violence and says it is committed to "exclusively peaceful means" to end the conflict, opening the way for its participation in multi-party talks on the future of Northern Ireland.
The Protestant leader of Northern Ireland's new proposed government and the head of the IRA-allied Sinn Fein party meet setting aside years of mistrust and suspicion.
The 17 soldiers who participated in the "Bloody Sunday" killing by British troops in Northern Ireland are entitled to anonymity when they testify, a court ruled June 17.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/inatl/longterm/nireland/timeline.htm   (938 words)

 The Ireland Funds - Who We Are : History
Ireland Funds in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, Japan, Monaco, China and The United States are uniting the aspirations of the Irish diaspora, a global community of more than 70 million people.
With over 70 events annually in 40 cities around the world attended by 40,000 people The Ireland Funds is poised for further growth in the United States and elsewhere.
The Ireland Funds has also begun to build a permanent endowment through a series of donor advised funds established by donors through bequests and other large gifts.
www.irlfunds.org /who_we_are/history.html   (576 words)

 Irish Free Radio 1980-1988 - Alans Radio Pages
Frustrated at what they considered to be unfair competition and the news that Carey had imported a 50kilowatt transmitter from the USA, the state broadcaster RTE (Radio Telefis Eireann) took matters into its own hands and started to jam the signals of both stations in March of 1984.
In an amazing situation, (which some would say could only happen in Ireland) the government of the day issued an order to RTE to stop the jamming, but this request was initially ignored by RTE, who proceeded to install even more sophisticated jamming systems.
Finally, a newly elected strong government, introduced the 1988 Communications Act which was intended to silence the pirates, and launch legit local radio.
www.alansworld.me.uk /radio/ireland.htm   (1301 words)

 Bomb threat curtails debate on Northern Ireland deadlock - Europe - International Herald Tribune
BELFAST, Northern Ireland: The Northern Ireland Assembly missed another deadline to form a government and politicians were forced to flee the building when one of the province's most infamous Protestant militants tossed a bomb-filled bag into the entrance Friday.
The prime ministers of Britain and Ireland, Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern, said Stone's threat illustrated why rival British Protestant and Irish Catholic politicians should compromise and form a stable coalition as the Good Friday peace accord intended.
Stone was responsible for one of Northern Ireland's most dramatic days - March 16, 1988, when he launched a solo gun-and-grenade strike on an IRA funeral.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2006/11/24/europe/EU_GEN_Northern_Ireland.php   (931 words)

 Ballynahattin - Ireland's Stonehenge - Stonehenge wallpaper
A huge Irish monument once dubbed Ireland's "Stonehenge", may at one time have been a "school of astronomy", where ancient skywatchers studied the risings of various heavenly bodies during the year.
The ancient ceremonial enclosure, at Ballynahattin just north of Dundalk, Co. Louth, was recorded by Thomas Wright in 1758 in his 'Louthiana', a survey of castles, antiquities and ancient remains of County Louth.
Ireland's Stonehenge 'reappeared' in an aerial photograph of the townland of Carn Beg a few kilometers north of Dundalk taken in the early 1970s by Dr. J.K. St. Joseph, of Cambridge University.
www.mythicalireland.com /ancientsites/stonehenge/irelandstonehenge.html   (756 words)

 ::doteurovision:: Eurovision 1988 - Dublin, Ireland - The Venue
::doteurovision:: Eurovision 1988 - Dublin, Ireland - The Venue
The Royal Dublin Society was founded in 1731 to promote the development of agriculture, arts, science and industry in Ireland.
Having moved to a 15 acre site in Ballsbridge in 1879, the grounds have now increased to 40 acres with 10 multi-purpose exhibition halls, the RDS stadium, meeting rooms, bars, restaurants and over 2,000 car parking spaces.
www.doteurovision.com /1988/rds.htm   (234 words)

 EMC Corporation: Cork Facility
EMC Ireland's highly skilled, dedicated staff, coupled with exacting manufacturing and testing facilities, are dedicated to ensuring each and every customer receives a first-class product, unrivalled consultancy and unparalleled customer service.
Established in Ovens, Co. Cork in 1988, EMC Ireland's primary focus is the assembly, test and distribution of EMC products to the European, Far East and Pacific Rim markets.
EMC Ireland also boasts a world-class test and development environment, a state-of-the-art Customer Service Centre, unprecedented customer briefing facilities, and a highly successful Internet Solutions Group.
uk.emc.com /local/en/GB/about/corp_profile/ireland.jsp?openfolder=all   (237 words)

 Millipore - Irish Millisite - Pure Expertise - Millipore in Cork.
Established in 1988, Millipore Ireland manufactures filtration devices and plastic membrane films which are used in a wide range of critical applications requiring precision filtration and purification.
Insulin), test beverages for purity, filter iv fluids in patient care and are used in hundreds of other applications in such industry sectors as healthcare, pharmaceutical manufacturing and laboratory testing.
Millipore Ireland continues to develop as a centre of excellence within the Millipore Corporation.
www.millipore.com /corporate/ie.nsf/docs/pureexpertise   (138 words)

 The Criminal Justice (Firearms)(Northern Ireland) Order 1988
The text of this Internet version of the Statutory Instrument which is published by the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament has been prepared to reflect the text as it was Made.
Where you see a "continue" button at the bottom of the page of text, this indicates that there is another chunk of text available.
(as modified by section 168 of the said Act of 1988) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1988/Uksi_19881845_en_1.htm   (579 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest 1988 Results
For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest, here are the results for 1988.
The 1988 Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Royal Dublin Society in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday 30 April 1988.
Indicate the number of times that a country was awarded 12 points.
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision/year/eurovision_1988.asp   (85 words)

 InterSystems Caché - Customer Testimonials - Customer Success Stories - Telecom Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The proof: The majority of Telecom Ireland's in-coming customer calls are requesting the service of directory inquiries.
In 1988, Telecom Ireland decided to upgrade its directory system, and evaluated a wide variety of potential technologies.
CDS has proved so successful that Telecom Ireland is now selling it to other telecom service providers around the world.
www.intersystems.com /cache/testimonials/success/telecom.html   (460 words)

 The Weights and Measures (Northern Ireland) Order 1988
Northern Ireland shall be a designated country for the purposes of sections 7(3), 24(2)(b) and 33(1)(d) of the Act.
A number of the provisions of the 1985 Act relating to the regulation of trade and weighing or measuring equipment used for trade do not apply in relation to goods "for despatch to a destination outside Great Britain and any designated country".
(a) to declare Northern Ireland to be a designated country for the purposes of these provisions and other sections of the Act which refer to designated countries; and
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1988/Uksi_19880558_en_1.htm   (730 words)

 INCORE : Research: Projects
She is also leader of the Israeli research team of the International Study of Peace Organisations, sponsored by the Aspen Institute, Washington DC.
She has published extensively on Israel politics including, National Security and Public Opinion in Israel, (with A Arian & I Talmud) (Boulder CO: Westview Press, 1988) and "Contemporary Peace Movements: Between the Hammer of Political Realism and the Anvil of Pacificism," Western Political Quarterly 16, 1, (January 1993), pp.
His main academic interest is conflict resolution in divided societies with a special emphasis on constitutional rules for conflict management, theories of bargaining and negotiation, the dynamics of ethnic conflict, and state building and democratic stability.
www.incore.ulst.ac.uk /research/projects/cov/participants.html   (537 words)

 Updated Statutes of Northern Ireland 1921 to 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Updated Statutes of Northern Ireland 1921 to 2003
No595 (NI 3) The Statistics of Trade and Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 1988
No1847 (NI 17) Criminal Justice (Evidence, Etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988
www.hmso.gov.uk /legislation/northernireland/nisr/yeargroups/1980-1989/1988/1988oic   (235 words)

 Simongeary.tv Irish Soccer Team Supporters Site - news. world cup betting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The European Championships of 1998 was the first major tournament the Republic of Ireland qualified for and the first game in that tournament was against the "Auld Enemy", our neighbours England.
Things started well for Ireland and they went a goal up after six minutes.
Kevin Moran sent a long free kick towards the goal, Stapelton challenged Wright for the ball and it then broke to Tony Galvin at the edge of the box.
www.simongeary.tv /stuttgart1988.html   (247 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The opening sequence showed images of Ireland and was very similar to the 1981 film shown when Ireland also hosted Eurovision.
However, Ireland managed to create the illusion it was a huge arena with lighting and special effects.
Switzerland won Eurovision for the second time with hitherto unknown singer, Céline Dion.
www.eurovision.tv /english/history_1988_dublin.htm   (237 words)

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