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  Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Of the 32 counties of Ireland, 26 lie in the Republic, and of the four historic provinces, three and part of the fourth are in the Republic.
The English conquest of Ireland was begun by Richard de Clare, 2d earl of Pembroke, known as Strongbow, who intervened in behalf of a claimant to the throne of Leinster; in 1171, Henry himself went to Ireland, temporarily establishing his overlordship there.
Although Bruce was killed in 1318, the English authority in Ireland was weakening, becoming limited to a small district around Dublin known as the Pale; the rest of the country fell into a struggle for power among the ruling Anglo-Irish families and Irish chieftains.
www.bartleby.com /65/ir/Ireland.html   (2130 words)

 The Chronicle: 2/2/2001: In Ireland, Exodus, Influx, and Coming Home
Ireland's famine was caused by a fungus that destroyed the potato crop.
The histories portray an Ireland of close-knit families and strict convent schools, of loyalty and struggle and unrealized ambitions.
One woman who stayed in Ireland in the 1950's recalls being so poor that she and her six siblings couldn't afford bus fare to visit their father in the hospital.
chronicle.com /free/v47/i21/21a05601.htm   (1347 words)

 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Ireland
Ireland is saddled with an underperforming health service, whose costs have tripled in seven years with only limited gains in output, and government expenditures amounted to 34.3 percent of GDP in 2004.
Ireland's fiscal burden of government score is 0.2 point better this year, and its monetary policy score is 1 point better.
As a member of the European Union, Ireland was subject to a common EU weighted average external tariff of 1.3 percent in 2003, down from the 2.4 percent for 2002 reported in the 2005 Index, based on World Bank data.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Ireland   (1023 words)

 2001 in Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 22 - Ireland confirms its first case of Foot and Mouth disease.
September 14 - Ireland holds a national day of mourning as a result of the atrocities in the United States.
October 14 - The first multiple state funeral is held in honour of 10 IRA Volunteers who were executed by the British for their part in the War of Independence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2001_in_Ireland   (359 words)

 Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations
Ireland joined the United Nations on 14 December, 1955, and has had a continuous presence in UN peacekeeping operations since 1958, mainly in the Middle East.
Ireland's involvement in peacekeeping represents a major contribution to international peace and security and the Irish people are justly proud of the commitment and professionalism of our peacekeepers and the regard in which they are held internationally.
Ireland's most significent and longest standing contribution to UN peacekeeping was to the UNIFIL force in Lebanon, to which Ireland provided troops since its inception in 1978 until late 2001.
www.un.int /ireland/peacekeeping.htm   (388 words)

 IRELAND, Landmine Monitor Report 2001
Ireland signed and ratified the Mine Ban Treaty on 3 December 1997, and the treaty entered into force 1 March 1999.
Ireland was able to ratify the treaty immediately because it already had implementing legislation in place in the form of the Explosives (Landmine) Order that had been approved by the Dail, the Irish parliament, on 12 June 1996.
Ireland is a State Party to Amended Protocol II of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW).
www.icbl.org /lm/2001/ireland   (455 words)

 Moving to Ireland from the UK
Further, in Ireland there is currently no similar legislation to the IR35 rules in the UK which apply from 6 April 2000 to contractors working through their own service companies.
According to Fergus Moore of Computer Placement Limited, one of Ireland's specialist technology recruitment agencies, "The demand in the technology sector is such that the contractor or employee candidate has increasing strength to negotiate the terms and conditions of their engagement.
The Income Tax rates in Ireland are comparable to the UK in that Ireland has a standard rate of 20% and a higher rate of 42% (versus a lower rate of 10%, standard of 22% and higher rate of 40% in the UK).
www.omahonydonnelly.ie /moving.htm   (980 words)

 Ireland. In: Amnesty International Report 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
AI was concerned that in favouring an ''interpretative'' incorporation of the Convention, the Irish government fell short of meeting its requirements under the Agreement, as this would not provide people with full access to the rights in the Convention.
In July the UN Human Rights Committee examined Ireland's second periodic report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
The Equal Status Act, which was brought into force in October, outlaws discrimination by those providing both public and private services and is designed to combat discrimination on nine grounds: gender, race, religion, age, sexuality, disability, membership of the Traveller community and family and marital status.
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2001.nsf/webeurcountries/IRELAND?OpenDocument   (931 words)

 CNN.com - Unionists quit N.Ireland assembly - October 18, 2001
He said the main nationalist newspaper in Northern Ireland had on Thursday called on the IRA to start the process of disarming and laid the blame clearly on them.
The Northern Ireland minister, John Reid, must now decide whether to order a short suspension of the assembly or to dissolve it, returning to direct rule from London, and call new elections.
He said the danger of calling new elections was that there was evidence from the general election earlier this year of an increase in support for hard-line parties.
www.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/10/18/nireland.unionistsa/index.html   (799 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Ireland climb in FIFA rankings
Mick McCarthy's Republic of Ireland have been rewarded for their recent excellent form by climbing one place to joint 17th with Denmark in the latest FIFA World Rankings.
France finish 2001 in pole position having toppled Brazil who were relegated to third following an uncharacteristically inconsistent year which saw them almost miss out on an automatic place at next year's World Cup finals in Japan and Korea.
England show no move from tenth, Scotland drop one place to 50th, Northern Ireland climb two places to 88th, while Wales hang on to 100th position in the rankings.
www.rte.ie /sport/2001/1219/ireland.html   (135 words)

 Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations
Ireland completed a two-year term (2001- 2002) as one of ten non-permanent members elected by the General Assembly of the UN to serve on the Security Council.
Ireland previously served on the UN Security Council in 1981-1982 and for one year in 1962.
On the occasion of Ireland's election to the UN Security Council, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr.
www.un.int /ireland/ie_sc.htm   (133 words)

 Ireland 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
We decided to return to Ireland for 3 weeks in the fall of 2001, after our enjoyable visit in 2000.
The Ireland of 2001 seems to be a country in transition.
We enjoyed spending time there at a time when the people were especially relaxed in their interactions with us, being free of the distractions presented by hosting sizable numbers of tourists in their small community during the summer.
www.gryphonpark.com /ireland_fall_2001_1.html   (328 words)

Ireland have defeated Great Britain in England by 21 points in a game played ahead of the match between the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles.
Ireland has become the first country to announce their national team for this years International Cup.
Ireland was represented by the National Side, which is currently being finalised for a trip to defend their world title in Australia next year.
www.ozrulzglobal.com /id48.htm   (2306 words)

 Home -- U.S. Commercial Service Ireland
Ireland Local time: 06:03 PM If you are a U.S. company that is interested in doing business in Ireland or an Irish company that is interested in sourcing American products and services, you have come to the right place.
We have a vast network at our fingertips, supported by more than 1500 international industry and trade specialists whose job it is to provide the best source of customized solutions for U.S. companies (and their Irish partners!) to do business in the global marketplace.
We find that trade events in the U.S. and in Ireland offer important venues in this regard, and we are always looking for ways for our companies to "move up the value chain" together.
www.buyusa.gov /ireland/en   (265 words)

 Salon.com Life | The "abortion boat" steams toward Ireland
The Aurora carries aboard it two Dutch doctors, one Dutch nurse and the "A-portable," a mobile gynecological unit fitted inside a shipping container equipped to provide nonsurgical abortions to women living in countries where abortion is illegal.
The Aurora's crew planned to spend three weeks in Ireland educating women and healthcare providers on reproductive health and family planning as well as providing medical abortions to as many as 20 women per day before continuing on to Brazil.
Ireland is one of three remaining European countries, along with Poland and Malta, where abortion remains illegal.
www.salon.com /mwt/feature/2001/06/14/abortion_boat/index.html   (833 words)

 International Parental Child Abduction Republic of Ireland
The mother of a child born out-of-wedlock in Ireland is assumed to have sole and full custody of the child.
Parents and legal guardians of children taken to the Republic of Ireland prior to October 1, 1991 may still submit applications for access/visitation to the child under the Hague Convention.
The U.S. Central Authority application form may be found in the 2001 edition of the U.S. Central Authority''s brochure, "International Parental Child Abduction." It may also be obtained from the Office of Children''s Issues or downloaded from our web site at "children''s_issues.html".
travel.state.gov /family/abduction_ireland.html   (2218 words)

 Ireland 2001
Carlingford was one of the few places in Ireland that was effected by Foot and Mouth disease, and they lost all of their cattle.
Visiting Ireland had been a dream of mine for many years and this time it actually came true.
As the plane took off and left the ground I watched Ireland slip away from me as we ascended into the clouds, hoping that I will be able to go back again.
www.jcsisle.com /ireland_2001.html   (6760 words)

 CNN.com - 'Abortion ship' arrives in Ireland - June 15, 2001
Critics of Ireland's ban on legally terminating pregnancy say the country effectively ends up exporting abortion.
Having completed a four-day voyage from Holland, the vessel is expected to dispense contraceptives and family planning advice in Dublin, before sailing on to Cork during its 10-day stay in Ireland.
The vessel was invited by Women on Waves Ireland, the group's Irish-based sister organisation.
www.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/06/15/ireland.ship02/index.html   (835 words)

 Back in Ireland
I was fortunate enough to spend some time in Ireland again this year, and made sure to get some nice pictures while I was there.
I'll be moving to Ireland permanently in 2002, and I can't wait to explore some more.
I rented a 2001 Fiat Punto for the trip.
www.ucs.mun.ca /~brianl/personal/images/ireland2001/index.html   (198 words)

 Trip to West Ireland - 2001
We also found the castle of Ireland's Lady Pirate, Granuaile, where she divorced her husband by denying him from the tower.
Kings and priests controlled much of rural Ireland from this castle for hundreds of years until the English finally put an end to Irish independence.
There is some amazing stonework and architecture here, and it would be easy to spend the entire day just wandering the grounds and thinking about what it must have been like to live here "back in the day".
www.toucans.net /img/ireland_2001.php   (1050 words)

 Family Law Act (Northern Ireland) 2001
Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly printed from this website are printed under the superintendence and authority of the Controller of HMSO being the Government Printer for Northern Ireland.
It may be reproduced free of charge provided that it is reproduced accurately and that the source and copyright status of the material is made evident to users.
It should be noted that the right to reproduce the text of Acts does not extend to the Government Printer for Northern Ireland imprints which should be removed from any copies of the Act which are issued or made available to the public.
www.opsi.gov.uk /legislation/northernireland/acts/acts2001/20010012.htm   (1646 words)

 News 2001 - Lynch to Address Hospital Executives in Ireland at Fox Chase Cancer Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
PHILADELPHIA (May 1, 2001) -- Fox Chase Cancer Center's vice president for hospital and medical science administration, James Lynch, will address chief executives of academic teaching hospitals and health boards from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland regarding the formation of a clinical trials consortium.?
Lynch was invited by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Health Research Board of Ireland to present the Fox Chase model for a consortium during the Ireland-Northern Ireland-NCI Cancer Consortium meeting May 2, 2001 in Dublin, Ireland.
Funding is now being made available to enable a competitive call for proposals from hospitals in Ireland to develop, build and enhance the capacity of hospitals with significant cancer services to conduct high-quality clinical trials of cancer therapies.
www.fccc.edu /news/2001/Lynch-Ireland-05-01-2001.html   (545 words)

 ireland pictures, videos and albums published by webshots members
There are some irresistable and unforgetable places in Ireland.
Europe - Ireland - Shannon - Limerick - Cork - Ring of Kerry - Rock of Cashel - Bantry - Killarney - Kinsale - Baltimore Bay - Bunratty castle - Clonakitty - Skibbereen - Tralee - Tarbert
I made my trip to Ireland with my motorbike and my tent between July 22 and August 5, 2006.
www.webshots.com /members/download/travel/ireland_download.html   (492 words)

 Ireland 2001
Tim Thompson, frequent assignment photographer for National Geographic and three-time Travel Photographer of the Year, is the photographer of the spectacular Graphic Arts Center Publishing book on Ireland.
Beyond Killybegs are gently rolling valleys leading to the grand cliffs of Slieve League -- at 2000 feet the tallest in all of Europe.
Heading towards Dublin today, our first stop will be in the Northern Ireland border town of Belleek, famed for the tour of its fine porcelin factory.
www.denniscox.com /ireland.htm   (1010 words)

 Commentary, August 31, 2001 — Remembering Ireland, Martial Arts Warning, the Penta Saga Again, the Art of Cold ...
She developed an Irish brogue, performed jigs, and gave facts, names, and places to help establish her identity in her previous existence, homey details that in some cases appeared very evidential.
A newspaper reporter from the Chicago American was sent to Ireland to check the items in the Bridey Murphy account against whatever facts could be unearthed in official documents of her alleged existence.
Tighe had lived across the street from a woman who had grown up in Ireland, and used to tell her stories about life there.
www.randi.org /jr/08-31-01.html   (3360 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Ireland climb to 20th in FIFA rankings
Mick McCarthy has propelled the Republic of Ireland into FIFA's top twenty rankings for the first time since October 1995.
Ireland have jumped one place to 20th on the back of the wins over Holland and Cyprus, which maintained their unbeaten run in Group B and secured a place in the play-offs against an as yet unknown Asian qualifier.
Scotland have fallen one place to 49th, Northern Ireland have climbed seven places to 90th, while Wales have jumped four places to 101st.
www.rte.ie /sport/2001/1017/ireland.html   (142 words)

 2001 Coins - Northern Ireland Design
It was decided that from 1984, British £1 coins would feature different reverse designs for each of the four parts of the United Kingdom.
All £1 coins dated 2001 feature on the reverse a Celtic cross symbolising Northern Ireland.
A full description of the reverse type is already on our 1996 Pound Coin page.
www.24carat.co.uk /2001poundnorthernireland.html   (289 words)

 2000 in Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1999 in Ireland, other events of 2000, 2001 in Ireland and the list of 'years in Ireland'.
February 3 - John Gilligan's extradition from the UK to Ireland on drug trafficking and murder charges is completed.
Shelbourne FC win the double of the League of Ireland Premier Division and the FAI Cup.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2000_in_Ireland   (241 words)

 Amazon.com: Frommer's Postcards from Ireland 2001 (Frommer's Ireland): Books: Arthur Frommer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
I had previously purchased "Frommer's Ireland on $50 a Day" for my first trip in '96 so I had a good idea of what to expect.
Realizing this would probably be the last time we'd be traveling abroad for a while, we decided to mix it up a bit --"inexpensive" to "moderate" accommodations and restaurants in most places, with a few dabbles in the "expensive" (and even one "very expensive") splurges along the way.
A free map was included inside "Ireland 2001" but only had some of the streets shown for Dublin.
www.amazon.com /Frommers-Postcards-Ireland-2001/dp/0764561359   (1985 words)

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