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  Alan Dukes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alan Dukes (born 20 April 1945) is a former Fine Gael leader and TD.
Alan Dukes was in Dublin and educated locally and at University College Dublin.
Alan Dukes is now committed to Europe where his passion always lay and was recently appointed as Director General of the Institute of European Affairs.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/alan_dukes   (460 words)

 Peter Barry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In that year Barry, along with Alan Dukes and John Bruton contested the leadership of Fine Gael.
Dukes was the eventual victor, however many believe that Barry would have been a much more successful leader.
He retired at the Irish general election, 1997 and his seat was taken by his daughter, Deirdre Clune.
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Peter_Barry   (325 words)

 John Bruton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dukes was the eventual victor but, after only six years in the Dáil, he proved to lack political experience and judgement.
Following the inexperienced Dukes' disastrous period of leadership, Bruton's election was seen as offering Fine Gael a chance to rebuild under a far more politically experienced albeit less photogenic and less popular leader.
December 3: Alan Dukes joins the government as the Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/John_Bruton   (1965 words)

 Alan Dukes
Alan Dukes (April 1945) is Fine Gael front bench spokesperson on Agriculture, Marine and Natural Resources.
Mr Dukes resigned as party leader in the wake of this result with rumours of an imminent challenge to his leadership rife.
Regarded by some as a potential European Commissioner, Mr Dukes is a committed European, has a thorough knowledge of EU affairs and is a past Chairman of the European Movement in Ireland.
www.generalmichaelcollins.com /Fine_Gael/Alan_Dukes.html   (479 words)

 Alan Dukes Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alan Dukes is the Director General of the
Dukes also served as Chief Economist to the Irish Farmers' Association and, in 1973, headed its Brussels Office, working closely with the European Commission.
Dukes’ lecture is part of the Spring 2004 programming of the European Union Center of California..
www.eucenter.scrippscol.edu /home/alandukespr.html   (277 words)

 KildareNet News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alan Dukes is leaving politics after serving as a Fine Gael deputy in Dail Eireann for 21 years.
He was sad for all the Fine Gael workers and supporters who had helped in the recent campaign, he said, but he intimated that he wasn't at all down about the result himself.
During his 21 years as a Kildare TD, deputy Dukes served as leader of Fine Gael, and also held ministerial portfolioes in agriculture, finance, justice, and transport energy and communications.
kildare.ie /knn/dukes200502.htm   (156 words)

 Sub-Committee on Mini-CTC Signalling Project
Deputy Dukes: My dealings with CIE were at the level of the chairman, the chief executive and some very senior people, and in so far as they dealt with a forward look at investment I found that there was a good level of comprehension of what our objectives would be.
Deputy Dukes: Yes, Bus Éireann and Iarnród Éireann were in a situation where as part of the investment programme for CIE they were to contribute a certain amount to the investment programme by internal savings, particularly on the staffing side.
Deputy Dukes: It seems odd that that would have been the case and it seems odd also that, at that stage, CIE had given no information to the Department about what it was undertaking, particularly since it was going to need a statutory action of some kind to bring it to a conclusion.
www.irlgov.ie /Committees-01/c-publicenterprise/sub-ctte-publicenterprise/121101/page1.htm   (15644 words)

 The Free Press -- Independent News Media - Martin Yant
Morgan feared that the only other witness to the shooting — Alan Dukes, who admitted he was chasing Kibble at the time of the shooting — wouldn’t show up to testify because there was an arrest warrant out for him.
Dukes told Gillette that after he had parked behind 1237 E. 17th Avenue, the men standing there started an argument with him and Donnell Broomfield then took a swing at him and Dukes swung back.
Dukes said he then went after Kibble, who started backpedaling as he reached into his pocket.
www.freepress.org /columns/display/12/2005/1093   (2341 words)

 Fine Gael - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1990, its candidate in the Irish presidential election, Austin Currie, was pushed into a humiliating third place, behind the winner, Labour's Mary Robinson and Fianna Fáil's Brian Lenihan.
This led to John Bruton replacing Alan Dukes as the party's leader.
John Bruton resigned his Dáil seat in November 2004 to become EU Ambassador to the US, and was replaced in the March 2005 by-election by, also from Fine Gael.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Fine_Gael   (2172 words)

 IrishExaminer.com: Scandal and coalition deals nothing new to Irish politics
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Alan Dukes had done so earlier as Fine Gael leader after the 1989 general election.
Alan had propped up the minority Fianna Fáil government with the Tallaght Strategy over the past two years, so the 1989 general election was not only a kind of referendum on the government's policy but also on the strategy of Dukes.
Dukes merely agreed that Haughey should do the same thing in 1989, but he was upstaged by Dick Spring, who insisted that Haughey had to resign as Taoiseach, even though he would still continue as acting Taoiseach under the constitution.
www.irishexaminer.com /text/story.asp?j=1546359&p=y54643z&n=1546492   (1116 words)

 The Kingdom - 2002/05/16: Election 2002: Healy-Rae and Moynihan-Cronin in danger of losing seats: Dukes
FORMER Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes believes that Jackie Healy-Rae and Breeda Moynihan-Cronin s Dail seats could be vulnerable in the May 17 general election.
Deputy Dukes, who was campaigning in Kerry on Friday, conceded that John O Donoghue s seat was safe but, after that, it is open territory.
Mr Dukes also dismissed speculation that Fianna Fail could win an overall majority when the country goes to the polls on May 17.
archives.tcm.ie /thekingdom/2002/05/16/story4383.asp   (511 words)

 ireland.com / Today / News in Focus / ELECTION 2002
Most recently in the news: In February, Mr Dukes accused the Progressive Democrats (PDS) of hypocrisy for sharing power with Fianna Fáil yet warned their coalition partners were not fit to govern in a single-party administration.
Mr Dukes said: "After five years of cosy cohabitation the PDs have suddenly discovered their partner is a shifty profligate, not a party to be trusted on its own.
They should either be loyal to their partners in Government or else have the honesty to tell the public why Fianna Fáil cannot be trusted".
www.ireland.com /focus/election_2002/biogs/dukes_alan.htm   (142 words)

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The bad news was that he was refusing Southcoast's application for a license while the good news amounted to an invitation to re-apply under a new nationwide licensing scheme which he intended announcing in the Dail that very day.
It was strongly pointed out to the minister that having made his decision the injunction which had protected Southcoast from interference pending a ministerial decision would now lapse and would leave the network vulnerable to attack from the Cable/ MMDS company.The minister stated that his advice was that this couldn't happen.
Later that day Alan Dukes TD announced his proposed new scheme in the Dail.
homepage.eircom.net /~sctv/legalbattle.htm   (1123 words)

 Old News - Young Fine Gael (Trinity Branch)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was addressed by Alan Dukes TD and John Joe O'Dowd of the Peace and Neutrality Alliance (PANA).
Dukes impressed us with his handling of all the questions and it would have been an all round success for Fine Gael if he hadn't insisted in getting into some silly argument over socialism with Eamonn 'of the lost causes' McCann.
At a meeting in the Arts Block attended by Alan Dukes T.D., John Joe O'Dowd from the Peace and Neutrality Alliance and Chaired by Sean Dolphin- vice-president of Young Fine Gael the branch discussed whether 'Neutrality was no longer relevant in modern Ireland'.
www.csc.tcd.ie /~finegael/old.html   (2087 words)

 McCreevy is voted 'Best Ever Finance Minister'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ray MacSharry was voted the second best Finance Minister ever, with Alan Dukes in third place.
The respondents were asked to rate the 23 incumbents who were listed in reverse chronological order, starting with the first Minister, Eoin Mac Neill, and the second Michael Collins, who, was rated the tenth best ever.
The poll was conducted during August, and was closed after 500 readers had cast their vote electronically on the finance-magazine.com website.
www.accountingnet.ie /content/publish/printer_749.shtml   (170 words)

 Untitled Document
The work aims to query the positive cultural values attached to pda devices (and the benefits of mobility), and the somewhat more negative associations of emigration and refugee status.
Peter Dukes is a UK artist who works in the fields of digital interactiv media, animated and constructed video, and conceptions of narrative systems and political spaces as mediated by technology.
These interests are manifested through individual and group working practices to produce artworks exhibited in gallery spaces, online/distributed, and in performances.
www.voyd.com /ia/pdadukes.htm   (211 words)

 ireland.com / Today / News in Focus / ELECTION 2002
So, with Fine Gael's Mr Alan Dukes and Fianna Fáil's Mr Sean Power likely to take two of the seats, the battle for the third seat is expected to be between Mr Wall and Mr Ó Fearghail.
Although the Labour vote in the constituency fell by 6.5 per cent to 20.3 per cent, he was second to poll-topper Mr Dukes in first preferences, performing better than many of his high-profile colleagues elsewhere throughout the State.
A former party leader, senior minister and outgoing spokesman on agriculture, he enjoys a very high profile, representing the party in a number of key television debates during the campaign.
www.ireland.com /focus/election_2002/constituencies/kildaresouth.htm   (607 words)

 Barnthouse & Dalton Official Homepage
You will remember Craig and Alan as the backbones of the popular emerging group, "Southern Lite".
Craig, (Guitar player/Lead Singer), and Alan, (Banjo player/Tenor Singer) have combined their desires to play and sing a pure form of traditional Bluegrass.
The book also includes a demonstration CD of Alan Dalton performing each of the transcribed banjo parts.
www.angelfire.com /folk/barnthousedalton   (376 words)

 RTE News - Dukes to support Noonan campaign
The Former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes has announced he will be supporting Michael Noonan in the party's leadership contest.
Previously, there has been widespread speculation that both the party chief whip Charlie Flanagan and the former leader Alan Dukes would enter the race.
Deputy Dukes believes that under Michael Noonan's leadership the party would once again be a major leading political force and the cornerstone of the next government.
www.rte.ie /news/2001/0204/poll.html   (215 words)

 Parliamentary Debates (Official Report - Unrevised) JOINT COMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS Wednesday, 9 February 2005 - ...
Dukes to the committee and congratulate the Institute of European ++++++++
As many people will want to comment and ask questions, I will be brief.
Dukes, thank you very much for appearing before the committee and making a +
debates.oireachtas.ie /DDebate.aspx?F=EUJ20050209.xml&Node=H2   (339 words)

 Crusader States, Kings of Jerusalem & Cyprus, Templars, Hospitallers, Israel, etc.
Outremer, "across the sea," means the states created and maintained by Crusaders and their descendants in the Middle East between 1098, during the First Crusade, and 1489, when Cyprus passed to Venice.
Before long, sons of King Frederick II of Sicily, brother of King James of Aragón, succeeded as Dukes, but then sovereignty began to be exercised by Kings of Sicily themselves, starting with Louis.
The founder of the Acciaiuoli (or Acciaioli, or Acciajoli) line of the Dukes of Athens, Ranieri, Neri, or Nerio I (1388-1394), was a nephew of the Florentine banker Niccolò Acciaiuoli (b.1310-d.1365 -- he also became grand seneschal and virtual ruler of Naples for Joanna I in 1348).
www.friesian.com /outremer.htm   (13741 words)

 Concern expressed at high level of BSE found by testing older cattle
However, Fine Gael's spokesman on Agriculture, Mr Alan Dukes, described the number of animals turning up at meat plants as "very worrying" and said he was not happy with the Government's handling of the issue.
Mr Dukes called on the Government to ask the Expert Veterinary Committee to look at the systems and checks which were currently in place to try and discover why the numbers appeared to continue to rise.
The Labour Party spokesperson on food safety, Dr Mary Upton, said she was concerned at the high level of cases which had been found at the meat factories and said it raised the question about what had been happening before the test was introduced last January.
www.organicconsumers.org /madcow/bse1602.cfm   (717 words)

 Kildare Nationalist: Tale of family tragedy told in new book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Deputy Alan Dukes said Martin Malone was a writer people were going to hear a lot more of.
He also added the book had lots of layers and at the end the reader was left wondering what the characters would do.
Deputy Dukes also pointed out the book had aspects that sometimes people close to ignore but that we really shouldn’t.
www.kildare-nationalist.ie /news/story.asp?j=7329   (467 words)

 BreakingNews.ie: Dukes to retire from politics
Former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes has announced his intention to retire from politics after losing his Dáil seat in Kildare south in last week’s general election.
Mr Dukes was one of several senior Fine Gael members who failed to retain their seats.
Some senior Fine Gael figures have said that the leadership battle should be delayed for a couple of months, at least until after the Seanad elections.
breaking.tcm.ie /story.asp?j=7933224&p=793338x&n=7933428&x=   (245 words)

 Irish Council Against Blood Sprots - Animal Watch, Issue 1, 2002
Kildare South TD, Alan Dukes, angered farmers when he called on the government to prevent delays to the start of the foxhunting season.
Coming amid ongoing fears over the spread of foot and mouth disease, the appeal was criticised by farmers who fear foxhunters could ruin their livelihoods by spreading disease.
Alan Dukes reportedly put pressure on the Agriculture Minister, Joe Walsh, to meet with foxhunting groups to arrange a re-start to the hunting season.
www.banbloodsports.com /aw2002-all.htm   (12552 words)

 Dukes Genealogical Message Board
Dukes from NC To AL - DMK 10/6/2002, 3:58 pm
Re: Dukes from NC To AL - Elsie Hayden 12/14/2004, 12:15 pm
Dukes research - Jerry Dale Dukes 5/15/2001, 12:41 pm
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 Alan Jackson
On-Stage shot: Alan Jackson signing autographs at the Greek.
This is me waiting for the light truss to go up at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles California.
Here I am setting up Alan Jackson's Monitor-World at the Pasa Robles fair California.
www.angelfire.com /co/fbccstudents/aj.htm   (319 words)

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