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 The Status of Tibet
It consisted of a Head of State (the Dalai Dalai Lama), a Cabinet of Ministers (the Kashag), a National Assembly (the Tsongdu), and an elaborate bureaucracy to administer the vast territory of Tibet.
Since this was the fourth time the Emperor was asked to send troops to fight for the Tibetan Government, he wanted some say in Tibetan affairs in order to prevent Tibetans from becoming involved in conflicts which might again precipitate requests for Manchu military involvement.
The Government of India would be glad to have an assurance that it is the intention of the Tibetan Government to continue relations on the existing basis until new arrangements are reached on matters that either party may wish to take up.
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  Tithe an Oireachtas - Houses of the Oireachtas.
The Provisional Government and the Government of Dáil Éireann, which was not recognized by Britain, existed in parallel and with overlapping membership.
From then until 1937 the government or cabinet of the Irish Free State was known as the Executive Council, and the head of government was known as the President of the Executive Council.
The Irish Free State Constitution remained in force until it was replaced by the Constitution of Ireland, which was passed by the Dáil on 14 June 1937, adopted by the people in a plebiscite on 1 July 1937, and came into operation on 29 December 1937.
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 Untitled Document
Irish monks are associated with a number of continental centres - St Fursey at Peronne in France, St Kilian at Wurzburg in Germany, St Vergil at Salzburg in Austria, St Columbanus at Bobbio in Italy.
By the end of the 15th century, due to the depredations of the Irish and the Gaelicisation of the leading Norman families, the area of English rule in Ireland had shrunk to a small enclave around Dublin known as the Pale.
The first government of the new State was headed by WT Cosgrave of the Cumann na nGaedheal, later Fine Gael, party.
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 History of Ireland - Irish Nationalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Although the Irish were subsequently free from foreign invasion for 150 years, interdynastic warfare continued to drain their energies and resources.
For several years the Irish Republican Army, the paramilitary army of the Irish Republic, engaged in guerrilla warfare against the British Army and a paramilitary unit known as the Black and Tans.
Irish governments have sought the peaceful unification of Ireland and in recent decades have cooperated with Britain against terrorist groups such as the Provisional IRA and 'Real IRA'.
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 Camila O´Gorman
The Irish Catholic Church was represented by the heroic priests that had arrived as of 1826 and took an active part in the life of the community and in holding it together.
During the Rosist government legislation was consulted in several cases but, when the laws did not satisfy the dictator’s needs in his aim to have absolute control over the social body, they were disregarded and unscrupulous physical violence put in its place.
He evidently was, since by being born he would symbolise the testimony not only of the criminal act, but also the evidence of "disobedience" of a moral code imposed by a fearful dictator.
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 President of the Irish Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
President of the Republic was the title given to the head of the Irish ministry or Aireacht in August 1921 by an amendment to the Dáil Constitution, which replaced the previous title, Priomh Aire or President of Dáil Éireann.
Unlike the previous offices, which were simply head of government or prime minister, the President of the Republic was explicitly declared to be the Irish Republic's head of state.
Both states themselves and their respective heads of government disappeared with the coming into force in December 1922 of the Irish Free State Constitution Act, 1922 which created the Irish Free State.
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 Paper 1
Fair rents would be fixed by judges appointed by the government, fixed tenancies would have to be agreed between tenants and landowners (avoiding evictions), and free sale of his lease would be permitted to a tenant who wished to give up farming.
In 1920 the Government of Ireland Act introduced separate parliaments in the north and south, it led to the treaty of 1921 that established the Irish Free State.
Irish freedom, democracy, and peace are in the interest of all the people on the island.
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 Ireland (07/00)
The Reformation exacerbated the oppression of the Roman Catholic Irish, and, in the early 17th century, Scottish and English Protestants were sent as colonists to the north of Ireland and the Pale around Dublin.
A significant Irish minority repudiated the treaty settlement because of the continuance of subordinate ties to the British monarch and the partition of the island.
However, the British Government decision to hold elections for a negotiating body was seen as a step backwards, and in February 1996 the IRA officially ended its cease-fire with a bomb attack in London that killed two.
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 Modern Irish Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Since the size and number of arms of the Irish Republic Army (IRA) prevented it from waging a full-scale war, it divided itself into many independent cells that would sporadically launch small attacks.
In 1918, the heads of the IRA declared that an independent Irish republic was established and that they were its provisional governments.
Since British offers for negotiations did not require them to officially surrender, they accepted and the war was ended with the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
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 Irish heads of government since 1919 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The head of government, or prime minister, of the modern Republic of Ireland is known as the 'Taoiseach' and heads a cabinet called the Government.
Under the short-lived Irish Republic of 1919-1922 the head of government was known first as the 'Príomh Aire' or 'President of Dáil Éireann' and later as the 'President of the Republic'.
Under the 1922-1937 Irish Free State the head of government was the President of the Executive Council.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irish_heads_of_government_since_1919   (381 words)

 Constitution and Government of Ireland
It is the successor of the Constitution of Dáil Éireann (1919) and the Constitution of the Irish Free State (1922).
Irish citizens and British citizens who have reached the age of 18 years and who are ordinarily resident in a constituency are entitled to be registered as electors and to vote in general elections in the Dáil constituency in which they are normally resident.
Every Irish citizen who has reached the age of 21 years, and who is not placed under disability or incapacity by the Constitution or by law, is eligible for membership of the Dáil and Seanad.
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 James Connolly & Irish Freedom:A Marxist Analysis by G. Schuller
Since the Irish question, at least until the beginning of this century, fundamentally revolved around the question, "Who possesses the land and governs?" he took as starting point the understanding of the Irish struggle for freedom.
The British government prepared for the disarmament by force of the Volunteers and of the Citizen Army and the destruction of the entire movement.
The Irish rising was, as Lenin shows, a manifestation of the serious crisis of imperialism, a crisis which in 1917-18, led to the collapse of a number of imperialist states and to the Proletarian Revolution.
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 Pat Flannery on the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Unlike their eastern counterparts, the Irish who settled in the West managed to grow rapidly beyond the hunger and despair of famine-ridden Ireland to shape the development of the third largest state in the Union, California.
A glass of water was placed on their head not a drop of which was spilled during the dance and for which performance money was flung to them in generous measure.
By 1842, the Irish had already experienced decades of starvation and oppression at the hands of the British, so it is possible that young James left his troubled homeland in anticipation that the environment, both economic and political, would deteriorate further.
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 IJNL Vol 5 Iss 1: Charity Law Review in Ireland and the Challenges for the State/Third Sector Partnership
The statutory provisions governing the eligibility of premises for exemption from rates, on the grounds that they are being used for charitable purposes, remain as stated in early 19
Complicity between government and charities in addressing social need is an attractive proposition and often effective in practice for both parties.
No good reason why this particular head should be given cart blanche charitable status when the others are not; a stronger case could be put for a presumption favouring the relief of poverty.
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 British Empire page
However, the desire of the British government to tax the colonists to pay for their defense caused a tax revolt, that grew into a demand for independence.
However, in recent years, especially since the Iraq war, many people in Britain protest that the British government appears to be subordinate to the United States rather than protecting British interests.
Since the independence of the former British colonies Britain itself has become a medium sized European power, and in comparison to the United States, much less powerful.
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 Three Monkeys The Anglo-Irish Treaty and the Irish Civil War
Michael Collins reluctantly agreed to head the team, which was weakened from the offset due to internal frictions and the decision by DeValera, the President of the nominal Irish Republic, not to lead it.
Either the Irish accepted an oath of allegiance to the British crown or not, and all the adjectives in the world wouldn’t be able to hide it.
The Provisional government was a temporary government led by Michael Collins as chairman and its main function was to act as a bridge between what had been and what would be, i.e.
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 Kilkenny Bios
Riordan bought a small farm, on which he resided until 1877, when he was appointed superintendent of the Poor Farm of the county, and has since resided on the farm in the discharge of the duties of the position.
Since 1852, or for a period of fifty-seven years, M. Tobin has been closely identified with the agricultural interests of Scott county and his possessions, now embracing five hundred and sixty acres in Winfield township, make him one of the substantial citizens of eastern Iowa.
When one visits the City of Davenport to-day, and stands a unit in the midst of thronging hundreds, and beholds its wealth and influence, it is difficult for him to realize that all before and around him, including two cities in the vicinity, is the growth of three-score years.
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 Today in Irish History, June - World Cultures European
Government offensive begins; Rebels at Kilcavan are in a strong position.
Government advance is stalled; Rebels withdraw from Kilcavan.
A full-scale study of the political and social history of Ireland since 1850.
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 Heeding Bible Prophecy: New Government
And, since they are, we can expect, and in fact, will see those events that lead to the Biblical conclusion occurring on the present day stage of history.
Since Mount Hermon towered above all other mountains in the region, it was the chief high place, the shrine of shrines.
"Since the Baron was always keen to preserve his anonymity, he arranged for the deeds to be registered in the name of Emile Frank, the Representative of Alliance Israelite in Beirut.
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 Government Publications, Great Britain
Since each House 'communicated' its documents to the other House, most House of Lords parliamentary papers can be located in Columbia's set of Commons papers.
Some classes of government publications, issued by departments but not considered important enough to present to Parliament, are currently listed in the second part of the Catalogue of government publications and its monthly supplements (see Indexes (2) above); these are not included in the Parliamentary Papers and are available only by separate purchase.
In 1892 the contract passed out of their hands, and in 1909 the publication of debates was taken over by the government, and was continued in two sets, one for each House.
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 One of the finest shows of courage in all of history - Scotch-Irish / Ulster-Scots Forums
Irish soldiers played a major part on the Somme during World War I. Their involvement had repercussions for Ireland long after the initial fighting of the battle.
The problem for those Irish nationalists like Kettle who served was once the war was over, it was difficult for them to define the cause for which they had fought.
Five Irish regiments recruited from the south of Ireland - the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, the Royal Munster Fusiliers, the Royal Irish Regiment, the Connaught Rangers, and the Leinster Regiment -while a sixth, the Irish Guards, was based in London.
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 AMERICAN ISRAEL - Scotch-Irish / Ulster-Scots Forums
Since it was a part of the British Empire, there were no emigration restrictions, and no language barrier.
Since these families did not have roots in the land, so to speak, the cheap and fertile land of the Virginia Valley attracted many Scots-Irish.
Since it is Israelites "to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises" (ROMANS 9:4) it behooves us as Christian Americans to know as much about God's Chosen Israel and His Book as we can.
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 History: January 25
After a committee is appointed to draft the League's Covenant, peace terms are hammered out by the Supreme Council, consisting of the heads of government and foreign ministers of the five principal Allied powers: the U.S., Britain, France, Italy, and Japan.
Joined the NSDAP in 1933 and that same year was appointed by Goering as State Secretary of the Reich Air Ministry, a position he would hold until the end of the Third Reich.
The fact that his mother was a Jewess did not prevent his rapid promotion, since Goering persuaded his mother to sign a legal document stating he was not her child.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
During Thatcher's period in government, an unnamed source in Buckingham Palace reported that the Queen was worried that the right wing policies of the Thatcher government were dividing Britain and hurting the Commonwealth.
Since then, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Princess Royal, the Earl of Wessex and the Duke of Edinburgh have all visited Ireland, many travelling to Áras an Uachtaráin to meet the Irish President.
The and proprieties which should in govern the education and conduct of the never be pert to your parents or do any other unseemly act under the the dancing-girl's house, lest while you gaze upon her charms, some whore was the apple golden fashioned which unloosed her girdle long-time girt.".
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 University of Louisville Libraries -- University Archives & Records Center
He was a legal pioneer in government regulation, labor law and social welfare causes, known as the "people's attorney." Author of the Brandeis Brief, he became the first Jewish member of the Supreme Court, his nomination in 1916 bitterly fought by the many he had opposed across the bar.
The Kentucky Irish American newspaper is an essential source for understanding Irish-American life in the U.S. Spanning the years 1898 to 1968, the Irish American gives vitality to the Irish immigrant experience and provides a vivid picture of late 19th and 20th century social and political history.
The detailed reports, variously narrative and statistical, were submitted by Louisville's mayor, the heads of the police, fire, and public works departments, the city engineer and treasurer, various inspectors and utility officers, and the directors of numerous city-related educational and charitable institutions.
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 GCHQ Organizational Structure
GC and CS Government Code and Cipher School was formed on October 24th 1919 and was fully operational by November 1st.
Directors of GC and CS (the head of GC and CS was the Deputy Director, as the head of SIS was the
Since the end of the Cold War, GCHQ has undergone a drastic 'redirection of effort' following two separate inquiries ordered into its work as the politicians sought to reap their peace dividend.
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 The History of the Governance of Wales
Once in office Labour abandon their commitment to self government, but introduce an annual White Paper on Welsh Affairs and quarterly meetings between the Heads of Government Departments in Wales.
The reform, enacted by the outgoing Tory government replaces the "historic" post conquest 13 counties and hundreds of district councils with 8 new counties and 37 districts, a further tier of community councils replaces parishes and the small urban district councils.
The Scotland and Wales bill founders in committee due to the government's defeat on a guillotine motion at the hands of a coalition of anti-devolutionists drawn from both the Labour and Tory parties.
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