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  Ireland Irish Gov, Non-Profit: General
The Government (Irish: Rialtas), also known as the Government of Ireland, is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in the Republic of Ireland.
The President of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland.
Irish Lights are the general lighthouse authority for the entire island of Ireland.
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  Dáil Éireann - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Irish nationalists first convened Dáil Éireann as a revolutionary parliament in 1919 and while it successfully took over most functions of government it was not recognised under British law.
The Dáil of the Irish Republic was succeeded in 1922 by the Dáil of the Irish Free State.
The Irish Free State, comprising the twenty-six southern counties of the island of Ireland, was established under the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty.
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/D%E1il_%C9ireann   (1397 words)

 General election - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A general election is an election in which all members of a given political body are up for election.
The term is usually used to refer to elections held for a nation's primary legislative body, as distinguished from by-elections and local elections.
In the United States, primary elections serve to narrow down a field of candidates, and general elections actually elect candidates to offices.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/General_election   (135 words)

 Elections in Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Residents of the Republic who are Irish citizens or citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland may participate in elections to the national parliament.
While both Irish and UK citizens resident in the state may vote in elections to Dáil Éireann (the lower house of parliament), only Irish citizens, who must be at least eighteen years of age, may vote in the election of the President.
Irish elections, 1921 in Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Irish_general_elections   (514 words)

 Dáil Éireann   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Irish nationalists first convened Dáil Éireann as a revolutionary parliament in 1919 but it was not recognised under British law.
The First Dáil was an extra-legal assembly established by Sinn Féin MPss elected to the House of Commons in the 1918 UK General Election.
Upon winning a majority of Irish seats in the election (many uncontested), Sinn Féin MPs refused to recognise the UK parliament and instead convened as the First Dáil Éireann (translated as "Assembly of Ireland"): the unicameral legislature of a new notional Irish Republic, and the first Irish parliament to exist since 1801.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/d/da/dail_eireann_2.html   (1182 words)

 Governor-General_of_the_Irish_Free_State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Governor-General (Irish: Seanascal) was the representative of the King in the 1922-1937 Irish Free State.
When the Irish Free State seceded from the United Kingdom in 1922 it was under the terms of the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty.
While Irish political leaders favoured the creation of a republic the treaty required, instead, that the new state would be a Dominion of the British Commonwealth under a form of constitutional monarchy.
www.usedaudiparts.com /search.php?title=Governor-General_of_the_Irish_Free_State   (1484 words)

 Dáil Éireann -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Under the (Click link for more info and facts about Constitution of Ireland) Constitution of Ireland a (A national or state election; candidates are chosen in all constituencies) general election for Dáil Éireann must occur once in every seven years, but a five year limit is currently specified by statute.
The Dáil of the Irish Republic was succeeded in 1922 by the Dáil of the (A republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921) Irish Free State.
The Irish Free State, comprising the twenty-six southern counties of the island of (An island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland) Ireland, was established under the 1921 (Click link for more info and facts about Anglo-Irish Treaty) Anglo-Irish Treaty.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/d/d%e1il_%e9ireann.htm   (1901 words)

 Politics of the Republic of Ireland - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Irish local government system is charcterised by the presence of an offical for each council area known as the Manager, who is the chief executive of the council, but is also a civil servant appointed by the Civil Service and Local Appointments Commission.
Rather, both parties arose from the great split that occurred in Irish politics at the time of the 1922-1923 Civil War, that followed the foundation of the state.
Northern Ireland has been a major factor in Irish politics since the island of Ireland was divided between Northern Ireland and the twenty-six county southern state in 1920.
open-encyclopedia.com /Politics_of_the_Republic_of_Ireland   (1572 words)

 The Irish Senate elections of 1925
Since the election was not a strongly partisan one (and indeed the political life of Ireland at the time was not very party-oriented) a list system would not have produced a very satisfactory result.
The election's potential for consolidating the new State's democratic institutions had been critically undermined by the low turnout, at a time when the Boundary Commission and the absence from the Dáil of the largest opposition party were still unresolved.
Irish politicians tend not to like that, and are even now attempting to change the system to prevent this happening in future.
www.ark.ac.uk /elections/h1925.htm   (1875 words)

 Dáil Éireann - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Irish Free State, comprising the twenty-six southern and western counties of Ireland, was established under the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty.
The first Dáil to exist under the constitution of the Irish Free State succeeded the Second Dáil of the Irish Republic and so was styled the Third Dáil.
  It has happened only once that this did not result in a general election: in 1994 John Bruton of Fine Gael became Taoiseach when Labour left the Fianna Fáil government of Albert Reynolds.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/D%c3%a1il_%c3%89ireann   (1405 words)

 Irish Stamps
On the Irish Stamp the Lady Liberty is depicted in front of the GPO and carries the Irish "tri-colour" (green, white and orange) rather than the French colors (blue, white and red).
Irish Volunteers, the military wing of the IRB, became known as the Irish Republican Army or the IRA.
The text is the 1916 Proclamation declaring the establishment of the Irish Republic (Poblacht na hEireann).
web.umr.edu /~greggjay/irstamp.html   (2810 words)

 Encyclopedia: Cumann na nGaedhael   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The party contested its first general election in 1923 and won 63 seats (39% of the poll).
It was surprisingly defeated by Fianna Fáil in the general election of February 1932.
Its support base contracted further in the general election of January 1933 and it subsequently entered discussions with the National Centre Party and the National Guard (Blueshirts) on the possibility of a merger.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cumann-na-nGaedhael   (265 words)

 The Irish General Election of 1918
The December 1918 election for the House of Commons in Westminster is regarded by some as the defining act of Irish self-determination, as the last occasion when the whole of Ireland voted on the same day.
European Parliament election of 1994 (in fact since a number of constituencies were not contested in 1918, 1994 is a rather better barometer of the opinion of the island as a whole), and the last time the island voted on the same day for anything at all was in
However, it would be foolish not to acknowledge the central place of the 1918 election in determining the future course of Irish history.
www.ark.ac.uk /elections/h1918.htm   (741 words)

 Cyndi's List - Land Records, Deeds, Homesteads, Etc.
A list by state, county and year, of the maps available in the collection held at the Library of Congress.
List of other researchers and the areas they are researching in.
List of Lottery winners from Baldwin County, Georgia, showing the lots they were awarded in Cherokee County.
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 CAIN: Politics: Elections: Westminster General Election (NI) Thursday 7 June 2001
List of candidates standing in the 2001 Westminster Election
List of candidates standing in the 2001 Local Government Election
There were changes to the boundaries of the constituencies since between the Westminster election in 1992 and that in 1997.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /issues/politics/election/rw2001.htm   (285 words)

 Irish FAQ: Introduction [0/10]
From: irish-faq@pobox.com (Irish FAQ Maintainer) Sender: cpm@enteract.com (Christian Murphy) Newsgroups: soc.culture.irish Subject: Irish FAQ: Introduction [0/10] Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 02:10:01 GMT Message-ID: Archive-name: cultures/irish-faq/part00 Last-modified: 3 Jul 99 Posting-Frequency: monthly URL: http://www.enteract.com/~cpm/irish-faq/ Part zero of ten.
Originally, this document was part of the soc.culture.celtic FAQ (maintained by Craig Cockburn; Godfrey Nolan wrote most of the Irish part).
Irish accented characters in this document are represented using the ISO-8859-1 character set, which can be used to represent all western European languages.
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 Ellipsis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In some programming languages (Perl, Ada etc), a shortened 2-character ellipsis is used to represent a range of numbers.
The above command in Perl would iterate through the list of integer numbers from 1 to 100.
In computing, the ellipsis character in the Unicode encoding is encoded as hexadecimal 0x2026, which is displayed as “…”.
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 Chechnya War, Russian General Troshev - Johnson's Russia List 1-15-03
Alexander Lebed, a former paratrooper general, stood against Putin in the 2000 presidential elections.
Their complaints are familiar: first, that the army has been starved of support, both political and financial, to smash rebels in Chechnya and second, that under corrupt and incompetent civilian leadership, Russia has lost her great power status - and needs to claw it back.
Far from wanting a political settlement to end the Chechen war, the generals are already demanding its widening, to include an invasion of neighbouring Georgia to strike at rebel bases.
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 List of election results - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This is a list of election results from around the world.
There is also a list of political parties and a list of politics by country.
UK Regional and local elections (including Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales)
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /l/li/list_of_election_results.html   (330 words)

 Danny Morrison - Irish Political News - Elections Get Underway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Your right, an election is on and I want SF to do well, so from my political stance now is not the time for criticism.
Once the election is over and SF has won a bag full of extra seats I will return to what Daithi feels is sniping from afar.
The Irish people may have been driven off their native land, but they've never forgotten where they came from and have always sent money back home.
www.dannymorrison.com /forum/showthread.php?t=2285   (1552 words)

 Democratic Underground
Registered members can customize this My Forums list.
NOTE: The discussion threads on this page are listed in the order which discussions were started.
They will not "kick" to the top of the page when responses are posted.
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 Danny Morrison - Irish Political News - Elections 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The election results are coming in even as I type...
The only thing for sure is that the turnout overall has been rather poor in the republic and mainland Britain - although a respectable 70% turnout was reported in the six counties.
As one of the few opponents of Nice, their position in the republic should be interesting to follow when the Dail resumes ordinary business.
www.dannymorrison.com /forum/showthread.php?t=24   (354 words)

 Jesus' General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He set the tone for his visit by treating an Irish reporter, Carole Coleman, with the same imperial arrogance He uses to keep our own media in line.
Next, He punished the Irish media for that reporter's impudence by withholding His wife's favors from them.
And finally, he attacked the Irish government because they allowed a camera crew to film Him in His underwear, standing at a window.
patriotboy.blogspot.com /2004_06_01_patriotboy_archive.html   (8198 words)

 General Elections 1760-1880   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Although general elections had to take place every seven years and also on the death of a monarch, they were held at other times too.
Until 1768, Ireland had held general elections only on the death of the monarch.
The table below gives a list of the general elections held in England in the period 1760-1880.
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 CALIFORNIA YANKEE: Help Hurricane Katrina Victims
The American Red Cross is launching the largest mobilization of resources in its history for a single natural disaster.
Many charities do encourage donors not to designate their gifts so that the charity can decide how best to utilize the money, but depending on your confidence in the charity's ability to make that determination, you may want to tell the charity exactly how to use your gift.
AP: With water rising in the streets of New Orleans and conditions rapidly deteriorating, Gov. Kathleen Blanco said Tuesday that the tens of thousands of people now huddled in the Superdome and other rescue centers would have to be evacuated....
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 Irish Genealogy Search Ireland, Irish Genealogy Search Ireland
Irish Land Commission Court of 1897 List Tenants of Lisburn
Index to Freeholders listed in poll-book for the Co. Antrim general election of 1776
Listing of unofficial/subdenominational local placenames for counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry/Derry and Tyrone.
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 Irish elections strengthen republicans
Following its strong result in the Six County elections, in the national elections on June 7 Caoimhghín O Caoláin won the border constituency of Cavan-Monaghan to become the first Sinn Féin member elected to the Irish parliament on a straight Sinn Féin ticket since 1957.
O Caoláin's 19% share of the vote almost tripled the party's 7.6% in the 1992 26 County elections and was thousands of votes ahead of the rest of the field.
Sinn Féin campaigned in the Irish elections as a voice for “the rights and aspirations of the excluded and of those who wish to see a new Ireland truly free from outside interference”.
www.greenleft.org.au /back/1997/278/278p3.htm   (1325 words)

Richardson, H.G. and Sayles, G.O.: The Irish parliaments of Edward I, 128-147.
Quinn, David B.: The Irish parliamentary subsidy in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, 219-246.
Donnelly, J.S.: Irish agrarian rebellion: the Whiteboys of 1769–76, 293-331.
www.xs4all.nl /~tbreen/Journals/PRIA.html   (8048 words)

 Conversations with Clinton - Altercation - MSNBC.com
Quote of the Day, II:  “It’s pretty interesting that all the generals see it the same way, and all the others who have never fired a shot, and are hot to go to war, see it another.
When the Cheneys hosted a party in February 2002 for the paperback publication of Libby's book, the guest list was not filled with workaday journalists, but with the elite from New York and Washington: Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee, Leon Wieseltier and Maureen Dowd.
But thanks to personality-focused elections, run through a news media that provides increasingly little in the way of substantive information, most voters find it hard even to learn the basics.
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