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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: List of Irish politicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Council of State (Irish: Comhairle Stáit) is an organ established by the Constitution of Ireland to advise the President of Ireland in the exercise of many of her discretionary, reserve powers.
This is an incomplete list of Irish by-elections, with the names of the incumbent and victor and their respective parties.
In 1879, Terence Powderly, a son of Irish immigrants, was elected head of the Knights of Labor, a national association of labor unions.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Irish-politicians   (1657 words)

 List of Irish politicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beverley flynn is an irish politician, one of five tds representing the constituency of mayo....
George noble plunkett (1851-1948) was an irish nationalist and father of joseph mary plunkett, one of the leaders of the easter rising of 1916....
Irish confederate wars began with the rebellion of the irelandirish of ulster in october 1641, during which they regained their confiscated lands and murdered...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_irish_politicians.htm   (7799 words)

 Irish Republican Army - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Irish Republican Army
Despite its close association with Sinn Fein, it is not certain that the politicians have direct control of the military, the IRA usually speaking as a separate, independent organization.
The left-wing Irish Republican Socialist Party, with its paramilitary wing, the Irish National Liberation Army, split from the IRA in 1974.
The IRA was founded in 1919 by Michael Collins as the successor to the Irish Volunteers, a militant nationalist body dating from 1913.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Irish+Republican+Army   (1278 words)

 List of Swedish politicians: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This is a list of Swedish (Swedish: A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland) politicians.
Maud Olofsson (Maud Olofsson: maud olofsson (born olsson, august 1955) is a swedish politician and the...
Gudrun Schyman (Gudrun Schyman: gudrun schyman (born june 9, 1948) is a swedish politician....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_swedish_politicians   (955 words)

 ILW.COM - Irish Immigration to America From the 1800s to the Present   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
While the majority of Irish immigrants settled in large cities, many preferred the wide-open spaces of the "West." Two such notable frontiersmen were Davy Crockett and Colonel William Barret Travis.
The son of Irish immigrants, Henry Ford would go down in the history books as the man responsible for introducing the concept of mass-production and for making the first car affordable to the middle class, the Model T. Single handedly, Ford created a social and economic revolution in a class of its own.
Irish immigrants played a significant role in diversifying the early American populous and paved the way for future ethnic groups to do the same.
www.ilw.com /articles/2001,0830-AILF.shtm   (1099 words)

 Irish Studies - Boston College
Irish Studies at Boston College is part of the Center for Irish Programs.
Irish Studies faculty is a group of internationally recognized scholars whose influential publications and professional commitment have made them leaders in the field.
Established in 1985 to provide financial support for Irish Studies, the Friends are a select group of individuals possessing a keen interest in Ireland, its literature, music, history, politics and society as well as an interest in advancing the understanding of Ireland among Americans.
www.bc.edu /centers/irish/studies   (446 words)

 List of Irish politicians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an incomplete list of public-representative office-holders, elected and appointed, past and present, in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
The offices covered are TDs, MEPs, Presidents, Councillors, MPs, Stormont MPs, Members of the Sunningdale Assembly (as Mem.NI.Assmb), MLAs, Senators, Commissioners and Members of the Irish House of Commons (as Mem IHC).
Party Membership is indicated by the same colour-scheme as used in Members of the 29th Dáil (Section 2-Constituency list).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Irish_politicians   (330 words)

 List of irish people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Start the List of irish people article or add a request for it.
Look for List of irish people in Wiktionary, our sister dictionary project.
Look for List of irish people in the Commons, our repository for free images, music, sound, and video.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/list_of_irish_people   (161 words)

 For some Irish politicians, it feels as if the sky is falling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Frances Fitzgerald, a member of the Irish Parliament campaigning to hold her seat in the national election on June 6, knows the feeling.
As she urged voters to support her in this suburban village on the south edge of Dublin, she had no time to stroll on Sandymount Strand, described by James Joyce as "at the lacefringe of the tide." Not enough voters there, and Fitzgerald and her party, Fine Gael, are desperate for voters.
Galvin was asked what he thought of the scandal surrounding recent disclosures that politicians from the major parties had been taking huge sums of money from Dunnes, the largest chain of department stores in the country.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/world/97/05/25/irelandpol.2-0.html   (986 words)

 U.S. terror watch list keeps eye on all groups - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
His comments came amid questions about the master list and other watch lists including the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) "no-fly list" that were raised last week when it was reported that FBI agents had briefly detained a harmless federal employee who has an Irish last name.
"The lists are both so shrouded in secrecy and so large that inevitably innocent people are swept up as potential suspects or terrorists especially when you have lists that are maintained by intelligence agencies that have very little oversight," he said.
However, questions remain about the actual length of the list and it is not clear whether other, separate lists such as TSA's no-fly list may contain individuals who are not on the master list and vice-versa.
www.washingtontimes.com /national/20040222-122717-6118r.htm   (726 words)

 IRISH FREEPers! Contact info for rude RTE Reporter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Irish chick is a visiting a head of state in his own land.
Irish people are very aware of current affairs, and hold politicians accountable for what they do.
Sometimes the exchanges between interviewers and politicians at all levels are raw, spontaneous and prone to the occasional colourful language that we might associate with the 'heat of the moment'.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1160457/posts   (3265 words)

 List of Irish People Arrangement @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Perhaps because of the extent of Irish emigration, talented people of Irish birth or descent have become known throughout the world.
Saint Brigid of Ireland - Irish Goddess and Saint
Niall of the Nine Hostages - ancestor of many Irish dynasties; died c.
www.greatartworks.com /encyclopedia/List_of_Irish_people   (1343 words)

 Books about Ireland and the Irish
Long an essential source for anyone tracing Irish and Scots Irish families, Falley’s two volume set provides the researcher with a compact reference to a variety of Irish sources, including court records, published record inventories, references to more that 1400 manuscript family histories in Irish archives and other valuable resources.
Examines the socio-economic history of the Irish liquor industry, the psychological dimensions of the drink issue, and the temperance movement.
This classic history of the Irish capital is still one of the best portraits of the Irish Georgian period.
www.jonathansheppardbooks.com /Booklists/irishbooks.htm   (1862 words)

 View all Irish Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Irish Playography is a comprehensive catalogue of new Irish plays produced since the formation of the National Theatre.
The Keough Institute for Irish Studies is an interdisciplinary project devoted to teaching and research in Irish culture in all its internal and external relations.
Listing of Irish newspapers held in the National Library of Ireland, the British Library, public libraries, universities, archives and newspaper offices.
www.library.nd.edu /ddw/public/resource_list.cgi?term_id=2475&list_type=view_all&all_type=nonjournals   (2298 words)

 Irish Council Against Blood Sports - Politicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Tony Gregory: To ask the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government if a hunt (details supplied) supplies a fixture list to local landowners in compliance with the requirements of their licence in order not to cause inconvenience and so on; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
The Ward Union Hunt Club's "Hunting Code of Practice" states that "it is the Club's policy to give due regard to the wishes of landowners and lawful occupiers of land and that particular effort to be made at all times, not to interfere with or inconvenience the general public".
Any issues arising from entry on lands by the Ward Union Hunt Club are matters to be resolved between the owner or occupier of the land and the Club itself.
www.banbloodsports.com /pq04-403.htm   (265 words)

 Irish American Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Synopsis: Born in depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants, Frank McCourt experienced a childhood fraught with poverty and occasional cruelty.
Synopsis: During the sweltering summer of 1963, a woman from a close-knit Irish family living in an insulated New York community struggles through her tenth month of pregnancy, family problems, and her own fears of the future.
Synopsis: From bestselling author of Irish Gold--a blockbuster tale of the next Papal election and the fate of the Church.
www.pacificnet.net /~ianet/Bookstore/novelia.html   (2965 words)

 Irish Studies Program Celebrates 20 Years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Irish Studies Program will mark 20 years of promoting the history, culture, literature and art of Ireland with a year-long celebration beginning Columbus Day weekend, featuring a colloquium of American and Irish scholars, an open house and an appearance by Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney.
Boston College has been at the forefront of Irish studies' evolution as an academic discipline in US higher education, which had tended to depict Irish history and literature more in terms of British culture, say program administrators.
Joining O'Neill will be Burns Scholar in Irish Studies Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill; former Burns Scholar Alvin Jackson, an historian at Queens University, Belfast; and Margaret Kelleher, a former Irish Studies doctoral student now on the faculty of the National University of Ireland in Maynooth.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/rvp/pubaf/chronicle/v7/o1/irishstudies.html   (550 words)

 Who Are the Heroes of the Common Man?
You won't find many politicians on the list because, as De Rossa said at a conference on the relevance of James Connolly: "People have steadily lost faith in politics because they no longer know what governments are good for.
As it was, all he did was contribute to the general impression that our affairs have been handled for decades by politicians who can't remember what was going on and by business leaders who preferred not to know.
When either politicians or businessmen talk about public services, which might help make this a fairer place, they do so only to complain about the cost and argue that the country can't afford it.
www.commondreams.org /cgi-bin/print.cgi?file=/views01/0526-03.htm   (890 words)

 List of Irish People Exposition @ Fburg.com (F'burg)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It has been suggested that List of Irish-Americans be merged into this article or section.
This is a list of famous Irish people.
List of National University of Ireland, Galway people
www.fburg.com /encyclopedia/List_of_Irish_people   (1711 words)

This period in Irish history is referred to, with some under statement as, "The Emergency".This name stems from the Emergency Powers Act 1939, which was in force during the war, in Ireland.
Lists of Foreign Diplomats and Officers involved in Irish affairs during the war.
List of famous Irish politicians with short biographies.
www.csn.ul.ie /~dan/war/eire.htm   (432 words)

 List of Irish Baby Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Traditional Irish Names I provide this list for those wishing to populate the earth once again with the namesakes of the chieftains and beauties of old!
Perhaps this list of names will be just what you are looking for to help name your brand new baby boy or...
Irish baby names meanings-list of unique and unusual.....List of 200 popular, unusual and exotic Irish baby boy and girl names and make sure.....cgi-bin...
www.baby-network.com /babynames/List-of-Irish-Baby-Names.shtml   (560 words)

 IrishEyes: April 26, 2004 - May 2, 2004
Irish viewers won't see the ABC-TV program 20/20 when it airs "Be My Baby", a contest between five couples on the show, because that TV feed isn't part of any broadcast package in the Republic.
Irish blogger James Corbett “attended the Mobhaile stand at last month’s ICT Expo and saw very little that I imagined could not be easily replicated with the standards tools and services of the blogosphere.”
IRISH TIMES -- In "Clothes Maketh the Profession," Rosita Boland resorts to a stereotype of "creative types -- artists, writers." She needs to visit the current members of the MA in Visual Arts Practices who meet several times each week in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios and to note how they personify 21st century fashion.
irish.typepad.com /irisheyes/2004/week18   (7020 words)

 Browse Ireland - Irish Web Directory - Gov & Non-Profit: General: Page 2
The Government (Irish: Rialtas), also known as the Government of Ireland, is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in the Republic of Ireland.
An Irish nationalist is generally one who seeks (greater) independence of Ireland from Great Britain or a United Ireland.
The Irish Minister for Finance is the second most important ministerial position in the Irish Cabinet after that of the Taoiseach.
www.browseireland.com /Gov___Non-Profit/General/more2.shtml   (948 words)

 WHKMLA : History of Ireland, 1945-1949
Yet Ireland was diplomatically isolated, as it had refused to join the allied side and as prominent Irish politicians even had expressed their sympathies with the German side.
Domestic Policy : In 1945-1946, the Irish Red Cross organized Operation Shamrock; over a thousand children from Germany, Austria, but also from France and England, were brought to Ireland, where they lived with Irish families (on the continent, people were starving).
The I.R.A. resumed operations in 1946, causing Irish President Eamon de Valera to declare war on the organization.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/britain/ireland194549.html   (483 words)

 List of Swedish military commanders: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The updated page can be found at: list of swedish military commanders
This is a list of Swedish (Swedish: A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland) military commanders.
List of Swedish wars (List of Swedish wars: more facts about this subject)
absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_swedish_military_commanders   (393 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Irish ancestry Politicians
It is the Internet's most comprehensive source for American political biography, listing 138,150 politicians, living and dead.
The coverage of the site includes certain federal officials, state officeholders and candidates in all 50 states, state and national political party officials, federal and state judges, and mayors (including candidates at election for mayor) of qualifying cities.
The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.
politicalgraveyard.com /group/irish.html   (295 words)

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