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Come what May in the UK as centenary anniversary of first Dail sitting to be recognised

As I am compiling this column, it is just before the Westminster vote on Brexit. All observers feel the vote will be defeated, and some say very heavily. Be that as it may, the real question now is, what does Theresa May do next? She has to come back next Monday with a further plan of where she will go and what she will do. More and more it appears that the extension of time, which could be looked for at the end of March, is what is in sight, but we are in the dark and do not have any certainty about the outcome. I am sorry that this is so and apologise to the readers, but there is nothing that I or even the most renowned of columnists in the UK or Ireland can do – we cannot see the way forward as yet.

Why you should vote Yes in tomorrow's Blasphemy referendum

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In the great scheme of things, the increasing crisis of housing and accommodation in the State is a matter of far greater urgency and social consequence than the Blasphemy referendum.

Register to vote ahead of Eighth Amendment referendum

Following reports that up to 150,000 young people are not registered to vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment, Galway city councillor Niall McNelis, has urged young people to get on the Register.

Constitutional Convention — a missed opportunity for radical appraisal by citizens

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At a critical stage in the evolution of the State, we failed to use our education system to address the question of constitutional illiteracy when it might have developed the capacity of citizens to engage critically with their State. We opted for different versions of unthinking nationalism when we might at least have opted for thinking nationalisms.

The Lisbon Treaty protects key policy issues for Ireland - Aylward

Liam Aylward, Fianna Fáil MEP for the East constituency, has said that the legal guarantees agreed by EU leaders for Ireland attached to the Lisbon Treaty do protect key policy issues for Ireland.

 

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